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The Washington Post Sunday - - TRAVEL - — K.C. Sum­mers

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


PACK­AGE Book Gate 1 Travel’seight-day

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 what­s­thedeal@wash­post.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.

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