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Travel Savings Alerts Newsletter, July 2017 Issue

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Editor: Nicki Chodnoff

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In This Issue:
North Window and Waxing Moon, Arches National Park, Moab, UT

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  • London and Paris w/Air from $939
  • Princess Alaska Lodge Deals
  • Princess Red, White & Blue Sale
  • Sun Country Service to Aruba and Tucson
  • US Virgin Islands Turns 100
  • Summer Deals in Scottsdale
  • Elite Island Resorts Summer Value
  • Waterful Tours and Water Taxi Pass
  • Anguilla App with Special Deals
  • WOW air to Begin Tel Aviv Flights
  • Red Roof Prize Giveaway Everyday
  • Blue Star Museums Offers Free Admission
  • Exodus Travels “Win a Trip For Life”
  • Summer Sale Dunn’s River Beach Resort
  • Know Before You Go This Summer
  • Win A Free Trip To Bonaire
  • Miami Beach Summer Hotel Deals
  • Stay and Save Packages at L.E. Hotels
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Tahiti Promotion
  • SuperShuttle Summer Vacation Sale

  • London and Paris w/Air from $939

    TripMasters offers six day London and Paris getaways from $939 with airfare, based on double occupancy.

    This is a flexible vacation package where you can select the number of nights in each city, hotel and activities.

    The $939 sample price for the six day trip is based on departing from New York airports and arriving Sep. 7, 2017. You can choose your departure city and travel dates, which may price out differently.

    Airfare is based on economy class, midweek departure and does not include fees for carry on or checked baggage. It also does not include entrance fees or visa fees charged at international airports.

      This six night sample itinerary includes:
    • Flight into London and return flight from Paris
    • Hotel for three nights in London
    • Flight from London to Paris
    • Hotel for three nights in Paris
    • Daily breakfast (if stated in hotel info)
    • Hotel taxes.

    You have the option of choosing 371 tours in London and 438 tours in Paris.

    The deal is valid until Dec. 31, 2017.

    TripMasters or 800/430-0484.

    Princess Alaska Lodge Deals

    Princess Alaska Lodges offer ways to save on your Alaska trip. Current specials include two-for-one rates on select Denali tail tours. Check out offer details below. Military discounts are available on hotel stays and tour packages. Choose your deal below.

    Two-for-one rates on one and two night rail tours. Book by Sep. 9, for travel through Sep. 19, 2017. Offer excludes roundtrip Fairbanks itineraries. Rates are per person, based on standard room, double occupancy and include roundtrip transportation between Anchorage and Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, Denali National Park or both, accommodations, transfers between the depot and lodge and baggage handling. Single, triple and quad rates are available. Taxes and fees are additional. The offer is based on availability, is subject to restrictions and cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions. Promotion applies to new 2017 bookings only. Departing from Anchorage or Fairbanks, visit Denali National Park, Denali State Park (near Talkeetna), or both on the Alaska Railroad route and take in the amazing scenery along the way in glass-domed railcars.

    Save 25 percent on three and four night Denali rail tours from Anchorage or Fairbanks to Denali National Park or Denali State Park (near Talkeetna) or to both locations. Book by Sep. 19, 2017 and mention promo code Z25.

    Rail tours are on select dates and the savings is based on per person, double occupancy (single occupancy saving is 25 percent per person). Home city air not included. Airfare, taxes and meal plans are not valid for savings. Book at a minimum five days prior to travel.

    Princess Lodges or 800/426-0500.


    Princess Red, White & Blue Sale

    Princess Cruises' Red, White & Blue Sale features cruise savings on six- to 60-day cruise vacations departing from North America to destinations worldwide. Cruise fares to these vacation destinations are from $749 per person from Fall 2017 through Spring 2018.

    You can reserve your booking with a reduced deposit of $100 per person and receive introductory offer Ocean Medallion cruises to the Caribbean, with balcony upgrades from $99 on select seven-day Caribbean cruises.

    Ocean Medallion is a wearable device that bridges the physical and digital worlds to deliver personalized service including wayfinding, food and beverage on demand, and interactive gaming. The quarter-sized, 1.8-ounce disc can be accessorized with jewelry, clips, key chains and bands or simply carried in a pocket or pocketbook.

