This week's travel deals
By Emily Ranager
Special to amNewYork
Enjoy wine and olives:
Celebrate the Sonoma Valley Olive Festival with these discounts from hotels and spas in Sonoma, Ca. Through February, six locations will offer deals ranging from 50 percent off spa services to 25 percent off nightly room rates.
For example, a trip to the MacArthur Place starts at $199 per night and includes lodging, olive martinis upon arrival, and $25 off an olive oil body polish or any 50-minute spa treatment.
For an even more affordable vacation, Best Western Sonoma Valley Inn has rates starting at $99 per night, including continental breakfast delivered to your room and a bottle of wine upon arrival.
Visit www.sonomavalley.com for a full list of promotions.Rent a beachfront property:
If your budget is holding you back from a warm-weather trip, let Zonder.com help you find a value-priced vacation rental.
The site lists more than 5,000 beachfront properties in Florida, San Diego, Mexico and the Caribbean that will be easy on your wallet because they have amenities like kitchens and laundry that hotels usually dont. For example, a five-bedroom, three-bath house in Destin, Fla. that sleeps 12 is $286 per nightjust $24 per person. www.zonder.com.
Stay in Florida for less:
Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort in Marco Island, Fla. is offering a bailout package of up to $200 in resort credits per night. Stay Jan. 31 to March 21 and get $100 daily to use toward restaurants, spa treatments and golf; trips March 22 to April 17 will get $200 of credit daily. Nightly rates start at $499. Booking deadline based on availability. www.marriott.com.