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The Pitons, long-dormant volcanoes on the Caribbean island

The Pitons, long-dormant volcanoes on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. (July 3, 1998) Photo Credit: AP

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Caribbean resort

Stonefield Estate Villa Resort & Spa on St. Lucia is offering 40 percent off stays through Aug. 31. Discounted rate starts at $224 double (plus $40 taxes) for a one-bedroom with garden view, a savings of $150. Book with the resort only by July 31.

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Grand Circle's Romance of the Rhine & Mosel cruise has been reduced by $2,700 a couple for select departures through November. The 14-night cruise, which travels between Antwerp, Belgium, and Basel, Switzerland, now starts at $2,045 a person double, plus $165 port charges. Book by July 9; request promo code DEAL 300.

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Central Holidays has savings of up to $400 on its Greece and Turkey land and cruise packages. For example, save more than $300 a person on the 11-day Istanbul and the Aegean trip, which now costs from $832 a person double, plus $63 fuel charges and $262 port tax. Price includes a cabin aboard the Louis Cristal, which sails from Istanbul to Izmir, Turkey, and Greece's Patmos, Mykonos, Rhodes, Crete, Santorini and Athens; two nights' accommodations in Istanbul, with daily buffet breakfast; and all transfers per itinerary. Book by July 27; depart July to November.

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Tauck is dropping the single supplement for Category 1 cabins on its 2013 European river cruises. For solo cruisers, average savings on the lower-level cabins with two small windows is more than $2,400 -- and up to $4,676. In addition, singles can save $1,000 on Category 3 cabins (higher level, floor-to-ceiling windows, French balcony) on 2013 European river cruise sailings on May 9 and 23, June 27, July 11 and Oct. 24.

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Berlin airfare

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Lufthansa has sale fares from New York to Berlin. Published sale fare is $667 round-trip, including tax, but dips to as low as $618 on some dates in November and December. Book by July 11. Depart Aug. 26 through Dec. 12, and return Sept. 2 through Jan. 12; some dates, especially in August and September, are sold out. Requirements include minimum Saturday-night stay. Air Berlin, which started nonstop service between JFK and Berlin last year, is offering similar fares.

INFO 800-645-3880,

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