Qantas flights to Auckland, New Zealand, start at $798 round trip from Los Angeles and San Francisco. Book by Jan. 26 for flights between May 1 and June 8 or July 24 and Sept. 21. Contact: Qantas.com.au
The Phoenix resort in Ambergris Caye, Belize, offers beachfront suites starting at $225 a night for three nights or more. Transport from the nearby San Pedro Airstrip included. Book and travel by Feb. 6. Contact: Thephoenixbelize.com
Florida for foodies
The Marriott Key West Beachside Hotel in the Florida Keys offers a special deal for Key West’s Food and Wine Festival. Stay from Jan. 28 through Jan. 30 from $199 a night. The festival runs through Jan. 31. Contact: Marriott.com
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