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The Inn on Fifth in Naples, Fla., offers

The Inn on Fifth in Naples, Fla., offers a two-night girlfriends' getaway package that offers, among other things, a poolside lunch for two. (Credit: The Inn on Fifth)

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You need a break today. Or at least some time soon. With fall closing in, travel prices are way down. Here are 10 of the top deals around this season. So, go. Go now.

All prices are per person double occupancy. Deals were valid at press time; however, packages sell out quickly. Airport fees and taxes are not included in prices unless specified.

1. CRUISE THE CARIBBEAN

COST From $599

THE DEAL A 10-night southern Caribbean cruise aboard the Holland America Statendam, departing from Fort Lauderdale Dec. 11, makes port calls at St. Maarten, St. Lucia, Barbados, Guadalupe, St. Thomas and Barbados. Inside staterooms start at $599 per person, double occupancy.

INFO 877-870-7447, travelthemesanddreams.com

2. SEE FLORENCE ON THE CHEAP

COST$599

Explore the home of the Italian Renaissance for less - a lot less - than you'd expect. The "Florence Fling" deal from Dooley Vacations, includes round-trip air fare from JFK and four nights' hotel accommodations. The package is available for travel between Nov. 1 and March 7 - though some blackout dates apply, and rates are higher Dec. 11-Jan. 2.

INFO 877-331-9301, dooleyvacations.com

3. SOAK UP SOME CAROLINA SUN

COST $59-$69 per night

THE DEAL The Caravelle Resort on Myrtle Beach's Grand Strand is offering a deal that's hard to resist: Weeknights, you rent an oceanfront suite for $69 per night in September (make that $59 if you go in October).

INFO 800-854-9568 (request rate code TZMB).

4.STAY FOR LESS IN ST. KITTS

COST $79 per night

THE DEAL To celebrate nonstop flight service from New York to St. Kitts, St. Kitts Marriott Resort is offering a residents' rate for visitors from the tristate area. Stay at the resort and enjoy its sandy beach, championship golf course and top spa - plus the largest Vegas-style casino in the Caribbean - all for $79 per night (with a three-night stay required) for travel through Dec. 22.

INFO 869-466-1200, stkittsmarriott.com (promotional code N9R)

5. TAKE A BREAK IN THE BAHAMAS

COST $585 for three-night package

THE DEAL Head to the Atlantis Beach Tower Hotel for a little R & R this fall. Package includes round-trip air fare plus three nights' hotel accommodations. Guests can also take their pick among a dolphin interaction, a round of golf, an hour of tennis, or a sake and sushi at Nobu. Available for travel through Oct. 31.

INFO 888-271-1584, libertytravel.com

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6. GET AWAY TO MOROCCO

COST $1,799-$1,999 for six-night package

THE DEAL Laze away the days on the beach in Morocco. Foreign Independent Tours' package includes round-trip fare from New York to Agadir, plus six nights' accommodations in a waterfront hotel.

INFO 800-248-3487 or 201-585-1549, fittours.com

7. CATCH SOME RAYS IN PANAMA

COST From $1,336 for six-night package

THE DEAL The Royal Decameron is an all-inclusive beach resort, which means you only pay once. This deal, valid Nov. 1-Dec. 9, includes airfare from New York, six nights at the hotel, all meals, drinks, activities, nonmotorized sports and some taxes. Tips are covered, too.

INFO 800-327-0080, taratours.com

8. TAKE AN AFRICAN SAFARI

COST From $2,250 for nine-day package

THE DEAL This nine-day Kilimanjaro safari takes you on drives in the Masai Mara game reserve and in Amboseli National Park. Package includes air fare from New York as well as most meals. Available Nov. 1 to Dec. 15. Other dates available at slightly higher rates.

INFO 800-587-1644, masaitravel.com

9. LOWER-COST COSTA DEL SOL

COST From $1,199 for five-night package

THE DEAL Hit the beach on the Costa del Sol in Malaga. The deal includes round-trip air fare from JFK, five nights' hotel, daily breakfast and dinner, a tour of Granada and Tangier. Departures Nov. 11, Nov. 25 and Dec. 9.

INFO 877-870-7447, travelthemesanddreams.com

10. GIRLFRIENDS' GETAWAY TO FLORIDA

COST From $402

The Inn on Fifth in Naples, Fla., offers the "Beauty and the Beach" package - two nights' accommodation, poolside lunch for two, wine, dinner, spa treatment and makeover. Through October.

INFO 888-403-8778, innonfifth.com

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