What A Difference A Day Makes

If you've got the flexibility to travel off-season, which starts a minute after the prime season ends, there are some nifty bargains to be had

For Palmer McArthur, 74, and his wife Mary, 73, it was the trip of a lifetime. At the Bitter End Yacht Club in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, they had the chance in June to be with their four children, their spouses and 14 grandchildren. It posed no problem that June is off-season in the Caribbean. The weather there is consistent throughout the year, with temperatures averaging 80[degrees] F to 90[degrees] F, and the Bitter End staff was able to give the McArthurs lots of personal attention, including organizing activities for all three generations. Better yet, traveling in June meant a...

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