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--St. George's Caye Resort in Belize is offering 25 percent off stays in a private, thatched cabana between Jan. 26 and Feb. 11. Five nights in an overwater sunset cabana, including three meals a day, costs $1,657 per couple, with tax. The regular price is $2,225. Rate includes unlimited use of kayaks, sailboats, stand-up paddleboards and snorkel gear. Four-night minimum required. Use promo code WP-Winter. Booking info: 800-813-8498, reservations@gooddiving.com. General info: www.st-georgesresort.com

--Book by Jan. 30 and save $100 on a camper with Peace Vans Rentals. The Seattle-based company rents Vanagon and Eurovan Volkswagen vehicles, which comfortably fit four travelers and come with kitchens - ideal for exploring the Pacific Northwest. Prices vary, depending on vehicle and season. For example, a mid-May adventure in an Ohanapecosh, a 1987 Volkswagen Vanagon, costs $1,542 for six nights, including discount, tax and insurance fee. Six-night minimum required. Info: 206-467-7368, www.peacevansrentals.com.  

--Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square has discounted rooms for stays from Friday through March 31. Nonrefundable rate starts at $153 per night, including taxes, a savings of $91. Refundable rate starts at $160 a night, a savings of $96. Lowest price is sold out on some dates. Info: 888-748-4990, www.riu.com.  

--Princess Cruises is offering shipboard credits of $150 to $600 per cabin on select cruises departing summer through spring 2018. Credit varies by stateroom category and trip length. For example, book an interior cabin on a six- to nine-night cruise and receive a $150 credit; a balcony cabin on a cruise of at least 13 nights earns $600. Also, reserve a balcony or higher cabin and receive free specialty dining privileges, a value of about $39 per person per dinner. Book by Feb. 28. Info: 800-774-6237, www.princess.com/sale.  

--Southwest has a sale on nonstop flights to U.S. cities and destinations in the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico. For example, the round-trip fare from Reagan National to Orlando starts at $160, including taxes; fare on other airlines starts at $192. Restrictions vary by destination. For most domestic flights, sale fares are available daily except for Fridays and Sundays, from Jan. 24 to May 24. Twenty-one-day advance purchase required. Book by Jan. 26 at www.southwest.com.  

--Qantas has a sale on flights from New York's JFK to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia. Round-trip air to Sydney starts at $999, including taxes. Other carriers are charging at least $1,300. Travel Feb. 18-June 15, July 24-Sept. 6 and Nov. 1-30. Book by Monday at www.qantas.com/us/en.html.  

--Spend a week in Thailand for $1,599 per person double with Pacific Delight Tours. The trip includes round-trip airfare from New York to Bangkok, with return from Chiang Mai; four nights at Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20; flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai; three nights at Duangtawan Hotel Chiang Mai; seven breakfasts and one lunch; two tours; airport transfers; and taxes. Depart Feb. 12, March 12 or April 9. Priced separately, trip costs about $1,748. Info: 800-221-7179, www.pacificdelighttours.com.  

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Prices were verified at press time Thursday, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.


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