Travel Bargains: resort deals, Amazon cruises


This week's best travel bargains around the globe. 

Land  

- Receive a free night at Salamander Hotels & Resorts, a group of luxury properties in Virginia, Florida and Louisiana. With the Summer Nights sale, guests who book two or three nights earn a free third or fourth night, plus a $15 iTunes credit. Prices vary. For instance, a room at the Salamander Resort and Spa in Middleburg, Virginia, starts at $415 a night, including taxes and resort fee. Book by April 21; travel May 1-Sept. 20. Info: www.salamanderhotels.com/summernights.  

- With Perillo Tours, save $250 on its Wonders of Northern Italy tour. The 11-day trip costs $2,545 per person double for the July 13 and July 27 departures and $2,645 for the June 8 trip. Price includes first-class accommodations; airport transfers; daily breakfast, four dinners and two lunches; motor-coach transport; guided tours; and taxes and tips. Info: 800-431-1515, www.perillotours.com/italy/escorted-tours/11-day-wonders-of-northern-italy-2017.  

- Seven Springs Mountain Resort, about an hour from Pittsburgh, is offering the Ultimate Summer Family Vacation promo for travel from June 1 to Sept. 4. Stay for two nights and receive a 10 percent discount and a $300 resort credit; for three nights, receive 20 percent off and a $450 credit; and for four nights, earn a 25 percent discount and $600 credit. Deal also includes two free activity wristbands good for the alpine slide, bowling, paddleboats and other activities (worth $39 per adult per day) and breakfasts ($17 value). Also, up to two children age 11 and younger stay for free when sharing accommodations with two adults. Price varies by date and accommodations. For example, a family of four staying in a lodge room in mid-July starts at $1,364 for four nights, including taxes. Info: 866-437-1300, www.7springs.com/lodging/lodging-packages/ultimate-summer-family-vacation.  

Sea  

- Delfin Amazon Cruises, a luxury river cruise line in the Peruvian Amazon, is celebrating the newest member of its fleet with 20 percent off. The Delfin III Inaugural Offer, which applies to all four room categories, starts at $1,920 per person double, down from $2,400, and includes suite accommodations on the three-night cruise, meals and beverages, excursions, entrance fee to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, transfers to/from Iquitos and taxes. The company is also waiving the single supplement fee. Book by May 30; select departures June through December. Info: 844-4-DELFIN, www.delfinamazoncruises.com.  

- Book a balcony stateroom with Azamara Club Cruises and receive savings of $500 per person and a $2,000 shipboard credit per stateroom. The Twice as Nice deal applies to more than 20 sailings in 2017 and 2018. For example, the 16-night voyage on the Azamara Quest from Barcelona to Miami departing Nov. 4 starts at $3,799 per person double (plus $129 taxes) for a Club Veranda stateroom. Request promo code SAVOBC. Also, book a Club Interior or Club Oceanview stateroom and choose a $500 discount (promo code SAVINGS) or $2,000 credit (promo code ONBCREDIT). Book by May 31. Info: 877-999-9553, www.azamaraclubcruises.com/luxury-cruise-deals/twice-as-nice-offer.  

Air  

- Boutique Air will begin daily nonstop service between BWI Marshall and Massena, N.Y., on April 17 and is offering introductory fares of $98 round trip. The San Francisco-based airline will also offer connecting flights to Albany, with fares from $176; fare on other airlines starts at $256. Deal applies to flights through October. Massena is just south of the St. Lawrence River and Canadian border. Info: www.boutiqueair.com.  

Package  

- Save $230 per person on Gate 1 Travel's 11-night Kaleidoscope of Morocco tour. The trip starts at $1,399 per person double for the Jan. 16 and Feb. 20 departures. Tour includes round-trip air from New York to Casablanca; 11 nights' lodging in Rabat, Fez, Erfoud, Ouarzazate, Marrakesh and Casablanca; 16 meals; several tours with entrance fees; motor-coach transport; tour guide; airport transfers; and taxes. Book by April 10. Use promo code WPKM230. Info: 800-682-3333, www.gate1travel.com/thedeal/170403/morocco.aspx.  

- - -  

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


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Travel

The mysteries of London
The mysteries of London

Don’t you just love a good murder? Fictional, I mean. Curling up with a whodunit is one of my simple pleasures, and I’m fascinated by the people who make their living writing mysteries. I was fortunate to have interviewed P.D James back in the late ’70s, and I’ll always remember the way other diners leaned in when she started...
Romania’s countryside, a land that time forgot
Romania’s countryside, a land that time forgot

Romania is full of surprises and wonderful people. And as you leave the capital of Bucharest, it gets even better. In the Romanian countryside, the nation’s unique history and traditional culture live on — vividly. A hard-fought past is evident in the fortress-like churches scattered through the central region of Transylvania. In medieval...
Talk Travel: How to navigate Los Angeles by plane, train and automobile

The Washington Post's travel writers and editors recently discussed stories, questions, gripes and more. Here are edited excerpts:  Q: I am moving to Europe with my 17-lb dog. She can fit in a large mesh carrier under the seat, but it's a squeeze. But I believe trans-Atlantic flights might have more room under the seats. Is that true? Are the...
In Alaska town packed with cabs, bootleggers give you a ride

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A far-flung Alaska town is known for having streets that are among the most taxi-congested in the U.S. in proportion to the small number of people who call it home.  For years, locals knew the cabdrivers as a source for illegal booze in Bethel, which has 58 taxis for its population of 6,200 — one for every...
Boise takes whitewater park to the next level
Boise takes whitewater park to the next level

Work should begin by early November on the second phase of Boise’s Whitewater Park, Boise Parks and Recreation director Doug Holloway said.  Crews have to wait until irrigation season ends and the Boise River drops to winter levels, Holloway said. After that, they’ll begin work on the riverbank. They’ll add tiered seating and...
More Stories