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This Just In!

The latest travel news from the pages of this month's issue.

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Houston deal The new Houston CityPass covers six attractions for just $34 (kids $24).

New York falls This summer, artist Olafur Eliasson is creating four waterfalls in New York City's East River.

Tel Aviv by bike The city is considering launching a bike-rental program like the one in Paris.

Open L.A. Downtown L.A. Open House is a self-guided, free tour of the city's gentrifying downtown (June 68, downtownla.com).

Saarinen in D.C. An exhibit on architect Eero Saarinen will be at the National Building Museum May 3–August 23.

London layover Heathrow's Terminal 5 debuted in March; it's devoted to British Airways.

Cruising Tobago A renovated pier allows large ships to make the Caribbean island a port of call.

Jewish museum San Francisco's new Contemporary Jewish Museum, designed by Daniel Libeskind, opens June 8.

Mexican port Damaged by a hurricane in 2007, the Costa Maya cruise port will reopen this summer.

Security lanes The TSA is testing a system at Salt Lake City's airport in which people choose their own lanes at security checkpoints based on their familiarity with TSA procedures.

Summer routes Spirit Airlines begins twice-daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Long Island's airport in Islip, N.Y., this month.

Baggage fees US Airways has started charging $25 to check a second bag and $100 for each bag after that.

Mobile GPS As part of a pilot program, Omni guests in San Francisco can rent a handheld GPS to help them get around. The device also gives event and restaurant listings ($15 per day).

Priceline by cell Priceline users are now able to search for hotels in real time from a Web-enabled mobile device. You must still make bookings on a computer or by phone.

Driving music Book your rental car with Avis and receive free song downloads from emusic.com. You get five songs if you rent a car for up to four days, and 10 songs if you rent for five or more days.

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