The Real Deal Vacation package to northern California includes airfare from Chicago to San Francisco; three nights at the Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa in Santa Rosa (within an hour of both Napa and Sonoma); two nights in San Francisco at the King George Hotel; and a four-day car rental with unlimited mileage, roadside assistance, all sales taxes, surcharges, and fees; from $699 per person including all hotel and air taxes and fees.
When Jan. 15, 29, 2013; add $20 for Jan. 8, 2013; add $50 for Feb. 5, 12, 2013; check Gate 1 Travel's website for more dates.
Gateways Chicago ($699); additional gateway cities are also available.
The Fine Print Based on double occupancy; contact the company directly for single supplement pricing. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book By No deadline; based on availability.
Contact Gate 1 Travel, 800/682-3333, gate1travel.com.
Why It's a Deal A recent Kayak search shows the lowest round-trip airfare between Chicago and San Francisco starts at $293 in early January. Add to that $209 per person not including taxes for three nights at the Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa, and $161 per person including taxes for two nights at the King George Hotel, and you're already spending $663 on airfare and accommodations alone. For just $36 more than that, this travel package gives you the same perks, plus a four-day car rental, and covers all taxes and fees.
More Upgrade your rental car to an intermediate vehicle for from $15 more per couple, a full-size vehicle for from $35 more per couple, or a full-size SUV for from $181 more per couple.
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