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Travel deals: ski, spa, cruise

The exterior of Historic Hotel Bethlehem in Bethlehem,

The exterior of Historic Hotel Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pa. Photo Credit: Handout


Save on winter sports vacations with ski-and-stay packages from Discover Lehigh, the marketing company for the Pennsylvania region. The package, good through March 13, includes accommodations at any of 11 participating hotels and vouchers for skiing, snowboarding or tubing at Bear Creek Mountain Resort or Blue Mountain Ski Area. Prices and details vary. For example, the package at Hotel Bethlehem starts at $199 a night and includes deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two, a pair of all-day/night lift tickets to Blue Mountain and taxes. By comparison, the tickets are normally from $52 for an adult, and the hotel from $153 a night.



Save $350 on an 11-night weight-loss vacation or $25 a night for any wellness program at the New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vt. The 11-day retreat now costs $2,279 single; stay May 16-27, May 27-June 7, May 28-June 8, June 26-July 7, July 8-19 or anytime in August. Or receive $25 off a person on nightly rates May 16-Sept. 15. Add a 12.5 percent tax/service fee. Price includes a room with private bath, three gourmet meals daily, hiking program and all exercise classes, massage and/or facial (one per three-night stay) and cooking demos. Book by Feb. 9.

INFO 802-353-2954,


Hurtigruten has eliminated the single supplement on two trans-Atlantic repositioning voyages aboard the MS Fram. The cruise now starts at $2,090 a person single, including port charges, a savings of $1,565. The 16-night cruise departs on March 12 and sails from Buenos Aires to Spain's Canary Islands, with the reverse itinerary departing the Canary Islands on Oct. 18.

INFO 877-301-3117,

With International Expeditions, save $1,000 a person on nine Amazon and Galápagos small-ship cruise departures. With the discount, the 10-day Amazon River cruise starts at $2,898 a person double and includes precruise accommodations, all excursions, most meals, transfers and tips for porters and waiters. Depart March 29, April 5, April 26, May 10 or May 24. The Galápagos Islands cruise now starts at $4,098 and includes pre- and post-cruise lodging, all excursions and most meals. Depart Feb. 22, March 8, April 10 or May 3.

INFO 800-234-9620,

NOTE: Some deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.

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