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Up to Half Off at 'World's Best' Resorts

Here at Travelzoo, we keep Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best issue close at hand, not just so we can call out the accolade to our subscribers, but also so we can book these award winners ourselves.

Several hotels and resorts on the list have discounted rates by as much as 50%, including visits into April. These offers include:

Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort, Puntarenas: Set out on a luxurious six-night visit to Costa Rica’s Arenal and Puntarenas with a $395 savings on self-packaging prices. With this vacation package, spend three nights, including breakfast, at this award-winning resort. Departures from Fort Lauderdale start at $799 per person; this deal ends Tuesday.

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa: Fresh off a 2011 a multimillion-dollar revamp, this hotel has been praised by the magazine for its Zen-like atmosphere “with lush grounds that meander alongside the ocean.” For visits Nov. 8 - Dec. 23, rooms have been discounted by 45% to $275 per night. Or stay Jan. 4-27 or March-April for $50 more per night. This offer ends Wednesday.

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North: This 5-star property is offering a two-category upgrade for Travelzoo subscribers staying Nov. 17 - Jan. 6. For $269 per night, experience this desert oasis, praised for its “supersophisticated” look and expansive golf and dining offerings. This discount is half off current pricing.

The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort: Weekday stays November-December at this resort amid Hill Country have been cut by $100 per night. For $219-$229, try out the features yourself, including six pools, four restaurants and two 18-hole championship golf courses.

The Homestead: Stays at the “uncontested grande dame of the Allegheny Mountains” are now $129 per night Sundays-Thursdays through Dec. 23 including breakfast, a 25% discount. This winter, the resort is hosting hay rides, skeet shooting, skiing and ice skating. Weekends are $40 more night.

Mansion on Forsyth Park: Get a taste of Southern hospitality with a savings of 35% on the cost of other Savannah hotels Nov. 18 - Jan. 17. Travel + Leisure writes that “the hotel is furnished with gold chandeliers, Versace armchairs upholstered in faux-leopard skin, and more than 400 original artworks.” Weekday stays are $139 per night; Fridays-Saturdays are $30 more; and for an additional $20, guests can add breakfast for two.

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa: The magazine calls this property a "well-rounded, affordable family-friendly resort." Rates here have been cut in half to $169 per night Nov. 3 - Jan. 8. This offer also includes breakfast for two as well as a waived resort fee, which covers Internet access, two daily water bottles and two-for-one bicycle rentals. This deal ends Wednesday.

Auberge Saint-Antoine: In the old-world Quebec City sits this modern boutique property, where rates have been discounted to $169 per night. "Past-present juxtapositions continue in the rooms and suites," according to the magazine. Guests here receive an upgraded room in addition to daily valet parking while saving nearly 50% on regular pricing. This offer ends Wednesday.

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Monday, November 5, 2012
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