WHAT’S THE DEAL?
70 Park Avenue Hotel, a Kimpton property near New York’s Grand Central Station and Bryant Park, has a special rate celebrating its recent renovations. Book at least three nights and pay $170 per night, down from $199. Add about 9 percent tax. Book by Oct. 31; use promo code NY170 rate. Valid Jan. 2-March 31. Info: 877-7072752, www.70parkave.com.
The Condado Plaza Hilton, in the Condado area of San Juan, Puerto Rico, has a special, with reduced rates and a nightly resort credit. The Leisure Escapes package starts at $129 per night, based on a two-night minimum stay, and includes a $50 resort credit — a savings of more than 25 percent. Add 9 percent tax per night and 18 percent resort fee per stay. Travel through Dec. 31. Info: 888-722-1274, www.condadoplaza.com.
Glorietta Bay Inn, a historic property on Coronado Island near San Diego, is offering 25 percent discounts on select dates through the end of January. A standard room starts at $159 (plus $18 taxes); a onebedroom suite starts at $210 (plus $23 taxes). Info: 800-283-9383, www.gloriettabayinn.com/aboutus/internetspecials.
Book a select Royal Caribbean cruise by Oct. 11 and receive a 50 percent discount for a second passenger. For example, a five night Western Caribbean cruise departing Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Nov. 16 now starts at $419 for the first person and $209 for the second person sharing a cabin — a savings of $210. Taxes of $100 per person are extra. The deal applies to more than 250 Caribbean and Bahamas cruises departing through 2016. Info: 866-562-7625,
www.royalcaribbean.com. Aer Lingus is offering a fare sale to London. Connecting flights from Washington Dulles start at $739 round trip. Travel Nov. 2-Dec. 14. Other airlines are matching; fare typically starts at about $920. For lowest fares, fly Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Sunday. Saturday-night minimum stay required. Book by Oct. 15 at www.aerlingus.com.
Asia Luxe Holidays has a package to Sabah in Malaysian Borneo. On the Magical Borneo trip, with taxes, two people traveling in November pay $5,170 per couple, which includes round-trip air from New York to Kota Kinabalu on Singapore Airlines and SilkAir; transfers; five nights at Shangrila’s Tanjung Aru Resort or Shangri-la Rasa Ria; daily breakfast; and full-day Tunku Abdul Rahman Park-Gaya Island and Sapi Island tour with lunch. For lowest price, depart weekdays through Dec. 9 and select dates January through March. By comparison, air alone starts at $1,300 per person. Info: 800-742-3133, www.asialuxeholidays.com.
The Globus Family of Brands, which includes Globus, Avalon Waterways and Monograms, is offering savings on 2016 European trips, including a 10 percent discount on land tours and a $400-per-couple airfare
credit. For example, Globus’s six-night London & Paris trip departing Washington Dulles on April 9 now starts at $2,990 per person double, a savings of $431. The trip includes airfare to London, with return from Paris; three nights at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in London; three nights at LeMeridien Etoile in Paris; nine meals; highspeed train from London to Paris; several tours; and taxes. You must fly on American Airlines, British Airways or Iberia. Book by Dec. 1. Info: 866-755-8581, www.globusjourneys.com/specialoffers/europevacations.
Pedestrians walk by offices near Tower Bridge in London. Flights there are cheaper on Aer Lingus now.