Cheap Caribbean (tel. 800/915-2322; www.cheapcaribbean.com) is known for its rock-bottom prices to great resorts in the sunny spots, and this three-night Bahamas deal is no different: Enjoy airfare and three nights' hotel from $399.
You'll fly to Nassau from Fort Lauderdale and spend three nights at the Wyndham Nassau Resort and Crystal Palace Casino in an oceanview room with a private balcony. The hotel is right on Cable Beach, with more than 500 rooms, a casino, and nightlife and dining options galore.
Why is this a deal? A search for round-trip airfare reveals midweek flights in early May from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau for $184 per person. An oceanfront hotel room with either two queen beds or one king bed for three nights would cost $779.88, or $384.94 per person. Booking this trip independently would cost you about $573.94 per person. The package saves you $174.94; add $50 per person for a savings of $224.94 (or $100 per room per stay) if you factor in the dining credit for meals.
Trip Type: Air-inclusive; independent
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Round-trip airfare from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau, Bahamas; three nights at the Wyndham Nassau Resort and Crystal Palace Casino with a complimentary oceanview upgrade; a $100 resort credit; and a $100 dining credit.
What Else You Will Have to Pay: Transfers, meals not covered beyond the $100 resort credit
Book By: May 14, 2012
When: Travel through June 1
Single Supplement: $470
Other Gateways:Boston, Chicago (from $599); Los Angeles (from $799)
All prices are per person and, if lodging is a component of the package, based upon two people traveling together (unless otherwise noted). The prices listed are general starting rates; see "What Else You'll Have to Pay" for details about associated taxes and fees. Base-prices, taxes, and fees can vary based on point of departure and time of travel. Blackout dates may apply. Trip add-ons like sightseeing tours and meal plans may also increase the price. Check with the tour operator for additional gateways. The single supplement is the extra cost that a solo traveler would pay to book the deal.