Valentine’s Day Travel Gifts – Travel Gift Guide Roundup 2012

All Items are Sorted by Price - Most Expensive to Least Expensive

Frelon's Fabulous France Bespoke Vacation

Outside eating area

Description: Frelon’s Fabulous France invites guests to discover hidden Burgundy this summer with a bespoke cooking and wine holiday that features a fascinating itinerary of professional culinary instruction from host Katherine Frelon – whose litany of assignments includes cooking for a member of the royal family – private wine tastings and insider access to fascinating venues, all set against a backdrop of flowering vines, lush countryside and trickling streams. From a Crémant wine tasting upon arrival to a farewell dinner at three-Michelin-starred Restaurant Bernard Loiseau in Saulieu, guests at the meticulously restored ‘La Ferme de la Lochere’ – a private estate with accommodations for up to ten – are immersed in luxury. A demonstration and tasting at the local chocolatier, and a visit to a local cheese maker, are two delicious additions recently added to the impressive itinerary. Optional master classes and excursions (priced from 35€ [$49]) ranging from a full day of bread making in Dijon to golf at Chateau de Chailly, an 18-hole golf course set in the rolling countryside, help guests to personalize the itinerary. Prices for the seven-day holiday range from 1,895€ ($2,653) to 2,300€ ($3,220) per person, double.

Price: $2,653.00 to $3,220.00 Visit the Website

Romance Your Valentine At Twin Farms In Vermont

February at Twin Farms

Description: Bring your Valentine to the luxurious all inclusive five-star property, Twin Farms in Barnard Vermont. The property consists of just twenty unique cottages and suites situated on over three hundred acres of wildflower meadows, hardwood forests, ancient gardens and private ponds. Twin Farms itself had romantic beginnings. The Main House was a gift from Sinclair Lewis to journalist Dorothy Thompson as a wedding present in 1928. Today the Main House houses antiques, cozy chairs surrounding fireplaces and amazing cuisine. Their “Just the Two of You—Romantic Rendezvous” package includes: •Champagne and chocolates in room on arrival •One-hour, in-room couples massage •Private dinner in the Wine Cellar or fireside in your cottage or suite •Two Simon Pearce engraved champagne flutes Regular rates begin at $1300 per room per night. Visit www.twinfarms.com or call 800-Twin Farms (894-6327).

Price: $1,300.00 Visit the Website

Capella Pedregal's Heart To Heart Romance Package

Capella Pedregal

Description: February is the month for romance and there is no better way to share your heart with someone you adore than on the beach at Capella Pedregal, where true romance is magical. Our special “Heart to Heart” package starts upon arrival at the San Jose Airport where you will meet your own Personal Airport Greeter, be introduced to your Driver who will take you to Capella Pedregal. Check in to your beautiful Ocean View room, with its own private plunge pool, rain shower, bath tub, and fireplace. Enjoy a romantic dinner for two on your private terrace or in our acclaimed restaurant Don Manuel’s. Relax in Auriga Spa with a couple massages in your private therapy suite overlooking the Pacific Ocean. End your wonderful evening with a romantic rose petal turndown and candles. Your package will also include breakfast each morning in the Su Cocina and a beautiful glass blown Heart as a momentum to always remind you of your “Heart to Heart” weekend at Capella Pedregal. Included: • Ocean View Room for two nights • Breakfast each morning • Couples Massages in the Auriga Spa • Dinner for two • Romantic Rose Petal Turndown one evening • Round Trip Airport Transfers

Price: $845.00 Visit the Website

The Library Hotel, NYC - The Erotica Package For Lovers

The Love Room at the Library Hotel

Description: Experience the Erotic Literature Room, the Love Room, or another charming room at the Library Hotel with this special romance package that includes gifts to take home to keep the passions burning: • A chilled bottle of Prosecco • 1 dozen Red Roses • Strawberries and a bowl of whipped cream • Kama Sutra Love Essentials Package: this irresistible set of Kama Sutra's all-time favorites includes a sprinkling of sweet, edible Honey Dust; tongue-tempting Original Oil of Love and a lubricating Love Liquid. • Erotic Dice • Erotic Moods: The Very Best of Nusound. • A book of Exotic Chocolates from Vosges Haute-Chocolat • Two plush Library Hotel bath robes (yes, yours to take home) • Kama Sutra Pocket Guide The Library Hotel was a Fodor's Choice Gold Awards 2010 winner in the category of “Most Romantic Hotels.” An oasis of modern elegance, the hotel features ten guestroom floors dedicated to categories of the Dewey Decimal System: Social Sciences, Literature, Languages, History, Math & Science, General Knowledge, Technology, Philosophy, The Arts and Religion." THE LIBRARY HOTEL 299 Madison Avenue (at 41st Street) New York, NY 10017 Tel: (212) 98 3-4500/Toll Free: (877) 793-7323/Fax: (212) 499-9099 E-Mail: [email protected]

