WHAT’S THE DEAL?
The High Hampton Inn, in Cashiers, N.C., is offering several discounted packages for spring. For example, a golf package starts at $344 a night double (plus $47 taxes and fees), a savings of $184. The package includes accommodations, three daily meals and unlimited golf with cart. Available Sundays-Thursdays, from April 30 till June 1. The 1,400-acre property in the Blue Ridge Mountains also has tennis, hiking, fly-fishing and a spa. Book at 800-334-2551. Info: www.highhamptoninn.com.
The Woodstock Inn & Resort in Vermont has a maple-sugar season deal with savings of up to 50 percent. The Extra Sweet special starts at $239 per night midweek and $269 weekends and includes luxury accommodations, country breakfast for two and a $100 spa credit per room. Travel Sunday through May 18. Add 10 percent tax and $30 resort fee. Info: 888338-2745, www.woodstockinn.com.
Apple Vacations and Ixtapa Tourism will compensate guests for any rainy days during their Mexican vacation. With the Sunshine Guarantee promotion, receive $50 per day (up to $100 per person per stay) if it rains for three or more consecutive hours between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Travel and book by April 30. Travelers receive a check upon check-out, which can be applied toward resort charges or cashed within 180 days. More than 10 resorts are participating, including Azul Ixtapa Beach Resort, Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Resort, Hotel Posada Real Ixtapa and Hotel Irma Zihuatanejo. Info: www.applevacations.com/ ixtapasunshineguarantee.
American Queen Steamboat Company is offering savings of $400 to $2,400 per stateroom on 2017 and 2018 cruises. For example, save $500 per stateroom on a cruise aboard the American Empress from Clarkston, Wash., to Vancouver, Wash., departing April 9. The discounted rate starts at $2,749 per person double, plus $169 taxes, and includes one night at the Davenport Historic Hotel in Spokane, Wash., and the sevennight cruise. For 2017 cruises, book by March 31; for 2018 cruises, book by July 31. Info: 888-749-5280, www.americanqueensteamboatcompany.com. Abercrombie & Kent is offering couples and single cruisers savings on a luxury expedition cruise in Asia. Couples who book the 16-day Japan, Hong Kong & the Ryukyu Islands Cruise save $4,500 per person. The company is also reducing the single supplement by 75 percent. The deal applies to cabin categories 1-3. For example, two travelers in a category 1 stateroom pay $30,990, including taxes, down from $39,990. A solo traveler pays $17,990, reduced from $29,990. The ship departs Osaka, Japan, on May 28 and returns to Hong Kong. Info: 800-554-7016, www.abercrombiekent.com.
Save $100 on Condor Airlines’ seasonal service between BWI Marshall and Europe. The discount applies to flights operating May through October. Prices vary by destination and departure date. For example, with the discount, nonstop service to Frankfurt in August starts at $550 round trip. Book by Sunday at www.condor.com/us.
Great Value Vacations is offering savings of $100 per person on 10 itineraries to Italy. For example, a six-night Rome and Tuscany trip starts at $873 per person, based on four people traveling together in November. Price includes round-trip air from Washington Dulles to Rome, with return from Florence; two rooms for two nights at Hotel Villa Mercade outside Rome; four nights in a two-bedroom apartment at Fattoria Degli Usignoli in Reggello; car rental; and taxes. Priced separately, the trip costs about $213 more each. Book by March 10 using promo code ITALY100. Info: 800-8964600, www.greatvaluevacations.com.
Prices were verified at press time Thursday, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.