Travel Steals & Deals


The Complete New York
Guidebook impresarios Tim and Nina Zagat have helped cobble together a unique 3-day/2-night package for summer travel to New York City. For $199.40 per person, travelers receive: two nights accommodations, breakfast, and parking; two lunches; a ticket to a Broadway or off-Broadway show; a gift and shopping assistance at major Manhattan shops; a museum pass; and a city tour. The "It's All Yours" package is valid July 15-September 5, and can be booked by calling 800-639-9675.

The Links for Less
Golfers dismayed by astronomically high greens fee will be delighted by the 1994 "Exclusive Links Card" offered by the Vermont Golf Journal. For a $55 fee, the card allows travelers to play one round of golf at each of ten courses in Vermont, and a bonus round at a course just over the border in New York. The card also is valid for discounts on accommodations, and at selected pro shops and restaurants. For more information call: 800-639-1941.

The Big Easy Summer
If you're headed to New Orleans, the Hotel De La Poste (800-448-4927) in the French Quarter has a special summer package. For $107 (single occupancy) or $118 (double) per night, guests receive a deluxe room, full breakfast and indoor valet parking. The rates are valid from June 15-September 15.

This column originally appeared in Travel Holiday magazine.

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