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Orbitz hotel sale, worldwide vacation package deals, Beaver Run Resort adventure

Arenal Volcano
The garden at the Arenal Lodge in Costa Rica.

This week’s deals include a hotel sale from Orbitz, a sale on packaged vacations from Friendly Planet Travel, and summer savings at Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado.

Orbitz is running their Hotel Sale through July 31, 2014. Save up to 50% off hotels, and with the promo code GOGOGO, save another 15% if you book by June 29, 2014. Hotels around the world are participating, including the Playa Grande Resort and Grand Spa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and the Sheraton Maui Resort and Spa in Hawaii. Visit Orbitz.com for more information on the available hotels and dates.

Friendly Planet Travel begins their Summer Blowout Sale on Tuesday, June 17. Select from their most popular tours, including A Taste of China, the Aegean Greek Island Hopper, and Affordable Amazon & Machu Pichu. Save between $325 and $525 per person on these packaged tours. Friendly Planet uses reliable IATA carriers such as United Airlines and carefully selects only first class and superior hotels in great locations. This sale only lasts until Thursday, June 19 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Visit Friendlyplanet.com for more information and to book your vacation.

For those of us here on the Front Range that want to get into the mountains for a few days this summer, Groupon.com and Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge have partnered to offer discounts on room rates through the summer. Stay in a studio for as low as $98 per night, and a one bedroom suite starting at $112 per night for four people. Up to eight travelers can stay in a two bedroom suite starting at $150 per night. Beaver Run is located at the base of the Breckenridge Ski Resort, within walking distance of the town. The resort offers everything from groceries to restaurants to a hip bar scene. Visit Groupon.com by June 18 for more information and to book your vacation dates.

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These deals are subject to change or cancellation at any time, and restrictions may apply. Book early for the best deals.

Beauty on the California coast, adventure in Costa Rica, getaway to Summit County

The Arenal Volcano
The Arenal Volcano

Today’s deals include the lovely Asilomar hotel in Monterey, California, the Arenal Lodge near Fortuna Costa Rica, and deals at the Frisco Hotel in Summit County.

For anyone that loves the California coast, Monterey Bay is a favorite destination. Groupon Getaways has partnered with the Asilomar to offer discounted room rates through July, starting at $125 per night. This property is run by the California State Park system and several buildings were designed by Julia Morgan, the architect of Hearst Castle. The lodge hugs the coastline, within easy walking distance to the beach. The town of Pacific Grove is close by, where guests can hike the beach trails. For a bit more activity, head into Monterey and visit Cannery Row or the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Visit Groupon.com soon for more information and to book your California beach vacation.

With direct flights between Denver and J Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica, Frontier has opened up this beautiful country to more visitors. Costa Rica offers jungle, beaches, cloud forests  and for folks who enjoy volcano watching, Arenal is the place to be. The Arenal Lodge is offering a discount on escapes, starting at $200 for three nights for two adults and up to two children in a garden room. Stay seven nights for $467. The Arenal Lodge has incredible views of the volcano, which still belches smoke occasionally. The grounds are lovely, and the food and service is delightful. Visit the town of La Fortuna, a short taxi ride away, go boating on Arenal Lake, and hike the jungle trails on the property. Visit Livingsocial.com by May 28 for more information and to book your Costa Rican getaway.

As anyone living on the Front Range knows, going to the mountains on the weekends is popular. So popular that getting home often takes extra hours. Why not just stay up in Frisco an extra night and leave in the morning? The Frisco Hotel is offering room rates for $89 Sunday through Thursday through June, and $139 in July and August. The package is for two adults, and includes a $25 credit to spend at the hotel. Frisco is a neat little town with plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from. Rent bikes or hike the local trails. Or take the short drive to Lake Dillon and spend the day on the water. Visit Travelzoo.com soon for more information and to buy your voucher.

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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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