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updated 6/10/2009 10:11:40 AM ET 2009-06-10T14:11:40

Book by: ASAP
Travel by: Select periods through 2009

The deal
With camera lights recently aimed at the slums of Mumbai and the growth of Asian power in various industries, the sleeping giant has awakened. Airline discounts from Continental and China Airlines have brought fares down from historically high rates, heightening an interest in travel to cities such as Shanghai, Tokyo, and Mumbai. Fresh Nan or Dim Sum has never been closer with fares starting at $273 each way.

Fly Continental to Tokyo, Delhi and more from $273 (each way)
Continental is taking you to the eastern-side of the globe for as little as $273 each way. Discover the new city of lights with Continental’s low fares to Tokyo and explore the home of the ancient art form of Kabuki Theater, and the world’s largest fish market with fares that won’t break the bank. Flights to Delhi and Mumbai are also available starting from $465 each way, or $456 to Shanghai from major cities like Boston, Atlanta, and Newark, Houston, and Cleveland.

Exclusive Web fares to Southeast Asia from L.A. from $699 (round-trip)
China Airlines is offer web fares from Los Angeles to over five cities in Southeast Asia including Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines from $699 round-trip. With the airline's help and some snorkeling gear, you can view the breathtaking underwater beauty of Phuket or stand amidst the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City.

The dollars
Additional taxes and fees apply.

The catch
Although there is no expiry dates, these fares are subject to change.

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