This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
The Dorchester Collection, a group of luxury hotels around the world, is offering a free third night at several properties in Europe and the States, including London, Paris, Milan and Beverly Hills, Calif. For example, three nights in February at the Hotel Plaza Athenee in Paris starts at $2,100, including taxes — a savings of about $1,140. At the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, pay from $1,652 for three nights, a savings of $493. Book by Feb. 29 and travel Dec. 14-April 3. Info: 800-650-1842. dorchestercollection.com.
Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, S.C., is offering s avings of 30 percent at its Boardwalk Inn and Village at Wild Dunes properties. Stay through March 18. For example, a deluxe king room at the Boardwalk Inn in late January starts at $149, including taxes; the usual rate is from $212. Also, arrive Sunday through Thursday and receive a $25 daily dinner credit ($100 maximum). Info: 866-359-5593, wilddunes.com. Request promo code WARMUP.
Blueberry Hill Inn in Vermont’s Green Mountains has a wintry sports deal with $250 in savings. The Ski & Snowshoe Package costs $849 per couple, plus 9 percent tax, and includes three nights’ accommodations; daily breakfast and soup for lunch, plus one dinner; two ski passes for the groomed Rikert Nordic Center; two-day ski or snowshoe rental; and use of a wood-fired sauna. Dinner is served Thursday-Sunday. Valid through ski season. Use promo code SKISHOE. Info: 802-247-6735, blueberryhillinn.com.
Emerald Waterways has a series of December flash sales on its European river cruises. From Dec. 14-19, book any April 2016 departure of the Danube Explorer voyage between Passau, Germany, and Budapest and save $1,500 per couple; the discounted price starts at $1,695 per person double, including taxes. From Dec. 21-26, save $1,000 per person on the April 28 and May 10, 12 and 14 departures of the 14-night Splendors of Europe cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest; sale price starts at $3,295 per person double. Book during sale dates at 855-222-3214. Cruise details: emeraldwaterways.com.
Air New Zealand is offering sale fares from Los Angeles and San Francisco to New Zealand. Round-trip fare to Auckland starts at $998, with taxes; other airlines are matching. Flights to 25 other destinations in New Zealand start at $1,098. Travel May 1-June 21 and July 24- Sept. 21. Book by Dec. 15 at airnew
zealand.com. Purchased separately, nonstop flights from Washington to Los Angeles start at about $350.
El Al Israel Airline and Leonardo by Fattal Hotels are offering a six-night package in Israel, with savings of up to $275. The Milk & Honey deal starts at $1,099 per person double and includes round-trip air from New York’s JFK or Newark, six nights in a Leonardo by Fattal hotel in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Tiberias or Bat Yam; daily breakfast; and taxes. Travelers can mix-and-match hotels and cities. Depart Jan. 10-March 24; return by March 31. Info: 800-352-5786, elal.com/en/USA/Deals/Pages/Speciel-Fattal-Hotels-031215.aspx.
World Spree is offering new tours to Peru in 2016 starting at $3,399 per person double. The Best of Peru & Inca package includes round-trip airfare from New York to Lima; round-trip air between Lima and Cusco; 10 nights’ lodging in five hotels, including two nights at the JW Marriott in Lima; 15 meals; ground transportation, including train to Machu Picchu; tours; airport transfers; and taxes. For lowest price, depart August through mid-November. Priced separately, the trip costs at least $3,750. Book by Jan. 3. Info: 866-652-5656, worldspree.com.
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