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Expedia (tel. 877/787-7186; www.expedia.com) has a Summer Sale that sends you to Las Vegas for four nights with airfare, from $375 per person.

Spend four nights at the New York New York Hotel and Casino in a Park Avenue room, a comfortable space measuring 300-400 square feet. The room, outfitted with one king or two queen beds, may even have views of the Strip. If you want to brave the inferno-like heat of late summer in Vegas -- the only real downside to this package -- the Strip is at your disposal. The hotel itself has plenty to keep you busy. Cool off at the pool, book a spa treatment, or get tickets to see Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity at the on-site theater.

Why is this a deal? If you booked airfare on your own, an early morning, nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas costs $216 per person (using the flight itinerary Expedia provides). Four nights in a Park Avenue room at New York-New York would cost about $560-$580 with taxes, or $280-$290 per person. If you booked this package separately, plan to shell out at least $496-$506 per person. Reserving with Expedia saves you $121-$131 per person; when you factor in the $50 food-and-beverage credit, you're looking at a savings of $171-$181 per person. Why not treat yourself to a great meal or see a show?

Trip Type: Air-inclusive; independent

What the Quoted Price Gets You: Airfare between Los Angeles and Las Vegas; four nights at New York-New York Casino, airline taxes and fees; government surcharges and fees; hotel taxes; and a $50 food-and-beverage credit to be redeemed at any of the onsite restaurants.

What Else You'll Have to Pay: Airport transfers or a car rental, depending on your itinerary; resort fee of $18/day to be paid to the hotel upon checkout.

When: Pricing is based on Aug. 2-6 travel; the promotion is valid for travel through Sept. 30, 2012

Book By: Aug. 30, 2012

Single Supplement: N/A

Other Departures:
Atlanta (from $730); Newark (from $762); and Chicago (from $770)

Other Details: This hotel is by no means the least expensive one advertised in the promotion, but we chose it since it's on the Strip and has fairly extensive amenities.

All prices are per person and, if lodging is a component of the package, based upon two people traveling together (unless otherwise noted). The prices listed are general starting rates; see "What Else You'll Have to Pay" for details about associated taxes and fees. Base-prices, taxes, and fees can vary based on point of departure and time of travel. Blackout dates may apply. Trip add-ons like sightseeing tours and meal plans may also increase the price. Check with the tour operator for additional gateways. The single supplement is the extra cost that a solo traveler would pay to book the deal.