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The Amtrak Downeaster travels through Portland, Maine, on

The Amtrak Downeaster travels through Portland, Maine, on Dec. 8, 2011. The train, which topped 500,000 passengers in its latest fiscal year, celebrates the 10th anniversary of passenger rail service between Portland and Boston. Credit: AP


At the Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, on the Caribbean island of Tobago, pay for four nights and receive a free fifth night and three rounds of golf for two with a cart. A five-night stay in a deluxe oceanfront room, including breakfasts and tax, starts at $1,439 per couple, a savings of $360; the free golf is worth $296 per couple. The Escape the Winter Blues deal is valid on all-inclusive and bed-and-breakfast packages for travel through April 15. Book by March 31.

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Azmara Club Cruises is offering a choice of three deals on select cruises through 2017. With the Choices promotion, receive a $500 airfare or shipboard credit (both per person) or a cabin upgrade valued at $1,000. For example, the nine-night Turquoise Coasts & White Villages costs $4,192 per person double, including taxes and port fees. On the Sept. 20 Greece and Turkey cruise, couples can either upgrade from a Club Interior to Club Oceanview cabin or Club Oceanview to Club Veranda, receive $1,000 in onboard credits (apply to shore excursions, spa treatments and specialty dining) or receive $1,000 in ChoiceAir credits (you must book the air through the cruise line). Book by March 31.

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Amtrak has a sale on train travel aboard the Downeaster, which runs from Boston to Brunswick, Maine, with stops in New Hampshire. All city pairings cost $15 one way, including Boston to Portland or to Freeport, Maine. Book three days in advance by Jan. 28; travel through Jan. 31. Use promo code V879. The Boston-Brunswick trip normally costs from $24.

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Save 20 percent on the May 11 departure of Ciclismo Classico's Bike Across Italy tour. The cross-country bike trip, which travels through Italy's Le Marche, Umbria, Lazio and Tuscany regions, now starts at $4,316 per person double, a savings of $1,079. The tour includes 10 nights of accommodations, 20 meals, bike rental, guides, van support and taxes. Book by calling 800-866-7314 by Jan. 31.


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