- The Washington Times - Friday, November 4, 2005

THE WASHINGTON TIMES

One night free

Loews Hotels is hoping you’ll stay one night longer for your next vacation — and they’ll let you stay that extra night free. The fourth-night-free promotion is available through Jan. 31 at some of the chain’s hotels and resorts in the United States and Canada, including Loews Beverly Hills Hotel, Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego and Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson.

To book, see www.loewshotels.com and enter promo code 4FREE or call 866/768-6658 and ask for the fourth-night-free promotion.

SONG’S OVER — SALES BEGIN

Song —the low-fare unit of Delta Airlines — may have sung for the last time, but that isn’t stopping Delta from heating up the airfare price wars with 15 sale fares from Washington area airports. Sample round-trip fares are Austin, Texas ($276) and Fort Myers, Fla. ($164). Sale fares are valid for travel through Dec. 15. Lowest fares are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. To see a full list of destinations or to book, visit www.delta.com or www.orbitz.com or call 800/221-1212.

SYSTEMWIDE SALE

Airtran Airways has put its entire route network on sale through Nov. 10. From sunny locales such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Miami to cold-weather haunts such as Boston and Denver, all 47 destinations should be a little cheaper in winter and spring.

Sample fares from Washington Dulles International Airport include Cancun, Mexico ($159), Denver ($129) and Tampa, Fla. ($99). Fares from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport include Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ($99), San Francisco ($149), and Atlanta ($74). All fares are one-way, taxes not included, and valid for travel through March 1. The lowest fares are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. To book, visit www.airtran.com or call 800/AIR-TRAN.

CROSSING POND FOR LESS

Air France is getting into the winter fare sale with its early-bird sale, which runs through Tuesday. Sale fares are available to more than 30 European destinations from Dulles airport, including (one way): Budapest ($194) and Paris ($210). Sale fares include the $110 mandatory fuel surcharge. Sale fares are valid for departures from Jan. 15 through March 31. To book, visit www.airfrance.com or call 800/237-2747.

CHRISTMAS IN EUROPE

Sofitel Hotels are enticing travelers to experience European Christmas traditions this year by offering 40 percent discounts at several hotels in Germany and the Alsace region of France. Visitors to these locations can see the thousands of Christmas markets that spring up during Advent each year. Participating hotels include the Sofitel Strasbourg in France and, in Germany, the Dorint Sofitel Quellenhof Aachen, Dorint Sofitel Bayerpost Munich and Dorint Sofitel Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin.

Rates start at $168. The offer is valid through Dec. 31. To book, visit www.sofitel.com or call 800/SOFITEL.

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