      Red, White & Blue Sale cruise deals include:
    • Caribbean cruise — 7 days: Interior - $799 per person; Balcony - $898 per person
    • Mexico cruise — 7 days: Interior - $749 per person; Balcony - $949 per person
    • Panama Canal cruise— 10 days: Interior - $999 per person; Balcony - $1,799 per person
    • Canada & New England cruise — 7 days: Interior - $999 per person; Balcony - $1,399 per person
    • Hawaii cruise — 15 days: Interior - $1,599 per person; Balcony - $2,699 per person
    • Australia & New Zealand cruise — 12 days: Interior - $1,299 per person; Balcony - $2,299 per person.

    All cruise prices are per person, based on double occupancy. The "Red, White & Blue Sale" runs through July 5, 2017 and is available to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Bermuda.

    You can bring the whole family with reduced third and fourth guest cruise fares.

    To thank the men and women of the American and Canadian militaries for their service, Princess Cruises offers up to $250 free onboard spending money for veterans and active, retired or disabled military personnel. This military benefit is eligible on any cruise, any time of the year and can be used to purchase a variety of amenities and experiences.

    Princess Cruises Red, White & Blue Sale or 800/774-6237.

    Sun Country Service to Aruba and Tucson

    Sun Country Airlines has two new nonstop seasonal destinations from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN with nonstop scheduled service to Aruba (AUA), and scheduled service to Tucson, AZ.

    Seasonal flights to Aruba and Tucson will be offered December 2017 through April 2018 via Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, Terminal 2. Service to Aruba will include one flight per week, departing Saturdays Dec. 23, 2017 to Apr. 7, 2018. Travel to Tucson will be available Dec. 21, 2017 through Apr. 15, 2018, with flights departing Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

    Flight and hotel vacation packages for both destinations will be available through Sun Country Vacations. In addition, Sun Country's winter schedule for all destinations is available for sale with flight dates through April 2018.

    For those who live far from the airport, Sun Country offers Stay. Park. Fly. With the (SPF) program Sun Country passengers can:

    Stay the night before or after their flight at a hotel near the airport. Or prolong their trip and take in the Mall of America or Twin Cities Premium Outlet.

    Park a vehicle for eight nights at the hotel for no charge (and a small charge for additional nights). Receive free shuttle service to the airport.

    Fly and enjoy your vacation well rested and less stressed.

      SPF packages start from $99 and include:
    • Hotel room for one night.
    • Parking. Additional parking available for $10 per day.
    • Free shuttle between hotel and airport, the Mall of America, and the Twin Cities Premium Outlets in Eagan.

    Sun Country Airlines or 800/359-6786.

    US Virgin Islands Turns 100

    The U.S. Virgin Islands marks 100 years of Transfer Day by giving $300 in spending credits to visitors. The $300 in VI Spending Credits for historical, cultural tours and activities must be booked by Oct. 1, 2017, for travel through Dec. 31, 2017. The booking code is CP1 and there is a three night minimum stay.
      You can spend your credits at:
    • 13 hotels in St. Croix
    • 7 hotels in St. John
    • 16 hotels in St. Thomas.
      You can book with one of the USVI participating travel partners.
    • American Airlines Vacations
    • Apple Vacations
    • CheapCaribbean.com
    • Costco Travel
    • Delta Vacations
    • Expedia
    • Funjet Vacations
    • GOGO Vacations
    • Jetblue Vacations
    • Liberty Travel
    • Pleasant Holidays
    • Tourico Holidays
    • Travel Impressions
    • United Vacations.

    U.S. Virgin Island Centennial or 800/372-USVI.

    Easirent US

    Summer Deals in Scottsdale

    Summer is a good time to visit Scottsdale AZ if you’re looking for luxury on a budget. Take advantage of rates up to 60 percent off through August, a prime time for deal-seekers.

    Here are some hotel deals.

    Carefree Resort & Conference Center: Through Sep. 5, 2017, room rates for three nights from $59 per night, two nights at $69 per night and one night at $79 per night.

    Fairmont Scottsdale Princess: Through Sep. 4, 2017, rooms from $169 with a daily $50 resort credit and entertainment.

    Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch: Through Sep. 9, 2017, rooms from $149 to $229 per night with 50 percent off on the second room and a $50 credit.

