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All prices are per person and, if lodging is a component of the package, based upon two people traveling together (unless otherwise noted). See "What's Included" and "What's Not" for details about associated taxes and fees and "Complete Details" for information about travel restrictions and, if available, trip add-ons like sightseeing tours and meal plans. Base-prices, taxes and fees can vary based on point of departure and time of travel.

Destination: South Africa
Provider: Smartours
(tel. 800/337-7773; www.smartours.com)
Base Price:
$2,699
Duration: 14 days
Additional Fees: $195
What's Included
: Airfare, accommodations, some meals, tours, admission fees, and fuel surcharges.
What's Not Included: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: March 4 to 17, 2008
Deadline: January 31, 2008
Why this is a Deal: Save $800 per couple if reserved by the above deadline.
Complete Details: Flying on South African Airways out of New York, this trip covers most of South Africa's major game reserves including Zululand, Swaziland, and Hluhluwe. It flies in and out of Cape Town with accommodations in first-class tourist hotels and game reserves lodges. A three-night extension to Victoria Falls and Johannesburg costs an additional $799 per person.

Destination: India
Provider: Dragoman Overland
(tel. 800/227-8747; www.dragomanoverland.com)
Base Price:
$890
Duration: 15 days
Additional Fees: $250
What's Included
: Sightseeing, transportation from Delhi to Mumbai
What's Not Included: Kitty for entrance fees, common charges such as gas for the vehicle, and air transportation to and from India.
When: March 6 to 21, 2008
Deadline: Recommended booking six weeks in advance.
Why this is a Deal: $60 per day for a deep and detailed exploration of Indian culture and landscape with a professional tour guide.
Complete Details: Dragoman Overland is a world leader in rugged adventure travel, offering land-only trips that cover the earth's terrain in four-wheel drive vehicles. This fifteen-day trip to India is one of the shortest offered by the company, and visits the Taj Mahal in Agra, ghats in Pushkar, and palaces in Udaipur. Most of the travel is over the rural roads of Western India. Accommodations are in local inns or hostels with some camping.

Destination: Paris
Provider: Go Today (tel. 800/227-3235; www.gotoday.com)
Base Price:
$599
Duration: Six nights
Additional Fees: $135
What's Included
: Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, hotel service taxes, and fuel surcharges
What's Not Included: Security fees and departure taxes
When: January 21 to February 22, 2008
Deadline: December 20, 2007
Why this is a Deal: This discount travel provider offers Paris with airfare for slightly more than $100 per day
Complete Details: Located in the 20th arrondissement near Pere Lachaise Cemetary and Clignancourt, Paris's largest flea market, the hotel is a four-minute walk to the nearest Metro. The trip departs out of Newark Airport with an additional $70 required for departures out of JFK Airport. Extensions on return flight date and hotel stays are available.

Destination: Morocco
Provider: Homeric Tours
(tel. 800/223-5570; www.homerictours.com)
Base Price:
$1,559
Duration: Nine days, seven nights
Additional Fees: $155
What's Included
: Airfare, accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, daily breakfast, tour guide, and hotel service taxes.
What's Not Included: Air security fees and departure taxes.
When: February 1, 2008
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to lock in space on the tour.
Why this is a Deal: Booking the tour alone would cost upwards of $2,100
Complete Details: Accommodations on this tour are at four-star hotels. The trip leaves on a Friday out of New York JFKs Airport on Royal Air Maroc. The package deal visits four of Morocco's Imperial cities, all of which are home to palaces of Morocco's Royal family. Flying in to Casablanca, the trip visits Fez, Rabat, Marrakech, and Meknes. Some dinner feasts are also included in the price.

Destination: Budapest
Provider: Gate One Travel (tel. 800/682-3333; www.gate1travel.com)
Base Price:
$569
Duration: Six days, four nights
Additional Fees: $170
What's Included
: Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, hotel service taxes, and fuel surcharges
What's Not Included: Security fees and departure taxes
When: February 13, 2008
Deadline: No detailed deadline but two month advanced booking should guarantee the listed price for this package
Why this is a Deal: Airfare alone for this holiday special would cost close to $500 roundtrip
Complete Details: Valentines Day romantic special to Budapest with accommodations at a 322-room modern hotel on the Pest side of the Danube. Sightseeing tours include a comprehensive city tour for $38 and a tour of the upper Danube for $76. The trip departs out of New York.

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