- The Washington Times - Friday, December 30, 2005


Travel to Buenos Aires — where it is summer — for less than $100 a day with Go-Today.com’s latest vacation offer. The seven-day package, which starts at $499, includes round-trip airfare from Washington Dulles International Airport, accommodations, daily breakfast and ground transfers.

Travelers are free to explore the Argentine capital and enjoy the shopping, dining and nightlife the city offers. Purchase deadline is Jan. 19 at the quoted price through March 15. See www.go-today.com to book.


United Airlines is ringing in the new year with a sale that shouldn’t break next year’s travel budget. Fares start at $49 each way and include more than 15,000 routes.

Travel one-way from Washington to Chicago ($89); San Antonio, Texas ($129); Montego Bay, Jamaica ($89); and Brussels ($241).

United also is offering 2,006 bonus miles if the sale tickets are booked at www.united.com by Jan. 10. Travel is valid through March 8 for domestic cities and March 31 for international destinations. See www.united.com.


Fly to Oakland, San Diego or Long Beach, Calif., for $99 each way on JetBlue. Book by Jan. 19 and travel through April 4. Taxes are an additional $34. Visit www.jetblue.com.

Luxury in Colorado

Earning five-star and five-diamond ratings from AAA and Mobil, the Broadmoor resort in Colorado is usually associated with high prices and famous clientele. For select days in January and February, the average consumer can enjoy life just like the rich and famous at the Broadmoor for $129 per night — a savings of more than 40 percent. The resort also is offering 20 percent off for all spa treatments and free passes to the Broadmoor movie theater.

Located near the base of Pike’s Peak, the resort offers outdoor activities such as fly-fishing, horseback riding, hiking and biking along with golf courses and pools. Discounted rates are available on the following dates: Jan. 1-6, 8-10, 15-18, 21-23 and 25, and Feb. 1-9, 11 and 14-25. Visit www.broadmoor.com or call 866/837-9520.


This deal is for all those NASCAR fans. TripRes.com is offering special packages for the UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400, the opening race of the NASCAR season at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 10 through 12. Packages start at $490 per person and include two nights’ hotel accommodations, tickets to the three races and transportation to and from the Speedway. Higher-priced packages are available as well. To see all available packages or to book, visit www.tripres.com.


The Nevada mining town of Goldfield has been added to the State Register of Historic Places. Goldfield has about 300 residents, but at its peak, it was home to 20,000 people. That was during the early 1900s, when Goldfield was the state’s largest city and the nation’s largest gold producer.




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