    The Phoenician: Through Aug. 31, 2017, summer renovations bring savings, from $119 per night in a renovated room plus 50 percent off Funician Kids Club.

    Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch: Through Sep. 4, 2017, rates from $99, plus live poolside weekend music, adult and kid snow cones and lawn games.

    Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa: Through Sep. 9, 2017, save 20 percent on a two-night stay and 30 percent off three nights or more.

    Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North: Book three consecutive nights and get a fourth night free through July 31, 2017.

    The Hermosa Inn: The Summer in Paradise offer, valid to Sep. 9, 2017, includes rooms from $139 per night and two drink vouchers, a $25 resort credit, pool treats and a room upgrade upon check-in, based upon availability.

    JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa: A nightly $25 or $50 credit is offered to Sep. 30, 2017.

    Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa: The Slumber & Save package offers rates from $129 per night for a minimum two night stay and perks including a 4 p.m. checkout, a $50 poolside credit, free parking and a $15 reduced resort fee.

    Royal Palms Resort & Spa: The Spa & Dine package features a $50 spa credit and a $25 credit for food and drink through Aug. 31, 2017.

    We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center: Rooms from $99 for one night and $189 for the two-night Summer Staycation package through Aug. 31, 2017.

    Scottsdale during the summer.

    Elite Island Resorts Summer Value

    Elite Island Resorts offers their All-Inclusive Plus program at five Caribbean resorts. Spa treatments, catamaran cruises, gourmet dining, and other amenities await when you book at Pineapple Beach Club Antigua; St. James’s Club & Villas, Antigua; The Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua; St. James’s Club Morgan Bay, St. Lucia; or The Club, Barbados Resort & Spa.

    Book by Oct. 24, 2017, with a seven-night minimum stay for travel through Oct. 31, 2017, and you receive seasonal discounts, all-inclusive offerings and All-Inclusive Plus extras. Packages include top-tier room categories, dining, activities and evening entertainment.

    All-Inclusive Plus amenities offered at each participating resort:

    Pineapple Beach Club Antigua when staying in a beachfront or waterfront room: Two 45-minute spa treatments per room, a catamaran trip for two on Calypso Cat, a framed commemorative photo taken at the resort, and sparkling wine in the room upon arrival.

    St. James's Club Morgan Bay, St. Lucia when staying in a one-bedroom ocean view suite: A catamaran trip (sunset cruise) for two, two 45-minute spa treatments per room, dinner for two, and sparkling wine in the room upon arrival.

    The Club, Barbados Resort & Spa when staying in a one-bedroom garden view or ocean front suite: Two 45-minute spa treatments per room, a turtle-sighting snorkeling trip for two, and sparkling wine in the room upon arrival.

    St. James's Club & Villas, Antigua when staying in a royal suite: Two 45-minute spa treatments per room, dinner for two, a catamaran trip for two, and sparkling wine in the room upon arrival.

    The Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua when staying in a superior water front suite: Two 45-minute spa treatments per room, dinner for two, a catamaran trip for two, and sparkling wine in the room upon arrival.

    Elite Island Resorts or 800/858-4618.

    Waterful Tours and Water Taxi Pass

    Through Oct. 29, 2017 Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District in Fort Lauderdale, FL, offers Waterful Tours, which includes admission to two of three cultural sites (admission to the third site for a nominal extra charge), and an all-day pass for Water Taxi.

    The tours are available daily for the Water Taxi, Historic Stranahan House Museum and History Museum Fort Lauderdale, from 9:30 a.m., when beginning at History Museum Fort Lauderdale. Docent-led tours at History Museum Fort Lauderdale and Historic Stranahan House Museum are available at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. NSU Art Museum is open every day except Monday. Tour prices start at $38 per adult and $20 per child; children aged five and under are free. Waterful Tours are available at this rate through Oct. 29, 2017.

      The Waterful Tours include:
    • One all-day Water Taxi pass
    • Admission to two of three cultural sites: NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Historic Stranahan House Museum and History Museum Fort Lauderdale
    • Discounts and offers from area restaurants, merchants and cultural site gift shops
    • $300 savings book from The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall.

    To visit a third attraction, present your ticket stub at the chosen cultural site admission desk and receive a general admission one-day ticket ($10 for adults and $5 for children aged 6–12).

