- The Washington Times - Friday, December 29, 2006


Fly round trip to London during the peak summer season in British Airways’ Club World, the airline’s business class, for $2,758. The business class is available from British Airways’ 19 U.S. gateways, including Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport. A $30 surcharge applies to travel Thursday through Sunday. Taxes are not included. Travel is valid July 1 through Sept. 2. Book by Feb. 1. See www.ba.com.


Enjoy a three-night midweek ski vacation in Vail, Colo., for $449 per person — lift ticket included. The package includes accommodations at the AAA four-diamond-rated Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, a ski-in-ski-out resort just steps away from the Eagle Bahn Gondola for quick mountain access, and a three-day lift ticket. Book by tomorrow, stay Jan. 8 through 31. www.marriott.com.


The Montreal Tourism Board is offering a special two-night hotel deal good for travel through May 31. The Sweet Deal package includes hotel stays starting at $109 for the first night, with the second night 50 percent off. The package is available at 21 hotels throughout the city, from the Quality Inn Downtown to the Sofitel Montreal. For more information or to book, see www.tourisme-montreal.org.


Cathay Pacific Airways again is offering its All Asia Pass for world travelers desiring to experience multiple destinations across Asia. The pass includes round-trip air travel to Hong Kong and connecting flights to 22 other destinations within a 21-day travel period.

This year’s destination options include Bali, Bangkok, Colombo, Fukuoka, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur, Nagoya, Osaka, Penang, Sapporo, Seoul, Singapore, Surabaya, Taipei and Tokyo, along with five new destinations: Cebu, Manila, Kota Kinabalu, Phuket and Phnom Penh.

Prices from Washington start at $1,699 per person. The pass is available for much of the year, beginning Feb. 26, but some dates have a $450 per person surcharge. Book at www.cathaypacific.com or call 800/233-2742.


Experience the sights of Jerusalem with Gate 1 Travel’s Israel package. The six-night package starts at $1,079 per person and includes round-trip airfare from Washington to Tel Aviv on El Al Israel Airlines and accommodations at the Caesar Jerusalem hotel. Hotel upgrades are available and range from $50 to $590 per person. Departure dates are available through February. Book at www.gate1travel.com or call 800/682-3333.


United Airlines is starting off the new year with a worldwide fare sale good for travel to nearly every destination throughout its global network. Fares from Washington-area airports start at $49 each way. Fares are good through March 7 for travel in the United States and Canada and March 31 for international travel. Purchase by Jan. 9. Minimum and maximum stay requirements vary. Book at www.united.com.

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