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We are now deep into winter — when the idea of a getaway turns into a big nagging need! Do not despair. There are some great adventures out there for every kind of traveler that can be had at a deep discount. Our partner ShermansTravel has pulled together some of the hottest deals out there so you can get out of town and relax or see the world without destroying your budget.
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Visit some of the most historical and magical destinations in Europe on this seven-day, five-night tour with Indus Travels. You can hardly go wrong, with prices starting at $1,499. Here are some of the highlights, according to Indus:
Discover the majestic avenues, palaces and the vibrant city center in Vienna, Austria. Enjoy a boat tour along the Danube River in Budapest, from where the views of the city and parliament are simply breathtaking. Go on a guided sightseeing tour in Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia that sits by the side of river Danube. Taste cuisines from different countries of the world, and enjoy the liveliness and enthusiasm of Old Town Square in Prague …
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Lions, giraffes and wildebeest, oh my! Take your family on the adventure of a lifetime with Basecamp Explorer. This 20-year-old conservation-friendly tourism company promises to tailor your Kenya Masai Mara safari to your family or group of at least four. This trip, at $1,980 per person (just $1,150 per child ages 3-12) if you travel before the end of June 2019. Includes all meals, accommodation and transport between Nairobi and the Masai Mara base camp.
Myrtle Beach luxury resort accommodation
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North Beach Plantation, a magnificent seaside resort on the South Carolina coast, offers “an array of water facilities from swimming pools, spas, a lazy river, a swim-up pool bar, and private cabanas. Second to none are the additional five-star amenities located on the property.”
Book by Feb. 28 to get in on seasonal savings at the North Beach Plantation.
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This springtime cruise on the 5 Star MS Royal Emerald, which starts in Amsterdam, is a great way to see the Low Countries. This 10-day adventure, starting at just $1,299/person, covers a lot of ground:
Visit some of the oldest fishing & trading ports such as Hoorn & Veere along with historical, bustling cities of the Netherlands and Belgium where you can learn about the building of Polderlands, ships, and windmills. Visit the famous Keukenhof Gardens from the port of Amsterdam …
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On this 12-day voyage from New York City to Montreal, starting at $3,499, you’ll cruise the breathtaking scenery of the Atlantic coast, take in the charm of New England seaboard towns, explore the coastal waters of Canada’s Maritimes and more. Here’s how Windstar Cruises describes the highlights along the way:
Step into the living rooms of the Vanderbilts, Astors, and Morgans in Newport’s restored Gilded Age mansions. Witness the autumn spectacle of Acadia National Park from Bar Harbor. Discover the quaint, yesteryear charm of Charlottetown — inspiration for Anne of Green Gables. And watch for rare Blue and Beluga whales as you cruise the beautiful waters off the Gaspé Peninsula.
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