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Sunday, July 11, 2010

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-- Several south Mississippi resorts are offering golf and gaming packages with savings of more than 30 percent. For example, the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi is offering a package with deluxe lodgings and one round of golf at the Fallen Oak golf club (you're delivered there by limo), starting at $209 per person double per night. For a weeknight in late June, total comes to $242 per person, including fees and taxes. The normal room rate is $144 and the greens fee is $200 per round. Travel through Dec. 26.

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Beau Rivage: 877-805-4657, http://www.beaurivage.com. For more Mississippi packages: 866-801-8551, http://www.visitmississippi.org.

-- Vermont's Stowe Mountain Lodge -- a year-round resort with a spa, golf course, Alpine slide and horseback riding -- is offering 10 percent off one-night stays, 20 percent for two nights and 30 percent for three or more nights. With the three-night discount, a room costs $209 per night, down from $299; with taxes, total is $691. Book by July 27 for stays through August. Use promo code SUNFUN. Info: 888-478-6938, http://www.stowemountainlodge.com.

-- Sugar Ridge, a new boutique hotel and spa on the west coast of Antigua, is offering a Summer Sun deal through Sept. 18. Book a premium king room with a private plunge pool for four nights and receive two one-hour spa treatments (worth $170) and two dinners for two with cocktails (valued at $250). Rate is $260 per night double and includes breakfast; total with fees and taxes is $1,253. Info: 866-591-4881, http://www.sugarridgeantigua.com.

SEA

-- With Disney Cruise Line, two kids sail free on a 10-night Mexican Riviera voyage departing April 17. Children must be age 17 or younger and traveling with two full-fare adults in the same stateroom. For a deluxe family ocean-view stateroom with a veranda, a family of four pays $4,405, including taxes. By comparison, the normal rate is $2,119 per person double for the adults and $689 per child.. The Disney Wonder travels round trip from Los Angeles, stopping in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo, Mexico. Book by July 31 using promo code KFMR. Info: 800-951-4137, http://www.disneycruise.com.

AIR

-- American has a sale on fall fares to Europe from several U.S. cities. For midweek travel, fares to Madrid, London, Paris, Frankfurt and other destinations start at $480 round trip, not including taxes. Sample round-trip fares: New York's JFK Airport to Manchester, England, costs $480 (plus $218 in taxes); Washington to Paris, $750 (plus $127); Washington to Zurich, $673 ($109). Purchase by July 30 for travel Oct. 29-Dec. 14. Other airlines are matching. Info: 800-433-7300, http://www.aa.com.

PACKAGE

-- With Icelandair, visit Reykjavík for three nights starting at $568 per person double. The Reykjavik City Break package includes round-trip air from New York's JFK, three nights' accommodation and guided tours of the Icelandic capital, the Blue Lagoon and the Golden Circle. Add $232 per person in taxes. Priced separately, air and hotel cost about the same, but the three tours -- worth $193 per person -- make this a deal. Book by July 15; travel Sept. 1-Nov. 25. Info: 800-223-5500, http://icelandair.us.

-- K.C. Summers

Submit travel deals to whatsthedeal@washpost.com. Please include your phone number and e-mail address. Prices were verified Thursday afternoon when the Travel section went to press, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Restrictions such as blackout dates and advance purchase may apply.


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