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The Boston Red Sox take on the Milwaukee

The Boston Red Sox take on the Milwaukee Brewers during the Opening Day game at Fenway Park on April 4, 2014, in Boston. Credit: Getty Images / Jared Wickerham


To celebrate baseball season, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is taking 15 percent off rates on hotels near baseball parks. The Baseball for All promo runs through Sept. 28 and features such hotels as Boston's Nine Zero (two miles from Fenway Park), Monaco Chicago (five miles from Wrigley Field) and Seattle's Alexis Hotel (less than a mile from Safeco Field). Deal also includes free Wi-Fi and $10 minibar/bar credit for Kimpton InTouch Members (free to join). Prices vary. For instance, on May 1, the night before the Cubs-Cardinals game in Chicago, a discounted room at the Burnham starts at $247, including taxes. Use promo code BASES.



Book by April 24 and save up to $800 per couple on SmarTours' 11-day package to Colombia. With the discount, the Sept. 13 departure of the Discover Colombia tour costs $2,099 per person double; pay by check and save an additional $100. Price includes round-trip air from Miami to Bogota, with return from Cartagena; all transportation and transfers, including in-country flights; first-class lodging in Bogota, the Coffee Triangle, Medellin and Cartagena; 17 meals; guided tours and admission fees; and all taxes and fees. Fall fares are usually about $220. Departures in October and November, plus winter dates in 2015, are available for a slightly higher rate.

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Rainforest Cruises has a sale on riverboat cruises on the Amazon. The deal applies to four-, five- and eight-day itineraries in Peru, Brazil and Ecuador. Various departure dates in May, June and August. For example, the four-day Delfin I cruise to Peru's northern Amazon and the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve is now $3,275 per person double, down from $3,545. The April 28 cruise includes deluxe master suite accommodation with private whirlpool bath, all meals and alcoholic beverages (except premium brands); bilingual guides and excursions; park ticket; transfers; and taxes.

INFO 727-498-0234,

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