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Resorts offer Veterans' Day deals

Posted by Paul Kandarian  October 21, 2011 07:56 AM

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This year’s zeta tri date, Nov. 11, 2011, is something special to the military in that it’s Veterans’ Day, and also to those fascinated by repeating numerical occurrences. This year, it’s also a time to save a few travel bucks worldwide.

Red Mountain Resort in St. George,
Utah, is giving active or retired military packages like two 50-minute massages,
an adventure trip to Zion National Park, and a discount for a retreat package
of three nights or more, all with the price of $111.11 each. The offer is good
for the month of November. Visit www.redmountainresort.com, or call 877-246-4453.

The Reefs in Southampton,
Bermuda, celebrates Veterans Day and the 11/11/11 date by offering travelers
booking a four-night stay, including Nov. 11, a rate of $11.11 for their room
on that night. Active duty and retired military members get an additional
15-percent off with valid military ID shown at check-in. Rates here start at
$410 a night, and include ocean-view accommodations and full daily breakfast
for two. For information, call 800-742-2008 or visit www.thereefs.com

Sandals and Beaches Resorts in Jamaica, Antigua, the Bahamas, Saint Lucia and Turks & Caicos honor the military with a special discount program, in which active and retired military get the usual military price break, plus an additional 10 percent this year, combinable with the current “Up to 65-percent Off” and “Free Night Stays” at any of their properties. Check it out at 866-726-3257 or by
visiting www.sandals.com

Norfolk, Va., is home to one of the largest naval bases in the country, and is honoring vets this year by hosting the inaugural Norfolk Freedom Half Marathon from Nov. 11-13, to raise awareness and support for the needs of vets and their families. The event includes a health and fitness expo Nov. 11-12, and a wheelchair invitational event and a Wounded Warrior and Family Run on Nov. 13. Events start at $65 for adults, $15 for kids. For information, call 800-368-3097 or visit www.visitnorfolktoday.com

For 11 days, starting Nov. 11, guests can reserve an ocean-front, two-bedroom
penthouse suite at the Atlantic Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale for $1,111.11 a night, a 20-percent price break. Other savings there are $11 per night valet parking and $11 in-room movies. Reference promo code is OCN11. To book, call 877-567-8020.

You get a $111 spending credit at Rayavadee, in Krabi, Thailand if you book and stay there before Nov. 11. Credit is good for spa treatments, food, drinks and select activities. For information, call 011 66 75 620740-3 or visit www.rayavadee.com

Tropicana Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J., is offering a variety of specials, including an $11 IMAX ticket to see “Real Steel,” with Hugh Jackman, an $11.11 one-pound bag of breakfast blend coffee from its Starbucks, and 11 percent off regularly priced items at Old Farmer’s Almanac, the resort’s old-fashioned general store. Check it out at www.tropicana.net or call 800-465-3222.

Planters Inn, in Charleston, S.C., is offering a two-night package for $1,111.11, which includes a stay in the Relais & Chateaux hotel’s luxurious Plantation King Room with its full living room and huge Italian-marble bath. Check it out at www.plantersinn.com or call 843-722-2345.

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