Travel offers: discount on train travel in Canada and two-for-one cruises in China

The best travel deals this week around the world.


Collette has a sale on several of his international tours, with hundreds of dollars in savings. For example, the 23-day Complete South America journey, departing from Lima, Peru, on February 21 and March 7, starts at $ 9,399 for singles (usually $ 9,899) and $ 6,999 per person double (compared to $ 7,499). Price includes meals, accommodations, land transport, taxes and more. Other discounted trips are the Plains of Africa Kenya Wildlife Safari (save $ 500), the colors of Morocco ($ 300) and Explore New Zealand ($ 750). Info: 800-340-5158,

Rocky Mountaineer, a Canadian luxury railroad, offers two deals for certain trips of 2019: Couples can save $ 240 at GoldLeaf Service or receive one $ 400 credit to spend on excursions, extra hotel stays, food and other extras. For example, with the discount, the three-night first passage to the West Classic, Vancouver-Lake Louise, the adventure starts at $ 2,843 per person double. Price includes four meals, two-day train journey, three nights hotel, train transfers, national park pass and taxes. Book the Classic Journey promotion on January 31st. For an example of a Stay and Play deal: the six-day first passage to the west Kananaskis Self-Drive from Calgary to Vancouver (or vice versa) costs $ 6,634 for two adults and comes with the $ 400 credit. Book GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf service as of 1 March. Info: 877-460-3200,

Nolitan Hotel, a boutique hotel The Nolita district in Manhattan, has a Winter Savings action with up to 25 percent discount until 31 March. Rates vary. For example, a stay on Sunday night in early February starts at $ 156, including taxes – a savings of $ 43. Book by January 15th. Info: 212-925-2555,


Victoria Cruises offers one two for the price of one plus extra savings on last-minute the Yangtze River cruises in China. Save up to 67 percent on certain departure times in February from the Three Gorges Highlights cruise, which spends four nights from Yichang to Chongqing or three nights on the reverse route. Discounted rates start at $ 240 per person, including port fees, a $ 585 savings. A mandatory $ 25 whale excursion package (also two-for-one) and a $ 25 service fee instead of tips are extra. The cruise line also offers two-to-one prices for all other 2019 Yangtze River cruises booked on February 28 at 800-348-8084. Cruise info:


Qatar Airways has a sale on Washington Dulles flights to destinations all over the world. For example return air to Bangkok starts at $ 706; to Kuala Lumpur, from $ 854; and to Mumbai, starting at $ 893. VAT included. Books on January 16; journey through May 30th. In comparison, other airlines charge at least $ 100 more to Bangkok. Info:

Cathay Pacific has sales rates from Washington Dulles to China and Southeast Asia. For example, return ticket to Guangzhou, China, starts at $ 678. Other airlines match, but the rate usually starts at around $ 1,100. Departure on 23 May. Book at before January 31st.


Save an extra $ 100 on already discounted trips to Europe with great value vacations. For example, a four-day Rome City Explorer trip that leaves mid-March starts at around $ 966 per person discount and includes a return flight from Washington Dulles to Rome; four nights at the Duke Hotel with breakfast; airport transfers; and taxes. Individually priced, an air ticket alone costs about $ 1,050. Use code EXPLORE100 as of January 31 for the $ 100 saving. Info: 800-896-4600,

Carol Sottili, Andrea Sachs

The prices were checked by the press on Thursday, but deals do not sell and the availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.