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See the Northern Lights, and more travel deals this week

See the Northern Lights in Iceland for the

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Want to see one of nature's greatest phenomenons? Get the lowest deal of the year on a trip to see the Northern Lights in Iceland from Gate 1 Travel. For $699, you'll get roundtrip airfare from the U.S. to Reykjavik, three nights' accomodations, a Northern Lights three-hour tour and daily breakfast. You'll see glaciers, volcanoes, waterfalls and an up and coming urban scene including hot eateries...

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Travel deals, from Greek island hopping to a hot-air balloon ride

Take a hot-air balloon ride at sunrise over

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What's better than a cheap vacation? A free vacation, of course.

To celebrate its 15th birthday, Travelzoo just launched a 15 Golden Giveaway campaign, with 15 exotic vacations up for grabs including a Tanzania safari, a luxury St. Lucia escape, trips to France and Portugal, and more. You can win instantly when you "like" Travelzoo on Facebook. Didn't win? Play daily through Sept....

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Biking through Tuscany, romance in the Poconos, more travel deals

An eight day bicycle tour of Tuscany offered

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From city sights to white sand beaches, we found your next vacation for less, whether you need a last-minute summer escape or are planning ahead for fall.

Conrad Miami, a luxury hotel in Miami's trendy Brickell neighborhood, is offering a unique "Stay Cool" package based on the beach city's steamy temperatures. The hotel is adjusting deluxe room rates to match the highest Fahrenheit...

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Travel deals: Adventure in Vermont, flights to Chicago

The Trump International Hotel & Tower sits along

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Fight away the Monday blues by booking a great vacation deal, whether you're looking for adventure, family time or fun in the sun.

If touring the Windy City is on your bucket list, you're in luck this summer. CheapOair is offering roundtrip airfare from New York to Chicago starting at $314 per person, plus a stay at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Chicago Magnificent Mile for $161 per night. Rates...

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Travel deals: Hamptons day trip, baseball lover's ultimate tour

Save 51 percent on a day trip to

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If July's arrival has you feeling like summer is slipping through your fingers, it's time to stop procrastinating and book that vacation of your dreams. Save your excuses . . . we've found five great deals going on now.

Enjoy a day full of Hamptons fun for half price with Travelzoo's Southampton package, which includes pool time at Southampton Inn, tennis court access, a game room, $20 food...

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Travel deals on a Costa Rican adventure, Atlantic City on the cheap

Save 48 percent on a trip for two

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Whether you envision yourself gliding through a rain forest, lounging on a beach or gambling at a casino, we found big savings on all types of getaways this week.

Now is a great time for finding mid-week hotel deals in Atlantic City, according to the Atlantic City Alliance, with deals at top casino resorts for less than $200 per night. The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel is offering a summer fun...

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Travel deals: Exotic cruises and a tranquil upstate escape

Groupon Getaways offers a 51 percent discount on

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Everyone's idea of a dream vacation is different, but we can all agree that getting a great price makes it even sweeter. We found some tempting travel deals this week, from a rockin' Chicago hotel to cruises to paradise.

CruCon Cruise Outlet announced Monday that it is cutting prices on cruises by up to 60 percent to fill up ships setting sail in 2013 and early 2014. Book now through...

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Travel deals: Food tour of Italy, North Fork staycation

Taste your way through Italy's Puglia region on

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Missed out on last week's travel deals? No worries! We've found plenty of discounted trips you can snag now.

At Orbitz.com, save an extra 15 percent on hotel deals of up to 50 percent off with promo code SPF#15 when you book by July 7.

At Expedia.com, save big on different deals each day. You'll have to book fast, because each offer is only up for a limited amount of time. Right...

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New roller coasters continue a lifelong love

Outlaw Run at Silver Dollar City in Branson,

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Though there are few constants in life, one thing has remained with me since childhood: A love of roller coasters. While I now avoid such stomach twisters as those doggone Tilt-a-Whirls and the newfangled swing rides that spin so very very fast (Luna Park's Brooklyn Flyer will not see this backside again), roller coasters new and old never disappoint. Or make me sick.

My dad gets credit for...

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Travel deals: Cheap Caribbean escapes, Paris apartments for rent

At CheapCaribbean.com, score a three-night flight and hotel

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Chances are this very rainy, hazy start to summer in New York has given you a serious case of wanderlust. 

If the closest thing to a getaway you've had lately is gazing longingly at the crystal blue water on the screensaver of your office computer, we have good news for you.

June is the best month to book a Caribbean vacation, according to Lindsay Sakraida of dealnews.com. 

"Technically,...

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