Wow Deal Destinations for 2011
An increase in flights boosts deal appeal.
Many know Iceland for Bjork and its Blue Lagoon, but the Eyjafjallajokull volcano provided new fame this year. With the dust settled, Iceland entices those seeking Europe minus the euro (US$1:116 Icelandic krona). New service to Reykjavik from Icelandair, Iceland Express and Delta (in 2011) often costs less than a cross-country U.S. flight.Learn More
Cruise lines add more Bermuda itineraries.
Expect more deals to a country recently voted \"Best Island in the Caribbean and Atlantic\" by Conde Nast Traveler readers. Carnival and Holland America are among the cruise lines increasing itineraries to Bermuda, and six airlines offer nonstop service here. The new competition should mean plenty of deals for sun-starved travelers.Learn More
This on-the-rise wine region is affordable.
Trade pricey Napa for the laid-back wine trails of California's Central Coast. In recent years, this region midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles has blossomed with more than 300 family-run wineries -- and a growing number of charming inns and B&Bs luring tourists with prices at half off those in other wine regions.Learn More
Sin City temps with a jackpot of hotel deals.
Hotel inventory exceeds demand in Sin City, and that surplus is causing even the poshest casino resorts to drop prices by 60% -- especially for midweek travel. Plus, there'll be even more rooms to fill in 2011: The Cosmopolitan, which opens Dec. 15, adds another 3,000 rooms to The Strip.Learn More
All-inclusive deals lure travelers to Mexico.
Cancun and Riviera Maya, home to beautiful ruins and beaches, are ripe with deals to attract wannabe Indiana Joneses and beach bums alike. This No. 1 \"Safe Place to Visit\" in Mexico (ABCNews) is flexing its deal muscle with attractive all-inclusive packages. Pair that with increased service to Cancun by carriers such as Virgin America and Continental Airlines.Learn More