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Travel Savings Alerts Newsletter, August 2003 Issue


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In This Issue:
Buck's Harbor, Maine

  • Name Your Price Rentals
  • Theme Park Tips
  • Rocco Forte Hotels Value Summer Stays
  • Summer Camp in Palm Beach
  • D.C. Deals
  • $198 Intro Fare to Jacksonville FL
  • San Juan Hotel Summer Package
  • Pet Travel Safety Tips
  • Discounts at Wyndham Nassau
  • Cookie’s Summer Splash Package
  • United Buy One Get One Free
  • Arizona Biltmore Summer Getaway
  • Third Night Free at Fairmont
  • Northwest, Continental Award Free Tickets
  • Sea, Sun and Sails on the Maine Coast by John McCandlish and Ala Shuman
  • Name Your Weekday Rate
  • Air Tahiti Nui $2,020 Business-Class Fare

  • Name Your Price Rentals

    Wimco, the luxury vacation villa and hotel reservations company, offers villa vacations on Barbados at client-set rates. Check online for villas with codes beginning with BS. During September 2003, they are available by naming your own price. No reasonable offer will be refused.

    To help you come up with a price, Janis Gordon, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, suggests offering a rate of 50 percent or more than what a villa normally goes for. “The owner may construe that as a reasonable offer," says Gordon.

    Wimco has an inventory of 180 villas on Barbados, with sizes ranging from one to 10 bedrooms. Examples of villas (rates applicable through mid December 2003) include: an 8-bedroom Crystal Springs beachfront estates; weekly rate $21,000 including household personnel and a butler. The 5-bedroom The Dream on the beach on Barbados' west coast; weekly rate $10,010 inclusive of household personnel. The 3-bedroom Ocean View in the beachfront Merlin Bay complex; weekly rate $2,800 inclusive of household personnel.

    Wimco's Caribbean villa selection includes 680 villas on 11 other islands including St. Barts, St. Martin, Mustique, Nevis, Anguilla, and others.

    Wimco or 800/932-3222.


    Theme Park Tips

    If your vacation includes plans to visit a theme or water park - and more than 321-million families visit them annually - Courtney Simmons, mother of three, and manager of Media Relations for LEGOLAND, a 128-acre family theme park in Carlsbad, CA offers suggestions.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXTime Savers

    Avoid long lines, especially during summer vacation and school holidays, by purchasing tickets ahead of time online.

    Check with your auto-club: many offer discounts on tickets to members.

    Call or go online and order a park map before you leave for your trip so you can become familiar with the layout of the park.

    Take a vote: let each member of your family select one ride or show and make sure to visit or schedule those first.

    Beat the rush! Lines are shorter in the morning and in the evening, when temperatures are cooler (and if you have multi-day passes, consider using the afternoon hours for a break at the hotel or a nap for young travelers).

    When you have a choice of more than one line for a ride or a concession stand, take the one on the left; most people move to the right instinctively.

    Enjoy a show or popular rides during peak meal times, this ensures that you will have less wait time.

    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXGet With A Plan

    Note your exact parking location and which shuttle serves your lot.

    Stop at Guest Relations - it's a great place to plan a day at the park. Full of informative tips, the park guides can let you know what rides and shows are open, hidden values and the most strategic routes throughout the park.

    Go behind-the-scenes on a special tour. They're a great value and offer visitors a rare look at the parks that many guests don't see. Make sure to book that in advance of your trip.

    Pre-select a show: The hot afternoon is the best time to take in a show in an air conditioned theater.

    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXMakes Perfect Cents

    Take advantage of hotel shuttles - they're quick and they're free.

    When visiting a water park, it's a good idea to bring towels, swim suits and a change of clothes (Tuck in a plastic bag or two for when things get wet and sandy).

    If you plan to split up into smaller groups within the park, bring walkie-talkies that can keep you connected all day.

    Consider setting a souvenirs budget for children and teenagers - once they know what they can spend they will be more apt to look carefully at all purchases, treating the money as if it were really their own.

    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXThink Safety

    Place an ID card in each child's pocket, including the child and guardian's names, a hotel or residence and a phone number. In bathing suits? Safety-pin a laminated tag inside shorts or suits or use indelible ink to mark the information on a tag.

    Arrange a meeting place with family members in case of separation.

    Wear matching T-shirts to provide easy identity of family members.

    Take home a T-shirt - not sunburn - as a souvenir. Remember sunscreen and sunglasses.

    Don't leave your pet behind in a hot car - many of the parks have kennel care for pets, but make sure you call ahead to reserve a space.

