Deals of the week: Iceland, China, Greece
Icelandair Holidays is offering an Iceland Northern Lights and Glacier Walk package for less than $1,000 per person double. The deal includes round-trip air from New York's JFK to Reykjavik; three or four nights' lodging; a Northern Lights and glacier ice walk tour, including use of ice pick and crampons; two-course dinner at Hotel Anna Restaurant; admission to an exhibit at the Country Hotel Anna; and all taxes. For example, a couple departing Dec. 4 pays $1,840 for four nights at the Hilton Reykjavik Nordica. Depart through Dec. 11 or March 24-31. By comparison, airfare to Iceland costs from $850.
INFO 800-223-5500, icelandair.us.
With Starwood Hotels & Resorts' Better Tomorrows promotion, good through Dec. 31, receive up to 40 percent off every second night at properties around North America and Latin America. Two-night minimum required, but deal also works on longer stays. Deal applies to all Starwood brands. For example, at the Westin Resort & Spa in Los Cabos, Mexico, pay $558 for two nights in an oceanfront Royal Beach Club room in early December, down from $698; add about 17 percent taxes per night. Restrictions apply.
INFO 866-924-8746, starwoodpromos.com/bettertomorrows. Ask for promo code ZB4.
Save more than 50 percent on Victoria Cruises' winter sailings on China's Yangtze River. The Three Gorges Highlights trip, which travels three nights from Chongqing to Yichang or four nights on the reverse itinerary, now starts at $470 per person double, with taxes, a savings of $510. Depart Thursday or Sunday in January or February. Add $200 per person to special Chinese New Year celebratory cruises departing Feb. 10, 11, 13 and 14. Tips are an additional $24 per person.
INFO 800-348-8084, victoriacruises.com.
Intrepid Vacations is offering a package from New York's JFK to Athens. The Greece trip is $1,238 per person double and includes round-trip air, five nights at the four-star Acropolis Select Hotel, welcome dinner, city tour, transfers and taxes. Depart December, February or March. Thirty-day advance purchase required. Package would typically cost about $120 more per person.
INFO 800-505-5497, intrepid-vacations.com.