San Francisco, Air/4 Nights, From $441

Take a fall getaway to the city by the bay and stay among Union Square's shops.

The Real Deal Airfare, four nights at the Westin St. Francis in Union Square, and a one-hour narrated cable-car tour.

When Sept. 1–Nov. 30, 2009.

Gateways L.A.; add $138 for Chicago; $218 for Atlanta, Houston, Miami, New York City.

The Fine Print Includes fuel surcharges. Single supplement is $369.

Contact Travel Themes and Dreams, 877/870-7447,

Why it's a Deal You receive the cable-car tour (a $20 value) at no extra cost.

Before you book... These trips and starting prices ("From") 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 September departures on at press time. Find more gateways at Usually not included: service, security, and visa costs; hotel, car-rental, and airport taxes. Check each listing for fuel surcharge details. 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.


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