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Get gas credit with stay at Gulf Coast resorts

*Don't sweat gas prices with a deal from Sterling Resorts, which manages vacation rentals along the Gulf Coast. With the Tanks for Staying promotion, valid at most of its Florida properties, receive a $50 gas credit on stays of at least three nights and a $100 credit on stays of at least a week. Rates vary. For example, a one-bedroom with a bunk room at Splash in Panama City Beach costs $637 for three nights, including taxes and fees. Travel April 9 through May 31. For the credit, you must present a gas receipt at the front desk. Use promo code TANKS when booking. Certain blackout dates and restrictions apply. Info: (877) 418-0430,

*The Curacao Tourist Board has extended its Curacao Now! promotion with bookings now valid through April 15 and travel through Dec. 31. With the deal, receive a $200 credit on stays of five nights or longer, plus a free fifth night and other discounts on tours and dives. Ten properties are participating, including the Avila Hotel, Lodge Kura Hulanda and Beach Club, Hilton Curacao and Lions Dive & Beach Resort. Rates vary. For example, in early April, a room at Lodge Kura Hulanda, a restored Dutch village in Willemstad, starts at $147 a night, including taxes. Other perks include 20 percent off an island tour with Funbini and an offer to buy three days of two-tank dives and receive a free day of diving with Relaxed Guided Divers. Deal info:

Curacao info: (800) 328-7222,

*Variety Cruises, a small-ship cruise line, is offering special deals for second passengers and singles on select departures through the year. Depending on the itinerary and date, cruisers will receive two-for-one fares and no single supplement, or a 50 percent discount for the second passenger and a 25 percent single supplement. For example, on the eight-day Romantic Rivieras trip aboard the new megayacht Variety Voyager, a Category C cabin costs $2,990 for the first person and $1,445 for the second, plus $350 each in port charges. Singles pay 25 percent of the fare, down from 50 percent, for a total of $3,738, plus port charges. The cruise, which travels round trip from Nice, is on sale July 14, 21 and 28, and Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25. You must book and pay in full by April 13, except for the Arabian Journeys sailing, for which payment is due by July 1. Use

code SPECIAL OFFER/APRIL 13. Info: (800) 319-7776,

*The Bahamas Out Island Promotion Board is offering instant air credits when you book four or more nights at Bimini Bay Resort & Marina in the Bahamas. Stay four or five nights and receive a $250 credit per room, or book six nights or more and get $400. A five-night stay in late April runs $2,010 for two people, including round-trip air from Buffalo and taxes. By comparison, the typical price is $2,260. Book by May 14 using promo code 400BOISPRINGUS or 250BOISPRINGUS; travel April 15 to Oct. 31.

Info: (888) 891-2263,

Deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Some restrictions may apply.