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Frommer's 5 Deals: Utah, Africa, India, Mexico, and California

We've rounded up our favorite travel deals currently available. Hit the slopes in Sundance, Utah; take 30% off a safari in Botswana; enjoy two weeks on a luxury tour to India; head to Cabo for a four-night all-inclusive package; or tour Yosemite and California.

All prices are per person and, if lodging is a component of the package, based upon two people traveling together (unless otherwise noted). The prices listed are base rates; see "What Else You'll Have to Pay" for details about associated taxes and additional fees. Base-prices, taxes, and fees can vary dependent on point of departure and time of travel. Blackout dates may apply. Trip add-ons like sightseeing tours and meal plans may also increase the price. Check with the tour operator for additional gateways. The single supplement is the extra cost that a solo traveler would pay to book the deal.

Destination: Sundance, Utah

Provider: Sundance Resort (tel. 866/471-5667;
Duration: Per night
Trip Type: Land-only, stay and ski
Base Price: $199 per night
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Accommodations and two lift tickets for each night of stay.
What Else You'll Have to Pay: Hotel tax of $38 per night.
When: October 24 through December 31.
Book By: As soon as possible to ensure availability for desired travel dates.
Why this is a Deal: Save more than 35 percent.
Complete Details: Continuously voted one of UtahÂ?s premiere hotel properties, Sundance Resort offers a boutique hotel experience in the mountains with proximity to downtown Sundance. The hotel has on-site restaurants, a full-service spa, art studios with on-going exhibitions from local artists, and a full array of activities for every season. They operate their own ski and snowboard school. In all, they are surrounded by 42 trails spread across 450 acres. Snow

Other Gateways: N/A.
Single Supplement: None.

Destination: Botswana
Provider: Extraordinary Journeys Africa (tel. 800/403-6012;
Duration: Six nights
Trip Type: Land-only; safari exploration
Base Price: $3,400 per person
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Accommodations, comprehensive sightseeing, safari drives, professional English-speaking tour guide, meals, drinks, internal-country flights, airport transfers, tourism levies, laundry services, and entrance fees.
What Else You'll Have to Pay: Transportation to Botswana; $120 in guide and driver gratuities.

When: November 10 through December 20 and January 10 through March 20.
Book By: As soon as possible to guarantee desired departure date.
Why this is a Deal: Save 30 percent.
Complete Details: This full-fledged safari explores the national parks and villages of Botswana. Traveling to the country during the Â?Green Season,Â? the name of the trip, promises lush landscapes and prime animal viewing. The tour visits the Okavango Delta, Little Vumburu, Linyati Game Reserve, and Duma Tau Camp. International flights normally travel through Johannesburg. Highlights of daily safari drives include buffalo, elephants, leopards, cheetahs, lions, hippos, zebras, and thousands of bird species. Accommodations are in four-star safari camps with canvas walls, dining areas, and relaxing lounge areas. All safari camps/lodges include two scheduled activities per day.

Other Gateways: N/A.
Single Supplement: None.

Destination: India
Provider: Geringer Global Traveler (tel. 877/255-7438;
Duration: 14 days
Trip Type: Land-only; India journey
Base Price: $3,530 for two people traveling together; $3,150 per person for family of four.
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Accommodations in four and five-star hotels, all intra-India air travel, daily breakfast, and 11 total lunch and dinners, travel in a luxury minivan or bus coach, extensive sightseeing, English-speaking tour guides in each locale, entrance fees, airport transfers, all hotel tax and service charges, other transportation in rickshaw, safari vehicles, jeeps, and boats, and a family photo shoot.

What Else You'll Have to Pay: Visa fees, $100 in guide gratuities, and international air travel to Delhi.
When: Now through December 21 and January 6 through March 31.
Book By: As soon as possible to ensure space on trip.
Why this is a Deal: Save approximately $1,000 from booking each component of this deal separately.
Complete Details: A family-focused trip to India, Geringer has put together a friendly itinerary suitable for travelers of all ages. Starting and ending in Delhi, the trip visits the Taj Mahal in Agra, Rajasthan, the Ranthambore fortress and national park, the village of Samode, Jaipur, museums at applicable tour sites, Nimaj Palace, a safari in Rohetgarh, and gardens, lakes, and palaces of Udaipur. Hotels include Claridges in Delhi, a tented cottage in Samode, Nimaj Palace in Nimaj, Fateh Prakash Palace in Udaipur, and a luxury jungle camp in Ranthambore, where tigers can be spotted while on game drives. An arrival garland, complimentary water bottles while traveling, and 24/7 travel assistance are included in the price of the trip.

Other Gateways: N/A.
Single Supplement: $1,323 if pay in cash; $1,370 if pay with credit card.

Destination: Los Cabos, Mexico
Provider: Cheap Caribbean (tel. 800/915-2322;
Duration: Four nights
Trip Type: Air-inclusive; all-inclusive
Base Price: $819
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Roundtrip airfare from Ft. Lauderdale, accommodations, all food and drink, and hotel tax and service charge.
What Else You'll Have to Pay: $90 in security fees and departure tax.
When: November 5 to December 23.

Book By: November 7.
Why this is a Deal: Save $600 off regular price.
Complete Details: The 390-room beachfront hotel offers an experience for the entire family or a romantic getaway for any couple. The hotel has three swimming pools, five restaurants, tennis courts, a business center, poolside bar, bicycle rental, and fitness center. It is a short walk to the town of San Jose del Cabo. Ocean swimming is forbidden because of a strong undertow in the Sea of Cortes. Local activities include a nearby eco-park, deep-sea fishing, and a visit to El Arco, a prehistoric rock formation shaped as an archway. The hotel has a child pool and activities geared towards children.

Other Gateways: Inquire with a Cheap Caribbean representative.
Single Supplement: N/A.

Destination: California and Yosemite
Provider: Caravan Tours (tel. 800/Caravan;
Duration: Eight days
Trip Type: Land-only; National Park tours
Base Price: $1,095
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Accommodations, extensive sightseeing, daily breakfast, travel in luxury motor coach, professional tour guides, and entrance fees.
What Else You'll Have to Pay: Transportation to San Francisco and from Los Angeles; $179 in tax and fee per person sharing a room.

When: April 8, 15, 22, 29 and May 1.
Book By: As soon as possible to guarantee space on tour.
Why this is a Deal: Save $100 per person on this already discounted trip.
Complete Details: Starting in San Francisco, this detailed trip covering the California coast and Yosemite visits Sonoma wine country, Yosemite National Park, Monterey, Big Sur, home of author John Steinbeck, the California Redwoods, Santa Barbara, Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Los Angeles. Hotels are national chains and local lodges. In Los Angeles, stay at the Hyatt Regency Century City near Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. Highlights include the redwoods, Malibu Coast, FishermanÂ?s Wharf, and the beauty of Yosemite National Park. The Yosemite View Lodge has rooms overlooking the Merced River.

Other Gateways: N/A.
Single Supplement: $530.