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A tour of Sicily, European cruises and more travel deals

Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort in

Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort in Herradura, Costa Rica, situated between the Pacific Ocean and 1,100 acres of tropical rainforest. Credit: Marriott Hotels


Save nearly $900 on the Bella Sicilia package, a two-week walking tour on Italy's Sicilia with the Wayfarers. The trip, which combines the Western Sicily Walk and the Eastern Sicily Walk, costs $7,500 per person double, a savings of $890. The deal also includes a free night in Cefalu, a beach resort town on the north coast. Price includes accommodations, all meals and on-trail snacks, walking guide and support vehicle, ground transfers, hotel and restaurant gratuities, taxes and more. Depart April 27 or Oct. 5. By comparison, each segment costs $4,195.

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With Friendly Planet, save $400 on its new Discover Spain tour. With the discount, the eight-day package starts at $1,899 per person double and includes round-trip air from Newark to Madrid, first-class accommodations in Madrid, Seville and Granada; nine meals; transfers and ground transportation; guided tours and entrance fees; and taxes. For lowest rate, depart Nov. 7. Other departures available in May, June, August, September and October. For a $300 savings, book by April 8; for an extra $100, use promo code WP031614 by Monday.

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VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations is offering savings of $200 to $300 on select 2014 European tours. For example, the 10-day tour of Poland: Cycling through the Old World, departing May 3, is $3,245 per person double, after a $300 per-person discount. The trip includes round-trip airfare from New York to Warsaw, with return from Krakow; eight nights' lodging; 13 meals; tour leaders and van support; use of bike and helmet; transfers; and taxes. Book by March 28; request promo code BCPP990.

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Families booking three nights at Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort in Herradura, Costa Rica will get a fourth night free on the Sand Dollar Package. Rates start at $189 per night. Also included in the deal are a $100 resort credit and complimentary breakfast at La Vista restaurant for two adults and two children under 12. Book by May 31 and use promo code S29. Blackout dates apply.

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Oceania Cruises is offering a premium-economy airfare upgrade for $99 per person on seven 2014 Northern Europe cruises. For example, the 12-night Engaging Harbors itinerary, which sails round-trip from London on Sept. 20, starts at $4,599 per person double, including taxes and round-trip premium-economy airfare from Newark or JFK to London. Priced separately, airfare costs about $1,948. In addition, the Engaging Harbors cruise has several other discounts: $200 shipboard credits, prepaid gratuities (value starts at $360 per couple) and unlimited Internet (valued at $360). Airfare deal is based on availability; for other discounts, book by March 31.

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CroisiEurope is offering discounts on select 2014 European river cruises. For example, the May 26, July 7 and Sept. 29 departures of the six-night Canal du Rhone-a-Sete barge cruise from Avignon to Sete, France, now starts at $2,450 per person double, a savings of $280. Promotion is based on availability.

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Rail Europe is offering spring discounts on the Swiss Pass to commemorate the train pass' 25th anniversary. Deal applies to four- and eight-day consecutive travel passes for first-class seats. Travel April 1-May 31. The eight-day pass, usually $713, is now $548; the four-day pass, usually $472, is now $379 (pricing may change slightly based on currency exchange fluctuations). The promotion also includes other savings, such as 50 percent off mountain railway and cable car tickets. Book by May 20.

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