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Got a Yen for an Asian Adventure? Travel to Japan, China, India, and Beyond

This week we've collected our best travel deals to help you turn your Asian travel plans into a reality, without costing you a fortune, cookie. We've found airfare on 5-star airlines from $726 roundtrip, and even a 2-week escorted vacation to China with a cruise along the longest river in Asia.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in July

Independence Day may be July's hallmark holiday, but the sales don't end there. Shoppers can also expect to see a variety of deals on in-season items like air conditioners, swimsuits, and even ice cream.

Plan Your Summer Vacation: Save Up to $157 or More on Flights, Vacation Packages

School's out for the summer, which means its finally time for a break! We've put together five unmissable travel deals to make your summer vacation plans more affordable. This week, we've got an all-time low for a July cruise to Alaska, Southwest flights starting from just $49, and a day tour of Yosemite National Park.

Best Travel Deals: 50% Off Jucy Minivan Rentals, Virgin Flights From $38

From the Poconos to the San Francisco Bay, this week's roundup of the best travel deals can save you money no matter where you go. Book 1-way nationwide fares from $38 on Virgin America or fly to the Dominican Republic for a 4-night, all-inclusive beach getaway.

Best Travel Deals: 4-Star Beach Hotels, Flights and Vacation Getaways

If there's two things we love, it's 4-star hotels and big savings on travel deals. This week, we've combined these two passions into one glorious collection of luxury hotels in sunny destinations like Florida, San Francisco, Mexico, and the Bahamas.

Best Travel Deals: 4.5-Star NYC Hotel for Under $200, All-Time Low for Alaska Cruise

Winter Summer is coming and we're ready for some beachside R&R! Join us and check out this week's travel deals to find savings on an exclusive 4.5-star NYC hotel, all-time low cruises to Alaska, and all-inclusive vacations on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic.

Best Travel Deals: 20% Off Amtrak Fares, All-Time Low for a Puerto Plata Vacation

99 problems but a vacation ain't one? Have a gander at this week's travel deals to save money across the country and abroad. We've found a 20% off discount on Amtrak cross-country fares and also a 20% discount on activity deals on Living Social. And the cherry on the cake: an all-time low for a week-long all-inclusive vacation in the Dominican Republic.

Best Travel Deals: Free Flights at Expedia, 50% off Amelia Island Hotel in FL

Ready to pack it all in and head to the beach? Have a gander at this week's travel deals to save money across the country and abroad. We've found Virgin America 1-way flights for just $38 and stays at an Amelia Island hotel in Florida that will save you almost 50%. And to top it all off: Expedia is offering 100% back on the price of your flight when you book a vacation package.

Best Travel Deals: Lowest Price Ever for a Riviera Maya Vacation, Free In-Flight Internet

Need to get away? Check out this week's top travel deals to save on flights to Europe, vacation packages to Mexico, and a 2-night stay at an extremely well reviewed resort in the Florida Keys.

Best Travel Deals: Save Up to $1,800 on a Bahamas Cruise

Bags packed and nowhere to go? Check out this week's top travel deals to save on flights to Washington D.C., vacation packages to Maui, and a 4-night Bahamas cruise in May. With savings of up to $1,798, you and your wallet can sit back and relax.

Best Travel Deals: Save $168 Going to the Aloha State

Always wanted to go to Hawaii, but terrified of the expense? Fear not! We've put together our top Hawaii travel deals including Hawaiian Airlines roundtrip flights from $379; 3-night flight and hotel vacation packages with car rental from $1,145; 11-night cruises from Honolulu to Vancouver from $1,798, and more.

Save up to $600 on Tropical Travel Deals in Punta Cana, Key Largo, SoBe

We're ready to kick back and relax this week with tropical travel deals that will save you money. Take an all-inclusive vacation in the Dominican Republic, book a 7-night Mediterranean cruise, or checkout Expedia's sale for a free flight.

Best Travel Deals: JetBlue Fares From $34, Sandals Resort Sale, Vegas Hotels

This week we're all about spring travel. We've found five great travel deals including JetBlue 1-way fares to the Northeast from $34; Sandals & Beaches Resorts up to 65% off; 3-nights in Vegas with $50 credit for $149, and more.

Best Travel Deals: 30% Off Disney Vacations, All-Time Low Flights on Southwest Airlines

With just two weeks to go before the hour "springs" forward and the winter is officially over, it's a great time to book a spring vacation. Book a getaway with our best travel deals of the week!

Escape the Office With Our Top Travel Deals: Airfare From $58 1-Way

This week we've rounded up the week's best travel deals so that you can plan a mid-winter escape without having to cash in you 401K. We've found nationwide airfare from $136 roundtrip; or book a 2-for-1 cruise and save 50%. We also found vacation deals to exotic Hawaii and Romantic Paris.

Best Cyber Week Travel Deals: 1-Way Fares From $48, Flight and Hotel Packages Up to $200 Off

Travel sites are getting into the Cyber Week swing of things by offering ways for you to save money on vacation packages, flights, and hotels — meaning it might finally be time to get away!

