Are We There Yet? – Holiday Travel

Golf and holiday travel packages.

Jennifer Coxby Jennifer Cox

There are a number of great packages that will make any holiday traveling you're planning a breeze. Here's what you should know.

– Enjoy the best of the holidays without the worry of planning and preparing with Casa de Campo’s full holiday schedule prepared in honour of this special time of year. The schedule includes a combination of Caribbean cultural traditions, seasonal activities, and musical events. Guests will celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year with entertainment from talented Dominican performers at awe-inspiring venues, like the Altos de Chavon, a recreation of a Mediterranean village. The program is offered from Monday, December 24th through Monday, December 31, 2012. For more information visit

– Not dreaming of a white Christmas? Just in time for the holidays, Atlantis, Paradise Island, everyone’s favourite family destination, has made a full holiday schedule and Escape Winter Package for you and your loved ones. Enjoy an array of Christmas and Hanukkah activities, while spending time with your family on a luxury beach resort. Look forward to the traditional lighting of the Menorah, live performances, and luxury events at extravagant venues. If you already have plans to stay home for Hanukkah or Christmas, celebrate New Year’s Eve Caribbean style in Paradise this year. With five parties to choose from, a midnight firework display at the Marina Village, international DJs, and dancing until sunrise, one of the Atlantis luxury resorts has something in store for you. Holiday activities are offered from Saturday, December 8th through Monday, December 31, 2012. For more information and full-package details visit

– Omni Orlando Resort & Villas at ChampionsGate launches two ultimate golf getaways for the women and men who like to be treated like a Masters' Champion without having to win any tournaments, a great way to spend the holidays. Sticks & Stones is the ultimate getaway for women who prefer a morning on the course, an afternoon in the spa, and evening of sushi and sake. The package is available now through April 30, 2013, and starts at $592/person for two nights, including daily golf on the National and International courses, personalized instruction, a chopsticks and sake dinner at Zen, a 50-minute hot stone massage, and deluxe accommodations. Meanwhile, for the boys, Links & Drinks is for guys who prefer a club in one hand and a Scotch in the other. Also available now through April 30, 2013, and starting at $500/person for two nights, it includes golf at the National and International Courses, personalized instruction, unlimited play on Champions 9, and sunset cigars and Scotch tasting at Piper's Grill, as well as their very own "man cave." Visit for more info.

Bon Voyage,



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