Now is the time to start looking and booking your holiday travels. Here are a few deals out there right now.
A "W" Christmas in New Orleans
The W Hotel in New Orlean's French Quarter.
To celebrate the Christmas holiday season, W Hotels of New Orleans is announcing Papa Noel rates throughout the month of December at W New Orleans and W French Quarter. Valid December 1-31, the special rates start at $89 per night at the W New Orleans and $109 per night at the W French Quarter.
For more information, visit www.whotels.com/neworleans
Cool Yule in New York
The Gem Hotel in New York City.
The GEM Hotels in NYC (located in SoHo, Chelsea and Midtown West) are offering a special "Cool Yule" nightly rate of $139 per room, from Nov. 20th - 29th and Dec. 13th - 29th, 2009 (a savings of approximately $80 per night). To book this holiday deal, visit: www.thegemhotel.com/coolyule
Holiday Cruise on the Med
Friendly Planet's Holiday Cruise stops in the ancient city of Valleta, Malta.
For under $1,300, Friendly Planet Travel is offering two new cruises in the western Mediterranean on the M/V Louis Majesty and each includes two free bonus nights in Rome. The cruises embark from Genoa, Italy and at the end, travelers fly to Rome for two additional days. The first departure of Mediterranean Highlights runs from Dec. 19 - Dec. 28, with six additional departures throughout 2010. The first departure of Iberian Coasts runs from Dec. 25 - Jan. 5, 2010, with four additional departures throughout 2010. Both programs include roundtrip flights from New York; all meals aboard the cruise; flights from Genoa to Rome; first class, centrally located hotel accommodations in Rome; and group transfers. Other departure gateways are available. For more information, visit www.FriendlyPlanetTravel.com
- Judi Janofsky & Rich Steck