Curaçao, Air/3 Nights, From $660
Save 50 percent on a long-weekend stay at this resort in the historic Dutch Caribbean city of Willemstad.
The Real Deal Round-trip airfare via Continental Airlines or a partner airline carrier to Curaçao, three nights at the Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino, a $30 per person discount ($60 per reservation), round-trip airport-hotel transfers, luggage handling and gratuities, fuel surcharges, and hotel taxes, from $660 per person—plus airport taxes and fees of $84.
When The starting rate is based on Wednesday departures and Saturday returns from June 1–Aug. 27; other travel dates available through Oct. 31.
Gateways Newark; add $193 for Miami; $211 for Chicago; $279 for L.A.; $281 for Houston; $359 for Atlanta; $387 for Seattle; additional gateways available.
The Fine Print The 50 percent hotel rate discount is included in the starting rate. The $60 per reservation discount, also included in the rate, applies for reservations amounting to $1,399–$2,799. Save $105 per reservation costing $2,800–$3,999 and $150 per reservation amounting to $4,000 or more. Breakfast not included. Based on double occupancy; single supplement is $222. Travelers from cities other than Newark would need to overnight in Newark in order to take the only flight Continental offers to Curaçao; travelers are responsible for the proper arrangements. Refer to promo code CV13627 at the time of booking. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book By May 28, 2011.
Contact Continental Airlines Vacations, 800/829-7777, covacations.com.
Why It’s a Deal According to a recent search on Kayak, the lowest round-trip fares between Newark and Curaçao for travel in, say, late June/early July start from $551 with taxes (American Airlines). Add to that about $257 per person, including hotel taxes, for three nights at the Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino, and you’d be paying a total of $808 for airfare and accommodations. For $64 less, this Continental Airlines Vacations package covers airfare, three nights’ hotel, round-trip airport-hotel transfers, fuel surcharges, and all taxes and fees.
More Optional activities include a treasure tour by Jeep ($94 per person), a historical/cultural tour (from $61 per person), and an east and west island tour ($61 per person). Additional nights at the Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino start from $63 per person per night.
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