The latest salvo of savings comes from Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, now offering either a free night or a spending credit at select Four Seasons hotels around the world. The list of destinations taking part in the free-night deal includes London, Prague and Vancouver, while hotel spending credits are available in Florence, Pudong (Shanghai), Marrakech and Santa Barbara, plus many more.
Valentine’s Day is coming, and so is Family Day. The Apple Core Hotels chain in New York City has great rates for both, starting at $ 135 (all prices U.S.) for dates over Valentine’s weekend, and through the month of February, at La Quinta Manhattan, and from $ 155 at nyma (New York Manhattan Hotel).
Two more properties in the Apple Core group, Broadway @ Times Square and The Hotel @ Times Square, are leading in at $ 140 per night for Family Day, double occupancy and excluding taxes, with two double beds and continental breakfast. Third and fourth guests in the room are charged $ 15 each plus taxes, while kids 12 and under stay free in their parents’ room.
Bring a friend for spa deal
Spa treatments are on sale at the beautiful Rosewood Hotel Georgia in Vancouver. With the new “Winter Bring a Friend” package, guests who purchase a treatment at the Sense spa will get 40 per cent off a treatment for their friend, plus both guests will get 20 per cent off their next spa appointment.
See rosewoodhotels.com or call 604-682-5566.
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Club Med’s “The World is on Sale” promotion runs until March 5, with discounted rates at about 60 resorts worldwide, for travel through Aug. 23. Plus, starting in late April, kids under 4 stay free as part of a new Club Med pricing policy, at North American resorts and some international properties. See clubmed.ca
Kathryn Folliott is a Toronto-based freelance writer. Prices quoted are subject to change and availability.
PICKS OF THE WEEK
Sunquest: Runaway Bay (Jamaica), air & hotel, $ 1,269 (+$ 230 taxes & fees) (March 5). sunquest.ca
Nolitours: Holguin, air & hotel, $ 799 (+$ 280 taxes & fees) (Feb. 7). nolitours.com
Signature Vacations: Cayo Santa Maria, air & hotel, $ 855 (+$ 290 taxes & fees) (Feb. 17). signaturevacations.com
Transat Holidays: Cancun, air & hotel, $ 1,079 (+$ 347 taxes & fees) (Feb. 7). transatholidays.com
Hola Sun Holidays: Varadero, air & hotel, $ 1,188 (+$ 274 taxes & fees) (Feb. 16). holasunholidays.ca
Bel Air Travel: Dublin, air & hotel, $ 959 (+$ 464 taxes & fees) (April 19). belairtravel.com
Sell Off Vacations: Punta Cana, air & hotel, $ 484 (+$ 390 taxes & fees) (Feb. 12). selloffvacations.com
itravel2000: Lisbon, air & hotel, $ 589 (+$ 382 taxes & fees) (March 10). itravel2000.com
WestJet Vacations: Barbados, air & hotel, $ 1,909 (+$ 102 taxes) (Feb. 27). westjetvacations.com