WHAT’S THE DEAL?

This week’s best travel bar­gains around the globe.

The Washington Post Sunday - - TRAVEL - — Carol Sot­tili, An­drea Sachs Sub­mit travel deals to what­s­thedeal@wash­post.com. Prices were ver­i­fied at press time, but deals sell out and avail­abil­ity is not guar­an­teed. Some re­stric­tions may ap­ply.

Land

Aca­cia Africa has a two-forone spe­cial on six African sa­fari itin­er­ar­ies, in­clud­ing over­land camp­ing ex­pe­di­tions and small group tours. For ex­am­ple, the seven-day Oka­vango Wilder­ness Trail now starts at $1,175 per cou­ple, in­clud­ing taxes, and trav­els from Botswana to South Africa, with stops in Zam­bia. Price in­cludes trans­porta­tion and guides, ac­com­mo­da­tions (five nights in a twin room, one night in a tent) and 14 meals. De­part Aug. 17 or 31. The 13-day Kenya & Tan­za­nia Ad­ven­ture, a camp­ing over­land trip with game drives in the Serengeti and a beach stay in Zanz­ibar, starts at $1,695 for two. De­part Aug. 9 or 16. Lo­cal charges for park and camp­site en­trance are ex­tra. Book all tours by June 24. Use promo code “241friend­spe­cial.” Info: aca­ci­aafrica. com.

A col­lec­tion of prop­er­ties in the United States, Caribbean and Latin Amer­ica are par­tic­i­pat­ing in a 48-hour Cy­berSum­mer sale. The 27 ho­tels and re­sorts in­clude in­de­pen­dently owned and chain prop­er­ties, such asWestin Playa Bonita Panama and JWMar­riott Can­cun Re­sort & Spa. The va­ri­ety of dis­counts in­cludes $99 nightly rates, dis­counts of up to 75 per­cent and free nights. For ex­am­ple, rooms at the Ho­tel Zamora in St. Pete Beach, Fla., start at $125 (plus $31 taxes and fees), a sav­ings of about $141 per night. Stay through Aug. 31 (ex­cept July 2-4 black­out dates). Re­stric­tions and travel dates vary by prop­erty. Preview sale de­tails at www. cy­ber­sum­mer­travel.com, with dis­counted rates avail­able from mid­night EDT on June 21.

Sea

With In­ter­na­tional Na­ture and Cul­tural Ad­ven­tures, save $1,000 on Galapagos Is­lands cruises de­part­ing Sept. 30-Dec. 10. For ex­am­ple, the 11-day Ori­gin of Species trip is now $5,795 per per­son dou­ble, with taxes, and in­cludes two nights’ ho­tel in Quito, Ecuador; an overnight on Santa Cruz Is­land to see gi­ant tor­toises and the Charles Dar­win Re­search Sta­tion; and a seven­night lux­ury cruise aboard the In­tegrity, with all meals, ex­cur­sions, use of kayaks and snorkel equip­ment, and round-trip air­port trans­fers. Other trips on sale: the 12-day Ex­tended Galapagos for $6,395; the 17-day Galapagos & Ama­zon Jun­gle from $7,395; and the 13-day Galapagos with Ha­cienda Zuleta, which costs $6,895 and in­cludes a stay at a work­ing ha­cienda owned by a for­mer pres­i­dent of Ecuador. Se­lect de­par­ture dates, ex­clud­ing Thanks­giv­ing. Info: 510-420-1550, www.inca1.com. Aber­crom­bie and Kent has sav­ings of up to $2,000 per per­son and $500 per sin­gle on 2016 Nile va­ca­tions in Egypt. For ex­am­ple, the nine-night Egypt and the Nile voy­age de­part­ing Jan. 15 starts at $5,695 per per­son dou­ble, down from $7,695; solo trav­el­ers pay a sin­gle sup­ple­ment of $2,195 (was $2,695). Price in­cludes four-night Nile river cruise; overnights at theMena House Ho­tel in Giza and the Four Sea­sons Ho­tel Cairo; 22 meals; and tours and spe­cial ac­tiv­i­ties, such as a cook­ing class and a sail­ing ex­cur­sion on a felucca. In­ter­nal air from $685 is ex­tra. To­tal for two with taxes: $12,760. De­par­tures on Jan. 22 and 29 are also on sale but with lim­ited avail­abil­ity. Info: 888-785-5379,

www.aber­crom­biekent.com. Vic­to­ria Cruises has a two-forone of­fer on cruises along China’s Yangtze River for travel July 1-Oct. 31. The deal ap­plies to the Three Gorges High­lights cruise, which sails for four nights from Yichang to Chongqing or for three nights on the re­verse itin­er­ary. You must pur­chase the cruise’s shore ex­cur­sion pack­age, which is also two-for-one, to re­ceive the dis­count. Sale is valid on su­pe­rior cab­ins only. The dis­counted price starts at $880 per cou­ple, plus $90 for daily ex­cur­sion pack­age; taxes and port charges are in­cluded. Book by July 15. Two-for-one pric­ing is also avail­able on 2016 de­par­tures booked by Aug. 31. Info: 800348-8084, www.vic­to­ri­acruises.com/about/spe­cials.

Air

Qan­tas Air­ways is of­fer­ing

sale fares to Aus­tralia. Roundtrip fare from New York to Bris­bane, Mel­bourne or Syd­ney starts at $1,449, in­clud­ing taxes. Travel Nov. 1-30 and Feb. 1-April 5. Cheap­est fares are avail­able for Sun­day-Wed­nes­day flights. Other air­lines are match­ing, but fares typ­i­cally start at about $1,800. Book by June 30 at www.

qan­tas.com.

Pack­age

VBT Bi­cy­cling and Walk­ing Va­ca­tions is of­fer­ing dis­counts on sev­eral Euro­pean tours. For ex­am­ple, the Si­cily: Bik­ing the

South­ern Coastal Vil­lages tour is now re­duced by $400 per per­son, with a start­ing price of $3,395 per per­son dou­ble for the Nov. 4 de­par­ture. Trip in­cludes round-trip air­fare from Washington Dulles to Cata­nia, Italy; eight nights in ho­tels; 14 meals; air­port trans­fers; use of bi­cy­cle and hel­met; two trip lead­ers; van sup­port; and taxes. Book by June 23. Re­quest promo code VBT1518. Info: 800-245-3868,

www.vbt.com/2015fal­l­va­ca­tion.

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