Travelzoo: Travelsmart with Gabe Saglie For Sunday, August 10

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Travelzoo reporter Gabe Saglie joined us with this week’s hottest travel deals.

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Exotic Escape, Egypt
Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Cairo and all regional flights

  • 7 nights’ accommodations
    • 3 nights at the 5-star Moevenpick Resort Cairo Pyramids
    • 4 nights on a Nile river cruise aboard the ms Semiramis
  • Experiences: daily full-day guided tours of must-sees like Luxor and the Valley of the Kings; a camel ride a the Giza Plateau, with its three Great Pyramids and the Great Sphinx; excursion to Abu Simbel, a UNESCO World Heritage site where two massive temples are carved into a mountainside
  • Most meals included
  • Services of an English-speaking Egyptologist
    • $2399/pp ($580 off)
      • Travel Sep.-Nov.




Yurt Stay, Yosemite National Park

  • Escape to Yosemite National Park -- a World Heritage Site
  • Park’s outdoor draws include hikes, biking trails, bird watching, nature photographers and FREE walks w/park rangers year-round to learn about geology, plants and early inhabitants
  • Upgraded yurts heating, private bathroom, satellite TV, full kitchen, BBQ on the deck – and sleep 4 to 5
    • $159 for a 2-night stay in a Hill Yurt (reg. $350)
      • Travel thru March; $199 in A Meadow Yurt and $219 for a Riverside Yurt




Santa Ynez Inn, Santa Ynez

  • Deluxe AAA 4-Diamond Victorian inn located in the heart of Santa Barbara wine country
  • Property features jusst 20 guestrooms w/vintage antique furnishings, plush beds w/European furnishings, fireplaces, flat screen TVs, whirlpool tubs and steam showers
  • Museums, the famous Maverick Saloon and restaurants are all within walking distance
    • $225/nt. (reg. $375) w/gourmet breakfast, evening wine hour, bottle of SB wine and tastings at 3 wineries
      • Travel through October






Alaskan Adventure, Denali National Park and Preserve

  • Guided excursion through the Alaskan wilderness, inside the national park that surrounds Denali, the highest mountain in North America)
  • 3 nights’ accommodations: 2 nights at the all-inclusive Denali Backcountry Lodge and one night at Denali Cabins, nestled in the preserve’s boreal forest)
  • Roundtrip transport from Anchorage and between lodges included
  • Most meals included
  • All activities included: mountain biking, gold panning, fishing, natural history presentations, morning yoga, and twice daily shuttles to Wonder Lake
  • 90-mile wildlife safari tour in Denali with a naturalist guide
    • $1053 for 3-nt. stay ($600 off)
      • Travel Daily thru September; from Alaska Denali Travel





Rock, Sail and Roll, Wine-&-Music Bahamas Cruise

  • Set sail on a five-night Bahamas cruise alongside highly acclaimed chefs, award-winning wineries and platinum-selling musical guests for an unforgettable experience at sea
  • Cruise aboard the Norwegian Pearl roundtrip from Miami with stops in Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay -- Norwegian Cruise Line's private island
    • The Pearl features a bowling alley, rock-climbing wall, casino, swimming pools and hot tubs
  • Recording artists include Grammy award-winning group America, singing its '70s hit "A Horse with No Name," and former members of Journey, Boston, Steppenwolf and Lynyrd Skynyrd, as well as the ABBA cover band Arrival from Sweden
  • Get a Kendall-Jackson wine delivered to your cabin each night and sign up for wine dinners, seminars and tastings
    • $498 for 2(40% off)
      • Set sail Oct. 25; $698 for Oceanview and $1098 for Mini-Suite





The Boulders, a Waldorf-Astoria Resort, Carefree, AZ

  • Famous AAA 5-Diamond resort set in the stunning Sonoran desert, about half an hour from Scottsdale
  • Guest rooms are adobe casitas with wood-burning fireplaces and beamed ceilings
  • Property features 2 championship golf courses, a 33,000-sq.ft. spa, and star-gazing walks led by an astronomer
    • $119/nt. w/$50 resort credit, room upgrade and late checkout
      • Travel thru early Sep., including Labor Day weekend