Travel e-Scapes: July 13, 2018

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DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: New Mexico

Travel e-Scapes: 03312017

HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted):
$170 Albuquerque
Depart August 14-October 2 and finish trips by October 3
Valid on United via Houston


TRAVEL TIPS & TIDBITS

Pack Hack
Stay organized while you’re on vacation with packing cubes or bags that come in different sizes. Pack clothes in one, accessories in another and save one for laundry. Try this easy method (and a method that lets you take more than you’d planned) with a set of six from Ikea for $7.99. Look for the Forfina travel bags. These make a great little gift for your favorite traveler!
If this system works for you, upgrade to another set available on Amazon for $26.99. Choose from over a dozen colors.
Now, score some free beauty supplies – perfectly sized for travel! Check out where to find them at The Penny Hoarder.

Guinness to the U.S.
Ireland-based brewer Guinness is bringing its namesake to a dedicated brewery in the Maryland port city of Baltimore – the company’s first brewery in the U.S. in more than 60 years. The company transformed a post-prohibition whiskey distillery into the new $80 million dollar brewery.

The new Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House is a 66-acre facility with an interactive visitor’s center. Guests can take a one-hour tour to watch Guinness brewers and the brewing process in action. Two full on-site restaurants will offer Maryland-inspired cuisine and beer-pairing menus. Local food trucks will serve more casual fare near the pint-glass-shaped outdoor courtyard.
The brewery opens August 3.
Sláinte!


DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL OFFERS

Airfare offers – ones with or without a ticket-by date can expire at any time.  Heed Clark’s advice: Buy that great airfare deal right now – and then figure out a reason to go there! Eventually, you’ll see the world at a fraction of the normal price!

Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted):
$119 Syracuse NY, or $57 north, $62 south
Depart July 31 through August 29
Return south August 1-September 5
Valid on United via Newark

Round-trip from Atlanta:
$126-$144 Sacramento, or $63-$72 each way
Depart/return Tuesdays, Wednesdays from July 17-November 13
Valid on United via Denver or Houston

Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted):
$132-$144 Hartford CT, or $66-$72 each way
Depart July 21-November 14
Return August 21-November 14
Valid on American via Charlotte

Round-trip from Atlanta:
$157 Allentown PA
Depart August 7-December 11 or December 31-February 3
Finish trips by February 12
Valid on American via Charlotte

Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted):
$168 Baltimore, or $84 each way
Depart/return August 14-November 14
Service is nonstop on Delta

Round-trip from Atlanta:
$175 Minneapolis-St. Paul
Depart August 14-September 25
Finish travel by October 2
Valid on Delta, nonstop

Round-trip from Atlanta:
$177-$187 Portland ME
Depart August 19-September 29
Finish trips by October 18
Valid on Delta, nonstop

Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted):
$184 Salt Lake City, or $92 each way
Depart/return August 14-October 3
Valid on United via Houston or Denver

Round-trip from Atlanta:
$460 Amsterdam Depart September 21-December 3; January 9-March 23 / Final March 30
$474 Luxembourg Depart October 22-December 4; January 8-May 10 /  Final June 7
$477 Lisbon Depart November 23, 30; December 1; January 11-March 22 / Final March 29
$487-$502 Venice Depart November 2-December 5 or January 9-May 8 / Final May 16
$498 Lyon Depart November 5-December 12; January 8-March 23 / Final March 29
$500 Zurich Depart October 26-December 8; January 12-March 16 / Final April 1
$500 Toulouse Depart September 21, 28; November 10; January 26 / Final February 10
$505 Marseilles Depart October 5, 6; November 9-December 1; January 11-February 2 / Final February 10
$508-$522 Milan Delart September 11-December 6 or January 8-June 1 / Final June 8
A 7-night minimum stay required
Routing is via London
A change of airports may be required on select routes
Stopovers not permitted
Valid on Virgin Atlantic/British Airways

How do you find these great deals? Visit Clark’s Travel Tips page for a step-by-step search and booking guide. TIP: Search your destination using a one-way search!

NOTE: Airline fees can and often do exceed the cost of your flight! Kayak offers the most up-to-date Fees Chart for all domestic and international airlines.


HOTELS, RESORTS & MORE

Hollywood FLA
The new Circ Hotel has opened in downtown Hollywood – its first new property in 40 years. The sleek 12-story boutique property is located at the new Hollywood Circle in the heart of downtown and directly across from ArtsPark at Young Circle, which contains an amphitheater, a fountain and 10 acres of urban green space.
The Circ Hotel features an onsite restaurant Olivia Restaurant & Bar, an authentic Italian eatery, a rooftop bar and lounge on the hotel pool deck, a coffee house and a fitness center.
The introductory Summer@Circ package is offered on stays through September 1. Rates from $129 a night include valet parking and a $25 gift card to the Publix market, located in the Hollywood Circle complex, for guests to create a park picnic.
Standard nightly rates at the Circ start from $97.
If you go, talk a stroll through the streets of downtown or take a guided tour to learn about the unique mural and street arts project. The Downtown Hollywood Mural Project is a collection of curated outdoor murals by both local, national and internationally recognized artists.
Hollywood is situated between Ft. Lauderdale and Miami and 10-minutes from the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and seven minutes from the beach.

Staycation Ideas
Head up the road (I-75) to Chattanooga for some family fun, or just for an overnight or two to recharge.
How about a hostel for the small family or a getaway with friends? The Crash Pad fuses boutique hotel features with an inexpensive community atmosphere. Onsite is a full kitchen and living room area to make new friends and to share adventures from the day.
The 529 square foot Hemingway Suite is the newest addition which accommodates up to four guests. This suite rises over the revitalized Southside of Chattanooga and sister business, Flying Squirrel. It features a galley style kitchen, a lounge, queen sofa sleeper, and a queen master bed.
Guest amenities include those you’d expect to find at a business hotel, including free 24-hour computer access and free Wi-Fi throughout the building. Locally roasted coffee and DIY breakfast (eggs, local Niedlov’s bread, spreads) are included in the rate, as well as 24-hour use of the fully-equipped community kitchen. Free parking and storage space for outdoor gear is ideal for climbers, backpackers, and adventurers. There’s also an outdoor hangout space with gas firepit, speakers, and gas grill.
Rates start from $38 a night. Rates for the Hemingway Suite start from $199.


Travel e-Scapes is brought to you by Clara Bosonetto, Team Clark Travel Editor. Follow Clara on Twitter.


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