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Hotels and AccommodationsPersonal ServiceHotel and Accommodation IndustryTourism and Leisure IndustryAfricaSouth Africa

Luxury SafariSouth Africa

Roundtrip airfare from LAX to South AfricaSeven nights’ luxury 5-Star accommodations

· 4 nights in Cape Town at the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, a 2012 Conde Nast Gold List winner· 3 nights at the posh Madikwe Safari Lodge (one of the largest game reserves in South Africa, offering prime viewing of the Big Five)

Highlights: 6 open-vehicle game drives and exploring Cape Town, inc. a helicopter ride along the AtlanticSeaboard14 meals includedAll intra-country flights included

· $3999/pp ($2000 off)

Travel select dates Feb.-Sep. 2013

TubingMt. Baldy

Whisk down Mt. Baldy this winter with two hours of unlimited snow tube rides from The Lifts at Mt. Baldy (the closestski area to L.A., about one hour from downtown)Located 8,000 feet above sea level, the tubing park spans several hundred yards and features multiple lanes,including runs of more than 150 feet

· $15/pp (reg. $35)o Deal inc. a roundtrip lift ticket to the tubing park and one 2-hour tubing session

Valid the entire 2012-2013 season; three daily sessions at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m

Hard Rock Hotel San DiegoSan Diego

Trendy 4-Star hotel in the heart of SD’s Gaslamp QuarterAdorned with memorabilia of music greats, this property was named one of the Top 25 Trendiest Hotels in the the 2012 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice AwardsGuests get complimentary nightclub VIP access for two.

· $129/nt. (40% off)

o Upgrade to a suite with a lounge area, oversized bar and a balcony: +$30 Travel through Jan. 7

Sinfully AffordableLas Vegas

Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Las Vegas on Southwest Airlines4 days, 3 nights at the Luxor Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

o Upscale AAA 4-Diamond 30-story pyramid resort on the heart of the Strip

o Resort boasts 2 pools, a spa and 7 restaurants

Bonus: Southwest is the only airline that allows you check 2 bags for FREEThis is part of a larger sale on Las Vegas resorts, including Treasure Island, the 5-star Wynn Las Vegas and more

· $149/pp (!)

Travel select dates in Nov. & Dec.

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & SpaSonoma

Famous and luxurious AAA 4-Diamond resort in the heart of Sonoma wine countryProperty features 2 restaurants (inc. the Michelin-rated “Sante”) and a golf courseThis resort is one of the few in the country to have its own source of thermal mineral water, which makes its luxuryspa a destination all its own

· $139/nt. (60% off)

o Deal inc. FREE parking and 20% off all spa treatments and dining

Travel through April 4, inc. weekends, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve

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