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European Destinations (tel. 877/267-2247; www.europedestinations.com) pairs the best of Paris and Prague with this six-night package for fall travel, from $1,135 with airfare.

Spend three nights in Paris at the budget-friendly Saint Louis Bastille, a three-star property close to a Metro station, the Opera Bastille, and within a short walk to the lively Marais neighborhood. In Prague, you'll stay three nights at the four-star Plaza Alta Hotel, on the outskirts of the city center but close to a metro station and tram stop for easy access to the major sites. With dozens of hotels to choose from in each city, you can certainly upgrade to a property that's closer to the attractions.

If you want to travel sooner than the fall, you can. Just expect the price to rise or drop accordingly. European Destinations shows a two-week price history for its trips, so you can easily see which destinations cost less and which travel dates are most advantageous for travelers, and so forth. It's very helpful if you want to customize this package.

How much does this package save you? A multi-city fare from New York-JFK to Paris, Paris to Prague, and then Prague back to JFK starts at $1,055 (including taxes and fees), according to a Kayak search. A standard double room at Saint Louis Bastille starts at €124, or about $184. Plaza Alta hotel in Prague starts at about € 50 per night (about $75) for late November travel. Altogether, six nights' hotel comes to about $388 per person, without hotel taxes. If you booked the flights and the hotels independently, you'd pay at least $1,443 per person. But with this air-inclusive package, you'd each save about $308.

Trip Type: Air-inclusive; independent

What the Quoted Price Gets You: Airfare from New York to Paris (returning from Prague); a flight from Paris to Prague; six nights' hotel (three each in Paris and Prague) with hotel taxes and service charges; breakfast daily; airline fuel surcharges; and government taxes and fees.

What Else You'll Have to Pay: Airport transfers, and other meals.

Book By: As soon as possible to ensure availability

When: Nov. 25

Other Gateways: Chicago (add $35), Houston (add $77), Miami (add $87), San Francisco (add $232)

Other Details: You can upgrade to other hotels for an additional fee.

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 and any single supplements, which is the extra cost that a solo traveler would pay to book the deal.