    Waterful Tours.


    Anguilla App with Special Deals

    The Caribbean Island of Anguilla celebrates turning 50 by introducing a new app that offers deals across the island from restaurants, lodging, shopping and attractions. With more than 60 offers there has never been this many opportunities to explore and discover Anguilla. The free Anguilla App is available in the Google Play and Apple App Store, and can be installed in devices from phones to tablets.

    This app will constantly be updated with offers and you choose the ones that pique your interest. Examples include $50, three-course prix fixe menus at culinary establishments; spa discounts; free room nights and discounts at various properties; special rates on private chefs at villas; discounts on sports equipment rentals; and gift cards.

    The app comes with an easy to redeem feature for participating businesses whose deals are appropriate. For ease of use, the app has a filter between transportation, accommodations, dining, shopping and entertainment.

    The Anguilla App will be updated to support other tech. Future features include an interactive map; user profile posting walls and ability to 'friend' people; chat function; virtual reality tours; location 'check-ins' and linking to social media.

    The Anguilla 50 celebration marks the 50th anniversary of Anguilla's secession from the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis. To recognize this golden anniversary, through April 2018 Anguilla will promote the culture and history of the island, at home and abroad.

    Anguilla Tourist Board.

    WOW air to Begin Tel Aviv Flights

    WOW air begins service to Israel's Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) on Sep. 12, 2017. One-way tickets from the United States to TLV start at $149 from Boston, New York, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Chicago and $199 from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami. Prices are based on lowest one-way fare when booked on online and include taxes and charges.

    Flights from the east and west coasts will include connections in Reykjavik that will be approximately 13 and two hours, respectively. Length of the layover will be subject to change for the winter season flights.

    WOW air travelers can take in the sights, sounds and tastes of Iceland with the WOW Stopover, which includes a visit to Iceland for an unlimited amount of time, before heading to destinations in Europe and beyond.

    The new Tel Aviv route will be serviced by WOW air´s new Airbus fleet with the average age of 2.5 years. Seat pitch will vary from 30 inches as standard to 37 inches at an additional charge.

    WOW air.

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    Red Roof Prize Giveaway Everyday

    Red Roof rewards travelers with the RediRewards Sweepstakes, a prize per day summer giveaway. With more than 500 locations across the country, including Red Roof PLUS+ upscale economy locations, Red Roof accommodates summer travelers on the go, while having a chance to win a big ticket prize.

    As a thank you to RediCard members, Red Roof will give away a prize each day ending Aug. 31, 2017. Register with Red Roof's loyalty program, RediCard Rewards, to enter. By registering for the free RediCard Rewards program, you receive one entry into the sweepstakes.

    Additionally, all members receive one entry per qualified stay at a Red Roof property during the contest period. Prizes include gift cards, high-tech cameras, speakers and high-definition televisions.

    You will find savings while trying to win. With Red Roof's RediPromise program, you receive the lowest rate available. When you book online and find a lower rate within 24 hours of booking, Red Roof will adjust the reservation to the lower rate, and take an additional 15 percent off the price.

    Information and contest rules are here .

    Red Roof Inn or 800/733-7663.

    Blue Star Museums Offers Free Admission

    Blue Star Museums are a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families, through Labor Day, Sep. 4, 2017.

    The program provides military families an opportunity to enjoy the nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their community, especially after a military move. The list of participating museums is online and is updated throughout the summer as more museums sign up.

    Blue Star Museums include fine arts museums, science museums, music museums, nature centers, and children’s museums.

    This year new participating museums include the Edgar Allen Poe Museum in Richmond, VA; the Blues Hall of Fame Museum in Memphis, TN; the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument in Hagerman, ID; and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, WY.

    The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps - and up to five family members. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For questions on particular exhibits or museums, please contact the museum directly.

    Participating museums.

    Exodus Travels “Win a Trip For Life”

    Tour operator Exodus Travels launches a travel contest in the United States and Canada to win one trip a year for the rest of your life.

    Exodus Travels has been taking travelers to far-flung places for 43 years and has more than 600 cultural, hiking, cycling and responsible wildlife adventures to nearly all of the Earth’s reaches.

    The Win a Trip for Life contest is simple to enter. Explore the contest site, choose your top three dream trips from Exodus Travels’ portfolio, and see if you will be packing your bags.

