Pray for cold
Through April, the cost of an unheated tent cabin at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park will be determined by the previous night’s recorded low in Fahrenheit. If the temperature drops below zero, they’ll pay you.
Contact: Yosemite Hotel & Lodging, (801) 559-4884
Swing through Singapore
Singapore Airlines offers round-trip airfare from Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Houston to Singapore; three nights at the Carlton Hotel; and a half-day city tour—all for $999. Must travel by May 24.
Contact: Singaporeairlines vacations.com
Smell the tulips
See Amsterdam’s famed gardens in full bloom with an eight-day package from Go Ahead Tours. The $1,999 per-person fee includes airfare, transfers, accommodation, private motor coach, and some meals.
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