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Classic Vacations

Riviera Maya, Mexico
Excursions with world-class treatment and services.

Founded in 1978, Classic Vacations has grown with over one hundred destinations worldwide. Choose from a variety of accommodations, from hotel suites to residences, with first class and private transportation options available. Discover the local area with unique tours and excursions, from Costa Rica to Dubai. Classic Vacations will help create exceptional travel experiences.

Sample Experiences

All-Inclusive Mexican Getaway

Visit a destination rich in history, art, and entertainment. All-inclusive resorts are available with an impressive ecosystem full of colors and textures, where the jungle, caves, and rivers are the principal ingredients of a luxe and eclectic scenery. Live an authentic experience that redefines the concept of an all-inclusive resort, and enjoy a unique and outstanding vacation.

A True Western Getaway

Listen to the flow of a nearby spring-fed creek. Hear the footfall of horses over hard-packed trails. And spot a herd of wild elk grazing on the horizon. Near Salt Lake City, but a world away, a 3,500-acre ranch in the Wasatch Mountain Range is where you can leave the cares of the modern world behind and reconnect with nature.

Peak to Beach in Saint Lucia

Enjoy the true magic of Saint Lucia with the Peak to Beach package. Spend three nights at a luxury resort on the beach before spending three additional nights at a resort on the volcano's ridgeline. This all-inclusive package includes all meals, select drinks, a one-hour spa treatment per person, and ground airport transfers.

European Riches Select

Spend the night in an opulent castle or a rustic private villa. Sample a specialty cocktail in a historic lounge bar, explore the cosmopolitan wonders of a new city, or enjoy a world-class river cruise as the wonders of Europe are brought before you. European Riches Select features some of the best in luxury experiences for the discerning traveler.

Classic Vacations also offers:
Custom Itineraries
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Membership Rewards® Points.
With Platinum Destinations® Vacations, Platinum and Business Platinum Card® Members get one extra Membership Rewards point for every eligible dollar you spend on a qualifying vacation package.1

Shipboard Credit or Instant Savings
With Gold Card Destinations, Gold and Platinum Card Members receive a $100 shipboard credit or instant savings on trips of $3,000 or more per booking on your American Express Card.2

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1. Platinum Destinations Vacations® (“PDV”) benefits are valid only for new bookings made with participating suppliers through American Express Travel. Participating suppliers and PDV benefits are subject to change. Benefits cannot be combined with other offers unless indicated. Benefits are valid only for eligible U.S. Consumer and Business Platinum and Centurion® Card Members (Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Card Members are not eligible). PDV bookings must be made using the eligible Card and eligible Card Member must be traveling on the itinerary booked. PDV-eligible Card Members that are Membership Rewards program-enrolled will receive one (1) extra Membership Reward® point per eligible dollar spent on PDV bookings; separate airfare and other charges associated with PDV bookings are not eligible. Extra points will be credited to the Card Member’s Membership Rewards account within 8-12 weeks after completion of the PDV travel. For more information visit

2. Valid for new bookings of a vacation package or cruise of at least $3,000 with a participating supplier made through American Express Travel or eligible Travel Representative Network agents. Not valid for online bookings. Payment must be made with an American Express Card in U.S. Consumer Gold Card Member, Platinum Card Member or Centurion member’s name. $100 shipboard credit or instant savings benefits may not be available to residents outside of the contiguous United States. Card Member must travel on itinerary booked. Limit one benefit per booking. May not be combined with other offers unless indicated. Benefits listed are non-transferable and fare restrictions may apply. All shipboard credits will be credited to the guest's shipboard folio upon checkout. Shipboard credit amounts in international jurisdictions may vary due to foreign exchange rates and timing of application. Shipboard credits are subject to cruise line policies. Credits cannot be used for casino charges and gratuities. Unused portion of credit is non-refundable and is not redeemable for cash. Other restrictions may apply, see onboard cashier for details. Benefit varies by participating provider.

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