*More than 75 hotels, tour operators, spas, car rental companies and other travel industry providers throughout Costa Rica are offering discounts such as free lodging nights and two-for-one deals. For example, Hotel Villa Florencia, in a rain forest valley on the Reventazon River, is offering two nights for the price of one through Nov. 30. Rates start at $159, including taxes for two nights. Applicable dates vary by provider. Info: www.visitcostarica.com.
*Get a third night free at the recently reopened Hotel Beauchamps in Paris' Eighth Arrondissement near the Champs Elysees. Valid for stays through Dec. 26. Rates after discount start at about $231 a night, including taxes, a savings of about $113 a night. To book, click on "Special Offers," then "3 " at www.hotelbeauchamps.com.
*Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas is offering winter rates for fall houseboat rentals. Discounts apply to trips of at least five days for travel Sept. 1-Dec. 22. Rates vary by size of boat. For example, a 46-foot Expedition, which sleeps up to six, is now $1,948 for five days, including taxes; rate typically starts at $2,595. Fuel not included. Boats can be rented from Wahweap Marina in Arizona or Bullfrog Marina in Utah. Book by Aug. 18. Reserve via www.lakepowell.com, or call (888) 486-4665 and request promo code FALL2010.
*Nine hotels in San Diego are offering summer deals, including free nights. For example, the Manchester Grand Hyatt in downtown San Diego has a fourth-night-free offer through Sept. 4. With the Sunshine on Sale package, stay three consecutive nights and the fourth night is free; also, kids 12 and younger eat free. Rates start at $219 per night, plus about $27 in taxes. Info: (800) 233-1234, www.sunshineonsale.com.
For more San Diego hotel deals: San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau, (619) 236-1212, www.sandiego.org.
*Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa is offering a Buy 3 Get 1 package through Dec. 23. Book three nights -- starting at $129 per night double, plus about $16 per night in taxes -- and receive the fourth night free. The resort, on a private, 85-acre peninsula in Fort Myers near Sanibel Island, has three outdoor pools, complimentary fitness classes, jogging and nature trails, kayaking and tennis. Use promo code L9Z when booking. Info: (800) 228-9290, www.sanibelmarriott.com.
Deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Restrictions such as blackout dates and advance purchase may apply.