NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 29, 2005–Site59.com, the leader in last-minute online travel, is adding four new destinations to its roster: South American hotspots Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Santiago, and Rio de Janeiro.
Want to tango in Argentina? Sip caipirinias in Brazil? Dine on picorocos in Chile? It sounds crazy, but a Last-Minute Getaway to South America means no jetlag, a strong dollar (almost as strong as the drinks), and great deals on Site59!
Now you can go loco in South America with Site59 from 39 major US cities:
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(at press time, all packages include round-trip air, 2 nights hotel, taxes and fees)
Buenos Aires, Argentina, from $759/pp
From sophisticated sidewalk-cafe culture to turn of the century Beaux-Arts palaces, Buenos Aires is a Latin city with a European flair all its own.
Sao Paulo, Brazil(a), from $724/pp
South America’s largest, most cosmopolitan city beckons with stellar shopping, vibrant nightlife, and multi-cultural attractions.
Santiago, Chile(b), from $739/pp
While the slopes of the Andes and the Pacific beaches are a hop, skip, and a jump away, using the city as a jumping-point affords you museums, art nouveau cafes, and artisanal shops.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil(a), from $781/pp
Meet the girl from Ipanema, samba by the sea, and unleash your wild side in Brazil’s carnival-loving city.
Site59.com offers affordable, impulsive, and irresistible Last-Minute Getaways from 14 days through three hours before departure, to hundreds of domestic and international destinations, from more than 150 North American cities. With real-time inventory from over 4,000 travel suppliers worldwide, Site59 Last-Minute Getaway packages combine Flight + Hotel (with optional car), Flight + Car, and Hotel + Car, and include editor-recommended restaurants and sights — perfect for putting the cha, cha, cha in your weekend plans.
(a) You MUST have a Brazilian visa for travel to Brazil. Brazilian travel visas are currently valid for five years, so if you have obtained a Brazilian travel visa within the last five years, check to ensure that it is still valid. If you are not currently in possession of a visa, you must make immediate arrangements to obtain one in order to travel on this Last-Minute Getaway. Please contact the nearest Brazilian consulate or embassy for details. See http://www.brasilemb.org for more information.
(b) There is a $100 per person entry fee that must be paid at the airport upon arrival to Chile
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