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17 January 19, 2018 The top daily news website in the United States www.newsindiatimes.com Find us on: To Advertise in Travel Section e-mail: advertising@newsindia-times.com Call: 212-675-7515 Fax: 212-675-7624 TRAVEL www.desi talk.com Travel deals: Airfare sale to San Diego and 10 percent off packages to Africa By Carol Sottili, Andrea Sachs Land Book by Feb. 2 and save up to $400 on select trips with EF GoAhead Tours. For example, the Highlights of Eastern Europe tour departing March 26 starts at $1,769 per person double, a $400 savings. The trip includes 13 nights’ lodging in Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Warsaw and Krakow, Poland; 18 meals; six tours; motorcoach transport; and taxes. Request promo code RESOLUTION. Info: 8005901161, goaheadtours.com. Sea Celebrity Cruises is offering up to $400 in savings , plus perks . For the Stateroom Savings, the first two guests sharing a cabin save $50 on an inside cabin, $100 on an oceanview or veranda cabin, and $150 on concierge class or AquaClass. Also, two passengers in an oceanview stateroom or one in a higher category can choose two free amenities: the classic beverage pack­ age, prepaid gratuities , unlimitedWiFi or a $150 onboard credit . For the suiteclass perks, two guests in a suiteclass cabin each save $200 and receive all four goodies. Additional guests in any category save 50 percent on fares. Cruise prices vary. For example, the 10night Hawaii cruise departing Vancouver on Sept. 21 costs $2,299 for the first two guests in a veranda stateroom and $799 for the third guest — a savings of $800. Add $327 for taxes. Book by Jan. 31; travel Feb. 1 throughApril 30, 2019. The deal applies to cruises of four nights or longer, with some exceptions. Info: celebritycruises.com/cruisedeals/ specialoffer. Viking River Cruises is offering free airfare on select 2018 and 2019 European river cruises , plus a $150 discount on select 2019 cruises. For example, with the discount, the Waterways of the Tsars cruise departing Moscow on Oct. 11, 2019, starts at $5,349 per person double. Price includes WiFi, airport transfers, shore excursions, lunch and dinner with beer and wine, port charges and airfare fromWashington, which typically starts at about $800 round trip. Book by Jan. 31. Info: 8003049616, vikingrivercruises.com . Air Alaska Airlines has a sale on nonstop service from BWI Marshall to San Diego . The roundtrip fare starts at $237 , including taxes. Other airlines are matching, but fares typically start at about $350. Fly Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Saturdays through March 14. Advance purchase of 21 days required. Book by Monday at alaskaair.com . Qatar Airways has a sale on flights booked by Tuesday. Sample roundtrip fares from Washington Dulles start at $796 to Mumbai, $818 to NewDelhi and $870 to Bangkok , including taxes. Travel through Dec. 10. Other airlines are matching. In addition, book a businessclass ticket by Tuesday and receive a $30 voucher for the Qatar Duty Free outlets at Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. Info: qatarairways.com/enus/homepage.html Package La Compagnie, the allbusinessclass airline , is offering a package with a stay in a boutique hotel in Paris . The deal starts at $3,240 for two passengers and includes roundtrip air fromNewark, to Charles de Gaulle Airport, one night at the Grand Amour Hotel and taxes. For a room at the Hotel Marignan, off the ChampsElysees, pay from $3,380. Book by Jan. 21; travel Jan. 27March 15. By comparison, the flight alone starts at $1,800 for one person. Info: 8002188187, lacompagnie.com/en/ boutiqueduoofferus. With SouthAfricanAirways Vacations, save 10 percent on 2018 packages to Africa. For example, save $339 on the Affordable Cape and Safari Break tour, which starts at $3,060 per person double and departs April 1May 31 andAug. 11Sept. 30. Price includes roundtrip air fromWashington Dulles to Johannesburg; three domestic flights; four nights at the Cape Milner Hotel in Cape Town; three nights at Chisomo Safari Camp in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve; 13 meals; tours and safari drives; airport transfers; and taxes. Book by Feb. 28. Info: 8553597228, flysaavacations.com . Washington Post EF Go Ahead Tours is offering up to $400 off select trips, including its Highlights of Eastern Europe, which stops in Prague. (MARTIN DIVISEK/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

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