This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
Save $1,000 on the Mystical Mustang: Nepal’s Forbidden Kingdom trek from Mountain Travel Sobek. The 18-day tour costs $4,995 per person double and includes lodging, such as a five-star property in Kathmandu; most meals; airport transfers; sightseeing and guides; ground transportation; tips; entrance fees and permits; basic medical and evacuation insurance; and taxes. Domestic airfare of $535 and a special permit fee of $550 are extra. Depart May 10 or Sept. 27. Info: 888-831-7526, mtsobek.com.
The Breakers Palm Beach, the fabled luxury property in Florida, has a summer deal from June 1 to Sept. 30, including holidays. Nightly rates start at $369 for Sunday-Thursday stays and from $469 on weekends — nearly 50 percent off winter rates. Price includes a full American breakfast buffet, unlimited golf at two championship courses (normally $210; $35 cart fee applies), unlimited tennis (value: $20-$25 per hour), access to the new indoor-outdoor fitness center; and WiFi. Add 12 percent tax. Info: 855-313-8851, thebreakers.com.
Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, on the island of St. Lucia, is offering up to 40 percent off plus a free night on stays of at least five nights. For example, a five-night stay for two in early June starts at $811, including taxes — a total savings of $874. The deal is also available on all-inclusive packages; a five-night package in early June starts at $1,848 per couple, a savings of $1,818. Book by June 30; travel by Dec. 20. Use promo code WISS16. Info: 877-522-0722, windjammer-landing.com/special-offers.
Avalon Waterways is offering free economy airfare on several dozen European river cruises departing in March and April 2017. Savings vary. For example, the Romantic Rhine cruise from Zurich to Amsterdam departing April 2 starts at $2,399, plus $168 port charges. Round-trip airfare from Washington Dulles typically costs about $1,350. Book by May 31. Info: 877-797-8791, avalonwaterways.com.
Sun Country Airlines is taking 25 percent off nonstop flights between Reagan National and Minneapolis-St. Paul. Round-trip fare is $174, including taxes, for travel through Oct. 12; fare typically starts at $223. Offer is not valid on Sunday travel, except on May 29 and July 3. Blackout dates apply. Fourteen-day advance purchase required. Book by April 25 and use code SCA25. Info: 877-411-1177, suncountry.com.
Apple Vacations has discounted select Dominican Republic packages leaving from BWI Marshall. The trips depart on Sundays and return on Saturdays and include round-trip nonstop charter flights on Xtra Airways. Prices and savings vary. For example, a six-night stay at the all-inclusive Sirenis Punta Cana Resort Casino starts at $619 per person double for May departures, a savings of $687. Price includes airfare, lodging with meals and drinks, access to the resort’s Aquagames water park, airport transfers and taxes. Book by April 28. Lowest rates apply to May travel. Info: 800-517-2000, applevacations.com.
Islands in the Sun has a New Zealand package with a seven-day motor-home rental. The deal starts at $1,799 per person double and includes round-trip air from Los Angeles to Christchurch (add $85 for air from San Francisco); round-trip motor-home rental from Christchurch, with unlimited miles, kitchen, bedding and 24/7 road service; a Kaikoura whale-watching cruise; and taxes. Book by April 29; select departures on Sundays and Thursdays, May 1-Sept. 30. Flights from Washington to Los Angeles are additional and run from $250. By comparison, international airfare alone starts at about $1,000. Info: 888-828-6877, islandsinthesun.com.
— Carol Sottili, Andrea Sachs
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