    You can find a trip that fits your tastes. Exodus’ line-up of trips answers the demands of culture, art-enthusiasts and food and wine connoisseurs, plus wildlife watchers, mountain trekkers, and cyclists.

    Throughout the contest, the winatripforlife website and Exodus Travels’ social channels will host destination information, contest updates, and giveaways. The contest runs to Sep. 15, 2017. Legal residents in Canada and the United States can submit their wish lists. The winner will receive one trip every year for the next 25 years.

    Visit here for instructions on how to enter, and full rules and regulations.

    Exodus Travels or 888/939-9264


    Hilton Hotels

    Summer Sale Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa

    Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, has a summer sale with rates up to 52 percent off. The discounted rates are valid for travel through Jan. 1, 2018 but must be booked by July 12, 2017.

    The beachfront resort is adults-only (18 years and older) and all-inclusive with over-sized rooms and some with concierge service. Featuring Jamaica's largest in-ground pool with swim-up bars and cascading waterfall, the newly refurbished has fine-dining restaurants, a fitness center and full-service spa.

    Butler service is included with all suite categories. Diamond Butler Service comes with a one bedroom ocean view suite and Honeymoon Haven one bedroom oceanfront suite.

      Diamond Butler Service Butler includes:
    • Greeting on arrival and in-suite check-in
    • 24-hour room service
    • Cell phone to call butlers/managers on network
    • Packing/unpacking and pressing
    • Robes and slippers
    • Upgraded bath amenity kit
    • Special seating at dinners
    • Wet bar in room stocked and replenished with premium liquors and wine
    • Butler-served private dinner in room.

    Roundtrip transfers are included in the room rate. When you arrive, the airport staff will direct you to 10 to 50 passenger coaches for the 90 minute journey to the resort with one rest/shopping stop en route.

    At the resort you can arrange a golf game at the 18-hole Jewel Runaway Bay course 20 minutes away ($10 transfer fee is required), where you receive free greens fees.

    Honeymooners can receive a plus bonus with a special turndown service and a one night with chef's choice honeymoon amenity. Offered up to 60-days from the date of wedding; note "honeymoon" at time of reservation. You must present proof of your wedding upon check-in.

    Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort from Vacation Express or 800/309-4717.

    Know Before You Go This Summer

    As the busiest international travel season is here, U.S. Customs and Border Protection encourages you to “Know Before You Go” when traveling to the United States or returning home this summer. CBP officers at international airports, cruise terminals and land border ports of entry around the country and at Preclearance facilities around the world are prepared for the additional traffic. Last summer, CBP processed more than 108.3 million international travelers at U.S. ports of entry.

    Plan ahead to ensure a smooth and efficient processing experience. Use these tips to help you prepare.

    Travel Documents: Have appropriate passports and other travel documents ready when approaching a CBP officer for processing or visiting a foreign country. Carry these documents with you, do not pack them. Find information about approved travel documents for entry into the U.S. and country specific information here and here.

    Familiarize yourself with Automated Passport Control (APC) and Mobile Passport Control: These programs make the entry process more efficient and paperless. APC expedites the entry process for most international travelers by allowing them to submit information and answers to questions electronically at self-service kiosks at 49 airports worldwide. At 23 U.S. airports, U.S. citizens and Canadian visitors can submit passport information and answers questions to CBP via a smartphone or tablet app prior to arrival. Download the Mobile Passport app for free from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

    Declare goods: Truthfully declare everything you bring from abroad including duty-free items. If duty is applicable, credit cards or cash payment in U.S. currency is acceptable.

    Declare foods: Many agriculture products bring damaging pests and diseases into the country. Go here if you have questions about what food is allowed in to the U.S.

    Apply and pay for an I-94 online: Speed up entry into the U.S. by providing biographic/travel information and paying $6 for the I-94 application online up to seven days prior to entry.

