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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: Thailand
Provider: Ritz Tours (tel. 800/900-2446; www.ritztours.com)
Duration: Seven days, five nights
Base Price: $1,096
Additional Fees: $75
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, sightseeing, daily breakfast, fuel surcharges, and all flight-related government taxes and fees.
What's Not: Entry visa and tips to guides and drivers.
When: August 16 to October 27.
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to ensure availability.
Why this is a Deal: Save 35% over similar tours from other travel providers, and much more over booking this tour independently.
Complete Details: Mention trip AEKK when booking this trip that departs out of the San Francisco or Los Angeles area. Flights arrive in Bangkok via Hong Kong. The first two days include a city tour and welcome dinner with the remainder of the trip open for independent travel and one-day local excursions. Accommodations are at the Grand Mercure Fortune, a large hotel located within a centrally located shopping center near transportation and some major city sites.

Destination: Aruba
Provider: Cheap Caribbean (tel. 800/915-2322; www.cheapcaribbean.com)
Duration: Three nights
Base Price: $589
Additional Fees: $95
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, and fuel surcharges.
What's Not: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: May 28 to June 20
Deadline: May 21
Why this is a Deal: Save $510 off regular Cheap Caribbean's regular price.
Complete Details: Departing from Chicago or Boston, this three-day package trip includes accommodations at the Aruban Resort and Casino. Located near Eagles Beach (consistently voted one of the best beaches in the world) the 326-room hotel recently finished a renovation in January 2009. The hotel has two pools, a waterslide, five tennis courts, walking and jogging trails, and a 48,000 square-foot casino.

Destination: Iceland
Provider: Iceland Air (tel. 800/779-2899; www.icelandair.us)
Duration: Two nights
Base Price: $679
Additional Fees: $140
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, fuel surcharges, and daily breakfast.
What's Not: Security fees, departure tax, and hotel transfers.
When: Through May.
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to ensure availability.
Why this is a Deal: This is the least expensive deal to Iceland right now as Iceland Air is the only carrier providing travel packages to the country. Also, discounts total up to $200 in savings.
Complete Details: Flying on Iceland Air out of New York, Boston and Minneapolis, this deal titled the "Stimulus Package" includes free admission to the Ice Bar at Reykjavik Restaurant, free drinks with dinner at select restaurants, a 2-for-1 spa admission, and discounts for the Blue Lagoon Express. The trip includes lodging at either the Fosshotel Barron or Lind. Both are located near sites and nightlife.

Destination: Tuscany
Provider: Sceptre Tours (tel. 800/221-0924; www.sceptretours.com)
Duration: Six nights
Base Price: $799
Additional Fees: $75 to $150
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, and rental car.
What's Not: Security fees and departure tax.
When: September 1 to March 31, 2010
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to ensure availability.
Why this is a Deal: Save $300 over booking this trip independently to even less-luxurious accommodations.
Complete Details: Accommodations for this Tuscan holiday are at the Fattoria Degli Usignoli, a four-star large country inn that was originally a 15th-century monastery. The hotel is 28 miles to Florence, and close to other Tuscan towns such as Sienna, Pisa, and Lucca. A cooking school specializing in Italian cuisine operates on the hotel grounds. The Mall, one of Italy's largest outlet centers with top Italian brands is a ten-minute drive from the property. Departures are out of the New York area.

Destination: Buenos Aires
Provider: Latin America 4 Less (tel. 800/480-0707; www.latinamerica4less.com)
Duration: Five nights
Base Price: $1,133
Additional Fees: $125
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, all transfers, some meals, sightseeing, and fuel surcharges.
What's Not: Security fees and departure tax.
When: Travelers select departure date of their choice.
Deadline: May 15.
Why this is a Deal: This deal would cost $250 more if booked independently.
Complete Details: Leaving from Miami or New York, this package deal includes a half-day city tour, full-day gaucho event, and a tango cultural show and dinner. The remainder of time is reserved for independent travel. Accommodations are at the Waldorf Hotel, a small tourist-class hotel with comfortable rooms near Florida Street and the Puerto Madero, the latter an old port district now full of trendy shops and nightlife.

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