WHAT’S THE DEAL?
This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
The Inn at Manchester, which sits between the Green and Taconic mountains in Vermont, has a seasonal package with savings of more than $200. The Maple Getaway, which is available March 1-April 15, starts at $429 double and includes two nights’ accommodations; daily breakfast; behind-the-scenes tour of the Sugar Shack; a quart of maple syrup and a half-pound of buttermilk-pancake mix; and taxes. Info: 802-362-1793, innatmanchester.com.
The Grove Resort & Spa, an allsuites hotel opening in March near Orlando’s Disney World, is offering discounted rates plus free upgrades. Travel between March 10 and April 6 and receive a complimentary upgrade with an extra bedroom as well as discounts of 20 to 40 percent, based on length of stay. For example, book two nights in a one-bedroom suite and pay $525 for a two-bedroom suite, including taxes and resort fee. The hotel features multiple swimming pools, bars with lounges, a spa and fitness center, and water park, which will open later in the year. Info: 844-2030209, groveresortorlando.com.
Overseas Adventure Travel is offering international air of $500 on 10 of its small-group adventures in Asia, South and Central America and Europe. Savings vary from $600 to $1,700, based on the destination. For example, the 20-day Ancient Kingdoms: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia starts at $4,295 per person and includes round-trip air from Dulles; airport transfers; all land transportation and five internal flights; 18 nights’ accommodations; 40 meals; 34 small group activities; gratuities for local guides; and taxes and fees. Book by March 3 at 800-9551925; use code FEBRUARY 017. Info: oattravel.com.
Wintergreen Resort is offering a
Ski & Ride More package
starting at $89 per person double per night (plus $17 taxes and fees). The deal includes accommodations; lift tickets good from 9 a.m. on arrival day till 5 p.m. on departure day; $25 discount on a Discover Skiing & Snowboarding package for beginners; 50 percent off group lessons for those renting equipment; and taxes. Cheapest rates apply to stays on Tuesdays through Thursdays and Sundays in early March; February rates start at $94 per person double per night (plus $18 taxes and fees). Priced separately, room alone typically starts at $185 and eight-hour lift ticket starts at $59. The resort is located about three hours southwest of the District. Info: 877-801-0550, wintergreenresort.com/ packages.
Avalon Waterways is offering a sale that includes discounts on river cruises in Europe, Asia and South America, airfare credits and reductions in solo traveler supplements. For example, save up to 40 percent on select 2017 river cruises in France: A sevennight cruise round trip from Paris departing April 15 now starts at $1,888 per person double, a savings of $1,260. Book by Feb. 21. Info: 877-797-8791, avalonwaterways.com/rivercruisedeals.
Turkish Airlines has sale fares from Washington Dulles to more than 150 international destinations, including cities in Europe, Asia and Africa, with prices ranging from $520 to $925 round trip. For example, roundtrip fare to Athens starts at $599 including taxes; fare on other airlines starts at $721. Sale applies to travel through April 30 and Oct. 15 till Dec. 10. All flights connect in Istanbul, and some destinations require overnight layovers. Book by Feb. 28 at turkishairlines.com.
World Spree is offering its Amazing Vietnam package starting at $1,749 per person double. Price includes airfare from New York to Hanoi, with return from Ho Chi Minh City; flights from Hanoi to Danang and from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City; nine nights of lodging in Hanoi, Hoi An, Hue and Ho Chi Minh City with daily breakfasts and two dinners; an overnight cruise on Halong Bay with three meals; land transportation; several sightseeing tours; airport transfers; and taxes. Cheapest price applies to May 21 departure; other dates are available at higher rates. Booked separately, trip would cost at least $2,230 per person. Info: 866-6525656, worldspree.com.
A Buddhist monk lights a candle near Bangkok. Thailand is part of an Ancient Kingdoms package.