WHAT’S THE DEAL?
This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
Triumph Hotels, a collection of seven historic properties in New York City, is offering savings of up to 40 percent for its third-annual anniversary sale. Rates at the Cosmopolitan HotelTriBeCa, the Evelyn, Hotel Belleclaire, Hotel Edison and Washington Jefferson Hotel start at $90 a night, plus 15 percent tax and $3.50 occupancy tax; normal rates start at $149. Rooms at the Iroquois and Hotel Chandler start at $139 night (plus taxes), down from $179. Book Feb. 9-11; stay by Feb. 11, 2018. Blackout dates and minimum-stay restrictions apply. Info: 855-7874867, www.triumphhotels.com.
Antlers at Vail, a ski resort in Colorado, has a spring ski special for families, with savings of up to 25 percent. With the Snow Camp deal, a family of four pays $620 a night from March 5-April 23 (a nearly 20 percent discount) and $335 for stays April 1-23 (savings of 25 percent), the last day of skiing at Vail Mountain Resort. Add 10 percent tax. Price includes an upgrade from a one-bedroom condo to a one-bedroom with a bunk-bed alcove that sleeps two kids, one free children’s ski rental per adult rental and a chefprepared dinner delivered to the suite. The resort also has such amenities as loaner sleds, snowshoes and GoPro cameras. Info: 888-268-5377, www.antlersvail.com/specials.
Contiki, a tour company for ages 18-35, is offering 10 percent off select tours on five continents. For example, save $557 on 25 departures of the 21day European Vista trip, which travels round trip from London and visits 11 countries. The April 7 departure starts at $3,158 per person and includes sharedroom accommodations; motorcoach transportation with WiFi; English Channel ferry; 30 meals; tours; and taxes. Book by Feb. 14; travel through Dec. 31. Request promo code STOPWAITING. Info: 866-266-8454, www.contiki.com/us/en/2017traveldeals.
Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering free air from Los Angeles and half-off fares on all trips aboard the Paul Gauguin, which sails around Tahiti, French Polynesia
and the South Pacific. The deal applies to more than 70 sailings. For instance, the 10-night Cook Islands & Society IslandsReunion Cruise departing Papeete on July 26 starts at $5,745 per person double (was $11,490) and includes round-trip air from Los Angeles; transfers; all shipboard meals and beverages, including select wines and spirits; gratuities for room stewards and dining staff; and a visit to a private islet. Add $195 in fees. In addition, if the third guest in the same stateroom is 17 or younger, passage is free; cruisers 18 and older pay $125 per night. Info: 800-848-6172, www.pgcruises.com.
Victoria Cruises has extended its two-for-one pricing on 2017 cruises along China’s Yangtze River. The promo applies to the Three Gorges Highlights cruise, which spends four nights sailing from Yichang to Chongqing or three nights on the reverse itinerary. To receive the discount, you must purchase the shore excursion package, which is also two-for-one. Sale is valid on superior cabins only. The cruise starts at $880 per couple, including port charges, plus $90 for the excursion package. A luxury amenity package that includes enhanced dining privileges, WiFi and other perks is also two-for-one. Cost: $200 per couple. A $25 service charge, instead of tips, applies. Book by Feb. 28. Info: 800-348- 8084, www.victoriacruises.com/about/ specials.
Book by Feb. 5 and fly Air Tahiti Nui from Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand, for $869 round trip. The Auckland Flash Sale is valid for travel March 1-June 30 and Sept. 1Nov. 30. Fare on other airlines starts at $1,021. Sale also includes optional stopover in Tahiti (departure tax of $30 applies). Priced separately, nonstop flights from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles start at about $328. Book at www.airtahitinui.com/usen.
Monograms offers a 20-percent savings plus a $300 airfare credit per couple on a tour of Spain. The 11-night trip departing April 15 starts at $3,120 per person double and includes airfare from Reagan National Airport to Barcelona with return from Malaga; accommodations in Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Cordoba and Torremolinos; highspeed train between cities; train transfers; several tours; local hosts; and taxes. Other departures are available; prices vary. You must fly on American Airlines, British Airways or Iberia. Book by Feb. 28 for travel this year. Info: 866-270-9841, www.monograms.com/Booking/ Monograms/Wanderlist.aspx.
Prices were verified at press time Thursday, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.
Canoe racers compete in French Polynesia, one of the areas covered by a Paul Gauguin Cruises deal.