Price: $475.00 to $950.00 Visit the Website

"Sweetheart Of A Deal" Spa Package

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Description: This special Valentine's Day package from Agave, the Arizona Spa, located at The Westin Kierland Resort, includes: two 50-minute massages, two glasses of wine at the Spa and lunch for two at Nellie Cashman's (which includes two signature beverages, two lunch entrees, and one dessert to share). This offer is only available Friday, February 10th - Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 for $335 — regular value over $435!

Price: $445.00 Visit the Website

“Celebrate Your Passions” Valentine’s Weekend Package

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Description: For lovers who want to awaken their passions, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess encourages guests to explore, discover and indulge in activities they are passionate about. This package includes overnight accommodations and a $150 resort credit toward their “passions” of a dining or spa experience. The “Passions” package starts at $369 per room, per night, and is based upon space availability. The offer runs February 11-14, 2012.

Price: $369.00 Visit the Website

The New York Palace's Have A Heart Package

The New York Palace, NYC

Description: Reinforcing the American Heart Association®’s Go Red For Women™ cause, we have created the Have A Heart Package offered weekends throughout the month of February. The Palace will showcase the signature ‘red dress’ symbol, with our famous courtyard as the focal point. Guests can enjoy a delicious Heart-Healthy Brunch menu, featuring such dishes as an Egg White Frittata and Steel Cut Oatmeal with Fresh Berries. GILT Bar has also added The Red Ruffle, a signature cocktail including Chambord, champagne and pomegranate juice. The red dress symbol represents the passionate, emotional, social initiative designed to empower women to take charge of their heart health. Included: • Luxurious accommodations • $100 nightly F&B credit towards the Heart-Healthy Brunch in Istana, In-Room Dining, lunch or cocktails in The Lobby Lounge • Two welcome cocktails in GILT Bar, including a choice of a glass of red wine or The Red Ruffle • Commemorative Go Red For Women red dress pin • A special Go Red For Women keepsake • Available weekends (Fri, Sat, Sun) throughout the month of February The Hotel will provide a donation to the American Heart Association® in honor of guests who participate in our Have a Heart program.

Price: $359.00 Visit the Website

Ignite The Night-Valentine Exclusive

Renew your vows against the stunning backdrop of Camelback Mountain.

Description: This Valentine’s Day, W Scottsdale invites married couples to renew their vows in true Southwest-chic fashion with a striking backdrop of the Arizona sun setting over Camelback Mountain. The honorable (and ordained!) W Scottsdale General Manager Ren Hirose will lead a group vow renewal ceremony on the hotel pool’s WET deck, accompanied by a live musical performance and champagne toast. The happy couple can extend their romantic rendezvous and book the Valentine’s Day package, starting at $355 per night, which includes a $50 dining credit at Sushi Roku, overnight accommodations in a Spectacular Room, where a split of champagne and sweet celebration amenity awaits, as well as complimentary breakfast in bed. The offer is valid February 10-18, 2012.

Price: $335.00 Visit the Website

Hotel Giraffe, NY - Champagne Days & Naughty Nights

Hotel Giraffe Romantic Nights

Description: Take some time out from exploring New York City, and spend some quality time exploring your love for each other at Hotel Giraffe. Champagne Days - A selection of indulgences for the daytime hours... • In room breakfast • A chilled bottle of Vueve Clicquot upon arrival • 4-piece box of Le Belge gourmet chocolate truffles Naughty Nights - An essentials kit for an unforgettable night • Rose petal turndown • "Don't Stop" Massage Oil • "Naughty Bubbles" Bubble Bath • "Add Magic" Lubricant • "Turn Me On" Vibrating Panties • "Good Girl/Bad Girl" Whipper Tickler • "All Tied Up" Bonding Tape • "Good Girl/Bad Girl" Blindfold Designed to celebrate the architecture of the Art Moderne period of the 1920s and '30s, Hotel Giraffe embodies the gentle power, grace and beauty found in nature's most beloved animal. Hotel Giraffe's inspired spaces and award-winning guestrooms create a sense of effortless luxury and unparalleled comfort. In the Grande Lobby, guests enjoy complimentary deluxe European-style breakfasts and wine & cheese receptions. HOTEL GIRAFFE, NYC 365 Park Avenue South at 26th Street New York, NY 10016 Tel: (212) 685-7700/Toll Free: (877) 296-0009/Fax: (212) 685-7771 E-Mail: [email protected]