    Wear comfortable shoes when trekking the many acres of entertainment and stash a few Band-Aids in your wallet so a blister don’t short-circuit your day. Parks are bigger than most guests imagine.

    Legoland or 877/LEGOLAND.



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    Rocco Forte Hotels Value Summer Stays

    Sir Rocco Forte’s five–star European properties offer travelers who book two consecutive nights at any of the seven international hotels can stay an extra night free.

    Hotel de Russie, Rome. Rates start at $683 per night for a classic double room, excluding 10 percent VAT, and are available through Aug. 31, 2003.

    Hotel Savoy, Florence. Rates start at $530 per night for a classic double room, excluding 10 percent VAT, and are available from July 16th to Aug. 31st, 2003.

    Hotel Astoria, St. Petersburg. Rates start at $700. Available in August for junior suites and suites only.

    The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh. Rates are $325 per person including tax and service based on double occupancy, and exclude Aug. 17 through 31.

    The Lowry Hotel, Manchester. Rates are $325 per person, including tax and service, based on double occupancy, valid through Aug. 31.

    The St. David’s Hotel & Spa, Cardiff Bay. Rates are $325 per person, including tax and service, based on double occupancy, through Aug. 31.

    Hotel Amigo, Brussels. Rates from $282 per night, through August 31.

    Rocco Forte Hotels.


    Summer Camp in Palm Beach

    Through Oct. 31, 2003, the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach repeats their "Summer Camp for Stylish Adults" at the low rate of $139 per night, which includes full English breakfasts for two.

    A variety of activities is offered, at additional cost. Choices include: champagne limo tour, croquet lessons & games, “Diva Duck" amphibious tour, Palm Beach Princess Casino ocean cruise, self-guided bike tour and golf. Totally refurbished this year, The Colony Hotel has 68 guest rooms, 14 suites, 3 penthouses and 7 two-bedroom villas. All feature luxury linens, airy duvets, fluffy towels and Aveda amenities.

    The Colony Hotel or 800/521-5525.


    D.C. Deals

    More than 60 hotels in Washington, DC and the Capital Region are offering Summer FREEdom Savings packages beginning at $69. All hotel packages include overnight accommodations and special amenities, admission to the District's newest attraction, the City Museum of Washington and its multimedia show, a personal 24-page travel journal, and a guide to the season's special offers.

    Available through Aug. 31, these packages may only be purchased at www.washington.org or by calling 800/422-8644 ext. 332.

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    $198 Intro Fare for Delta Jacksonville Service

    PURCHASE TICKET BY AUG. 8 -- Delta Connection offers new nonstop jet service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Jacksonville, Fla., effective Sep. 15, 2003. Delta Connection carrier Comair will operate the service with Bombardier CRJ regional jets.

    To celebrate the new service, Delta offers a special $198 roundtrip fare between New York and Jacksonville. The fare is for travel from Sep. 15 through Oct. 15, 2003. Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 8, 2003.

    Delta or 800/221-1212.


    San Juan Hotel Summer Package

    The new San Juan Beach Hotel, formerly the Ramada San Juan, offers a summer package for $59 per person a night, through Sep. 30. The package is based on double occupancy with a two-night minimum stay and a one-night deposit. Kids under 12 stay for free.

    The 95-room beachfront hotels offers Atlantic Ocean or Condado Lagoon views. Each room has new custom wood furnishings, including a large working desk with lamp, a PC data port, AM/FM alarm clock radio with CD player and cable television.

    San Juan Beach Hotel or 800/468-2040.


    Pet Travel Safety Tips

    The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that 70 percent of Americans plan to take a vacation this summer and 14 percent of those will be taking along their companion animals. In response to this growing trend, American Suzuki Motor Corporation, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and Animal Planet developed the top 10 tips for safe driving and travel with pets.

    1. Acclimate your pet for a long trip by taking him or her on a series of short drives first, gradually lengthening time spent in the car.

    2. Ten days before departure, take your pet in for a physical, inoculations, rabies and health certificates.

    3. Confirm that your travel destination permits pets.

    4. Start your pet on a travel-feeding schedule with a light meal of kibble two to three hours prior to departure. Never feed your pet in a moving vehicle.

    5. In addition to travel papers, food, bowls, leashes, a waste scoop, plastic bags, grooming supplies, medication and a pet first aid kit, pack a favorite toy or pillow to give your pet a sense of familiarity.

    6. Make sure your dog has a flat (never a choke) collar with an ID tag imprinted with home address, and a temporary travel tag with your cell phone and a destination phone number (and any other relevant contact information).

