American Cruise Lines Alaska travel deal

American Cruise Lines' American Spirit ,with a view

American Cruise Lines' American Spirit ,with a view from Douglas Island across to Mendenhall Glacier and Rhino Park, near Juneau, Alaska. Photo Credit: American Cruise Lines

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American Cruise Lines is offering a free precruise hotel night and free shore excursions on its Southeast Alaska sailings. The deal includes one night at the Goldbelt Hotel in Juneau (typically about $230) and six shore excursions, valued at $450 per person. The promo applies to seven-night cruises aboard the American Spirit in summer 2014 and 2015; the ship sails round-trip from Juneau. Price starts at $5,350 per person double, plus $250 taxes and port charges. Book by March 5.

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MSC Cruises is offering a Divina Dream Deal, with 50 percent savings on three of its seven-day Caribbean sailings. Reduced rates start at $499 a person for an interior stateroom. All sailings depart from Miami and spend three days at sea with one day docked at different ports. Book through March 31.

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Costa Rican Vacations is offering a seven-night vacation to Costa Rica for the price of five nights, a savings of more than $750. The package starts at $2,700 per person double and includes three nights at Arenal Kioro, with buffet breakfast, shuttle service and entrance to Titoku Hot Springs; and four nights in the luxury Villa Buena Onda in Playas del Coco, including daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. Airport and ground transfers, and taxes (except for the $29 departure tax) also included. Travel April 1-June 30 (blackout dates during Easter week).

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The JHouse in Greenwich, Conn., is offering a discount for the Chocoholics Getaway on April 12. The getaway will cost $349 for the night, a 30 percent savings. A 21 / 2-hour class on truffle-making, taught by executive Chef Francois Kwaku-Dongo, is included. Souvenir aprons will also be given to participants.

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