This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
Wilderness Scotland has frozen prices on its 2017 adventures in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Book before Friday and pay 2016 prices, a savings of up to $500 on hiking, cycling, mountain biking, kayaking and self-drive journeys. For instance, the Glencoe and the Highlands luxury walking tour in Scotland costs $2,850 per person; the price increases to $3,350 after the sale-booking deadline. Price includes six nights in four- or five-star hotels in Highland Perthshire and Glencoe; hiking guide and driver; all meals; an islands excursion and whisky tasting; taxes; and more. Depart June 17, July 8 or Aug. 19. Info: 866-740-3890, www.wildernessscotland.com.
Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa, a luxury retreat in Tuscany’s Serchio Valley, has a spa package with savings of about $220. The Beauty Spa Experience starts at $307 a night double and includes accommodations, daily breakfast, 60-minute treatment for two with scrubs and a private Turkish bath and/or Jacuzzi; and a facial or body-spa product. Add about $7 in taxes. Valid through April 30; use promo code SPA. Info: www.renaissancetuscany.com/en.
Save 40 percent and receive a free fifth night at Windjammer Landing Beach Resort on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. For example, five nights in an ocean-view room starts at $946 for two adults, including tax; the typical rate is from $1,968. Stay through Dec. 20; book by
Nov. 30. Info: 877-522-0722, www.windjammer-landing.com.
Adventure Life is offering 50 percent off two departures of its Antarctic Express-Cruise South, Fly North trip. Depart Dec. 6 or Jan. 13 and pay from $6,898 per person double, down from $13,795. The 10-day adventure includes a pre-cruise hotel night in Ushuaia, Argentina; transfers; flight from Antarctica to Punta Arenas, Chile; one post-cruise hotel night in Punta Arenas, with breakfast; all onboard meals and hot beverages; shore landings and guides; parka; and taxes. Info: 406-541-2677, www.adventure-life.com.
With AdventureSmith Explorations, save up to $2,470 per person on select departures of the nine-night Treasures of Costa Rica & the Panama Canal voyage. The company is also waiving the single supplement and offering each cabin a $200 shipboard credit. In addition, two kids sail free when traveling with two adults. Savings vary. For example, a Category B cabin starts at $2,305 per person single or double, a savings of $1,885. Add $700 in port charges. The promo applies to nine departures from December through March. Info: 877-620-2875, www.adventuresmith
Norwegian Air Shuttle has sale fares on new service between Newark and Barcelona starting in June. Round-trip fare starts at about $476, including taxes, for September flights. Sale fares vary during other summer months: from $542 in June, $683 in July and $556 in August. From Newark, other airlines are matching. From Washington, connecting summer flights to Barcelona start at about $1,300. Info: www.norwegian.com/us.
JetBlue Getaways is offering discounts on packages. For example, a mid-January trip with round-trip nonstop airfare from Reagan National to San Juan and four nights at El Conquistador, a Waldorf Astoria resort, now starts at $803 per person double. Priced separately, the package starts at about $1,082. For the lowest pricing, including a $20 daily discount, use promo code GETAWAYS20, travel by April 30 and book by Monday. Two-night minimum required. Info: 800-538-2583, www.jetblue.com/vacations/sale/seize-the-day.
— Carol Sottili, Andrea Sachs
Prices were verified at press time Thursday, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.