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Travel Deals: Domestic & Exotic Summer Travel

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Who says it’s too early to start planning your summer getaway? With European getaways, golf packages, island deals and more, you can go from spring to summer with this week’s travel deals.

A Free Night on the Islands

Spring is the time to book Hilton Barbados Resort’s 5th Night Free deal. Travelers who book a minimum of five nights will receive the fifth night free – and for extended stays, every fifth night is free. To take advantage of this special event, you must reserve before April 30 for stays from April 16 to December 22, 2012. The Barbados property features 350 ocean-views guestrooms, all boasting a private balcony, separate shower unit and high speed internet access. Hilton Curaçao Resort is also offering the 5th Night Free deal until June 30, 2012. To make reservations for your stay at Hilton Barbados Resort or Hilton Curaçao Resort or for more information about the luxurious accommodations, call 1-877-GO-HILTON or visit their website.

A Magical California Adventure

Try the West Coast for a change and visit the happiest place on earth. Right now Red Lion Hotel Anaheim is offering its very own “Join the Magic” deal with room rates starting at $79 per night, free breakfast for two adults (kids 10 and under eat free), free WiFi and parking. Located just one block from Disneyland, Red Lion is the perfect home base for your southern California getaway. Book by June 1, 2012 for stays from now until June 7, 2012. For reservations call 800-RED-LION (800-733-5466) or book online.

Golfer’s Paradise

If you would rather tee up than kick back, check out the Country Club Resorts Package offered by Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. The package starts at $299 per person (based on double occupancy and a two-night stay). Enjoy golf at one of three premiere golf courses (with all taxes, carts and green fees included), lunch at McCullough’s Emerald Links and dinner and drinks at the Irish Pub. This deal runs from March 28 through December 30, 2012. For reservations, visit their website or call 800-252-5866.

Southern Comforts

Visit one of the most vibrant cities in the old south and take advantage of the Relaxation Retreat Package offered by the Shem Creek Inn, located on beautiful Shem Creek in Charleston, South Carolina. This limited time offer,  from now through May 1, starts at $213 (based on double occupancy and a two-night stay) and features a one-hour relaxation massage, bottle of champagne, daily breakfast and complimentary wireless internet and parking. For reservations call 800-523-4951 or visit them online.

A Sweet European Summer

Looking for a sweet deal? Mandarin Oriental in Geneva, Switzerland is now offering its Chocolate Indulgence Package for a limited time (March 28 to June 30, 2012 and September 1 to December 31, 2012). Rates start at $1,736 (based on double occupancy and a two-night stay) and the package includes overnight accommodations in a deluxe room, daily breakfast buffets at Brasserie Le Sud, a one-hour forty-five minute “After the Rain” spa treatment for two people, dinner for two at Brasserie Le Sud, two chocolate cocktails at MO bar and unique chocolate amenity with rose petal turn-down service. To make reservations call 41-22-909-0000 or visit them online.

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By Ben Moroski for