What’s the deal?


• Save nearly $900 on the Bella Sicilia package, a two-week walking tour on Italy’s Sicilia with the Wayfarers.

The trip, which combines the Western Sicily Walk and the Eastern Sicily Walk, costs $7,500 per person double, a savings of $890.

The deal also includes a free night in Cefalu, a beach resort town on the north coast.

Price includes first-class accommodations, all meals (with wine at dinner) and on-trail snacks, walking guide and support vehicle, ground transfers, hotel and restaurant gratuities, taxes and more.

Depart April 27 or Oct. 5.

By comparison, each segment costs $4,195.

Info: 800-249-4620, www.thewayfarers.com.

• Rail Europe is offering spring discounts on the Swiss Pass to commemorate the train pass’s 25th anniversary.

Deal applies to four- and eight-day consecutive travel passes for first-class seats.

Travel April 1 through May 31.

The eight-day pass, usually $713, is now $535; the four-day pass, usually $472, is now $370 (pricing could change slightly based on currency exchange fluctuations).

The promotion also includes other savings, such as 50 percent off mountain railway and cable car tickets.

Book by May 20.

Info: 800-622-8600, www.raileurope.com.

• CroisiEurope is offering discounts on select 2014 European river cruises.

For example, the May 26, July 7 and Sept. 29 departures of the six-night Canal du Rhone-a-Sete barge cruise from Avignon to Sete, France, now starts at $2,450 per person double, a savings of $280.

Promotion is based on availability.

Info: 800-768-7232, www.croisieuroperivercruises.com/easter-special-offers.

• With Friendly Planet, save $400 on its new Discover Spain tour.

With the discount, the eight-day package starts at $1,899 per person double and includes round-trip air from Newark to Madrid (add $250 for Washington departures), first-class hotel accommodations in Madrid, Seville and Granada; nine meals, including wine with dinner; transfers and ground transportation; guided tours and entrance fees; and taxes.

For lowest rate, depart Nov. 7.

Other departures available in May, June, August, September and October.

For the $300 savings, book by April 8; for the extra $100, use promo code WP031614 by March 24.

Info: 800-555-5765, www.friendlyplanet.com.

Prices were verified Thursday, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Restrictions such as blackout dates and advance purchase may apply.

 

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