The Washington Post Sunday - - TRAVEL - — Carol Sot­tili, Andrea Sachs

This week’s best travel bar­gains around the globe.


On The Go Tours has a two-forone sale on two Egypt itin­er­ar­ies de­part­ing through June 30, 2018. The nine-day King Tu­tankhamun starts at $628 per per­son dou­ble, down from $1,255, and in­cludes four nights in four- or five-star ho­tels; daily break­fast; two overnight trains; two nights aboard a felucca, with meals; air­port trans­fers; guided tours; and taxes. The 10-day Egypt Un­plugged starts at $613 (was $1,225) and in­cludes eight nights’ lodg­ing; overnight train; daily break­fasts; guided tours; air­port trans­fers; and taxes. En­trance fees of up to $140 are ad­di­tional for both tours. Book by May 26. Info: 866-377-6147, on­the­go­tours.com.

Geckos Ad­ven­tures, an adventure tour com­pany for trav­el­ers ages 18 to 29, has a deal on African sa­faris last­ing nineto-29 days. For ex­am­ple, the nine-day Vic Falls & Sa­fari in South Africa and Zim­babwe costs $760 per per­son dou­ble for the May 28 de­par­ture (down from $950) and $768 for the June 11 trip (reg­u­larly $960). Price in­cludes eight nights of camp­ing; eight break­fasts, one lunch and six din­ners; over­land ve­hi­cle trans­porta­tion; ac­tiv­i­ties such as a game drive in Kruger Na­tional Park; and taxes. The 29-day Epic African Adventure costs $3,516 (reg­u­larly $4,395; de­part­ing June 5) and $3,796 (reg­u­larly $4,745; de­part­ing June 19) and vis­its Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tan­za­nia and Zim­babwe. Price in­cludes 25 nights of camp­ing and three nights in ho­tels; 28 break­fasts, 14 lunches and 23 din­ners; trans­porta­tion; ac­tiv­i­ties; and taxes. Info: 855-832-4853, geck­osad­ven­tures.com.

Royal Is­abela, a lux­ury re­sort on the north­west coast of Puerto Rico, is of­fer­ing a golf spe­cial with sav­ings of up to 30 per­cent. The pack­age starts at $1,947 dou­ble and in­cludes three nights in a lux­ury ca­sita, a wel­com­ing rum cock­tail, a daily farm-to-ta­ble break­fast, one round of golf per stay and a $150 restau­rant credit. Add 19 per­cent in taxes and $75 daily re­sort fee. Book by May 31; travel through Aug. 30. Info: 855-6095888, roy­al­is­abela.com/stay.


Save more than 50 per­cent on MSC Cruises’ mini-cruise de­part­ing Mi­ami on July 8. The three-night Ba­hamas deal ap­plies to any MSC Div­ina state­room in the Bella, Fan­tas­tica or Aurea cat­e­gory. For ex­am­ple, in the Bella cat­e­gory, an ocean-view state­room starts at $339 per per­son dou­ble, down from $819, and a bal­cony state­room starts at $399. (For­merly $899 per per­son.) Add $115 in taxes. Info: 877-665-4655, msc­cruis­esusa.com/en­us/ Home­page.aspx.

Hol­land Amer­ica is of­fer­ing a Ready Set Sail deal, with ship­board cred­its and pre­paid gra­tu­ities. Amounts vary by cabin cat­e­gory and cruise length. For ex­am­ple, a sig­na­ture suite on the seven-night Alaska cruise de­part­ing Seat­tle on Sept. 3 starts at $1,999 per per­son dou­ble (plus $218 port charges) and in­cludes a $150 on­board credit per per­son, tip credit val­ued at $105 and $50 In­ter­net credit. Book by June 1. Info: 877– 932–4259, hol­lan­damer­ica.com.


Azores Air­lines is of­fer­ing a $549 sale fare on round-trip flights from Bos­ton to Lis­bon; the fare on other air­lines starts at $702. The air­line has also re­duced its fare from Wash­ing­ton Rea­gan to Lis­bon. That flight, which in­cludes a JetBlue con­nec­tion to Bos­ton, starts at $735; the fare on other air­lines starts at $856. Fly Nov. 4 -Dec. 12 and Jan. 13 -March 20. Book by May 31 at www.azore­sair­lines.pt. The car­rier also has a sale to the Azores, with round-trip fares from Bos­ton start­ing at $449, in­clud­ing taxes; book by Mon­day.

Air Canada has sale fares to Bei­jing, Shang­hai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Taipei, Tai­wan. For ex­am­ple, con­nect­ing flights from BWI Mar­shall to Bei­jing start at $670 round trip, with taxes. Other air­lines are match­ing, but fares typ­i­cally start at about $1,300. Re­stric­tions vary by des­ti­na­tion. Book the Mother’s Day Sale to Asia by Mon­day at www.air­canada.com.


With JetBlue Va­ca­tions, save on pack­ages to select cities in the Caribbean, Florida and Cal­i­for­nia. For ex­am­ple, a fournight trip to Or­lando in early Oc­to­ber starts at $518 per per­son dou­ble and in­cludes round-trip air from Wash­ing­ton Rea­gan, a one-bed­room villa at the Sher­a­ton Vis­tana Vil­lages Re­sort Vil­las and taxes. Priced sep­a­rately, the trip starts at about $632. Travel Sept. 16-Nov. 15. Book by Mon­day at www.jetblue.com/va­ca­tions/ deals.


Per­form­ers par­tic­i­pate in a Chi­nese New Year cel­e­bra­tion in Hong Kong. Air Canada is of­fer­ing sale fares to Hong Kong, Bei­jing, Shang­hai, Seoul and Taipei, Tai­wan.

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