- The Washington Times - Friday, January 20, 2006


Fly business class to London (Stansted Airport) from Washington Dulles International Airport for $999 round trip — taxes included. MAXjet Airways, which began flying from New York to London on Nov. 1, has announced the introductory fare to celebrate its inaugural all-business-class service between the two capitals, beginning March 15. Flights will operate to and from Stansted on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday aboard MAXjet’s Boeing 767s, which are configured for 102 passengers — a typical 767 seats more than 200 people. After the introductory sale, flights will start at $1,750 round trip, taxes included. Visit www.maxjet.com or call 888/I-FLY-MAX.


Atlantic City isn’t the only casino town on the East Coast for gambling, eating, sleeping and shopping in one place. The Mohegan Bay casino and resort near Hartford, Conn., has 30 eateries, a 20,000-square-foot spa, a shopping mall and one of the largest casinos in the Northeast. Through Feb. 28, Mohegan Bay is offering its Stop, Shop and Roll package: $299 a night includes accommodations; a $150 gift certificate for shopping, spa treatments or food; dinner for two at the Uncas grill and restaurant; and two $20 coupons for use in the casino. The package is available for stays Sunday through Thursday. Visit www.mohegansun.com or call 888/777-7922.


While Washington’s weather is inconclusive, Orbitz.com is offering vacation specials to several all-inclusive Sandals and Beaches resorts in the warm Caribbean — with $175 in resort credit. The room credit, which is good for use throughout the resorts, is available when six or more nights are booked at one of seven Sandals locations in Montego Bay, Jamaica; St. Lucia; and Nassau, Bahamas, or one of three Beaches locations in Ocho Rios and Negril in Jamaica and Turks and Caicos. Book by Jan. 29. See www.orbitz.com.


For travelers who plan their vacations months ahead, British Airways has a deal. Fly in fall from Washington Dulles or Baltimore-Washington International Airport to London Heathrow for $446 round trip — taxes and surcharges included. Travel is good from Sept. 1 through Oct. 26. Book by Jan. 23. The passenger booking must be an Executive Club member or sign up for free membership at www.ba.com. See www.ba.com for more information.


Fairmont Hotels has placed its 19 Canadian properties on sale for the new Only One Way promotion. Accommodations start at $117 per night and vary by hotel. Sample rates include the stately Le Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City for $159; the Jasper Park Lodge in Alberta for $134; and the Royal York in downtown Toronto for $192. Rates are valid for stays through April 30. For more information, visit www.fairmont.com.


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