For culture overload, head to merry old England. You can spend your time catching plays in the West End or checking out art in exhibits in places like the Tate Modern or the British Museum. Travelzoo offers a Virgin Vacations package that includes round-trip airfare to Heathrow and a seven-day car rental with unlimited mileage for $599.
Through Travelzoo, you can hop around some of the Outback's best cities. For $777, fly out of San Francisco or Los Angeles to Australia, round-trip. The price includes three intra-Australia flights; you have your choice among Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Launceston and Adelaide. Be sure to visit the magnificent Sydney Opera House for a show. Stop in Melbourne to peruse the art in Federation Square's three museums. This package must be booked by May 13.
The concept of culture was practically invented in Greece. Go to see the Acropolis and the other amazing ruins. Kayak has a deal for $1,337, which includes round-trip airfare and hotel stays for three days of sightseeing in Athens and three days on the sands of Santorini. See, you'll get to the beach after all.
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