New York City, 3 Nights, $545

Includes a pair of tickets for a two-hour sightseeing cruise on the Hudson River.

The Real Deal Three nights at the Gem Hotel Midtown West, SoHo, or Chelsea, and a pair of tickets for a two-hour Circle Line Sightseeing cruise on the Hudson River.

When Until Sept. 7, 2009.

The Fine Print The price is per room.

Contact The Gem Hotel, 212/967-7206,

Why it's a Deal You save over 30 percent. The regular rate for the required three-night stay starts at $735 in mid-July, and two adult Circle Line tickets normally cost $60.

Before you book... These trips sell out quickly, and details may change. Call the companies for complete info. Most rates are based on midweek dates; weekend travel can raise the price. Under "Why it's a deal," round-trip flights are based on the lowest July departures on at press time. Usually not included: service, security, and visa costs; hotel, car-rental, and airport taxes. Check each listing for fuel surcharges. Prices are per person, with two people sharing a room, unless otherwise noted. The single supplement ("SS") is the extra fee charged to solo travelers. Some companies pair singles with same-sex roommates at no extra cost when single supplements aren't available.


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