The island of Grand Bahama. (Ricky Carioti/THE WASHINGTON POST)

This week’s best travel bargains around the globe. Submit travel deals to Prices were verified at press time Thursday, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.


Back-Roads Touring is taking 25 percent off its new Royal Taste of Scotland tour. The four-night package costs $3,995 per person double (down from $5,295) and includes accommodations in Edinburgh and Ballater, with daily breakfast; guided transportation; dinner aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia; foraging in Cairngorms National Park; cheese and smoked salmon tasting; a “royal” dinner and Royal Lochnager whisky tasting; entrance fees to Palace of Holyroodhouse and Balmoral Castle; and taxes. The first tour departs May 24, with additional dates in June, July, September and October. Carolyn Robb, former executive chef to Prince Charles and Princess Diana, will lead the tour.
Info: 877-330-4850,

Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid, N.Y., has a wintry deal through April 2. The Ski Free Midweek Package starts at $1,130 for two guests (with taxes) and includes two days of skiing at Whiteface Mountain (normally $168 each); three nights in a one-bedroom suite with a balcony, jet tub and fireplace (from $312 a night); daily breakfast; and access to all resort amenities, including bowling alley and valet parking and movie theater . Valid Sunday-Thursday through April 2; use promo code SKIFREE.
Info: 888-582-0505,

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort (two wings, one hotel) has savings of up to 40 percent through May 17. Rates start at $195 a night, plus $23 service fee and 12 percent tax. Guests also receive free transportation to Disney theme parks, Extra Magic Hours (extended playtime) and the new FastPass+ service. For reservations, call 800-227-1500 and use promo code FLOWERS.


Sanctuary Retreats has a special on a Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan. With the Majestic Egypt Offer, save up to 30 percent on a three- or four-night cruise aboard one of three luxury river boats. The trip starts at $408 per person double in the winter season (through April and October-December, excluding holidays) and at $292 in the summer (May-September). Price includes full-board meal plan (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner); all sightseeing, guide and entrance fees; and taxes and service charges. By comparison, the typical rate is from $583 and $417, respectively.
Info: 630-725-3449,

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has a special offer on 2016 cruises to destinations in Europe, Alaska, Australia, the Caribbean and more. With the deal, receive free round-trip air, land programs and early booking savings of up to $6,600, plus other perks. For example, on the seven-night Escape to the Aegan cruise departing Athens on June 6 (final port: Istanbul), a deluxe window suite costs $5,599 per person double, down from $13,598. Price includes up to 36 shore excursions, economy air from Washington Dulles (free business-class for penthouse suites and higher), one pre-cruise night in a luxury hotel, onboard WiFi (concierge suites and higher), free specialty restaurants, unlimited drinks (wine and spirits) and open bars, prepaid gratuities, airport transfers and taxes. Book by April 1. Info: 844-473-4368,


Frontier has a sale on flights from Washington Dulles to Las Vegas. Fares start at $79 one way or $158 round trip with taxes. Travel through April 30. Other airlines charge from $200. Info:


Sunwing Airlines, which starts new weekly service from BWI Marshall on May 22, is pairing up with Vacation Express and the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism to offer discounted packages to Grand Bahama Island. Prices vary. For example, in early September, two adults pay $1,014 for round-trip air to Freeport, four nights at the Flamingo Bay Hotel & Marina at Taino Beach, and taxes — a savings of more than 25 percent. For the all-inclusive Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort, two travelers pay $1,384. Departure restrictions vary per property. Info: 800-309-4717,

Andrea Sachs