    7. Bring a photo of your pet in case he or she gets lost.

    8. Harness, rather than leash, your dog inside the car. For smaller animals, a well-ventilated crate is recommended.

    9. Don't allow pets to ride with their heads outside the window as it subjects them to flying objects, inner ear damage and lung infections.

    10. If you travel frequently with your pet, consider cargo-area pet barriers, waterproof seat covers or rubberized floor liners sold by auto product retailers.

    For additional information on pet travel and driving safety.

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    Discounts at Wyndham Nassau

    Pleasant Holidays and the Wyndham Nassau Resort offer special room rates through Sept. 4, 2003.

    Five-night, land-only holidays start at $417 per person, a savings of $244 per couple. Prices are based on double occupancy and include hotel accommodations and roundtrip airport/hotel transfers.

    The Wyndham Nassau Resort has a 1,000-foot private beach, swimming lagoon, cool waterfall and oversized swimming pool with spiral slide, 12 restaurants and bars and the Crystal Palace Casino.

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    Pleasant Holidays or 800/448-3333.



    Cookie’s Summer Splash Package

    Through Sept. 30, the Fontainebleau Hilton in Miami offers families a three-day, two-night Cookie’s Summer Splash package for $449 plus tax. The package includes accommodations (one room, up to four people); private cabana at Cookie’s World for one day; participation in the Kid’s Cove program, including children’s lunch, for two days; children’s gift upon arrival; valet parking; late 3 p.m. check-out; and free access to the Imperial Circus at Club Tropigala.

    The interactive water playland adjacent to the resort’s rock grotto pool, features a 260-foot twisting water slide, river raft ride, children’s wading pool and “Cookie,” a 7,000-square-foot octopus that showers and mists guests from its eight tentacles.

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    Fontainebleau Hilton or 800/548-8886.



    United Buy One Get One Free

    United Airlines’ promotion for international travel allows first- and business-class passengers who purchase a qualifying international roundtrip ticket through Sep. 14, 2003 to earn a free award ticket. The award ticket is valid for travel to more than 650 worldwide destinations served by United and the Star Alliance carriers.

    First- and business-class passengers can use the same qualifying trip to earn award tickets towards this offer and United's 'Fly Three, Fly Free' promotion.

    An unlimited number of free economy award tickets may be earned through this offer. Award tickets are transferable and must be used between Sep. 15, 2003 and March 31, 2004. Qualifying international travel must be booked in United first- or business-class and you must be a current Mileage Plus member or join the program to qualify and must register for this offer. Some restrictions do apply.

    United Airlines or 800/447-6772 and enter code 793 after entering a mileage plus number.


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    Arizona Biltmore Summer Getaway

    Heading into its 75th year, Arizona's historic ‘Grande Dame' offers special deals including a greatly reduced room rate, a free third night to make your weekend longer, and half-off a second room.

    Through Sep. 2, 2003, the resort room rate is $135 weekdays (Sunday- Wednesday -- compared to the regular summer rate of $195) and $155 weekends (Thursday-Saturday). A Saturday night is free with a stay of any two paid consecutive nights over a long weekend. If you need a second room for friends, children or relatives, it's 50 percent off. Rates are subject to availability and do not include tax and resort fee.

    The Four-Star Arizona Biltmore sits on 39 acres at the foot of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve and majestic Squaw Peak. Opened in 1929, it is one of the most recognized resorts in the world for its distinctive architecture inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Facilities include 738 guest accommodations; eight swimming pools; seven tennis courts; a full-service spa, salon, and fitness center; two 18-hole PGA golf courses; and an 18-hole putting course.

    Arizona Biltmore or 800/950-0086.



    Third Night Free at Fairmont

    Through Aug. 31, stay two consecutive nights at any Fairmont hotel or resort in Canada and receive a third consecutive night absolutely free. The third night free offer is subject to availability and some black out dates may apply. Qualifying stays cannot be combined with any other promotions or discounts and do not apply to corporate, group or package rates. Stays must be booked prior to Aug. 29, 2003 and are priced on the hotel’s rate of the day.

    Fairmont features 20 world-class hotels and resorts across Canada including the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Alberta, the Fairmont Banff Springs, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto and the castle-like Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Quebec City.

    Fairmont Hotels & Resorts or 877/332-7847.


    Northwest & Continental Award Free Tickets for Business Class Purchases

    Northwest Airlines launched its "World Business Class Free Worldwide Travel" promotion, rewarding travelers for their loyalty.

    Between now and Sep. 14, 2003, Northwest WorldPerks frequent flyer members can earn a free coach class certificate after buying one roundtrip business class ticket to one of Northwest's trans-Atlantic or trans-Pacific destinations. The free certificate is good for travel within the U.S., between the U.S. and Canada, or from the U.S. and Canada to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, or Asia. Northwest's World Business Class Free Worldwide Travel award certificates can be redeemed between Sep. 15, 2003 and Mar. 31, 2004.

