Great February getaways, for less

If you're thinking about getting away, February is a great month to do it.

There's Valentine's Day, then the long Presidents Day weekend.

And there's never been a better time to find some amazing bargains on cruise ships and skiing.

On "CBS This Morning: Saturday," CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg showcased several of the best:

From Peter's website:

February travel deals center around Valentine's Day, but that's not the only time of the year to find value. From cruises to resorts to winter inns, you'll find value across the board for the entire month. Whether you want to book or even travel in February, the deals are available. You just need to know where to look.

Private Beach, Budget Price

With a private beach and all-inclusive services, a stay at the Lifestyle Crown Residence Suites in the Dominican Republic might be just the ticket back to a more Zen mindset. It's a 3.5-star hotel offering a rate of $25 per person per night or $54 for two people per night including tax through Expedia.com. The deal is available for booking through February 20, 2012 and travel between April 9, 2012 and December 20, 2012. Guests must stay for a minimum of four nights or three nights if booking with a package, the maximum number of nights is seven.

Caribbean Cruise Specials

For less than $100 per day, feel like you've got the entire Caribbean to yourself on your own private balcony. The Liberty of the Seas departs February 27th on a 5 Night Western Caribbean Cruise. Sail out of Fort Lauderdale and hit Haiti and Jamaica in five nights. Available through Tuesday February 7, 2012.

Northern Lights

Montreal lights up the city during the dreariest winter days during their February Festival Montreal En Lumiere. The Hyatt Regency in Montreal, Canada offers festival-goers - families of two adults and up to two children - a festival package starting at $222 per night, plus taxes, based on a two-night minimum stay. It includes two nights' accommodation in the downtown hotel, breakfast for four, a voucher for the dairy bar le Lait (for two people), a $10 gift certificate from Les Delices de l'Erable, and scarves and bags with the festival's logo.

Winter Inn Indulgence

The Inn at Perry Cabin on Maryland's Eastern shore is offering guests a winter retreat. From now until March 31, guests can book the Winter Indulgence Offer, which includes a room upgrade upon arrival, daily breakfast and a $50 resort credit. Rates start at $225 per room, between Sunday and Thursday. Or taken advantage of the Suite Escape Offer, which includes 50 percent off a second night in one of the inn's suites. Rates start at $229 per room, per night, with a minimum of two-night stay.

Desert Discount

Encantado in Santa Fe, New Mexico offers a Winter Escape deal now through March 31, 2012. Book any Casita or Suite for travel January 5, 2012 thru March 31, 2012 at the Best Available Rate for minimum of two nights or more. And if you're worried about backlash from forgetting a valentine's day gift, guests receive a romantic gift of chocolates or flowers upon arrival and breakfast for two every morning as well as a $100 resort credit per stay, and complimentary room upgrade at time of booking. Space is limited and subject to availability. For reservations call 877-262-4666 or visit their website.

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