Rezidor discounts summer rates


ezidor SAS put rooms at more than 150 Radisson SAS, Park Inn and Country Inn hotels on sale through Aug. 31.

These new "Summer Magic" rates start as low as about $81 per night, including breakfast, on any day of the week -- and no minimum stay is required.

Two kids stay free; all hotels also offer kids' menus this summer.

Sample rates range from about $81 per night in Paris and Munich, and $117 in Berlin and Warsaw, to $198 in London and $225 in Amsterdam.

Travel agent commission on bookings is always 10%.

To book or for information, call (800) 333-3333 or visit

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Avis Europe added four west Europe itineraries to its "Personally Yours" guide program.

New itineraries for 2003 cover routes from northern Italy's lakes to the Adriatic; to France's cathedrals, chateaux and champagne country; from Nice to Paris; and through Portugal, from Lisbon to the Algarve.

In total, Avis Europe offers six itineraries to France; three to Britain; two each to Germany, Italy and Spain; and one to Portugal.

To obtain itineraries, agents must call (800) 698-5674 at least 21 days prior to departure.

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Greece specialist Ya'lla Tours USA is paying agents 14% and 16% commission on its packages to the Summer Olympic Games in Athens next year. Group bookings of 20 or more earn the higher pay rate.

Ya'lla is offering Olympics stays in three rounds, departing Aug. 12, Aug. 18 and Aug. 24.

The 10-night deals include six nights in Greece and four nights in Istanbul, London, Prague or Rome.

Priced at $4,995, the tours include accommodations; ground transportation; air fare to the second destination; tours, including entrance fees; breakfast, hotel taxes and service fees.

For more information, contact Ya'lla at (800) 644-1595, via e-mail at [email protected] or at online.

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The Netherlands Board of Tourism, hoping to convince Americans to go Dutch this summer, is promoting Holland America Friendship discounts from partner suppliers.

Perks include a 5% discount on Amsterdam city tours from Holland Tours Schiphol for layover passengers through Sept. 30, 40% off the 2004 Rijksmuseum diary from the museum's new airport branch at Schiphol and free jewelry cleanings and inspections at the Amsterdam Diamond Center until Dec. 31.

Other special discounts as well as operator packages and hotel deals are available online at

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