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Deals of the Week: From Hong Kong to the Amalfi Coast

Trips to to Asia, the Mediterranean and Buenos Aires help make up the five package deals highlighted this week.

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: Hong Kong and Malaysia
Provider: Ritz Tours (tel. 212/286-1096;
Base Price:
Additional Fees and Taxes: $165
Eight days/six nights
What's Included
: Airfare, accommodations, sightseeing, fuel surcharges, hotel service charges, and daily breakfast.
What's Not: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: August 16 to August 28.
Deadline: No specific date but one month advance booking is suggested to ensure availability.
Why this is a Deal:
Total price for this five-star luxury-tour with daily sightseeing comes to $228 per day with airfare.
Complete Details: Departures are midweek out of Los Angeles on China Southern Airlines or Cathay Pacific. Accommodations are at business and luxury hotels including the five-star Intercontinental GS in Hong Kong and the JW Marriott in Kuala Lumpur. Sightseeing includes a half-day tour of Hong Kong with a cable car ride to Victoria Peak, a day-tour of Kuala Lumpur including visits to the King's Palace, Independence Square, and a pewter factory. Meals include three full dinners and daily breakfast.

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Destination: Scandinavia
Provider: Smartours (tel. 800/337-7773;
Base Price:
Additional Fees and Taxes: $160
Fourteen days
What's Included
: Airfare, accommodations, fuel surcharges, accommodations, meals, sightseeing, intra-region transportation, and full-time tour director.
What's Not: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: September 13 to 26.
Deadline: June 29
Why this is a Deal: Save $800 per couple if booked by above deadline.
Complete Details:
Roundtrip airfare is out of New York on Finnair. Accommodations are in first-class hotels. The trip starts in Copenhagen before going to Oslo, Balestrand, Flam, Bergen, Stockholm, and Helsinki. Travel is on a luxury motor coach. Four dinners and twelve breakfasts are included with the tour. An overnight cruise on the North Sea is also included.

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Destination: The Amalfi Coast, Italy
Provider: Eurofly (tel. 800/459-0581;
Base Price:
Additional Fees and Taxes: $180
Nine days/seven nights
What's Included
: Round-trip airfare, accommodations, sightseeing excursions, hotel taxes, service charges, and all airport transfers in Italy.
What's Not: Security fees and departure taxes.
When: October 12
Deadline: No exact deadline but two months' advanced booking is suggested.
Complete Details:
Airfare is out of New York's JFK Airport into Naples on Eurofly. Accommodations are at the Hotel Raito with all breakfasts, one dinner and two lunches included in the package price. You'll tour Sorrento, Pompeii, Positano, and Ravello and have the option of an add-on excursion to Capri. The hotel overlooks the water and your room has a terrace. Wine and water are included for the lunches and dinners.

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Destination: South America
Provider: Latin America 4 Less (tel. 800/480-0707;
Base Price:
Additional Fees and Taxes: $210
Eleven nights
What's Included
: Round-trip airfare, intra-continent air travel, accommodations, daily breakfast, all transfers, sightseeing tours of select cities.
What's Not: Security fees, departure taxes and fuel surcharges.
When: September 6,
Deadline: June 30
Why this is a Deal: Latin America 4 Less's comprehensive "Super-Saver" tour of Rio, Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile is just $155 per day, and that includes airfare.

Complete Details:
Air travel is out of Miami into Rio. The trip continues on to Iguazu Falls, Buenos Aires, and Santiago in Chile. Accommodations are in locally-owned quaint and modern tourist class hotels on well-trafficked pedestrian streets. The hotel on Copacabana Beach in Brazil has water views.
Read more about Buenos Aires.

Destination: Greece
Provider: Gate One Travel (tel. 800/682-3333;
Base Price:
Additional Fees and Taxes: $210
Seven days
What's Included
: Round-trip airfare, accommodations, fuel surcharges, some meals, and all transfers while in Greece

What's Not: Security fees and departure taxes
When: September 25
Deadline: No deadline is given but booking recommended at least one month in advance to ensure availability
Why this is a Deal: Prices for this trip are at least $300 less than in the more popular months of July and August.
Complete Details: The trip starts in Athens before heading out on a three-day cruise visiting Mykonos and Rhodes. Half-day sightseeing tours of Athens are available for $56. Most of this trip is for leisure time, allowing you to explore and enjoy Athens and Mykonos on your own. All meals are included for the three days you are on the cruise. Departures are out of New York. The weather in September is still very good. The crowds are still there, just lighter.

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