What’s the Deal? This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.

February 11, 2012
What’s the Deal?

This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.

Land

Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort, on an inlet along Mexico’s Gulf of California Cortes, has a fifth-night-free offer, plus a $50 daily resort credit, free-night certificate for a future stay, and 10 percent spa and restaurant discounts. With the 10th Anniversary Package, rates start at $239 double per night. A five-night stay for two people in late May comes to $1,198, including fees and taxes, down from $1,482. You must use the free night by Dec. 20. Info: 888-290-6852, www.hiltonloscabos.com.

The Hyatt Regency New Orleans is offering savings to World War II history buffs. The National WWII Museum deal starts at $189 a night double and includes a standard room, two tickets to the National WWII Museum (value $19 each), two museum theater tickets to “Beyond All Boundaries” ($11), $25 certificate at chef John Besh’s American Sector restaurant, and breakfast buffet at 8 Block Kitchen & Bar in the hotel ($19). Add 13 percent sales tax and $3 service charge. Valid through Dec. 31. Info: 888-591-1234, www.neworleans.hyatt.com.

Spend two nights at a select central or South Florida Marriott property Feb. 28 and 29 and receive a $100 resort credit and two free companion airline ticket vouchers. Rates vary by property; participating locations include the Marriott Orlando World Center and the Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami. At the Orlando World Center, for example, two leapin’ nights costs $684, with taxes. Air tickets are valid on future flights in the continental United States. Taxes and fees are additional; restrictions apply. Book the hotel by Feb. 19 using code P91. Info: 800-228-9290, www.marriott.com.

Sea

Avalon Waterways is waiving the single supplement fee on select 2012 river cruises. For example, on the four-day Taste of the Danube cruise, which departs Vienna on April 14 for Budapest singles pay $1,251 (including fees and taxes) for an outside cabin with balcony — a savings of $663. Other itineraries include Burgundy and Provence, Paris to Normandy’s Landing Beaches, and the Black Sea. Info: 877-797-8791, www.avalonwaterways.com.

Air

Southwest Airlines has a sale on flights from BWI Marshall to several dozen U.S. cities. Sample round-trip fares, including taxes: to Boston, $130; Fort Lauderdale, Fla., $194; New Orleans, $268. Book by Feb. 16; travel Tuesdays and Wednesdays through June 6. Ten-day advance purchase required. Other airlines are matching. Info: 800-435-9792, www.southwest.com.

US Airways has discounted fares from BWI Marshall to Madrid and Paris’s Charles de Gaulle. Round-trip fare to Madrid or Paris starts at about $750, with taxes. Book by Feb. 13; complete travel by March 21. Three-day advance purchase required. By comparison, other airlines are charging more than $800 to Paris. Info: 800-622-1015, www.usairways.com.

Package

United Vacations is offering up to $150 per person off the cost of a three-night trip to Puerto Rico. Prices vary depending on dates. For example, a trip in early May, departing on a Monday and returning on a Thursday, costs $806 per person double and includes round-trip air from Washington Dulles to San Juan, round-trip airport transfers and three nights at the four-star El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa in Fajardo. Book by March 8 using promo code UV15039; travel by Sept. 30. Info: 888-854-3899, www.unitedvacations.com.

K.C. Summers, Andrea Sachs

Submit travel deals to whatsthedeal@washpost.com. Prices were verified at press time Thursday, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.

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