Delta Airlines reports that it is offering early-bird booking discounts on winter vacations of up to 55% for travel to Mexico, the Caribbean, Costa Rica, or Hawaii.  Delta says this offer applies to airfare, participating hotels and resorts, and can be combined with other hotel offers such as “kids stay and eat free”, resort credits, hotel spa services, and some Luxury and Romantic Getaway packages.

The Airline stipulates that this promotion is valid only for vacation packages that are booked exclusively through Delta between August 1 and September 30, 2011 and used for travel between December 23, 2011 and April 30, 2012.

Delta also reports that they will credit SkyMiles®  members a bonus of up to 2,000 miles during this campaign.

The following is a list  of resorts and hotels compiled by Delta Airlines and described by them as their “preferred picks”:

CARIBBEAN:

Beaches Resorts
Sandals Resorts

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
Palace Resorts

Barceló Hotels & Resorts
RIU Hotels & Resorts

MEXICO:

AZUL Hotels, by Karisma
El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels, by Karisma
Real Resorts

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts

Palace Resorts

Barceló Hotels & Resorts
RIU Hotels & Resorts

COSTA RICA:

Barceló Hotels & Resorts
RIU Hotels & Resorts

HAWAII

Outrigger & OHANA Hotels & Resorts