Kayakers paddle in the Exuma Cays. (Oct. 26, 2003)

Kayakers paddle in the Exuma Cays. (Oct. 26, 2003) Credit: Handout


The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism is offering free flights from Nassau to the out islands. With the Two Fly Free from Nassau promotion, book a four-night package with any of the participating properties and receive a pair of inter-island air tickets. Or book three nights and earn one gratis flight. Choose from nearly 40 hotels on such islands as Cat Island, the Exumas, Bimini and Crooked Island. Club fee of $1 a person a day and taxes. Book by June 30; travel by Oct. 31, 2014. Blackout dates apply.

INFO 866-689-5505, myoutislands.com/two-fly-free-promotion.cfm


Vive Hotel Waikiki, a new 125-room boutique hotel on the island of Oahu, is offering guests $25 gift cards. With the Check-In & Cash In package, book a room from $189 a night, plus about 14 percent tax, and receive a $25 American Express gift card for each night of your stay. Valid through Oct. 31. Rate includes daily continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, use of beach gear and more. Book by Sept. 15 and use code CASH.

INFO 866-758-4062, vivehotelwaikiki.com


Book two nights at any of the nine Kennebunkport Resort Collection properties in the coastal region of southern Maine and get a third night free. For stays Sunday through Thursday, between Sept. 3 and Oct. 24. Prices vary. For example, three nights at the lowest-priced hotel, the Kennebunkport Inn, start at $372, including taxes and fees, a savings of $185. Request promo code KRC3.

INFO 800-573-7186, kennebunkportresortcollection.com


Save 20 percent on a two-night Zambezi Queen Luxury River Safari in Botswana. The Followme2AFRICA deal now costs $1,915 a couple, down from $2,394, and includes transfers between the Kasane airport and the boat; all meals and beverages, including wine and beer; water-based game-viewing and bird-watching; cultural tour of a village; half-day game-viewing in Chobe National Park; and taxes. The three-deck houseboat offers 10 suites and four master suites. Deal is available through March.

INFO 800-687-3915, followme2africa.com

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