This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
St. George’s Caye Resort in Belize is offering a “guest choice” special through Sept. 15. Choose from a free scuba-diving certification, jungle tour or gratis sixth night — a savings of $300 to $500. Also, educators and students receive a $100 resort credit. A private garden cabana starts at $401 a night for two people and includes daily breakfast, lunch and four-course dinner; non-motorized sports, such as kayaking and paddle boards; airport transfers; and taxes. Five-night minimum stay required. Info: 800-813-8498, belizeislandparadise.com. Request promo code WP16.
Classic Journeys, a luxury adventure tour company, has $500 savings on its trips in the United Kingdom. For example, the seven-day London, Cotswolds and Stonehenge walking tour now starts at $4,095 per person double and $4,890 single occupancy. Price includes hotels, guides, admission fees, most meals (all breakfasts, two lunches, four dinners), land transportation, select gratuities and taxes. Depart Sept. 4; several dates in 2017 as well. Book by July 19. Info: 800-200-3887, classicjourneys.com.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts, the parent company of several brands including Sheraton and Westin, has a Celebrate Your Birth Year promotion. Pay the going rate for the first night and your birth year for the second night. The deal applies to select properties in the United States and Canada as well as the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa. Travel dates, rates and blackouts vary by property. Some hotels are also offering a third night at the special rate. For example, at the Sheraton La Jolla Hotel in California, a three-night stay in early October for a guest born in 1970 starts at $249 (plus $32 tax) for the first night and $70 (plus $9 tax) for the each of the second and third nights — a savings of $404. Book at americas.starwoodoffers.com/payyourbirthyear or call 877-782-0108 and request promo code NBR. Identification is required.
Crystal Cruises is offering t hree choices of perks on nearly three dozen global voyages aboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity. With the Crystal Clear Choices promo, choose from fare savings of up to $1,000 per stateroom; up to $1,500 in air credits (must book air through the cruise line); or up to $2,000 in shipboard credits. For example, the 14-day Flavors of the Caribbean cruise departing New Orleans on Nov. 22 starts at $4,925 per person double; choose from a $300 fare discount, $400 air credit or $500 shipboard credit. Fare also includes a two-for-one discount and early booking savings of $1,500; brochure rate is $12,820. Add $575 in taxes and port charges. Book by Aug. 31; depart October 2016 to December 2017. Info: 888-799-2437, crystalcruises.com.
Blount Small Ship Adventures is offering 20 percent off its 2017 cruises booked by July 31. For example, the six-night Islands of New England itinerary, which sails round trip from Warren, R.I., starts at $1,599 per person double (plus $185 port charges), a savings of $400. The cruise departs June through August and stops in Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, Mass., as well as Block Island and Newport, R.I. Book at 800-556-7450. Info: blountsmallshipadventures.com.
WOW Air, a discount carrier based in Iceland, has cheap airfares from BWI Marshall to cities throughout Europe. For example, nonstop service to Reykjavik, Iceland, starts at $300 round trip on select dates in November; connecting flights to Rome start at $600 on select dates in August. Other airlines charge from $1,200 for service to Rome. WOW flies to 16 cities, including Berlin, Paris and Barcelona. Applicable dates vary by destination. Info: wowair.us.
Book round-trip air from Los Angeles to New Zealand or Australia with Pacificislands.com and receive a free stop in Fiji with two hotel nights. The deal includes a Fiji Airways flight connecting in Nadi, Fiji, and two nights at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa or the Radisson Blu Resort Fiji, both on Denarau Island. For example, a mid-January package with round-trip air to Auckland and two nights at the Sofitel starts at $1,189 per person double. Priced separately, the trip costs about $1,410 per person — a savings of $221. Travel July 25 to Dec. 7 or Jan. 16 to June 15; blackout dates apply. Book by July 31. Info: 800-888-0120, www.pacificislands.com.
— Carol Sottili, Andrea Sachs
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