Ski resorts

At Antlers at Vail, in the Lionshead area facing Colorado's Vail Mountain, stay at least one night in December and pay $99 for a return visit in the spring. Rates in December start at $285 a night, plus about 10 percent tax. The special spring rate is valid April 7 through June 15; tax is additional.

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Northstar Lodging in Lake Tahoe, Calif., is offering a stay-and-ski-free package during off-peak periods. Book at least two nights in a Northstar condominium and receive two lift tickets per night. For example, two nights in a studio condo in late March costs $686 a couple, including taxes (add $10 resort fee a night) and lift tickets at Northstar (normally from $90 each). Valid March 23-April 20.

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With the Winter Break promotion, save up to 30 percent at 74 Kempinski luxury hotels in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Prices and minimum-stay requirements vary. For example, a five-night stay in January at the Kempinski Hotel Das Tirol next to the Kitzbühel ski area in Austria starts at about $2,320 a couple, a savings of $560. Travel through March 15.

INFO 800-426-3135,

Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel in Taneytown, Md., near Gettysburg, Pa., is offering a perks-filled Winter Escape Package. The deal starts at $119 a person double and includes one night in the former plantation, afternoon tea, hors d'oeuvres, six-course dinner at the property's Smokehouse Restaurant, in-room continental breakfast tray, full country-style breakfast served in the Mansion, and taxes -- a savings of $90. Valid Sunday through Friday, through March 31. Saturday night starts at $169 a person.

INFO 410-756-6812,