Tuscany, Air, Car, 6 Nights, From $1,459

The scenic hill town of Montecatini will be your base as you spend a week exploring Italy's Tuscan countryside with this travel deal.

By , Friday, Apr 27, 2012, 5:09 PM

View of a bridge in Tuscany, Italy

Discover the beauty of the Italian countryside with this travel deal to Tuscany.

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The Real Deal This vacation package to Italy includes round-trip airfare from New York City to Pisa on Alitalia; six nights at Grand Hotel Plaza in Montecatini; a seven-day economy manual car rental (Fiat Panda or similar) with unlimited mileage, third party liability insurance, collision damage waiver reduction, theft protection, airport charges, and local taxes; and daily breakfast; from $1,459 per person including air and hotel taxes and fees.

When Nov. 14, 21, 28, Dec. 5, 12, 2012, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar. 6, 13, 20, 2013 ($1,459); add $20 for Nov. 7, 2012; add $30 for Dec. 26, 2012; add $40 for Jan. 2, 2013; add $100 for Dec. 19, 2012.

Gateways New York City ($1,459); additional gateway cities also available.

The Fine Print Package price does not include a car rental fee of $57 per vehicle or Italian city taxes that are payable locally. Airport taxes and fees are included in the package price. Based on double occupancy; the single supplement is from $331. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.

Book By No deadline; based on availability.

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Why It's a Deal A recent Kayak search shows the lowest round-trip airfare from New York City to Pisa starts from $1,027 in mid-November (Alitalia). A six-night stay at the Grand Hotel Plaza typically runs $734 per person, so you'd spend $1,761 on airfare and accommodation alone. For $302 less, this travel package gives you airfare and six nights in Italy, plus a seven-day car rental with unlimited mileage, daily breakfast, and most taxes and fees.

More Upgrade your vehicle to a compact manual car for from $118 more per couple, a mid-size manual car for from $274 more per couple, or splurge for a premium automatic vehicle for from $420 more per couple.

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