The very best travel bargains to Europe are available in winter. For many years DER Tours, the German-owned, Los Angeles-based travel company, has offered some of the best deals and 1994/95 is no exception.

For example, DER is currently selling six nights in London, including hotel with breakfast, a city tour, a flight bag and roundtrip air from the East Coast, for from $498, double occupancy. These prices are for tourist class hotels the Comfort Inn Hyde Park or the Comfort Inn Kensington during the period January 8 through February 28. For a week in a better hotel such as the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury or the Rubens, the cost will increase by from $60 to $150. These packages are for travel from November 1 through March 31, 1995.

Here are the lowest prices for other city packages, all include five nights hotel (except London which is six nights) and roundtrip air.

DER City Packages
East Central West
Berlin $788 $838 $998

London $498 $568 $658

Madrid $698 $718 $878

Munich $678 $698 $918

Paris $628 $768 $849

Rome $648 $678 $898

Vienna $638 $788 $878

The hotels in the Berlin package include the Art Sorat, the Radisson Plaza and Schweizerhof. Among the possibilities in Munich are the Austrotel, the Regent and the Sheraton.

From Munich, a two-night extension to Salzburg can be added for from $120 to $184, depending on hotel.

From Vienna, two-night extensions are available to Graz, Prague and Budapest for from $129 to $218.

DER also offers Ski Austria! packages to Innsbruck and Kitzbühel.

They include seven nights hotel with breakfast, roundtrip air from some 75 U.S. cities to Munich and transfer between airport and hotel.

The lowest prices are:

DER Ski Packages
East Central West
Innsbruck $718 $748 $948
Kitzbühel $728 $748 $948

Purchase DER packages through your travel agent.

October 1994