- The Washington Times - Friday, February 2, 2007

DOWN UNDER DEAL

Spend a week or two in Australia or New Zealand with Air Tahiti Nui’s G’Day Down Under fare sale from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Round-trip fares to Auckland are $878, to Sydney $978. Passengers also can make a free stop in Tahiti, including one free hotel night, in either direction. Sale fares are valid through April 24. Book by Monday. See www.airtahitinui-usa.com or call 877/824-4846.

ANTIGUA ESCAPE

Leave the winter blues behind and travel to sunny Antigua with Carlisle Bay’s Four Night Escape package. The package, priced at $2,565 per couple, includes four nights’ accommodations in a beach or ocean suite, daily breakfast and afternoon tea, a three-course dinner at Indigo on the Beach or East restaurants, two spa treatments or two one-hour tennis lessons. Other complimentary activities at the oceanfront resort include nightly films in the screening room; snorkeling, sailing and other water sports; and tennis, yoga and Pilates classes. The package is valid through Nov. 30. Blackout dates are Sept. 1 through Oct. 12. Book at www.carlislebay.com

CRUISE AROUND

Expedia.com is offering cruises starting at $179 per person as part of its 2007 Cruise Getaways Sale. The sale includes 15 cruise lines with itineraries that span the globe. Some lines include free cabin upgrades and $150 in onboard spending credit. Sample cruises include a four-night Bahamas cruise with Royal Caribbean starting at $229, a seven-night Alaska cruise with the Holland America Line starting at $699 and a 10-night western Mediterranean cruise with Disney Cruise Line starting at $2,699. Book at www.expedia.com/cruise or call 888/249-3978.

HAWAIIAN PACKAGES

After a $50 million renovation, the Four Seasons Lana’i at Manele Bay in Hawaii is open and showing its new features with a variety of packages. The Bed and Breakfast package includes one night’s accommodation with breakfast, starting at $435 per night. The Romance package includes three nights, breakfast, a bottle of champagne, aromatherapy oils and two keepsake bathrobes. The package starts at $1,650. Both packages are available through Dec. 19. Book at www.fourseasons.com/manelebay.

FAIRMONT DEALS

Fairmont has reduced rates at its properties worldwide for the Only One Way Winter sale. Promotional rates are good through April 30. Sample rates and destinations include: Fairmont San Francisco, $259; Fairmont Banff Springs, $219; Fairmont Newfoundland, $159; Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, $299. See www.fairmont.com/winter or call 800/262-1600.

OFF TO IRELAND

Fly round-trip to Ireland for $397 with American Airlines’ Fall in Love With Europe sale. Flights are available to Dublin or Shannon from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Outbound flights are valid through Feb. 28; return travel must be completed by March. 30. Taxes are not included. Book at www.aa.com.

THE WASHINGTON TIMES

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