What’s the Deal? Save on trips to Europe, Canada, more.
The week’s travel bargains from around the globe
At the Blue Door on Baltimore, a B&B in Baltimore’s Butchers Hill neighborhood,
book two nights and receive two free one-hour yoga or Pilates sessions (two singles’ or one couples’ session, an $80 value.) Choose from novice, sun salutation, power yoga or aerial hammock, all taught by the innkeeper, a professional instructor. Two nights costs $367 double, including taxes. Book by phone through Jan. 30; stay through May 31. Info: 410-732-0191,
www.bluedoorbaltimore.com. Book a five-night Ski and Stay package atWestern Canada’s
Whistler Blackcomb ski resort and get additional perks, depending on the month. In January, for example, receive
one night’s free lodging and one-day lift tickets. Two people staying at the Blackcomb Lodge and Spa in late January pay $859 for lodging (a savings of $179) and $550 for lift tickets (savings of about $200), for a total of $1,409, including taxes. February perks include a daily breakfast buffet and priority boarding privileges; inMarch, kids ages 12 and younger ski and rent equipment free. Book January stays by Jan. 15, other dates by Jan. 31. Stay through April 25. Info: 888-403-4727,
The newly renovated Occidental Grand Punta Cana, an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic, has nightly winter rates starting
at $97 per person double, a 30 percent discount over regular rates. Price includes unlimited meals and drinks; a fitness center; a supervised Kids Club; nightly entertainment; sports such as windsurfing and kayaking; and all taxes and tips. Total cost for two people staying seven nights is $1,376, including taxes and fees. Stay through April 23. Info: 800-858-2258, www.occidentalhotels.com/ grand/PuntaCana.asp.
AvalonWaterways is offering discounts of $400 per couple
on its 2011 European river
cruises booked without air. For example, the four-day Taste of the Danube cruise from Vienna to Budapest — available inMay, June, August and October — starts at $1,498 with the discount, down from $1,898. Add $84 per couple in fees and taxes. Book byMarch 1 for travel through Dec. 31. Info: 877-797
8791, www.avalonwater ways.com.
AirTran has sale fares on flights from Washington to many U.S. cities and the Caribbean. Sample round-trip fares, including taxes: BWI Marshall orWashington Dulles to Orlando, $170; Dulles to Aruba, $443; Reagan National to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, $426. Book by Jan. 13; travel throughMay 25 (March 16 for flights to or from Florida; May 24 for the Caribbean). Other airlines are matching. Info: 800-247-8726, www.air
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trip to Israel by Jan. 10 and get $300 off the regular per-person price, or book by Jan. 14 and receive $200 off. (Use promo code DLHL100 for the $300 discount). Trips are offered April 2011 through February 2012, starting at $1,449 per person double (normally $1,749). Price includes roundtrip air from New York’s JFK or Newark to Tel Aviv; six nights in first-class accommodations; transfers; some meals; some sightseeing; and guide services. Add $124 in fees and taxes. Itinerary includes Jerusalem, Galilee, Nazareth and Haifa. Info: 800-682-3333, www.gate1
travel.com. Submit travel deals to email@example.com. Please include your phone number and e-mail address. Prices were verified Thursday afternoon when the Travel section went to press, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Restrictions such as blackout dates and advance purchase may apply.
A five-night stay this season at the Whistler Blackcomb ski resort in British Columbia brings perks.