Guatemala, Air/3 Nights, From $549
This classic Guatemalan itinerary stops in Guatemala City, Chichicastenango, and Lake Atitlan.
The Real Deal Airfare from New York City to Guatemala City, three nights at the four-star Barceló Guatemala City, one night at the Mayan Inn in Chichicastenango, breakfast daily, all transfers and ground transportation, the services of an English-speaking guide, entrance fees for sightseeing activities, and fuel surcharges. Highlights include an excursion to Lake Atitlán, a volcanic lake known for its beauty and its surrounding Mayan villages, plus a tour of the legendary market and church in Chichicastenango.
When Mar. 1, 4, 8, 15, 18, 22; Apr. 1, 26, 29; other dates throughout 2011.
Gateways Miami (add from $138), Chicago (add from $188), Boston (add from $190), L.A. (add from $356).
The Fine Print SS From $159. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book By Feb. 28, 2011, and mention Budget Travel promo code BTMFG50.
Contact Gate 1 Travel, 800/682-3333, gate1travel.com.
Why It's a Deal Based on a Kayak search on prices through March, airfare alone will run about $435. For about $115 more, this package covers airfare, plus three nights' accommodations, and sightseeing excursions. And BT readers save $50 on Gate 1 Travel's already affordable rates.
Editor’s Note: This package was originally listed for $449 in Budget Travel’s February issue, but due to an increase in the airfare associated with the tour, went up $100. Please call Gate 1 Travel (800/682-3333) for further information.
Before You Book These trips and starting prices ("From") sell out quickly, and details may change. Call the companies for complete info. Most rates are based on midweek dates; weekend travel can raise the price. Under "Why It's a Deal," round-trip flights are based on the lowest departures on kayak.com at press time. Usually not included: service, security, and visa costs; hotel, car-rental, and airport taxes. Check each listing for fuel surcharge details. Prices are per person, with two people sharing a room, unless otherwise noted. The single supplement ("SS") is the fee charged to solo travelers. Some companies will pair singles at no additional cost.
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