    Advance registration in the promotion is required by Sep. 14, 2003, through www.nwa.com/promo/wbcfree as is membership in Northwest's frequent flyer program. Instant enrollment can be completed online. The free travel promotion is only available to WorldPerks members with a mailing address in the U.S. or Canada. To qualify, tickets must be booked in the paid published J fare class.

    Northwest Airlines or 800/225-2525.

    Continental’s OnePass frequent flyer members flying international in business class this summer are eligible to earn a free electronic ticket for economy class travel worldwide.

    Qualifying travel includes roundtrip flights in the "J" class of service, flown through Sep. 14, 2003, to any destination in Europe, the Middle East, Tokyo, Hong Kong or Brazil.

    Free tickets may be redeemed for travel between Sep. 15, 2003 and Mar. 31, 2004 in economy class anywhere in Continental's system. Additional qualifying trips in business class earn additional certificates for free travel. Free tickets are fully transferable and are subject to capacity controls and OnePass blackout dates.

    To qualify for a free ticket, you must reside in the U.S. or Canada, be a member of Continental's frequent flyer program, and register for the offer online. Instant enrollment in OnePass can also be completed online at continental.com. A valid e-mail address is required to receive the free ticket.

    Continental Airlines.

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    Sea, Sun and Sails on the Maine Coast by John McCandlish and Ala Shuman

    When telling friends and family about our upcoming cruise along the Maine coast, people frequently asked, “what exactly is a windjammer?” Though the term may conjure up images of ancient wooden ships with sails billowing in the wind, the definition is quite simple and not nearly as romantic. According to the Maine Windjammer Association, the term windjammer derived from steamboat captains poking fun at old-fashioned schooners. Today, windjammer refers to any large sailing vessel that takes guests on overnight sailing cruises.

    Our five-day cruise was aboard the 120’ schooner, the J & E Riggin, one of 14 privately owned and operated vessels in the Maine Windjammer Association fleet that offers three- to six-day cruises out of Camden, Rockport, and Rockland, Maine from mid-May until mid-October. Seven of the ships are National Historic Landmarks and the fleet includes America’s two oldest commercial coasting schooners, built in 1871.

    The J & E Riggin, built in New Jersey in 1927 by Charles Riggin, isn’t one of the old-timers in the fleet. She served in the oyster dredging trade and was reconfigured as a passenger vessel in 1974.

    We boarded the Riggin the night before for a basic orientation called the Captain’s Call. During the session you learn the safety features and the layout of the ship, including how to use the shower and the “head” (sailing jargon for toilet) in the two small lavatory rooms on the ship’s main deck. We also met our fellow shipmate, 19 in all, occupying the ship’s 10 cabins, which when full can hold 22 passengers. Other ships in the fleet carry from six to 40 passengers. A windjammer cruise is not limited to youngsters as our ages ranged from 16 to 65-plus.

    From our varied group, windjammer cruises seem well suited for nearly everyone, except for small children and infants. Fellow passengers were from Texas, Maine, Idaho and a few Canadians. A variety of occupations were represented from schoolteachers to nurses to accountants. Some made it a family affair, while others were sailing with friends.

    After the Captain’s Call, we retired to our cozy cabin, anticipating setting sail early the next morning. Cabins are equipped with comfortable berths, a reading light, and a sink with cold running water.

    The enticing aromas of blueberry pancakes and sausage woke us the next morning. Taste testing proved Anne Mahle’s exceptional cooking skills, earned at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. As the cruise continued, she prepared many delicious meals including a traditional boiled New England dinner, fresh-baked breads and pastries, homemade jams and jellies, and New England clam chowder, all on a wood-burning stove.

    Anne serves double-duty on board as the captain and chef. She and her husband Jon Finger, the other ship’s captain, have loved and owned the historic J.E. Riggins for six years. Prior to their ownership, they sailed together on yachts in the Caribbean and New England.

    After breakfast, the passengers lent a helping hand to Captain Jon and the crew in raising the sails to head out to sea. Jon knew these waters well as he’s been sailing the Maine coast for more than a decade, serving as captain on several windjammers in the fleet. A life-long sailor whose love of sailing began on Lake Michigan, Jon’s experience includes a four-year tour in the U.S. Coast Guard. With brisk winds, we sailed directly from the dock without a push from the yawl boat, a rare occurrence.

    We caught our first glimpse of Maine’s abundant islands, more than 3000 scattered along the coast, and were awed by the beautiful palate of blues and greens that makes Penobscot Bay world-renowned in sailing circles.

