Could be you might see the next Major League Baseball star with a Futures at Fenway Package from the Best Western Boston Inn at Longwood Medical. Available Aug. 8 or 9 for $229, the package includes room accommodations for four, a $20 gift certificate for the Longwood Grille, and four infield grandstand tickets to Fenway Park on Aug. 9 for the annual Futures at Fenway games. This year, the Lowell Spinners will play the Hudson Valley Renegades, followed by the Pawtucket Red Sox against the Charlotte Knights.
Visit innatlongwood.com or call 617-731-4700.
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Singles Travel International has announced Solo Super Savers, selected vacations with no extra charge for people traveling alone. Trips currently available are:
The British Winter Sampler, Feb. 22-28, visiting London, Cambridge, York, Jedburgh, Edinburgh, Chester, and Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $999. A Winter Taste of Italy, March 2-8, visiting Rome, Florence, Venice, and Chianti country ($1,869). A Spanish Winter Fiesta, April 11-19, visiting Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Grenada, Cordoba, and Seville ($1,959). All prices include taxes, surcharges, and government fees but not airfare.
Visit singlestravelintl.com or call 877-SOLO-TRIP (765-6874), ext. 705.
Travel Ticker is a new site, affiliated with Hotwire.com, that seeks low prices and promises that "we won't publish a deal that we don't love." Among recent finds were three nights in a Starwood Hotel in Hawaii for $499, including air from San Francisco; a stay at the Paradisus Riviera Cancún for $89 per person per night; and the Planet Hollywood in Vegas for $89 a night.
When not included, hotel taxes, airport fees, and port charges can add significantly to the price of a trip. Most prices quoted are for double occupancy; solo travelers will usually pay more. Offers are subject to availability and there may be blackout dates. Richard P. Carpenter can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.