Best honeymoon spots



Best honeymoon spots
Sunshine and beaches are hallmarks of the top destinations in Modern Bride's 2005 survey of the World's 50 Best Honeymoons.
Hawaii hulas in at No. 1 in the top 10, followed by Mexico, Jamaica, Tahiti, Bermuda, St. Lucia, Italy, Las Vegas, Aruba and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
All 50 are listed in the magazine's August-September issue and at www.modernbride.com.
Cycling in Vancouver
Guests at Vancouver's Wedgewood Hotel can bike the city with general manager Philip Meyer, a former competitive cyclist.
Each ride is tailored to the capability of the riders, from a morning spin around the Stanley Park sea wall to north shore mountains and the fishing village of Steveston.
A two-night Tour de Vancouver package runs through Oct. 14 and include accommodations, breakfast, valet parking, health club and cycle programs. Prices start at $523.
The Wedgewood Hotel has named "Best City Hotel in Canada" by Travel & amp; Leisure magazine.
For more information, visit www.wedgewoodhotel.com.
Hotel taxi service
Boston's Fairmont Copley Plaza now offers car service in a London taxi.
The hotel's taxi is the first and only vehicle of its kind at a lodging in the Northeast.
The traditional black cab is available to guests seven days a week.
The vehicle seats five adults and has a privacy partition separating the passenger area from the driver.
For more information, visit www.ltna.com or www.fairmont.com.
Avis Europe offerscell phones to renters
Avis Europe offers renters the newest and smallest global cell phones through its Stay In Touch program -- free for the first seven days.
Avis renters will be shipped their cell phone one business day before departure, plus two batteries, chargers, plug adaptors and an earpiece for hands-free use.
Renters can get their personal phone number one week before departure for distribution to family and colleagues.
Renters pay all air-time charges, optional theft/damage insurance ($2 a day), and $30 for overnight delivery and collection. After the first week, renters pay $4.99 a day.
For more information, call (800) 698-5674.
Elopement Packageby Denver company
Weddings, Etc. in Denver offers a new Elopement Package for couples opting to put their money somewhere other than a large costly wedding.
For a flat fee, couples can travel to Colorado and have everything arranged for them, from finding the right site, to the bride's bouquet, a small wedding cake, a hotel room and dinner their first night together.
A coordinator is on hand to serve as a witness, if necessary.
Extras such as music or photographer are additional.
For more information, call (303) 779-0395 or visit www.weddingsbytanya.com.
Convertibles welcomein noncompetitive tour
A few positions are still open for the 12th annual Wisconsin Convertible Classic tour, a noncompetitive tour for any make or vintage convertible or open-air car.
The tour is limited to 200 convertibles, and this year will be based in Madison, Wis.
Set for Aug. 19-22, daily runs will cruise through the twisting backroads from Wisconsin Dells to Monroe, Spring Green and Dodgeville to New Glarus.
To get tour details and download a registration form, visit www.wiautotours.com or call (608) 271-1335.

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