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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: Amazon Explorer to Peru
Provider: G.A.P. Adventure
(tel. 416/260-0999; www.gapadventures.com)
Base Price:
$1,640
Duration: Nine days
Additional Fees: about $200
What's Included:
Accommodations, all sightseeing and adventure excursions, and some meals.
What's Not Included: Meals while in the city area and local kitty for tips, entrance fees and activities.
When: April 12
Deadline: One month advanced booking is strongly suggested.
Why this is a Deal: The above price has a special 20 % discount already applied; it usually costs $2,050 per person.
Complete Details: The code for this trip is PVIIL. Mention LM for last minute when talking to a representative. This last-minute Amazon River educational trip starts in Lima before visiting Iquitos and several villages along the Amazon. Camping, canoeing, and wildlife walks are all included in this "not physically demanding" trip. The total group size will not be more than 15 travelers.

Destination: Rio de Janeiro
Provider: Go Today (tel. 800/227-3235; www.gotoday.com)
Base Price:
$849
Duration: Five nights
Additional Fees: $110
What's Included:
Airfare, accommodations, breakfast, airport transfers in Brazil, and airline fuel surcharges.
What's Not Included: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: April 1 to June 26
Deadline: March 13
Why this is a Deal: This Go-Today Supersaver offers more off than normally discounted trips. Booking this trip alone would cost you over $1,300. The same trip for the next period of travel starts at $1,349.
Complete Details: Departing out of New York or Miami, this city-only quick trip to Rio puts you up at the Savoy Othon Hotel, just one block from the Copacabana Beach and plenty of nightclubs, bars, shops and restaurants.

Destination: Cologne and a Vienna extension
Provider: Austria Airlines (tel. 404/240-0949; www.aua.com)
Base Price:
$1,009
Duration: Three nights
Additional Fees: $135
What's Included:
Airfare, accommodations, breakfast, and fuel surcharges.
What's Not Included: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: until March 20
Deadline: No detailed deadline given but immediate booking is advised to lock in low prices.
Why this is a Deal: This deal increases in price by $300 after March 20, 2008
Complete Details: Flying Austrian Air, this independent travel trip leaves out of New York and starts off in city of Cologne, a city rich in the arts, galleries, fashion, and museums. You'll stay in the center of the action near the main square at Koln-City Hotel which is just over 150 yards to the Rhine and across the street from a Chocolate factory. For your one night in Vienna, you'll stay at the Hotel Savoy Garni located near Vienna's main shopping drag.

Destination: Andes and Atacama
Provider: Dragoman Overland (tel. +44 (0) 1728 861133; www.dragomanoverland.com)
Base Price:
$970
Duration: 16 days
Additional Fees: about $250
What's Included:
Accommodations, transportation in South America, sightseeing, guides, some meals.
What's Not Included: Airfare and food kitty.
When: June 2, 2008
Deadline: No deadline given, but space on these special tours tends to fill up six weeks in advance.
Why this is a Deal: $1,200 total for 16 days of driving through one of the most famous and less traveled mountain ranges in the world and a diverse Chilean inland territory
Complete Details: Accommodations are 45 percent camping and 55 percent in local hotels and get rugged as you take unpaved roads to see local villages. (This trip is rated "Challenging" meaning that some difficult terrain will be crossed.)

Destination: Greenland
Provider:
Experience Greenland (tel. 877-245-0739; www.experiencegreenland.com)
Base Price:
$4,490
Duration: 8 days
Additional Fees: $180
What's Included:
Airfare, accommodations, breakfast, some meals, transportation, guides, and local taxes.
What's Not Included: Security fees and departure taxex.
When: June 26 to August 28
Deadline: None given but two months advanced booking suggested.
Why this is a Deal: Most deals to these northern towns are not as luxurious, catered to individual travel needs, and well-guided.
Complete Details: This tour is sponsored by the Greenland Tourism Board. You'll visit Ililusat, the alleged birthplace of the iceberg and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Leaving out of Baltimore on Air Greenland, this trip allows you time for additional paid excursions to an ice-cap, whale watching, and helicopter tours to the tops of glaciers. Accommodations are in local hotels convenient to airports and shopping and dining corridors. Mention tour 7042 when calling.

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