Price: $255.00 to $494.00 Visit the Website

Hotel Elysée, NYC - The Bloomingdale's Shopping Package

The Royal Suite at the Hotel Elysee

Description: Enjoy New York with Hotel Elysée's luxurious accommodations just steps from a world renowned shopping experience at Bloomingdale’s in Midtown Manhattan. This package includes 15% off storewide and a $50 gift card offered exclusively to guests of the Hotel Elysée. Package also includes: a surprise gift from the Visitor’s Lounge at Bloomingdale’s midtown; free frozen yogurt with purchase of an entree at 40 Carrot’s restaurant; and a personal shopper & complimentary delivery of your purchases to the hotel. The timeless style of classic "Old New York" sets the stage for an unforgettable experience in Manhattan. With its romantic ambiance and gracious service, the Hotel Elysée is acclaimed as one of the city's best loved hotels. Home of the world famous Monkey Bar, Hotel Elysée was once a playground for the rich and eccentric and has been the permanent NYC address of many movie stars, artists, and writers over the years. Hotel Elysée was twice voted the most romantic hotel in New York by Citysearch and was named "Best Small New York Hotel" by Travel & Leisure magazine. HOTEL ELYSEE 60 East 54th Street New York, NY 10022 Tel: (212) 753-1066/Toll Free: (800) 535-9733/Fax: (212) 980-9278 E-Mail: [email protected]

Price: $248.00 to $500.00 Visit the Website

Casablanca Hotel's Most Romantic Package In NYC - A Kiss Is Just A Kiss

Casablanca Hotel Romantic Lights

Description: A Kiss is Just a Kiss - Romantic Package at Casablanca Hotel, NY, NY Perfect for couples in love! • A chilled bottle of sparkling Prosecco on arrival • Romantic Rose Petal Turndown service • A plate of fresh strawberries • A beautiful Hershey's Kisses gift Celebrated as one of New York City's most popular hotels, the Casablanca Hotel is a hidden gem, just steps away from vibrant Times Square. Inspired by the romance of the movie "Casablanca," this oasis of luminous Moroccan glamour and hospitality is only outshined by the talented and eager to please staff. Rick's Café, a relaxing upstairs club room, serves complimentary refreshments 24 hours a day, including deluxe European-style breakfast each morning and wine & cheese receptions every evening from 5-8 p.m. Winner TripAdvisor 2011 Travelers' Choice Awards Best Hotels US and Top 10 Hotels Best Service US. CASABLANCA HOTEL, NYC 147 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036 Tel: (212) 869-1212/Toll Free: (888) 922-7225/Fax: (212) 391-7585 E-Mail: [email protected]

Price: $224.00 to $416.00 Visit the Website

Magellan EXplorist 310 Handheld GPS Navigator

Magellan eXplorist 310 Handheld GPS Navigator

Description: Magellan eXplorist 310 provides outdoor enthusiasts with features including a premium world map and the ability to upload detailed topographic maps. Whether for an avid outdoorsman navigating to a favorite fishing hole, an up-and-coming geocacher graduating to more complex finds, or an experienced backpacker looking for a powerful, yet light and portable GPS receiver; the eXplorist 310 is the perfect companion for hundreds of different outdoor activities. With a vibrant, 2.2-inch transflective color screen, a highly sensitive GPS chipset providing 3-5 meters of accuracy, and the ability to record hundreds of waypoints, tracks, and routes, the eXplorist 310 GPS receiver provides all the essential navigation features required to venture into the great outdoors. It comes pre-loaded with Magellan's World Edition map, which includes a road network of more than 200 countries. The device supports 10,000 paperless geocaches and users can expand the map detail and coverage by adding regional versions of Magellan's Summit Series topographic maps. Users start each adventure with a single click, record every step, and monitor their progress by viewing the track summary statistics or quickly find their way home using the backtrack function. Two AA batteries provide up to 18 hours of continual outdoor use.

Price: $199.99 Visit the Website

BIKES AND HIKES LA---LA IN A DAY SPECIAL TWO FOR ONE DEAL

The best way to see LA.