You Can Fly to These 5 Cities in Europe for as Little as $153 Each Way

Currently, Norwegian Airlines is offering flights to Europe that save a whopping $1,815 on select routes, which makes the idea of a European vacation seem far more affordable. Here are the top five destinations to hit up during this sale.

This Amazing 5-Star 'Garden of Ireland' Deal Has Dropped $678 in Price

A few months ago, we were thrilled to find a deal on stays at the lovely Powerscourt hotel in Ireland (a personal favorite), and we sang its praises in a feature. This week however, we found an even better deal that knocks an additional $400 off the price, so we're back again with reasons why you should really consider booking a trip to the Emerald Isle.

Come Away With Me: Top 7 Romantic Vacation Deals

Take a quickie vacation to Vegas, travel by train around Europe, or kiss under the Eiffel Tower in Paris. We've put together 7 top romantic getaways to save you time and money, so that you can whisk your loved one away without having to sell any family heirlooms.

Leave Your Wallet at Home with These All-Inclusive Vacation Deals

While there are many reasons to love an all-inclusive vacation, the biggest perk may be tucking your wallet away for the entirety of your summer getaway. These deals to the Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Mexico, and Jamaica include everything from unlimited food and drinks to water sports, at no extra cost — allowing you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.

A Grand Tour of European Deals: Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and Italy

Did you know that dealnews has an office in Ireland? That's right, and this week we're hijacking the travel feature to tell you about some amazing travel deals we found on our side of the pond and across Europe. We'll take you on a tour of our own fair isle of Ireland and then on to Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Greece. Grab your passport and your camera, you won't want to forget anything on this vacation!

How Travel Website Kayak Sees the Future (Literally) with Price Forecasting

KAYAK — an exceptionally useful travel price comparison site — recently unleashed an ingenious tool for budget-conscious travelers: airfare price forecasting. The site can now tell shoppers the likelihood that they're desired route will increase in price in the coming days. So how does KAYAK predict the future?

Reset Your Stress-o-Meter with Flight and Hotel Deals to the Caribbean

Fancy letting your hair down whilst a Caribbean groove resets your stress level? Get ready for a relaxing tour because we've found deals in the Bahamas, Jamaica, and more. These two-person flight and hotel packages are a great way to treat your partner to a little romantic break.

Mexico's Riviera Maya: Fly South for Sun in Cancun and Playa del Carmen

The undeniable nip in the air this morning triggered a warning in our minds: Winter is coming. So we took refuge in researching sunny vacations, and up popped Mexico. Besides the pictures of pristine white beaches and palm trees, our interest was piqued when we learned that Mexico's climate stays above 75°F year-round. And thanks to the price tag provided by these deals, we won't have to sell any more of our children to get there.

dealnews Back Friday Predictions 2012: Travel Deals

While traveling on Black Friday (or any time during the holidays) will likely require paying top dollar, you can at least book future plans — perhaps a vacation for 2013, to relax after the shopping frenzy — around Black Friday weekend. There are plenty of ways to use the holiday sales to your advantage, and we've listed tips and advice about what you can expect from travel sales during Black Friday 2012.

An Orlando-Miami Trip Filled with Fun for the Whole Family

Chores, bills, and incessant trips to and from soccer practice got you down? Let Peter Pan Syndrome come over you while simultaneously making your kids' dreams come true with a fun-filled getaway to Orlando and Miami, Florida.

Deals to Visit Orlando's Theme Parks on a Budget

It's time to take your kids to the "most magical place on earth." Yup, we mean Disney World, or one of the other famed theme parks in the Orlando area. And aside aside from making your brood squeal with joy, we've got deals on Orlando hotels and vacation packages that'll excite you too — and assuage your wallet all in one go.

The Dominican Republic: All-Inclusive Adventure & Beachfront Resorts Deals

If you want to escape to a quaint tropical paradise (sans the crowds and beachfront resort high-rises), look no further than the Dominican Republic. Enjoy the luxury of all-inclusive vacations without breaking the bank.

Tackle Your International Wanderlust with These Cheap Global Travel Deals

Sure, domestic trips and staycations provide an essential break for those of us on the hunt for a getaway of modest proportions, but what about when you're ready to make a bigger splash across the pond? We've got international travel on the brain, which means ample chances to satisfy your every European, Latin American, or Caribbean whim!

Best Travel Deals: 1-Way Flights from $54, 5-Night Barbados Package for $1,001

Pack your bags, ladies and gentlemen. It's time for a vacation. This week's roundup of the best travel deals features 1-way flights throughout the U.S. and Caribbean and significant savings on hotel stays from Hotels.com.

Extra Travel Costs to Consider Before You Book Your Next Vacation

A bargain vacation package to your dream destination can often seem too good to be true. And sometimes it is. We examined some commonly overlooked (or outright hidden) costs to consider before booking any getaway.

Theme Parks on a Budget: Travel Tips and Entertainment Discounts

While we know that loyal dealnews readers are tech aficionados, we discovered, somewhat surprisingly, that many of you also harbor a (secret?) love for Disney World and theme parks. And since it's that time of year again, we've put together some suggestions on how to make sure your amusement park experience doesn't turn into a roller coaster of debt.