Last-minute travel deals
Sykes Cottages is discounting thousands of vacation rentals in the U.K. by up to 20 percent through August. A weeklong stay in the quaint two-bedroom Cherry Cottage in Scotland, for example, costs $530 in mid- August, down from $815.
Chill in the Arctic Circle
Save 40 percent on an 18-day cruise from Reykjavik, Iceland, to Ottawa with Adventure Life. Departing Aug. 28, the Arctic Circle Traverse starts at $7,737 per person, double occupancy, down from $12,895. Add $695 for the mandatory transfer package.
Club Med price cut
Escape to an all-inclusive resort and save up to $1,000 per person with Club Med’s WOW sale. A seven-night stay for two at its Caravelle resort in Guadeloupe in November, for example, costs $1,946, down from $3,698. Book by Aug. 22.