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Budget Travel
Thursday, May 3, 2007
Telluride's gondola
Visitors to southwestern Colorado fill their lungs with the refreshing mountain air—and their cameras' memory cards with tons of scenic photos. read more
More than 80 people have entered our Blog-Off Contest, competing for a chance to win $500 and become a guest-blogger on our new blog, This Just In. We've picked our four favorite entries, based on writing quality and informativeness. Check out the four finalists by clicking here. The person whose entry receives the most comments during the next week will win. So you can help pick the winner by posting comments now!
Inside the Rotunda
Are you traveling somewhere in the next few weeks? Do you deserve a little something special during your trip? You may be in luck! We're giving a reader (and his/her companions) a small surprise to make the vacation more memorable. Past Upgrades have ranged from an all-access tour of the U.S. Capitol to a personal photo shoot in Paris—what your surprise will be depends on where you're going and what you're into. So tell us!
Airfare, sightseeing tours, some meals, and six nights on the sun-kissed island from $1,749. why it's a deal
A look at the best values at top-rated spas in five cities—Las Vegas; New Orleans; Whistler, B.C.; Indian Wells, Calif.; and Portland, Ore.—starting at $239 per night per couple. why it's a deal
Airfare and eight nights split between Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai from $1,299.
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Sea View Hotel
Get great trip ideas in our new issue of Girlfriend Getaways—our annual magazine devoted to the biggest trend in travel. Plus, we want to know your girlfriend getaway tradition. Is there something your group always does? Is there something you always bring? Tell us your story, and you could win a girlfriend getaway for two to Miami's Bal Harbour Village, courtesy of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau and its partners. Located at the northern tip of Miami Beach, Bal Harbour Village is a barrier-island community where luxury runs deep, with indulgent resorts, elite shopping, and dramatic dining—all just minutes from the culture and nightlife of Miami and South Beach. This fashionable prize includes airfare, two nights at the Sea View Hotel, a $500 gift card to the Bal Harbour Shops, a Bal Harbour Passport (worth $2,000 in shopping, dining, and spa privileges), dinner for two at Carpaccio in Bal Harbour Shops, and admission for two to The Fifth nightclub.
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