Description: Experience LA the eco-friendly way: take our LA IN A DAY bike tour. Plus, this special SPLASH magazine offer allows you to BUY ONE LA IN A DAY and GET THE NEXT ONE FREE. LA IN A DAY says it all---we’ll fit you with a hybrid bike and helmet at our West Hollywood shop and then your guide will take you on a tour that consistently puts Bikes and Hikes on the top of Trip Advisor’s list of things to do in Los Angeles. Your tour includes a heart-pumping ride up into Beverly Hills and Bel-Air where you’ll tour the spectacular grounds of a legendary Beverly Hills estate used in countless film, television and commercial productions. You’ll bike by the homes of some of today’s top stars and yesterday’s legends. Then it's off to the beach towns where you'll bike through Santa Monica and see the Venice Canals. Your trip back includes bike-by's of historic sites in Culver City and the star/paparazzi infested Robertson Boulevard. This incredible tour of Los Angeles is the perfect gift for both visitors and native Angelenos. It’s 32-miles, approximately 4-5 hours and, hands down, the best, most eco-friendly way to see LA.

Price: $158.00 Visit the Website

Surprise Your Valentine With A Scuba Diving Adventure!

Photo courtesy of PADI.

Description: This Valentine’s Day, give that special someone a gift they’ll really remember. A scuba diving adventure with PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is the perfect way to tell your valentine just how much they mean to you! PADI, the world’s largest recreational scuba diving organization, offers countless opportunities to stay active while experiencing new underwater adventures. With more than 6,000 dive centers and resorts around the globe, you can literally learn to dive anywhere in the world. PADI’s eLearning course is the first step to obtaining the Open Water Diver certification and can be completed online at your own pace. So this Valentine’s Day, tell your loved one the three special words they have been dying to hear: let’s get certified! *The price to register for eLearning is $120.00

Price: $120.00 Visit the Website

Romantic Limited Offer Package At Hotel Villa Portofino On Catalina Island

The elegant Hotel Villa Portofino is reminiscent of small hotels on the Italian Riviera

Description: AVALON, Calif. – Catalina’s famed Hotel Villa Portofino has teamed up once again with Catalina Express for the Limited Offer Package, one of the best vacation packages in Southern California for its savings of $33.00 per person. Offer includes: • Hotel accommodations at Hotel Villa Portofino, with rates starting at $95.50, plus tax, per person based on double occupancy • Round-trip boat transportation from Long Beach or Dana Point (Dana Point departures an extra $2.00 per person) • Round-trip taxi transfers • Continental breakfast The package is available November 1, 2011 through March 29, 2012, Sunday through Thursday travel, only. Holiday rates are higher, and extra nights and room upgrades are available at additional cost. Guests can book online at www.HotelVillaPortofino.com or call the reservations department at (888) 510-0555/(310) 510-0555. Room upgrades and extra nights can also be arranged at an additional price. Rates are higher during holiday periods. For reservations, call the Hotel Villa Portofino at 888-510-0555/310-510-0555 or visit www.HotelVillaPortofino.com for more information. Log on to www.CatalinaExpress.com for information and boat schedule, or call 800-429-4601. -0-

Price: $95.50 to $500.00 Visit the Website

Magellan RoadMate Application 2.0 For IPhone

Magellan RoadMate App 2.0

Description: Magellan's new RoadMate iPhone App 2.0 provides a new user interface, Free Lifetime Maps, Free Traffic Updates and features Yelp API and Google local search for US, Canada and Puerto Rico! The new Magellan RoadMate App also offers POI Sharing, features OneTouch favorites menu and highway lane assist. Users can make or take phone calls while real-time navigation activities and routing continues in the background. The new Magellan RoadMate App transforms an iPhone into a full-featured GPS navigator with turn-by-turn voice guidance and spoken street names. Fully optimized for iPhone 4, the app delivers stunning visuals and enables turn-by-turn navigation to run in the background while users are on a call or while using another app simultaneously. The Magellan RoadMate North America App is also compatible with the 3rd and 4th generation iPod touch. With the addition of Magellan Premium Car Kit (sold separately), users can transform their iPod touch into an instant GPS navigator.

Price: $59.99 Visit the Website

Shapeable Poolside Sun Hat UPF 50+

Coolibar Shapeable Poolside Hat

Description: A travel friendly crushable hat with a sweeping 7.5" brim for maximum protection. Lightweight and breathable but best of all, rated UPF 50+ Coolibar is the leader in sun protective clothing and is the only company to test every garment to ensure that it has the same level of protection from the first to the last wash and is the most recommended clothing by the Skin Cancer Foundation.

