Thursday, November 4, 2010
The debut of outrageously extravagant ships was a theme in 2010, but which one really rules the seas? We pit Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas
against Norwegian's Epic
, comparing onboard activities (mega-slides!), over-the-top extras (ice bar!), and more.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
London's new Tune Hotels Westminster doesn't cut costs as much as pass them on. Guests are greeted at the front desk with new fees like $2.40 for a towel rental and $4.80 to activate the TV each day. Your room only gets a housekeeping visit before your arrival and every third day. Is this the start of airline-like fees expanding to the hotel industry?
READERS' CHOICE AWARDS
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J.J. Mortensen enlisted her friend M.K. Ruminer to accompany her on a two-week trip to her grandparents' village in the Carpathian Mountains and the cities of Kraków, Warsaw, and Gdańsk.
Southwest Vacations gives you four nights for the price of two at a resort in Tucson—or Phoenix or Scottsdale.
why it's a deal
- Paris for Thanksgiving, Air/6 Nights, From $849
- Canada, Air/Car/6 Nights, From $1,127
- Bahamas, Air/4 Nights, From $479
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- India, Air/6 Nights, From $1,199
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