This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
Save up to 60 percent on rooms at the Cape Arundel Inn and Resort, in Kennebunkport, Maine. The Cape Escape package, available through May 18, starts at $199 for Sunday-Thursday stays and $329 on weekends. Price includes two nights’ luxury accommodations, welcome cocktails and a swag bag with handmade chocolate truffles. Add 9 percent tax and a $15 or $25 daily resort fee. Deal is valid on Main House guest rooms. Nightly rates are typically from $129. Info: 855-346-5700, capearundelinn.com.
At the HarbourView Inn, in Charleston, S.C., save 10 percent on a room, plus receive several perks while helping the hungry. The B&B-style property has partnered with One80 Place, a local community kitchen, to create the Solo Southern Retreat. The package starts at $399 and includes one night’s lodging, a $50 dining certificate to Hank’s Seafood Restaurant, a $50 donation to One80 Place, bike rental, an artisanal communal breakfast and a day of volunteering. Add about $100 in taxes. Info: 888-853-8439, harbourviewcharleston.com.
Eden Roc at Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, has savings of 25 percent. For example, a junior suite at the luxury Relais & Chateaux property in early August starts at $720 a night, including taxes — a savings of $240. Rate includes airport transfers, daily breakfast and entrance to kids’ club. Book by April 15; travel April 16-Dec. 22. Info: 809-469-7469, edenroccapcana.com/en.
With Windstar Cruises’ Sale Into Spring deal, save up to 85 percent on select cruises booked by Tuesday. For example, a seven-night Costa Rica & Panama Canal cruise with five December departures starts at $1,799 per person double, plus $335 port charges; brochure rate was $4,999. Info: 877-631-2073, windstarcruises.com/spring-one-week-sale.
Adventure Life is offering an early-bird discount o f up to 26 percent on the June 30, 2018, departure of the Big Island, Big Adventure: Spitsbergen Circumnavigation. The 13-day cruise, which starts in Longyearbyen, Norway, and sails around the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago, starts at $7,295 per person double for a lower deck twin standard cabin — a 25 percent discount. Fare includes transfers, all onboard meals and snacks, shore landings and guided excursions, expedition parka, taxes and more. Book by April 30. Info: 800-344-6118, www.adventure-life.com/norway/svalbard/cruises/11946/big-island-big-adventure-spitsbergen-circumnavigation.
Southwest has a sale on nonstop flights to U.S. cities and destinations in the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico. For example, the fare from BWI Marshall to San Jose, Costa Rica, is $305 round trip, including taxes; connecting flights on other airlines start at $409. Restrictions vary by destination. For Costa Rica, travel daily through May 19 or Aug. 15-Nov. 2. For domestic flights, travel Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays by June 14 or Aug. 22-Nov. 1. A 21-day advance purchase is required. Book by April 6 at southwest.com.
Friendly Planet is offering savings of up to $650 per person on 17 European itineraries. For example, on the Discover Spain package departing Nov. 19, save $300 with the early-booking discount plus $200 with promo code EUROPESALE17. The trip, which costs $1,799 per person double, includes round-trip airfare from New York to Madrid (add $127 for air from Washington to New York); six nights’ hotels in Madrid, Granada and Seville; daily breakfasts and three dinners; motor-coach transportation; airport transfers; and taxes. Book promo code sale by April 11 and early-booking discount by April 13. Info: 800-555-5765, friendlyplanet.com/entry/europe-sale.html.
— Andrea Sachs and Carol Sottili
Prices were verified at press time Thursday, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.