Last-minute travel deals
Discounts of at least $500 are being offered this month on 2017 tours with John Hall’s Alaska. For example, the 14-day Denali Explorer voyage in early August starts at $5,879 per person, double occupancy, down from $6,379.
A bargain San Francisco hotel
The new Tilden Hotel in San Francisco’s gentrifying Tenderloin district is offering rooms starting at $111 through December. The renovated former Mark Twain hotel will continue 20 percent discounts through March. Book by Dec. 31.
A timely escape
Through Dec. 16, Secret Bay, a resort on Dominica—the Caribbean’s “Nature Island”—is offering a five-night “Escape Election 2016” package, which includes a couples massage and “forest bathing” experience, starting at $3,074 per couple.