    Monitor border wait times: Download the Border Wait Time app or the border crossings wait times website to plan your trip across the border. Know which ports of entry have heavier traffic and use an alternate route. Information is updated hourly. The official Border Wait Time app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

    Obtain a radio frequency identification (RFID)-enabled travel document to use a Ready Lane at some land ports of entry: Processing in Ready Lanes is 20 percent faster. To use Ready Lanes, adult travelers (over 16 years of age) are required to have high-tech RFID enabled cards. These include RFID-enabled U.S. Passport cards, Legal Permanent Resident cards, B1/B2 border crossing cards, Trusted Traveler Cards (Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, and FAST) and Enhanced Driver’s licenses.

    Declare gifts: Gifts you bring back for personal use must be declared, but you may include them in your personal exemption. This includes gifts people gave you while you were out of the country and gifts you have brought back for others.

    Prohibited vs. Restricted: Know the difference between prohibited merchandise (forbidden by law to enter the United States) and restricted merchandise (items needing special permit to be allowed into the United States). For more information, visit the Restricted/Prohibited section of the CBP website.

    Traveling with medication: Declare all medicine and similar products when entering the United States. Prescription medications should be in their original containers with the doctor's prescription printed on the container. Travel with no more than personal use quantities, or no more than a 90 day supply. If your medications or devices are not in their original containers, have a copy of your prescription with you or a letter from your doctor. A valid prescription or doctor’s note is required on all medication entering the U.S.

    Traveling with pets: Cats and dogs must be free of disease and illness when entering the United States. Dog owners must show proof of rabies vaccination. If crossing with a puppy, paperwork will need to be completed at the border. All pets are subject to health, quarantine, agriculture, or wildlife requirements and prohibitions. The regulations about bringing a pet into the United States are the same whether you drive, fly, or travel by other means. Pets taken out of the United States and returned are subject to the same requirements as those entering for the first time. For more information about traveling with your pet to a foreign country or bringing your pet into the U.S., visit APHIS’s pet travel website.

    Report Traveling with $10,000 or more: There is no limit to how much currency you may take in or out of the United States; however, U.S. federal law requires you to report your total currency of $10,000 or more. Currency includes all monetary instruments. Travelers who fail to truthfully report all of their currency risk their currency being seized, and may face criminal charges.

    For citizens of Visa Waiver Program countries, an approved Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is required before boarding an aircraft. For those traveling by air or sea on a visa, CBP has automated the Form I-94 so no need to fill out a paper copy. Travelers can obtain their I-94 number and/or a copy of their I-94 online.

    Consider becoming a Trusted Traveler enrolled in Global Entry, NEXUS or SENTRI. You receive expedited CBP processing and can retain your membership for five years.

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

    Win A Free Trip To Bonaire

    In celebration of the Bonaire Fall Festival, the Caribbean island of Bonaire is giving one person the chance to win a trip to the island with their Bonaire Fall Festival social media contest. The sweepstakes is open to contestants through Nov. 4, 2017.

    The contest is open to past visitors and those who have not been to the island. To enter, upload a photo of a hotel, dive site, attraction or activity that you would like to see and/or do to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. All submissions must tag @BonaireTourism and include the hashtag #BonaireFallFestival. Photos can be from past Bonaire trips, taken from @BonaireTourism's social media channels or taken from Bonaire’s website. You must have your account settings to public and direct message @BonaireTourism with your email address for entry.

    The winner will be announced via email on Nov. 6, 2017. The winner will receive one roundtrip coach airline ticket on Delta Air Lines or United Airlines non-stop service from their nearest U.S. gateway city. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old at the time of entry and a legal resident of the U.S. Full contest rules and regulations can be found online.

    Located 86 miles east of Aruba, Bonaire offers year-round sunshine, low annual rainfall, coral formations and abundant fish populations. Known for scuba diving and snorkeling, it offers eco-adventure activities from sea and mangrove kayaking to windsurfing or kite boarding. Accommodations range from full-service oceanfront resorts and condominiums to guesthouses, small inns and private villas.

    Bonaire Tourism or 599/717-8322.

    Cheap Hotel Deals. Get $100 Off with Coupon HWIZ100*

    Miami Beach Summer Hotel Deals

    As temperatures rise, it is easier and more affordable to get hotel deals in Miami Beach, FL. Known for its resorts, beaches and events, summer time is a good time to head south.

    You can soak up the sun with a number of offers available through September including:

    Summer Cabana Life at the Kimpton Surfcomber South Beach
    Free cabana (Valued at $150), bottle of champagne and water per cabana guest.

