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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.
Provider: Liberty Travel (tel. 888/271-1584; www.libertytravel.com)
Duration: Seven nights
Base Price: $515
Additional Fees: $135
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, airport transfers, fuel surcharges, full breakfast, local discounts, and local hotel tax.
What's Not: Security fees and departure tax.
When: September 1 to December 17.
Deadline: July 31.
Why this is a Deal: Get two nights for free and a $200 air discount for traveling partner.
Complete Details: Located in Christ Church, this 58-room boutique beachfront hotel has well-designed minimalist rooms with high-end furnishings. The hotel has a pool surrounded by outdoor beds, and a tanning deck overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Included among the activities offered through the hotel are kite surfing lessons.
Destination: Amalfi Coast
Provider: Perillo Tours (tel. 800/431-1515; www.perillotours.com)
Duration: Seven days, five nights.
Base Price: $1,492
Additional Fees: $0
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, fuel surcharges, security fees, departure tax, daily breakfast and gourmet dinner, and use of private beach.
What's Not: Nothing.
When: September 18 to 24.
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to ensure air and hotel availability
Why this is a Deal: Perillo's four-star lodging and dining inclusions as well as Â?No gamesÂ? promise (no extra fees) give this deal a $450 savings from booking it alone.
Complete Details: Departing from John F. Kennedy on Eurofly Airlines, this Amalfi Coast vacation puts travelers up at the Hotel Villa Romana, a four-star property in the town of Minori. The small hotel has a swimming pool and large comfortable rooms furnished with an older elegance. Minori is not overrun by tourists, giving it a local feel, and Amalfi and Maori are both a quick drive away. Four-course nightly dinners are included in the price of the tour.
Destination: Dominican Republic
Provider: Cheap Caribbean (tel. 800/915-2322; www.cheapcaribbean.com)
Duration: Four nights
Base Price: $599
Additional Fees: $130
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, all meals and beverages, tips and gratuities, hotel taxes, some activities, and fuel surcharges.
What's Not: Security fees, departure tax, and airport transfers in the Dominican Republic.
When: Through September 6.
Deadline: July 23.
Why this is a Deal: Save $600 per person over regular prices.
Complete Details: Leaving from Miami with New York departures for $40 more, this all-inclusive package deal includes air transportation to the Sun Village Resort & Spa. Located in Puerto Plata, the resort has a full-service spa, seven swimming pools (including a three-tiered pool with waterfalls), tennis, and beachfront activities such as wind-surfing and sailing. The hotel is next door to the Ocean World Marine Park and Casino, an aquarium, water park, and nightlife facility.
Provider: Gate One Travel (tel. 800/682-3333; www.gate1travel.com)
Duration: Six days, four nights
Base Price: $499
Additional Fees: $175
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, fuel surcharges, and hotel taxes.
What's Not: Security fees and departure tax.
When: January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2010.
Deadline: July 24.
Why this is a Deal: Save $50 off this already very inexpensive London deal.
Complete Details: Travelers should use the promotional code DLLN50 when booking this package deal. Leaving from the New York area, this trip to London is an independent city deal. Accommodations are at the Holiday Inn Express Earl's Court, a new facility near Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. If interested in optional tours, a London sightseeing tour costs $45 and a Jack the Ripper tour costs $31.
Destination: Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Singapore
Provider: Pacific Delight Tours (tel. 800/221-7179; www.pacificdelighttours.com)
Duration: 12 days, 10 nights.
Base Price: $2,599
Additional Fees: $220
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, all transfers, in-country transportation, sightseeing, cultural excursions, baggage handling, hotel taxes, and fuel surcharges.
What's Not: Security fees, departure tax, and guide gratuities.
When: October 8 to 19.
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to ensure availability.
Why this is a Deal: Save $500 over booking this trip alone.
Complete Details: Use tour code W9CW12HB when booking this deal. Leaving from the West coast, this trip begins in Hong Kong before making stops in Singapore and Bangkok. Many important sites are visited in each of these leading Asian cities. In Hong Kong, visit Repulse Bay and Victoria Peak while staying on the Hong Kong side in one of the more popular neighborhoods. In Singapore, stay in the Heritage District and visit a Buddhist temple and state-of-the-art water infiltration system. In Bangkok, sites include the Emerald Buddha and the Royal Grand Palace. Free days are on the itinerary in each city.