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Travel Deals: The Week’s Best Cruise, Car, Hotel & Ski Deals

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princess_cruiseThis is the week to try something new when you travel. We’ve found deep discounts for all different kinds of travel experiences. Test out a 3-day cruise for $199 and earn future savings. Or book your first trip to New York with some of the lowest hotel rates of the year. And that’s not all. There are ski deals and car rental discounts, all designed to make the first week of November your ideal time for booking something new.

Earn 50 Percent of Your Cruise Fare Back

Princess Cruises has a come up with an innovate take on the 3-day cruise. When you sale on a 3-day from Los Angeles to Ensenada between November 15 and December 1, you can receive 50 percent of your cruise fare back a credit toward a future Princess cruise (must be 7 days or longer). Rates start at just $199 for the three-day experience. To book call 1-800-774-6237 or visit Princess Cruises.

Savings Through the New Year

Need a rental car for visiting family over the holidays? If you book with Hertz before November, 1, 2013 you can rent an economy car for $169.99 a week. This deal is good for travel from November 22 through January 12, 2014, and is good for rentals up to two weeks. When making a reservation, just mention the rate code RQ#: VSTPTW in the U.S. and VSTPDW in Canada.

Then there’s an exclusive Friends Rental Discount you won’t find online. You can get 20 percent or more off on holiday travel from now through January 31, 2014. When making a reservation, just mention CDP: 1736927.

Don’t be afraid to share this secret with your friends!

New York & Statue of LibertyLowest Rates of the Year in New York

We’ve told you again that the week after New Year’s Eve, aka the dead week, is one of the best times for travel deals. And once again New York is sweetening the pot with Hotel Week New York 2014.

From January 3 through January 12, 2014, close to 30 New York hotels are offering rates of $100, $200 and $300 on hotel rooms that cost up to $500 a night. The 2014 participants include:

$100 a night:

  • Affinia Manhattan
  • The Hotel @ Times Square
  • The GEM Hotel SoHo

$200 a night:

  • Ace Hotel
  • Hotel Chandler
  • Gansvort Park Avenue

$300 a night:

  • Thomspon LES

Click here for more information.

TellurideSki & Stay Options

Now that the weather has cooled down, ski season is just around the corner. Find out how you can ski in Telluride, and save at a modern boutique hotel. Hotel Madeline Telluride has 84 rooms, 11 suites, and a dozen condos, and is a perfect ski-in/ski-out location.

With the Skiers Escape Package, you can get two 3-day lift tickets, breakfast for two each day, $200 Resort Credit per stay, and a fourth night free. The package also includes transportation direct from Montrose County Airport to the hotel. Rates begin at $1989 including tax and resort fee, and must be booked for a minimum of four nights. To find out more, click here.

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By Lily J. Kosner for PeterGreenberg.com

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