This week’s best travel bargains around the globe
This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
– The new Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills is offering introductory rates. The luxury spa retreat in Plymouth, Mass., which opens in June, has rates from $283 a night, including taxes, a 10 percent savings. The special rate applies to midweek stays through July 17 ( holiday blackout dates apply). Price includes access to the spa facilities and its fitness classes, fitness center, steam rooms and outdoor Aqua Terrace. Info: 877-647-2328, www.mirbeau.com/pinehills.
– The Gant, a Destination Hotels & Resorts property in Aspen, Colo., is offering a trifecta of savings for summer travel. Book the Countdown to Summer promo by May 31 and receive 20 percent off condo rates, a $15-per-night dining credit at Pepperjack’s Cafe and 10 percent off outdoor excursions with Blazing Adventures. For example, in early June, a one-bedroom condo starts at $188 a night, down from $235; add about $31 in taxes and fees. A half-day Maroon Bells Wilderness downhill bike tour costs $79 after the discount. Stay May 23-Sept. 30. Use promo code CTSPVT14. Info: 800-549-0530, www.gantaspen.com.
– Stay for three nights at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico and pay for two. Valid May 27 through Sept. 30. Rates vary. For example, three nights in a resort-view room in mid-July is now $592, including tax, a savings of $307. For some holiday weekends, the promo requires a four-night stay, with the fourth night free. Info: 800-237-7600, www.naplesbeachhotel.com.
– Star Clippers is offering a Run of Ship special on three seven-night cruises in June and July. With the deal, guests pay a flat rate of $1,295 per person double (plus $255 port charges) and receive the best available cabin at the time of booking. For example, the category 2 outside cabin normally goes for $2,285. The deal applies to the Star Flyer’s June 21 round-trip cruise from Monte Carlo and its July 12 and 19 voyages around the Balearic Islands and Spain. Book by May 9. Info: 800-442-0556, www.starclippers.com.
– Regent Seven Seas Cruises is offering a promotion on select sailings that includes reduced cruise fares, discounted business-class airfares, shipboard credits and free WiFi. For example, the Seven Seas Mariner’s seven-night cruise from Monte Carlo to Barcelona departing June 22 now starts at $6,799 per person double, including taxes; brochure rate was $15,598. Deal also includes round-trip business-class airfare from Washington for $998 (usually about $4,300), a $200 per-suite shipboard credit and free WiFi (valued at $200). Info: 844-473-4368, www.rssc.com. Request promo code WHYCHOOSE.
– South African Airways has extended its sale on flights from Washington’s Dulles international airport to Johannesburg. Round-trip fare is $1,155, including taxes, for travel departing by May 31 and returning by June 15. Other airlines are matching, but fare typically starts at about $1,500. Cheapest fares generally apply to Monday-Thursday flights booked at least a week in advance; some dates are sold out. Info: 800-722-9675, www.flysaa.com.
– The Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board in the Bahamas has an Instant Savings deal, with a $250-per-reservation discount for travel through Dec. 23. To receive the $250 discount, buy round-trip airfare and stay at least four nights at a participating resort. Properties include Atlantis, Graycliff Hotel and One&Only Ocean Club. Book by May 20. Blackout dates are Nov. 23-28. Use promo code 250SAVEA for travel through Nov. 22 and 250SAVEB for Nov.29 through Dec.23. Info: www.nassauparadiseisland.com
- Washington Post