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United Vacations (tel. 888/854-3899; www.unitedvacations.com) is offering a great package to California's wine country, which includes airfare, three nights' hotel, a three-day car rental, and a two-day wine country explorer pass -- all from $620 per person.

Fly from Denver to San Francisco, pick up your economy-class rental car, and drive for a little under an hour to the DoubleTree by Hilton Sonoma Wine Country, in Rohnert Park -- think views of golf courses and the Sonoma Mountains. (The Armstrong Redwoods are nearby, too.) Your room may come with a view of the courtyard, the outdoor heated pool, or golf course. The property also has a Jacuzzi and an on-site restaurant. From there, you're not far from 200 of the region's wineries, ranging from downtown Sonoma to charming Healdsburg.

Why is this a deal? The airfare for a mid-November morning departure from Denver to San Francisco starts at $265 per person. If you were to book the room on its own -- one with a king bed and courtyard view -- it would cost you about $515.73 (or $257.86 per person), with taxes. The three-day economy class car rental would cost you on average about $260 (or $130 per person). The two-day wine country explorer pass is valued at $79.99 per person. If you booked this trip separately, it would cost you $732.85 per person. By reserving this package with United Vacations, you could save about $113 per person.

What the Quoted Price Gets You: Round-trip airfare from Denver to San Francisco; three nights at DoubleTree Sonoma Wine Country; a three-day rental car (economy class with unlimited mileage); airline fuel surcharges; government taxes and fees; hotel taxes and fees; a two-day wine country explorer pass with transportation to large-scale and smaller boutique wineries plus a complimentary wine tasting; and up to 500 MileagePlus bonus award miles per person

What Else You Will Have to Pay:
Taxes on the car rental (8.25%), or about $21.45 according to the average we found of $260.

When: Tuesday and Wednesday departures Nov. 13-24, 2012

Book By:
Oct. 31, 2012

Single Supplement: $257

Other Departures: Houston (from $805); Chicago (from $851); Newark (from $1,062).

Other Details:
The promotion is valid through Nov. 30 but prices will vary if they aren't in the previously detailed date range.

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.