This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
Save 35 percent on three all-inclusive Sonesta Resorts St. Maarten properties on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island. The Spring Fun in the Sun special applies to the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino; the adults-only Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa; and the adults-only all-suites Sonesta Ocean Point Resort. For example, at the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort, a night in early April starts at $414, down from $636. Total for three nights for two people: $1,501, including taxes. Price includes daily meals and snacks; unlimited alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks; WiFi; fitness center; activities (snorkeling, tennis, outdoor movies, etc.); day pass to Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort and access to Sonesta Maho Beach Resort; and $10 slot play card for the Casino Royale. Three-night minimum required. Book by April 30; travel by June 30. Use promo code SPRING. Info: 800-223-0757, www.sonesta.com/stmaarten.
Miami Beach turns 100 this year and is offering a slew of deals to celebrate its centennial. The specials, many of which run through Dec. 31, apply to lodging, food and bike tours, meals and more. For example, at the Hotel Urbano at Brickell, guests receive two free cocktails per day. Bike and Roll has buy-one-get-one-free tickets for its Miami Beach Bike Tour (normally $40 each) and free all-day bike rental (from $20 a day) with the purchase of any tour. Also, the Bentley Hotel South Beach (from $309) and Sanctuary South Beach (from $186) have $100 weekday rates June 1-Oct. 31. Info for all deals: www.miamiandbeaches.com/special-offers/miami-beach-centennial.
JourneYou is offering
10 percent off its South America tours. For example, the Peru History and Fine Food tour now starts at $1,800 per person double (a savings of $200) and includes seven nights’ lodging in Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu; a round-trip flight from Lima to Cusco; 14 meals; land transport; guided tours and entrance fees; airport transfer; and taxes. Book by April 10. Info: 855-888-2234, www.journeyou.com.
Royal Caribbean is offering half-off rates for the second person sharing a cabin on select cruises. The BOGO50 promotion applies to cruises of at least five nights departing May 15 or later. (Sailings on Quantum of the Seas, Anthem of the Seas, Ovation of the Seas and Harmony of the Seas are excluded.) The half-price offer also applies to the third and fourth passengers sharing a cabin on select 2016 and 2017 sailings. Additionally, receive 50 percent off the second passenger’s premium beverage package with the full-price purchase of one package. Prices varies. For example, a seven-night Western Mediterranean cruise departing Barcelona on May 24 is now $3,202 per couple, including tax — a savings of $1,000, plus $200 for the beverage deal. Book by April 30. Request BOGO50 and BOGOBEV when booking.
Info: 866-562-7625, www.royalcaribbean.com/BOGO50.
Porter Airlines has sale fares from Washington Dulles to destinations across eastern Canada for travel through Aug. 24. For example, round-trip flights to Montreal start at $296, including taxes; fare on other airlines starts at $360. Twenty-one-day advance purchase required. Lowest fare is sold out on some dates. Book by March 31 at www.flyporter.com.
Grand Circle Cruise Line is offering free international air on select May departures of The Rivieras: France, Italy & the Isles voyage. The 15-day cruise starts at $5,195 per person double for the May 27 departure and from $5,395 for May 7 and 13. Price includes round-trip air from Washington Dulles or BWI Marshall to Cannes, France, with return from Florence (a savings of up to $1,600); three nights at the Montaigne Hotel & Spa (or similar) in Cannes; seven nights aboard a private small ship; four nights at the Hotel Albani Firenze (or similar) in Florence; 31 meals with free beer, wine and soft drinks; 10 tours; most gratuities; and taxes. Book by April 17. Use promo code NICE 500. Info: 800-221-2610, www.gct.com.
Insight Vacations has discounts on packages to Europe. For example, the Glorious Switzerland tour now starts at about $4,213 per person double, a savings of $302. Price includes air fare from Washington Dulles to Geneva, with return from Zurich; seven nights’ lodging in Geneva, Lugano, Zermatt, Lucerne and St. Moritz; land transportation; several tours; daily breakfast; four dinners; airport transfers; and taxes. Lowest prices apply to select September and October departures; air discount applies to flights on Delta, KLM and Air France. Book by April 6.
Info: 888-680-1241, www.insightvacations.com/us/special-offers/fly-for-less.
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