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.
Provider: 2Afrika (tel. 866/462-2374; www.2afrika.com)
Base Price: $1,399
Duration: Seven days
Additional Fees: $200
What's Included: Accommodations, all sightseeing, professional tour guides, airport pick-up and drop-off, all overland in-country travel, and most meals.
What's Not: Visas, inoculations, driver gratuities, and optional excursions.
When: Through May 27.
Deadline: As soon as possible.
Why this is a Deal: First-class small-group safari for $200 per day represents a 20% savings from similar deals.
Complete Details: 2Afrika has been a leading tour operator running tours to Kenya for over three decades. (They can also arrange low-cost airfare.) Children under 12 years of age travel for an additional $599 while there is no additional fee for traveling alone. The trip departs Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from Kenya. Accommodations are in first-class game reserve lodges and high-end safari camps. The Masai Mara and Amboseli National Park are just two highlights of this affordable trip.
Destination: United States hotels
Provider: Hotels.com (tel. 800/3-HOTELS; www.hotels.com)
Base Price: Prices start at $85
Duration: One or more nights.
Additional Fees: $16 and up.
What's Included: Accommodations.
What's Not: Hotel taxes.
When: Valid for travel up to a month after booking.
Deadline: Deal runs every Tuesday for 24 hours likely through the summer
Why this is a Deal: Save up to 40% off of regular rates at participating hotels
Complete Details: Check every Tuesday for hotel deals around the country offering up to 40% off of regular rates. Last week, sample deals included the three-star Hacienda Hotel in Los Angeles from $63 and four-star boutique property Hotel Felix in Chicago from $114. Other options included Myrtle Beach's Marina Inn at Grande Dunes for $89 and San Diego's Paradise Point Resort & Spa for $101. Other cities include New York, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Miami.
Provider: Friendly Planet (tel. 800/555-5765; www.friendlyplanet.com)
Base Price: $2,199
Duration: Nine days
Additional Fees: $145
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, sightseeing, some meals, airport transfers, all intra-country travel, professional tour guide, fuel surcharges, and all entrance fees.
What's Not: Security fees, departure tax, and guide gratuities.
When: December 8.
Deadline: May 27.
Why this is a Deal: Save $600 if booked before above deadline.
Complete Details: Beginning in Tel Aviv with flights out of New York's JFK International Airport, this first-class package tour to Israel also visits Caesarea, Tiberius, Megiddo, Jordan Valley, Jericho, the Dead Sea, Masada, and Jerusalem. A two-day beach resort visit to Eilat is available for $560 with $175 for a one-day tour of Petra in Jordan.
Destination: Amelia Island, Florida
Provider: Amelia Island Plantation (tel. 800/261-6163; www.aipfl.com)
Base Price: $239 per night
Duration: One night or more
Additional Fees: $38
What's Included: Accommodations and free food for children under 12, and free golf and tennis for children under 15 accompanied by a paying adult
What's Not: Transportation to resort and local hotel service taxes
When: Through May 31, 2009
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to ensure availability
Why this is a Deal: Save approximately 20% off regular hotel rates
Complete Details: Located on off Florida's northeast coast just above Jacksonville, Amelia Island is a highly touted resort vacation destination. Golfers come for the championship-level PGA courses. This deal offers free resort activities including guided nature tours, bicycles, kayaking, youth programs, and poolside crafts and games. There's also a $139 per person deal that includes an ocean view room with full breakfast and round of golf.
Destination: Costa Rica
Provider: Go Today (tel. 800/227-3235; www.go-today.com)
Base Price: $349
Duration: Three nights
Additional Fees: $95
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, fuel surcharges, and daily breakfast
What's Not: Security fees and departure tax
When: May 1 to June 12, 2009
Deadline: May 14, 2009
Why this is a Deal: Costa Rica with air, hotel and taxes for $148 per day is an extremely low price.
Complete Details: Departing from Miami, this independent quick-trip to Costa Rica's capital of San Jose allows for day-trips into the countryside and length-of-stay extensions. Accommodations are at a tourist-class hotel centrally located within the city. Upgrades are available to properties with pools and other amenities such as lobby bars and gyms.
Talk with fellow Frommer's travelers on our Online Reservations and Tour Operators Forums today.