Time to get away!

Today on The Rhode Show, we were joined by TravelZoo’s Senior Editor Gabe Saglie! Check out all of these amazing deals and contests he shared with us below and for more info on TravelZoo, visit: http://www.travelzoo.com/tv/

For the Love of Travel
• The couple that plans together, stays together
o Planning together makes sure both travelers’ expectations and desires are met
• Be aware of the seasons
o Pricing on prime romantic destinations will fluctuate w/time of year (& weather is worth considering)
• Don’t procrastinate
o Don’t miss out on that one hotel or restaurant or experience that you & your loved one really want
• Splurge
o Romantic getaways are worth it… remember: on these trips, you’re dating your spouse!
• The Little Touches
o Pack surprise little nothings and plan surprise activities

Travelzoo’s “For the Love of Travel” Contest
• Tell us your travel love story!
• Did you fall in love on the road? Exotic proposal? Did a vacation save your marriage?
o We’re Searching for America’s Best Travel Love Story
o #loveoftravel and #contest
o Enter thru May 26: one entry per person/per day (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Travelzoo website)
o Grand Prize: Deluxe Bali Vacation for 2 (video link: https://youtu.be/8NW6-2j9g8E)
 $1500 toward flights
 6 nights at the Hidden Villas Bali (w/couples massages, breakfast daily & more)
o In partnership w/Honeyfund (the #1 wedding registry app)

Romantic Destinations
Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, La Romana, Dominican Republic
(video link: http://www.casadecampo.com.do/content/uploads/2015/10/casa-hero.mp4 AND

• Deluxe celeb-friendly 5-Star resort set no a pristine private beach
• Guests get their own private golf carts to traverse the whopping 7,000 acres
• Activities: tennis, horseback riding, biking, sailing, snorkeling, off-road ATV riding, and deep-sea fishing
• 3 golf courses onsite – considered among the top 100 in the world
• Property is also home to the on-site wonder Altos de Chavón, a full-size replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village; a 5,000-seat Grecian-style amphitheater completes the village
o $119/nt. (65% off) w/breakfast daily, $100 resort credit
o SPLURGE: +$70 for Elite Room w/Balcony
 Travel thru Oct.

Hotel Mousai, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
(video links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZbFVnkByOQ

• Puerto Vallarta’s only AAA 5-Diamond resort, the Mousai is set amid jungle-covered mountains and a stunning sandy beach along Banderas Bay and near Los Arcos National Park
• This is an adults-only resort
• Guest rooms feature private terraces with gold-tiled jetted plunge pools and hammocks
o $249/nt. in a Mousai Suite (45% off) w/buffet breakfast daily & $100 resort credit
o SPLURGE: +$85 for Ultra Mousai Suite: higher floor, butler service & in-room aromatherapy
 Travel thru Dec

Luxury Safari, South Africa
• Roundtrip airfare to South Africa
• 8 nights’ stay in deluxe 5-Star accommodations
o 5 nights at the 5-Star Table Bay Hotel & Spa in Cape Town
 Named one of the best hotels in all of Africa (Travel & Leisure)
 Includes scenic helicopter flight over Cape town & Franschhoek Valley winelands tour
o 3 nights at Jackalberry Lodge in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve… on the edge of Kruger National Park
 Includes 6 open-vehicle game drives
 Guests are served by a personally assigned staff
• Most meals included
• All domestic airfare and transfers included
o $3999/pp ($1400 off)
 Travel Aug. Dec.

Luxury Fly-&-Sail, Europe
• Roundtrip Business Class airfare to Europe
• Embark on 8-night cruise aboard Regent Seven Seas’ Seven Seas Explorer
o Newest ship on Regent’s fleet
o Sail in a Deluxe Veranda Suite
o Only 700-750 guests per sailing
o Onboard programming includes lectures by noted experts in various fields, culinary classes, cabaret performances and theatrical production
• Deluxe perks: unlimited shore excursions; unlimited gourmet dining; unlimited fine wines and premium spirits; unlimited Wi-Fi; all taxes, fees and gratuities; welcome bottle of Champagne; in-suite minibar, restocked daily
• Sail from Barcelona to Rome with stops in Valencia and Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Marseille, France; Monte Carlo, Monaco; Portofino, La Spezia and Florence, Italy
o $6919/pp
 Travel July-Nov.