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

Sunday, February 14, 2010; F03


-- Stay at West Virginia's Greenbrier resort at greatly reduced rates, plus receive 20 percent off spa services and other amenities. The Creative Romance package starts at $199 for one night (with fees and taxes) and includes a sleigh ride for two, a rose petal turndown and an unspecified welcome amenity. Stay two nights and the second night is $99; stay a third night for free. The midweek rate in February is ordinarily $189 per night, the sleigh ride for two usually costs $100 and the rose petal turndown is $35. Package available Sunday through Thursday in February. Info: 800-624-6070, http://www.greenbrier.com.

-- Through April, book four nights at Belize's Kanantik Reef & Jungle Resort and pay for three (a savings of more than $300 per couple), or stay for seven days and pay for five (save more than $650). Taxes and fees included. Meals run an additional $75 per person per day. Info: 877-759-8834, http://www.kanantik.com.

-- With Marriott's New York City Winter Value Dates, snag a room at the Marriott Marquis for $239 to $299 a night instead of the usual $299 to $509 (not including taxes; add about $47 for a $299 room) on select dates through March. Other participating hotels, each with its own special rates, include the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, the Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel and the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square South. Limited availability. Use promo code D52. Info: 800-228-9290, http://www.NYCMarriottValueDates.com.


-- Cruise One in Gaithersburg is offering a deal for solo travelers on Royal Caribbean's five-night sailing to Bermuda, with a 150 percent single-supplement fee instead of the customary 200 percent. Prices for singles start at $667 for an interior cabin, compared with about $900, and include all taxes and fees. Depart April 10 from Bayonne, N.J. Info: 877-850-8747, http://www.cruiseone/rtash. -- Book one of Cruise West's spring and summer voyages and pay in full by Feb. 19 and save $600 a couple. For example, the eight-day, June 9 trip through Alaska's Inside Passage on the Spirit of Endeavor costs $4,199 per person double; an inside cabin is normally $4,499. Price includes taxes, port charges and on-board services, including gratuities; a shore excursion is included at every port. Info: 888-851-8133, http://www.cruisewest.com.


-- Qantas has a sale to Australia, with fares from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane starting at $399 each way. A trip in early September -- Australia's spring -- comes to $798 round trip (plus about $140 taxes), a savings of 45 percent. Two stopovers are permitted at $150 each. Book by Feb. 23. For lowest rates, travel May 1-June 8 or July 24-Sept. 21. For air to the West Coast, add another $250, if you hit a sale. Info: http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/visit-australia/us/en.


-- Flee to Puerto Rico's upscale Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa for four nights with a deal from CheapCaribbean.com. The promotion, which includes round-trip air from Washington, starts at $479 per person double, a 60 percent savings over the Wyndham's regular rates. Taxes of $222 are extra, and round-trip airport transfers are $65 per person (the property is 40 minutes from the airport). Travel by June 30 and book by Feb. 15. Use promo code 100PR. Info: 800-915-2322, http://www.cheapcaribbean.com.

-- K.C. Summers

Prices were verified Thursday afternoon when the Travel section went to press. However, deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Restrictions such as blackout dates and advance purchase may apply.

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