    A Summer Staycation at the Faena Miami Beach
    Daily breakfast for up to two guests at poolside Veranda
    15 percent off treatments at Tierra Santa Healing House
    Free access to wet spa area for up to two guests, once per stay
    Free valet parking.

    Summer Beach Escape at the Ritz-Carlton
    Overnight accommodations
    Welcome drink for two at DiLido Beach Club
    Daily breakfast for two at Bistro One LR
    Valet parking.

    South Beach Summer Escape at Loews Miami Beach
    $250 resort credit per stay
    Kids eat free with paying adult
    Free kids’ club half day access daily for up to two kids.

    Summer Vacations at Pestana South Beach
    Free breakfast and Wi-Fi
    Two-hour bike ride
    One welcome mojito per person.

    With seven miles of beaches, Miami Beach is accessible from the Port of Miami and Miami International Airport. Miami Beach has been named one of the top cities for 'walkability' and is easy to navigate by bike or boat.

    Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority.

    Stay and Save Packages at L.E. Hotels

    L.E. Hotels offer “Stay and Save” packages at participating hotels worldwide. The more you stay, the more you save.

    With locations in Rome, Sydney, Beverly Hills and Hong Kong, some of the deals include a free night after booking a three-night stay or 25 percent off when booking four or more nights. Other properties offer 15 percent off when you book rooms 120 days in advance. In addition to the discounts and deals some properties include a welcome bottle of wine, chocolates and free breakfast.

    L.E. Hotels packages and promotions or 866/589-3411.

    Paul Gauguin Cruises Tahiti Promotion

    Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the m/s Paul Gauguin, launched a "We Put the 'Ah' in Tahiti" promotion that offers up to a $500 shipboard credit on select staterooms for eligible Tahiti, French Polynesia and South Pacific sailings. As a bonus, deposits are reduced to $250 per person for new bookings only. The shipboard credit varies by itinerary length, suite/stateroom category and is available on the Dec. 13, 2017 and Jan. 6 to Mar. 31, 2018 sailings only (excluding Mar. 17, 2018).

    You must book the “Ah” promotion by July 31, 2017. Port, security, and handling charges are $139 to $215 additional. Reduced-rate deposit of $250 per person is refundable less a $100 administration fee.

      Seven-Night Tahiti & the Society Islands Voyages:
    • $150 Shipboard Credit per non-balcony stateroom
    • $250 to $400 Shipboard Credit per balcony stateroom
    • Sailing dates: Jan. 27; Feb. 3, 10, 17; and Mar. 24, 31, 2018.
      10-Night Society Islands & Tuamotus Voyages:
    • $200 Shipboard Credit per non-balcony stateroom
    • $400 to $500 Shipboard Credit per balcony stateroom
    • Sailings dates: Dec. 13, 2017; Jan. 17 and Mar. 7, 2018.
      11-Night Cook Islands & Society Islands Voyages:
    • $200 Shipboard Credit per non-balcony stateroom
    • $400 to $500 Shipboard Credit per balcony stateroom
    • Sailing dates: Jan. 6 and Feb. 24, 2018.

    The shipboard credit can be used for a spa treatment, shore excursion, or a souvenir in La Boutique. This bonus is in addition to Paul Gauguin Cruises' current offer of savings of 50 percent off standard all-inclusive cruise fares on all voyages, plus included roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles.

    Paul Gauguin Cruises or 800/848-6172.


    SuperShuttle Summer Vacation Sale

    SuperShuttle, an airport shuttle service to more than 40 airports in the U.S., Mexico and Europe, offers 10 percent off airport rides, plus double points or miles this summer.

    Use code SUN17 on the SuperShuttle app and receive 10 percent off, plus double airline rewards for airport rides. This offer is only valid for airport rides booked on the SuperShuttle app and completed by Aug. 15, 2017. Phone and web reservations do not apply.

    This offer is eligible across service lines including Shared-Ride, Non-Stop shuttles and ExecuCar black car and SUV services. To redeem double airline points or miles, your airline rewards account number must be entered in the appropriate field at the time of booking, and the name on the reservation must match the name on your customer account to receive points or miles.

    This offer makes SuperShuttle a low-cost option for summer travel and offers you the ability to earn airline points or miles with participating carriers including; Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines.


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