The Real Deal Vacation package to California wine country and San Francisco includes round-trip airfare between Chicago and San Francisco on Frontier Airlines or other available carrier; five nights' accommodations, including three nights at the Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa in Santa Rosa, Calif., with breakfast and parking included, and two nights at either the Pickwick Hotel or the King George Hotel in San Francisco; a four-day car rental; and all taxes. From $719 for a five-night trip.
When Nov. 27, Dec. 11, 2012 (from $719); Nov. 13, Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 (from $749); Nov. 6 (from $769); Feb. 5, 12, 19 (from $799); Jan. 1 (from $839); Dec. 4 (from $869); Dec. 18, Mar. 12 (from $879); Nov. 20 (from $889); Feb. 26, Mar. 19, 26 (from $919).
Gateways Chicago (from $719); add $10 for New York; add $11 for Atlanta; add $82 for Baltimore; add $174 for Washington, D.C.
The Fine Print Based on double occupancy; the single supplement is from $322. Rental car must be dropped off before the hotel stay in San Francisco. Read these guidelines before booking any Real Deal.
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Why It's A Deal On a recent Kayak search, we found round-trip airfare between Chicago and San Francisco for $370 in late November (Frontier Airlines). Add that to about $164 per person for a three-night stay at the Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa, about $184 per person for a two-night stay at the King George Hotel, and you'd pay at least $718 for hotel and airfare alone. For just $1 more, this deal gets you all the same components, plus a four-day car rental.
More Additional nights can be booked at each hotel, starting at $50 per person at the Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa; $65 at the Pickwick Hotel; and $70 at the King George Hotel.
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