The Real Deal Vacation package to Italy includes airfare from New York, Chicago, or Washington, D.C. to Venice, with a return flight from Rome; two nights at the Scandinavia Hotel in Venice; two nights at the Hotel La Pace in Pisa; two nights at the Hotel Orcagna in Florence; one night at the Hotel Vignola in Assisi; two nights at the Hotel La Pergola in Sorrento; two nights at the Residenza Vaticana in Rome; car rental for seven days; daily breakfast at each hotel; and all taxes and fees, from $1,217 per person.
When Ongoing; lead price is for Feb. 17, 2013 arrival.
Gateways New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C. (from $1,217); add $88 for Boston; add $91 for Miami; add $105 for Atlanta; add $146 for Houston; add $192 for Los Angeles; add $198 for San Francisco; add $199 for Seattle or Phoenix.
The Fine Print All air, hotel, and rental taxes and fees are included in the package price. Based on double occupancy; the single supplement is $324. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
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Why It's a Deal Airfare alone from New York to Venice, with a return flight via Rome, would cost you at least $743 in mid-February (Turkish Airlines) according to Kayak. Add in $123 per person for two nights at the Hotel Scandinavia, $130 for two nights at the Hotel La Pace, $60 for two nights at the Hotel Orcagna, $32 for one night at the Hotel Vignola, $86 for two nights at the Hotel La Pergola, and $83 for two nights at the Residenza Vaticana, and you're looking at a total of $1,257 per person, taxes and fees included, for airfare, accommodation, and daily breakfast. For up to $40 less, this travel package gives you the international airfare, eleven nights at hotels across Italy, daily breakfast, and all taxes and fees—plus a seven-day car rental.
More European Destinations offers a variety of hotels in each city except Assisi. Upgrade to the following four-star hotels for an additional fee: The Hotel Panorama in Venice (from $19 extra per person); the AC Hotel Pisa (from $18 extra); the Hotel Privilege in Florence (from $35 extra); the Villa Oriana Relais in Sorrento (from $8 extra); and the Hotel Fiume in Rome (from $74 extra).
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