Travel deals: Dublin, French Riviera, more
AIRFARE TO DUBLIN
Aer Lingus is offering sale fares for travel on nonstop flights from JFK to Dublin. High-season fare, for travel July 1-Aug. 22, starts at $949 round-trip, including taxes; nonstop flights on other airlines start at $1,243. Aer Lingus is offering sale fares for June and late August, from $699 round-trip for June 1-15, $799 for June 16-30 and $849 for Aug. 23-31; many dates are sold out. For cheapest fares, fly Monday-Thursday; Saturday night stay required. Book online by Wednesday.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority (ugandawildlife.org), which manages the country's national parks, has reduced the fee for its gorilla-viewing permits by 30 percent. The discounted rate is $350 per person per day, down from $500, for travel in April and May. The price is reflected in wildlife tours, such as Africa Adventure Consultants' new Uganda Flying Safari, a chimp- and gorilla-tracking trip in Uganda parks. The 10-day land package costs $6,479 per person double (rate is less for more travelers), plus $700 for two gorilla permits (vs. $1,000) and $300 for two chimp permits.
INFO 866-778-1089, adventuresinafrica.com
Spend spring in Beverly Hills and get a $100 hotel credit, free breakfast and parking, room upgrade and two Rodeo VIP cards with special offers. Seven hotels are participating in the Spring Getaway in Beverly Hills promo, including the Beverly Hilton; Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons hotel; Montage Beverly Hills; and the Peninsula Beverly Hills. Rates and terms vary. Thompson Beverly Hills requires stays of at least two nights; rooms start at $499, plus $76 taxes. Deal includes continental breakfast in Caulfield's (a la carte coffee and toast are normally $9) and valet parking.
The new Hotel de Paris St. Tropez, in the town of St. Tropez along the French Riviera, is offering introductory rates for stays March 23 through May 7. Rates start at $375 a night, including taxes and buffet breakfast; regular rate starts at $611. No booking deadline, but rate is based on availability.
INFO 888-334-7609, hoteldeparis-sainttropez.com