Price: $49.99 Visit the Website

Contigo 20oz. West Loop With AUTOSEAL® Technology - 100% Leak And Seal Proof

Contigo Travel Mug

Description: CONTIGO® AUTOSEAL® 20 OZ WEST LOOP VACUUM INSULATED TRAVEL MUG With No-Spill Technology •The Contigo® AUTOSEAL® 20 oz. West Loop Vacuum Insulated Travel Mug is a reusable, portable travel mug featuring patented technology that prevents spills and leaks. •AUTOSEAL® self-sealing lid technology offers press-to-sip drinking – there are no lids to remove and no spouts to open. •AUTOSEAL® allows for convenient one-handed use for drinking during activities – just press the button to sip; release to automatically seal. •Double wall vacuum insulated construction keeps beverages hot for up to 6 hours and cold for 20 hours, and also eliminates sweating. •Lid is top-rack dishwasher safe. •Sleek design fits most car cup holders for convenient travel. •Holds 20 oz. •Available at www.GoContigo.com. •Suggested retail price: $24.99. About Contigo® Contigo is a brand of Ignite, a company with a passion for great products. Many Contigo® travel mugs and bottles feature the revolutionary, new AUTOSEAL® patented technology that automatically seals between sips. These products – to-go coffee mugs, hydration bottles and kids mugs – are 100 percent leak-proof and spill-proof with superior insulation properties and, like all Contigo products, are made from FDA-approved and BPA-free materials. Contigo products are available through a wide variety of national retailers and online. For more information, visit www.gocontigo.com.

Price: $24.99 to $25.00 Visit the Website

BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate

BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate

Description: Cupid’s on the move. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner he’s ratcheting up the romance, targeting couples everywhere with his charm offensive. When his arrow strikes, love blooms. Now is the time to start thinking about a “date weekend’ with your loved one. From complimentary champagne toasts and after-dinner chocolate treats to couple’s in-room massages and board games, an intimate retreat to a bed and breakfsast could be just what you need to rekindle the romance. And, with the BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate, accepted at over 1,500 bed and breakfast, you can surprise that special someone with a intimate escape just for two!

Price: $20.00 Visit the Website

CupCase Your Bras Is A Stylish Protective Travel And Storage Case For Your Bras.

CupCase Your Bras

Description: Protect your bras from crimping, crushing and creasing while you travel with CupCase. Whether your trip is to the gym or across the ocean, CupCase is your travel storage solution. Our unique design allows CupCase to wiggle its way into place in your luggage. Pack your bras with ease and use the additional storage for headbands, hair ties and jewelry.

Price: $19.95 to $24.95 Visit the Website

Travalo

Travalo is a pocket sized perfume spray bottle that refills in seconds directly from almost any fragrance bottle with a removable spray head.

Description: Don’t you hate trying to travel with your favorite perfume – the glass bottle is heavy and can break in suitcases and is not carry-on friendly with TSA rules these days! Travalo is a no-spill easy to use refill container that uses an internal pump to transfer perfume from the large bottle to a travel-sized atomizer. Travalo allows you to bring your favorite perfume anywhere – even in carry-ons or in your purse.

Price: $9.99 to $19.99 Visit the Website

Smart Destinations

Smart Destinations- Save money while having fun!

Description: Looking for a perfect last minute gift? Smart Destinations' custom Go Select Gift Pass lets you create customized admission passes for the nation's top attractions turning holiday gifts into unforgettable travel experiences. Simply select the attractions the recipient will want to see. Send the art lover on your list to the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York City, or bundle admission to Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, the Skydeck and Adler Planetarium on one pass for relatives near the Windy City. Smart Destinations will immediately notify the recipient with a personalized special gift email (without pricing) containing a link to go online and print the pass. Some passes can even be stored and redeemed right on the travelers' smartphone, so there are no worries about losing the pass before or during the trip. Go Select Gift Passes are good for one year from the date of purchase and must be used within 60 days of the first attraction visit.

Price: $0.00 to $30.00 Visit the Website

TeamViewer

TeamViewer

Description: TeamViewer is the all-in-one solution for remote access and support over the internet. With TeamViewer, you can remotely control any PC from any location and even control unattended computers and servers. This software can be used for file transfer, IT support, sharing live demos, presentations and much more. TeamViewer works perfectly for anyone who is constantly on the go. Whether it be traveling, vacation or even work, this software will benefit anyone who may find themselves in need of information from their home or work computers.

Price: $0.00 Visit the Website

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