Rates & Dates: Rocky Mountaineer offers two-fer air deal


ocky Mountaineer Railtours is offering a two-for-one roundtrip air fare deal for departures from more than 80 U.S. cities to Vancouver or Calgary, Alberta.

Clients booking rail packages starting at $1,499 per person can add two air fares for the price of one. Plans must be purchased by June 30 for travel through Oct. 17.

Sample fares include Portland, Ore., from $228; San Francisco from $342; Los Angeles from $408; Dallas from $386; New York from $480; and Miami from $484.

Agents earn 10% on the air and rail portion of the package.

Rocky Mountaineer Railtours
(800) 665-7245

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American Orient Express is offering a booking incentive for agents and clients on select Great Northwest & Rockies and Lewis & Clark Epic Journey itineraries. For agents, the incentive is 15% commission; clients receive a $50 onboard credit.

The incentive and discount applies to the Aug. 11 and 18 itineraries for the Great Northwest & Rockies journey and the June 21 and 30 Lewis & Clark Epic Journey itineraries.

In addition, when booking the tours before June 11, a $500 per person credit will be applied. Discounted rates for both tours begin at $3,790 per person, double, based on Vintage Pullman cabin accommodations.

American Orient Express
(800) 320-4206

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The 17-room Montpelier Plantation Inn is inviting clients to treat dad to a Caribbean getaway -- the resort is located in Nevis -- with its Father package in June.

The seven-night plan features two free nights for stays that include Father's Day, after-dinner drinks and a bottle of wine on Father's Day, a one-hour massage for two, a two-day car rental (excluding tax and license charges) and a champagne picnic lunch on the beach.

The package rate is $1,300 per couple and includes daily breakfast, afternoon tea, welcome rum punch, shuttle service to the inn's private beach and concierge services.

Montpelier Plantation Inn
(869) 469-3462
GDSs: Galileo, Worldspan

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The Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, Calif., is offering a series of soul-searching packages, valid through July 31, for clients looking for their inner child, lost romance, creative side or a way to unwind.

For instance, the Rediscover How to Unplug plan covers two nights' suite accommodations; an aromatherapy bath; in-room breakfast; an in-room massage; an in-room movie with popcorn; towels, an umbrella and water delivered beachside; and a journal for recording thoughts.

Other Rediscover packages are Rediscover Beach Fun, Rediscover the Artist in You and Rediscover Romance. All plans are for two nights.

Surf & Sand Resort
(800) 267-4177

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Through Sept. 30, London's Royal Garden Hotel is putting its rates on sale. Under the Guaranteed U.S. Dollar Rate promotion, a Superior room is priced at $219 per night, and a Park View room is priced at $269 per night.

All rates include continental breakfast and VAT and must be prepaid in U.S. dollars. The rate is valid for a minimum stay of three nights.

Royal Garden Hotel
(866) 521-7017
GDSs: All systems

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