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: Radisson Hotels and Resorts (tel. 800/333-3333; www.radissoncaribbean.com)
Base Price: $384 per night
Duration: Per night cost
Additional Fees: $42
What's Included: Accommodations and daily buffet breakfast.
What's Not: Airfare and hotel taxes.
When: January 4 to April 18, 2009
Deadline: September 30
Why this is a Deal: This is up to 25% percent off regular season rates.
Complete Details: Re-opening in October 2008, the Radisson St. Martin Resort, Marina and Spa is almost done with an $80 million renovation. Located on the French side of the island in Anse Marcel, the resort is 10 minutes from Gran Case, a village known as the island's top culinary destination. With a stay of five nights or more, guests are given a savings coupon of $155 to be used towards the hotel spa or restaurant.
Destination: Charleston, South Carolina
Provider: Battery Carriage House Inn (tel. 800/775-5575; www.batterycarriagehouse.com)
Base Price: $450
Duration: Two nights
Additional Fees: $90
What's Included: Accommodations, champagne, private carriage tour, and a house tour.
What's Not: Hotel taxes
When: Through August 28
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to ensure availability.
Why this is a Deal: Save $150 off regular room rates and package extras.
Complete Details: Boasting some of the least expensive gas prices in the country at $3.71 per gallon, Charleston, South Carolina is billing itself as a road-trip getaway. The Battery Carriage House Inn is an 1843 home overlooking Charleston Harbor with views of Fort Sumter. The 11-room bed and breakfast has private gardens and a large front.
Destination: Hong Kong
Provider: Go Today (tel. 800/227-3235; www.go-today.com)
Base Price: $919
Duration: Five days
Additional Fees: $165
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, hotel service tax, and fuel surcharges.
What's Not: Security fees and departure taxes
When: December 24, 2008 to January 1, 2009
Deadline: September 4
Why this is a Deal: Save as much as $560 off high-season rates.
Complete Details: Why not spend the New Year in Hong Kong where nightclubs, restaurants, and bars team with people enjoying the city's popular nightlife? Departing out of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, or Seattle, this five-night independent trip includes accommodations at the BP International. Located on the busy shopping corridor of Austin Road, the 24-room hotel has a large presence in the Tsim Sha Tsui section of Kowloon just a few minutes walk from the China Ferry and the Hong Kong Harbor.
Destination: Negril, Jamaica
Provider: Sandals (tel. 888/SANDALS; www.sandals.com)
Base Price: Starting at $380
Duration: Seven nights
Additional Fees: $180
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, all meals and beverages, and airport transfers
What's Not: Security fee and departure taxes
When: July 18 to December 20, 2009
Deadline: August 14
Why this is a Deal: Fly free with two nights free and save 30% off regular rates.
Complete Details: When booking a seven-night vacation to Sandals Negril, travelers receive two nights free and are also eligible for a $350 per person airfare savings. This same deal applies to several Sandals all-inclusive vacation resorts across the Caribbean. Located in the center of Negril's seven-mile beach, the Sandals Beach and Resort Spa has swim up suites where the back door to your hotel room has pool access, 24-hour room service, and several on-site restaurants. The hotel is also located a short drive to local bars and restaurants.
Provider: Friendly Planet (tel. 800/555-5765; www.friendlyplanet.com)
Base Price: $1,639
Duration: 13 days
Additional Fees: $199
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, some meals, sightseeing, intra-Thailand transportation, and fuel surcharges.
What's Not: Security fees, departure taxes, and tour guide gratuities.
When: October 2 to 14
Deadline: October 3,
Why this is a Deal: Save $800 per couple if booked by the above date.
Complete Details: This 13-day Thailand adventure departs from the West coast on China Airlines. Beginning in Chang Mai in the northern provinces, the package tour visits the mountain villages and natural sites in Thailand's hill country before descending into Chiang Rai, Lampang, the Nan River, the Golden Triangle, Phitsanoluk, and Bangkok. Accommodations are at the four-star resorts, boutique properties, and hotels that combine local culture with luxury amenities and room facilities. Meals include daily breakfast and cultural dinners.