Sunday | April 19, 2015
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This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.

— Volunteer on St. John, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and receive a $100 resort credit at the Westin St. John Resort. Guests earn the credit after volunteering at the Virgin Islands National Park (the property runs a free transfer); projects include maintaining trails and ruins and removing debris from beaches. Prices vary. For example, during a midweek stay in early April, a garden-view room starts at $489 a night, plus 10 percent tax and $40 resort fee. In addition, through April 26, book at least four nights and earn a free fifth night plus an additional $150 resort credit. Rates start at $555, plus tax and resort fee. Request SunSational Savings promo. Info: 866-716-8108,

— The Deep Creek Lake area in Western Maryland is offering a spring promotion with three nights’ lodging for the price of two plus activity discounts. The 3-2-1 Lodging & Activity Promotion, sponsored by the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, is available for stays through May 15. Seven lodging companies, ranging from rental homes to hotels, are participating. For example, a three-night midweek stay in early May at the Inn at Deep Creek is $358, including taxes, a savings of $180. Also, several companies are offering activity discounts. For example, a four-hour kayak outing with All Earth Eco Tour is $55 per adult, a savings of $10; depart before May 15. Info: 888-387-5237,

— Save 15 percent on a five-night trip to Scotland with Tenon Tours. The Glasgow and Edinburgh Scottish Dream tour starts at $696 per person double and includes two nights’ hotel in Glasgow; three nights’ lodging in Edinburgh; airport transfers; one-way bus transfer from Glasgow to Edinburgh; five Scottish breakfasts; tours including Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond National Park and Loch Ness; and taxes. Book by April 30. For lowest prices, travel April, November or December. Info: 855-468-3666,

— Celebrity Cruises is offering a Pick Your Perk promo on most cruises departing May through March 2015. Choose from a free classic beverage package for two, including wine and spirits (promo code PYPBEV), a $99-per-day value; gratuities for two (code PYPGR), a value of up to $30 per day; shipboard credits of $100 to $300 per stateroom, depending on cruise length (code PYPOBC); or a cruise discount of up to $600 per stateroom, if airfare is booked through Celebrity’s ChoiceAir program (code PYPAIR). Promo applies to ocean-view and higher cabin categories on most cruises of four nights or longer (the exceptions: cruises aboard Celebrity Xpedition and transatlantic and transpacific crossings). Book by April 30. Info: 800-647-2251,

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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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