    For novices or old salts, one of the appeals of a windjammer cruise is that you have no set itinerary. The whim of the wind determines your course. You get the opportunity to connect with the sea and elements, instead of your cell phone, fax machines or email.

    We were told this is the most relaxing working vacation you’ll ever take, by the end of the cruise we heartily agreed. Much of our day was spent lounging on deck, eating a hearty and delicious lunch and relaxing in the sun. As evening approached, we could help the crew unfurl (take down) the sails. Along with helping to raise and lower sails, we could crank up the anchor, steer the ship, tack the sails and help in the galley. You’re not required to do anything -- it’s your vacation.

    With each passing day, we embraced the rhythm of life aboard a schooner. Mornings and afternoons were spent sailing through Penobscot Bay. Different days brought different islands: Deer Island, Northhaven, Isle au Haut, and the rocky coast of the mainland. On board, you can pass the time reading, bird watching, sketching, sleeping and photographing the occasional lighthouse or porpoise. Evenings, the passengers and crew waited on deck for the sun to give way to a deep, dark sky full of bright stars.

    Lazy days at sea were punctuated by afternoon stops in quaint fishing villages and small, protected coves. We explored the architecture, shops, and character of Stonington and Buck’s Harbor. After gliding into a different calm harbor to anchor each evening, Jon and Anne entertained us with folk songs and acoustic guitar music. After the music, choices included lively card games or board games in the galley. Jon and Anne like the 16 to 24 passenger range as it allows for better group cohesion. “Any more and the group begins to divide.” they said.

    A highlight of almost all windjammer cruises is the authentic Down East lobster bake on a deserted island. The winds blew our schooner to small, uninhabited Wreck Island. We hiked the small slope of the island and its rocky perimeter while the crew prepared steamed lobster, corn on the cob, and baked potatoes over an open fire. After all-you-can-eat lobster, everyone helped to clean up. Captain Jon said, “it is a schooner tradition to leave each island or port of call cleaner than you found it.”

    Perhaps the best way to describe our restful time aboard the J & E Riggin is to use Anne’s own description of a windjammer cruise as a “cross between a bed-and-breakfast and camping.” Her special bed-and-breakfast touches include hand-made quilts on each bed and home grown flowers and herbs with each meal.

    A three- to six-day windjammer cruise costs from $350 to $850 per person, with all meals included. Special interest cruises include photography, leaf peeping, natural history trips, a lighthouse cruise, wine tasting, and “kids and family” cruises.

    Maine Windjammer Association or 800/807-9463.



    Name Your Weekday Room Rate

    The Heidel House Resort in Green Lake, WI allows you to make an offer for the rate you want to pay during weekdays. The program started when Chad Buros, the director of sales and marketings and Scott Krause, general manager of Heidel House, decided that consumers might respond to the same kinds of incentives that appeal to meeting planners. The “name the rate” program helped the Heidel House fill conferences and meeting rooms in shoulder seasons so it seemed reasonable to offer it to consumers as well.

    The way it works is simple. Call 800/444-2812 and make a 'reasonable offer' for a particular room in the 200 room resort for any given weekday. A good idea is to first check the web site and see the other packages and offers - then phone in.

    The program is currently set to run through Aug. 31, 2003.

    Green Lake is in central Wisconsin at Wisconsin highways 23 and 49. It's an easy drive on scenic roads 90 miles from Milwaukee and 180 miles from Chicago.

    Heidel House or 800/444-2812.



    Club France

    Air Tahiti Nui $2,020 Business-Class Fare -- PURCHASE TICKETS BY AUG. 28 -- Air Tahiti Nui, celebrating its first year of service between Los Angeles and Paris, offers a special business-class roundtrip fare between Los Angeles and Paris for $2020. All tickets must be purchased by Aug. 28. Travel is good through Dec. 31, 2003.

    This special non-refundable business-class fare, compared to a full business class fare of $7,154, applies to new bookings only and is capacity controlled (seats are limited). Government taxes and fees are additional and no changes are allowed to outbound flights. Changes may be made to return flights for $300, as long as they are made prior to the original date shown on the ticket and are subject to availability. Tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure with a minimum stay of 7 days and maximum stay of 30 days.

    Business-class seats have a pitch of 55 inches and are 19 inches wide. The seats recline 140-150 degrees depending on the specific plane and row selected. Seats are configured 2-2-2 providing either window or aisle, with no middle seats. Each seat in business-class has a virtual entertainment center with music, games and up to six first-run movies on the English and French channels.

    Air Tahiti Nui or 877/824-4846.


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