Find luxurious bargains that will make the over-50 set happy including a free night at the Four Seasons and a $500 air credit from MSC cruises.
The Deal: Third Night Free at Four Seasons hotels.
Details: More than 30 participating Four Seasons hotels are offering this rare, hot deal: Book two nights’ stay and get the third night on the house. Rates vary by location; at the Ritz Carlton Chicago (a Four Seasons hotel), rates start at $345 for a moderate room; at the newly opened Four Seasons Seattle, rates start at $365 per night; and the luxe villas at Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay Bali, rates start at $1,450 per night.
Savings: Depends on location.
Expires: April 1, 2009
To Book: Contact the Four Seasons Worldwide Reservations Office at 800-819-5053 or go to www.fourseasons.com.
The Deal: MSC Mediterranean cruises for Baby Boomers.
Details: Enjoy a seven-night Mediterranean sail from $599 per person for a double, or an 11-night cruise from $999 per person. Special rate is available on select sailings including select Northern Europe sailings. The only requirement: One person in the party must be at least 50 years old by the date of departure. The promotion can also be combined with the Kids Sail Free policy, which allows kids under 18 to share a cabin with two paying adults, free of charge.
Savings: At least 60 percent.
Expires: Book by Oct. 31, 2009.
To Book: Visit MSC Cruises at www.msccruisesusa.com or contact 800-666-9333.
The Deal: Free Nights at Parrot Cay Resort & Shambhala Retreat in Turks and Caicos.
Details: Stay for four nights and pay for three, or stay for seven nights and pay for five. Includes breakfast and airport transfers. Rates start at $625 per night and special offer is not available during the holiday period (Dec. 19, 2008 to Jan. 10, 2009).
Savings: At least $625 for one night free.
Expires: Jan. 31, 2009
To Book: Call +1 649-946-7788 or go to parrotcay.como.biz.
The Deal: Baby Boomers’ Best in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Details: Cheshire Cat Inn Bed and Breakfast guests who are 55 years old and over get discounted bed and breakfast rates with expanded continental breakfast, evening wine and hors d’oeuvres and full spa services. Offer good on cottages, suites, Jacuzzi rooms and king-sized bed rooms, and valid Sunday through Thursday only.
Savings: 25 percent off room rates that start at $229 per night.
Expires: Dec. 19, 2008
To Book: Call 805-569-1610 or go to www.cheshirecat.com.
The Deal: $500 air credits from Royal Hideaway Playacar in Playa del Carmen.
Details: Book a five- to seven-night stay (the package includes airfare) and receive a $500 credit, or book a three- to four-night stay and receive a $300 credit. Couples also receive a Night of Romance, which includes chilled champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries and a complimentary one-hour massage.
Savings: $300 or $500 air credit plus one-hour massage.
Expires: Book by Dec. 21, 2008. Offer good for travel through Jan. 26, 2009, with blackout dates Dec. 27, 2008 to Jan. 1, 2009.
To Book: Call 800-858-2258 or go to www.occidentalhotels.com.