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Over the polar vortex? Jet off with these travel deals

You know where the temperature isn't 30 below zero? Sarasota, Fla., Las Vegas, Nev., and Riviera Maya, Mexico. Plus all these vacation destinations are currently specials on a variety of airlines. 

By Louis RamirezGuest blogger / January 10, 2014

An American Airlines Boeing 757 passenger jet takes off from Miami International Airport in Miami, Fla. in 2012. American Airlines is currently offering a travel deal with flights as low as $124.

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Now that most of the United States has recovered from the Polar Vortex it's time to reward ourselves with a little fun. From quick weekend getaways across the nation to a flight sale to exotic locales in Asia, these are the best travel deals of the week.

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  1. Singapore Airlines Roundtrip International Flights
    Vendor: ShermansTravel
    Price: From $785.76
    Lowest By: $18
    Expires: January 15

    Is It Worth It?: From Moscow to Tokyo, Singapore Airlines' latest sale offers among the cheapest base rates we've seen for exotic destinations that may not be at the forefront of your travel radar. Even better, the sale is valid for travel through June 9, so you can book your spring getaway today.

    Click on "SingaporeAir.com" in the main paragraph to see this sale; all taxes are included. This price is valid on flights departing from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Seoul, Korea (ICN) on January 21. Blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by January 15 for travel through June 9.

  2. Delta Airlines Nationwide Weekend Roundtrip Flights
    Vendor: ShermansTravel
    Price: From $158.50
    Lowest By: $460
    Expires: January 11

    Is It Worth It?: Don't have the time or money to travel the world? Pack an overnight bag and travel through the U.S. thanks to Delta's weekend getaway fares sale. Escape the Polar Vortex in sunny Los Angeles, visit Florida's gulf coast in Sarasota, or take a sip of some up and coming wines in Virginia. Just act fast because these fares are good for travel through Tuesday January 14.

    Click on "Delta.com" in the main paragraph to see this sale; all taxes are included. This price is valid on flights departing from Atlanta, GA, (ATL) to Charlotte, NC, (CLT) on January 11. Blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by January 11 for travel through January 14.

  3. 7-Night Norwegian Cruise Line Alaska Cruise for 2
    Vendor: Travelzoo
    Price: From $1,058
    Lowest By: $40
    Expires: January 10

    Is It Worth It?: If you're a fan of the cold, this 7-night Norwegian cruise will take you to the epicenter of cold weather in Alaska, albeit during the more tolerable month of May. Departing from Vancouver, this one-way cruise makes stops in Juneau and Skagway in addition to traveling through scenic destinations like Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier.

    This cruise departs from Vancouver, Canada, on May 25. Some restrictions may apply; fees, government taxes, and fuel supplements are additional.

  4. American Airlines Nationwide Roundtrip Flights
    Vendor: ShermansTravel
    Discount: From $124
    Lowest By: $11
    Expires: January 20

    Is It Worth It?: Like the above-mentioned Delta sale, American Airline's current special can whisk you away to most cities in the U.S. However, this sale is good for travel through May 21 offering travelers more than just a weekend getaway. Major destinations include Chicago, Las Vegas, and the Big Apple itself, New York City.

    Click on "AmericanAirlines.com" in the main paragraph to see this sale; all taxes are included. This price is valid on flights departing from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Las Vegas, NV, (LAS) on January 21. Blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by January 20 for travel through May 21.

  5. 4-Night All-Inclusive Vacation Package for 2 to Riviera Maya, Mexico
    Vendor: Dunhill Travel
    Price: From $1,016.50
    Lowest By: $14
    Expires: January 13

    Is It Worth It?: Melt away your winter blues with this all-inclusive 4-night getaway at the Occidental Grand Xcaret in Mexico. Here you'll enjoy quick access to attractions like Xcaret Park, Mayan ruins, and various golf courses. Not to mention miles of warm, clean beaches.

    Click on the top photo to book this deal. This price is based on departure from Fort Lauderdale, FL, (FLL) with arrival in Cancun, Mexico, (CUN) on May 18; other departure cities are available for an additional cost. Some dates may be excluded and additional fees may apply. Book this travel deal by January 13 for travel April 20 through June 29.

Louis Ramirez is a features writer for Dealnews.com, where this article first appeared: http://dealnews.com/features/best-travel-deals/

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