Spend Thanksgiving in Rome for less than US$1,000


LIBERTYVILLE, IL – It’s not too early to think about a good-deal Thanksgiving trip. Italy-expert TourCrafters is offering a US$909 “Thanksgiving Special in Rome” package that must be booked by August 12. The price may increase US$50 after August 12.

The 5-day/4-night midweek Rome Special starts at only US$909, including round-trip air fare from New York, fuel surcharges, accommodations in a choice of deluxe hotels, daily breakfast, an arrival transfer from airport to hotel, a half-day sightseeing tour of ancient Rome, a free gelato at a gelateria in Via Cavour, hotel service and taxes, a (free) reservation for Thanksgiving dinner, a 20 percent discount on a fifth night, a 25 percent discount on a Vatican Museum sightseeing tour, and a 25 percent discount on a departure transfer.

What could be more fun than having your tacchino (that’s Italian for turkey) in the Eternal City? Thanksgiving weather is perfect for sightseeing; restaurant menus are full of game, truffles, and other goodies; and Rome’s cultural offerings are in full swing. The 4-star hotels offered range from the Grand Hotel Beverly Hills, which is near the Villa Borghese (US$909), to the Hotel Oxford, which is a few blocks from the Via Veneto (US$960), and the Starhotel Michelangelo, which is close to the Vatican (US$985).

Air fare add-ons for other departure cities are US$90 for Boston, US$125 for Miami and Chicago, and US$230 for Los Angeles. All prices are per person, double occupancy, are subject to availability, and do not include airport taxes, which are subject to change. Reservations must be paid for within 72 hours of booking.

For additional information, visit www.tourcrafters.com . For reservations, call 800-482-5995.