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Vacation deals: Trips to Europe, Florida Keys hotels, and more

The week's best vacation deals include steals on flights to Europe, vacation packages to Mexico, and a can't miss 2-night stay in the Florida keys. 

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Need to get away? Check out this week's top travel deals to save on flights to Europe, vacation packages to Mexico, and a 2-night stay at an extremely well reviewed resort in the Florida Keys. Trust us, both you and your wallet will thank us.

Ocean Coral & Turquesa Resort 4-Night Flight and Hotel for 2
Vendor: CheapCaribbean via Travelzoo
Price: From $920.70
Lowest By: $211
Expires: April 30

Is It Worth It?: Not only does this deal save you $211 and place you in a Puerto Morelos hotel with an Expedia rating of 82%, but it also offers the best price we've seen for any 4-night or more vacation to the Riviera Maya. So if you're in need of a long weekend escape to someplace decidedly warm (and not some place further north that's still vacillating back and forth between spring and winter chill), then it doesn't get any better than this.

Book this travel deal by April 30 for stays from August 17 through October 31.

Virgin America 1-Way Fares to the West Coast
Vendor: ShermansTravel
Price: From $38.10
Lowest By: $34
Expires: April 17

Is It Worth It?: Don't delay on this deal; if you want to book some of the best prices we've seen for fares on Virgin America, then you better do so today, as this sale is about to end. (Click on "VirginAmerica.com" in the main paragraph to see this sale.) While the cheapest rate applies to flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas, other major cities are also discounted, including Chicago and New York.

This price is valid on flights from San Francisco, CA, (SFO) with arrival in Las Vegas, NV, (LAS) on May 5. Book this travel deal by April 17 for travel through May 31.

2-Night Stays at the Hawks Cay Resort
Vendor: Groupon Getaways
Price: From $398
Lowest By: $80
Expires: April 27

Is It Worth It?: Sometimes, a vacation is all about the hotel, and this Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys has excellent reviews, earning an Expedia rating of 90% as well as winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2014. Situated between Key Largo and Key West, Duck Key is small and secluded and sure to provide a quiet and relaxing vacation.

We found this rate on April 21 for an island-view double-queen room. Book this travel deal by April 27 for stays through April 30.

Air France Roundtrip Flights to Europe
Vendor: Travelzoo
Price: From $704.91
Lowest By: $107
Expires: April 30

Is It Worth It?: The dollar's value against the Euro might be fluctuating, but it remains fairly strong compared to years past. As a result, hotel accommodations in select European countries areeffectively cheaper for American travelers. Take advantage of that, and this stellar airfare sale, and book yourself a trip to France, Italy, and more.

This price is based on departure from New York, NY, (JFK) to Milan, Italy, (MXP) on April 29 with return on May 11; other departure cities are available for an additional cost. Available destinations include Paris, Barcelona, Milan, and more. Book this travel deal by April 30 for travel through May 15.

GoGo Inflight WiFi Internet Passes
Vendor: GoGoAir
Price: Free
Lowest By: $80

Is It Worth It?: American Express Business Card members can register their card and score varying amounts of free internet passes, depending on what card you have; Centurion cardholders bag unlimited passes, Platinum cardholders bag ten passes, and Gold cardholders bag five passes. Normally these passes cost $16 a pop, which means even Gold members are saving at least $80. And we all know how irritating it is to lose contact with work, family, and Facebook while you're up in the air.

Lindsay Sakraida is a features director for DealNews, where this article first appeared. 

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