Tokyo, Air/5 Nights, From $1,497
Lose yourself for six days in the rich culture of Japan's megacity.
The Real Deal Round-trip airfare to Tokyo on Singapore Airlines; five nights in downtown Tokyo, overlooking Shinjuku Park, at Hilton Tokyo Hotel; a half-day city tour that visits Tokyo Tower observatory, Tokyo Bay, the Imperial Garden, Meiji Shrine, and Ginza; all transfers, hotel taxes, and fuel surcharges; from $1,497—plus estimated airport taxes and fees of $57.
When Midweek Aug. 16–Nov. 30, 2011 ($1,497); add from $50 for weekends Aug. 16–Nov. 30; from $250 for midweek through Aug. 15; from $300 for weekends through Aug. 15.
Gateways L.A. ($1,497).
The Fine Print Does not include up to $57 in airport taxes and fees. Based on double occupancy; single supplement from $450. Weekend dates include Friday, Saturday, and Sunday departures. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
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Why It's a Deal A recent search on Kayak showed that the lowest airfare from L.A. to Tokyo starts from $919 with taxes for travel in late August (Korean Air). Add to that $606 per person, including tax, for five nights at the Hilton Tokyo Hotel, and you'd be paying $1,525 for airfare and accommodations alone. For just $29 more than that, this package covers the flight, five nights' accommodations, a half-day tour, all transfers, and all taxes and fees.
More Additional activities are available for a fee, including a full-day motor coach trip to Nikko National Park for $140 per person, or a full-day trip by bullet train to Mt. Fuji and Lake Hakone in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park for $160 per person. Extend your stay at Hilton Tokyo Hotel from $100 per person per night, based on double occupancy.
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