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: Austrian Air (tel. 800/790-4682;
Base Price:
Duration: Three nights, four days
Additional Fees: $130
What's Included:
Airfare, accommodations, airline fuel surcharges, daily breakfast, and hotel service charges.
What's Not: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: Through September 7
Deadline: Book one month in advance to ensure availability.
Why this is a Deal: Summer airfare to Europe and the high exchange rate put this trip above $2,000 if you book it alone.
Complete Details: Summer in Vienna is full of outdoor concerts, cafes, and long strolls through garden-like parks. Accommodations are at the Savoy Garni, an tourist hotel furnished in the style of the old Austrian empire. Departures are from New York, Washington, D.C., and Chicago.

Destination: Malaysia
Provider: Intrepid (tel. 866/862-7006;
Base Price:
Duration: Eight days
Additional Fees: $250
What's Included:
Accommodations, sightseeing, some meals, and all transportation within Malaysia. What's Not: Local charges and taxes.
When: August 8
Deadline: As soon as possible to ensure availability
Why this is a Deal: Get 20% off this last-minute deal.
Complete Details: Six spots are available on this land-only "easy" exploration trip of Malaysia. Starting in Singapore, the trip stops in Melaka, Kuala Lumpor, Pulau Lumpur, and Penang. Accommodations are in small local hotels as this trip takes you to major sites and small villages focusing on food, culture, and street life. Additional days are available for similar nightly prices.

Destination: South Korea
Provider: America Tours USA (tel. 212/643-8200;
Base Price:
Duration: Five nights, seven days
Additional Fees: $165
What's Included:
Airfare, accommodations, transportation in Korea, some meals, sightseeing, admission fees, and hotel service taxes.
What's Not: Security fees, departure taxex, and tips.
When: July 14 through November 30.
Deadline: Six weeks advanced booking is suggested
Why this is a Deal: Save approximately $600 versus booking this trip alone.
Complete Details: Flying into Seoul on Korea Airlines, this trip begins with a plane flight to the island of Jeju. From Jeju, you drive up South Korea's east coast visiting Busan, Daegu, Sokcho and finally back to Seoul. This package tour gives you a fundamental introduction to the Korean experience. Hotels vary between large city properties and smaller properties in the countryside. This trip departs out of Los Angeles with a New York departure available for $120 more.

Destination: Paris
Provider: Virgin Vacations (tel. 888/937-8474;
Base Price:
Duration: Four nights, five days
Additional Fees: $115
What's Included:
Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, hotel service charges, and airline fuel surcharges.
What's Not: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: October 31 to November 12, 2008
Deadline: June 19, 2008
Why this is a Deal: Book early to ensure Paris stays at this affordable price before fuel prices push air travel up even higher
Complete Details: Departing out of New York, this weekend trip to Paris leaves on Halloween. Paris in October has that pre-fall cool weather with outside cafes still crowded and clothing boutiques just getting in the winter fashions.

Destination: Bora Bora
Provider: Pacific Holidays (tel. 800/355-8025;
Base Price: $1,499
Duration: Six days, five nights
Additional Fees: $195
What's Included:
Airfare, accommodations, airport transfers, transportation from Papeete to Bora Bora, and non-motorized water sports.
What's Not: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: November 16 through December 10.
Deadline: Book two months in advance to lock-in availability.
Why this is a Deal: Booking this deal independently would cost more than $2,300
Complete Details: Departing every Monday and Friday out of New York City, this package deal includes accommodations at the Novotel Bora Bora, a waterfront hotel with a restaurant, small beach, and over-water bungalows sitting on the clear waters of French Polynesia. Bora Bora is on the quiet side compared to busting Papeete and the more socially active Moorea. Air travel is on Air Tahiti Nui.

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