Spend three days in Antalya at the five-star Gloria Golf Resort, a beachfront property on the Turkish Riviera where May temperatures are typically in the 60s to 70s. The stay at Gloria Golf Resort includes breakfast and dinner, and you'll have plenty to amuse yourself: six bars and restaurants, a spa, and three golf courses (two 18-hole championship courses and one 9-hole course). In Istanbul, stay at the Hotellino, in the historical old city and within walking distance of Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, and the Spice Bazaar. Spring in Istanbul typically sees temperatures in the mid-50s to mid-60s.
Why is this a deal? Mid-May flights on Kayak start from $1,338 per person for a multicity itinerary. Three nights at Hotellino would cost €580 ($812) per room, while three nights in garden-view accommodations at Gloria Golf Resort cost €784 ($1,035). Six nights' hotel comes to $1,847, or $923.50 per person. Booking the trip independently would cost you around $2,262, or $2,394 when you factor in the $84 per person for the Antalya arrival transfer and $49 per person for the Istanbul arrival transfer. If you booked with Troy Tours, this trip would cost $1,999, plus $102 for fees, or $2,101. Booking the package with Troy Tours therefore saves you at least $293 per person.
Trip Type: Air-inclusive; independent
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Round-trip airfare from New York-JFK to Antalya (returning from Istanbul); domestic flights within Turkey; three nights in Antalya at Gloria Golf Resort; three nights at Hotellino Istanbul; arrival transfers in Antalya and Istanbul; breakfast daily; and daily dinner in Antalya.
What Else You Will Have to Pay: $102 departure taxes; $20 Turkey visa
Book By: As soon as possible for best availability
When: May departures, Sept. 15, 22, 29 (from $1,999); June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug. 11. 18, 25 (from $2,299); Sept. 1, 8 (from $2,199)
Single Supplement: $650
Other Departures: Washington, D.C. (from $2,099); Chicago (from $2,199); Los Angeles (from $2,299)
Other Details: The starting price varies by departure date. The estimated price savings were calculated based on the $1,999 starting price for May departures.
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.