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Getaway to the Antlers Hilton in Colorado Springs

Garden of the Gods
Garden of the Gods

Colorado Springs makes a great getaway from the metro Denver area. About 45 minutes drive south of Denver, Colorado Springs boasts the Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, and the Olympic Training Center. The Antlers Hilton downtown is offering a discount on stays through March 31. Two guests stay for $99 per night through January 31, 2015. Starting on February 1, the cost increases to $119 per room, double or king. Add $10 to the room rate for a mountain view. Breakfast and parking is included. There are a few black-out dates in January and February. Visit Travelzoo.com soon for more information and to buy your voucher. Call the hotel directly with the voucher number to reserve your travel dates.

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Discover New Orleans, ski Crested Butte, enjoy the sun in Fiji

Beach
Caribbean beach

This week’s deals include a tour of New Orleans and a cruise in the Caribbean, a great deal at a Crested Butte resort, and an adventure in Fiji.

Gate1travel.com is offering a ten-night package that includes time in the city of New Orleans and a cruise in the Caribbean from $749. The travel date for this price is February 5, but there are promo prices November 2014 through April 2015. This package includes three nights’ hotel accommodations in New Orleans, a walking tour through the French Quarter and Jackson Square, and an additional day to enjoy the city. On day 3 board the Norwegian Dawn and set sail for Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, Honduras, and Costa Maya, Mexico. The package doesn’t include airfare to New Orleans. Visit Gate1travel.com soon for more information and to book your cruise.

Here in the Rocky Mountain West, ski season has just begun and it’s a good time to book a ski trip. The Elevation Hotel and Spa in Crested Butte is offering discounted room rates from October through April. Rooms start at $89 per night for a Courtyard King Room and $139 for a Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite with dining credit. Up to two kids 17 or younger stay free in the suites. The package includes two $30 spa credits per day. The property is located at the base of Crested Butte Mountain Resort, a short walk from the mountain and the village. There is an onsite restaurant, or you can enjoy the restaurants and galleries in the village. For an offbeat adventure, visit the downtown rum distillery that welcomes guests year-round. At the resort, there is a $20 per day resort fee collected at check-in. Visit Groupon.com by October 25 for more information and to book your ski trip.

Some prefer sun to snow, and Travelzoo.com is partnering with Fuji Airways to offer round-trip airfare to the South Pacific for $999 from Los Angeles. Visit Fiji between February 1 and June 10 and September 10-30. Dive or snorkel the Rainbow Reef, eat great food, and spend time on one the many beautiful beaches. Fiji is also a great wedding and honeymoon destination, with many resorts specializing in these big events. Visit Travelzoo.com soon for more information on booking your dream trip to Fiji.

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Enjoy Frisco, Colorado, a Paris foodie tour, and a getaway in Aruba

Eiffeltower3This week’s travel deals include a quaint hotel in Frisco, Colorado, a Paris Foodie tour, and hotel discounts in Aruba.

Hotel Frisco Colorado is offering discounts on room rates through the end of ski season. Frisco, Colorado is located in the heart of Summit County, within easy driving distance to Arapahoe Basin, Keystone, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and Vail ski areas. There are several options available, starting at $79 per night. Stay Sunday through Wednesday, paying $79 for one night, or $214 for two nights. For stays Thursday through Saturday, pay $99 per night. Combine for up to 14 nights in this quaint mountain town. There are plenty of restaurants and bars to accommodate the après ski, and shopping for those days you’re not on the slopes. This deal is available through May 31, 2014, so there is time for those who prefer to enjoy Summit County by hiking and biking to take advantage of this deal. Visit Groupon.com by March 3 for more information and to book your getaway.

Some prefer beaches to ski runs, and Divi Village Golf and Beach Resort in Oranjestad, Aruba has beautiful beaches. Stay for four nights for $578 or six nights for $865 for two adults, with kids 12 and under staying and eating free. The property includes three restaurants, a large freshwater pool, and a nine-hole golf course. The package includes breakfast each morning and access to lots of activities and tours and is valid for stays between April 22 and December 20, 2014. Maximum occupancy is four in the one-bedroom villa. Children stay free and eat free from the kids menu. Visit Livingsocial.com by March 26 for more information and to buy your voucher.

Paris, France is never a bad idea, and Travelzoo.com and go-today.com have partnered to offer a gourmand-focused, Parisian getaway. Spend six nights exploring the Paris food scene, including two, three-hour cooking classes taught in central Paris, a three-hour gourmet tour in the Latin Quarter, and stay in a centrally-located, four-star hotel, starting at $999, double occupancy. Arrival dates are available from May 1, 2014 through November 2014. Though several activities are included in the package, travelers still have plenty of time to see the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and the Arc de Triomphe. Visit Travelzoo.com soon for more information and to book your vacation by April 18, 2014.

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Telluride boutique hotel during ski season

The Hotel Telluride is offering rooms during ski season at a 50% discount. Stay for as little as $169 per night for two people in a King room. The hotel was voted to the Gold List of World’s Best Places to Stay by Condé Nast Traveler readers and is located in the town of Telluride. Take the gondola to the lift, or spend some time in the on-site spa. Breakfast is included in the room rate, as well as drinks and an appetizer.

These rates are valid now through May 27, depending on availability. Visit Livingsocial.com by March 23, 2014 for more information and to book your getaway.

Ski in Taos, an Ireland self-tour, and an Alaskan cruise

Views of Glacier Bay, Alaska
Views of Glacier Bay, Alaska

This week’s deals include a ski lodge in Taos, New Mexico, a week in Ireland, and a great deal on Alaskan cruises.

To avoid the crowds at the big resorts, skiers look to Northern New Mexico. The El Pueblo Lodge in Taos, New Mexico is offering stays for up to four people, starting at $69 per room per night with dates into May. Stay as long as you like, but once the dates are booked they cannot be changed. The Lodge is about 30 minutes from the TaosSkiValley. The ski area has a peak elevation of 12,500 feet, 113 trails and bowls, with half of the runs designed for expert skiers and snowboarders. After ski season, enjoy hiking and biking along the trails in the area, or visit downtown Taos with its galleries and shops. Visit Groupon.com by February 26 for more information and to book your vacation.

If an Alaskan cruise is on your list, this may be the year. Celebrity Cruises is partnering with Travelzoo.com to offer great deals on Alaskan itineraries. Sail roundtrip from Vancouver, British Columbia on the Celebrity Century starting at $599, departing on May 18, June 1, 8, 15, or 22. Vancouver to Seward is also available on the Celebrity Millennium starting at $599 for an inside cabin. The itinerary includes the Inside Passage, Hubbard Glacier, Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, and Icy Strait Point. Visit Travelzoo.com by February 18 for more information on the cruises available.

Visit Dublin, Ireland with this deal from Great Value Vacations. Spend eight days in Dublin and AdareVillage starting at $999 for one person based on quad occupancy. Round-trip air from Boston, New York City or Chicago is included. The package also includes manual-shift rental car with unlimited mileage, quad-occupancy accommodations for six nights in a three bedroom villa at AdareManorCastle and Golf Resort, airline taxes, fuels surcharges, and hotel fees. Design your own itinerary since there are no pre-planned excursions in this package. The Adare resort is near Limerick and within easy driving distance of BunrattyCastle, the Cliffs of Moher, and the city of Dublin. Visit Livingsocial.com for more information and to book your vacation.

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