updated 9/1/2009 10:00:05 AM ET 2009-09-01T14:00:05

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Travel by: December 25

The deal
Discover the fascinating cultures and world-heritage sites of China, Vietnam, or Thailand with these exciting air-inclusive packages. Strike off on a leisurely escape to Beijing and Shanghai, or a relaxing retreat on Phuket island’s unspoiled white-sand beaches. Choose from these three outstanding travel packages and get the most out of your Asia adventure this fall. Package prices start at just $799!

Beijing and Shanghai Combo with airfare from $799
With its rich history, distinctive culture, and magnificent sights, China never ceases to impress visitors. Now you can experience the vibrant cities of Beijing and Shanghai for less on this 9-night excursion by SmarTours. This deal includes a 4-night stay in the centrally located Marriott Courtyard Beijing Hotel, just a stone’s throw from famous Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.

Next, you’ll have two full days to explore the bustling metropolis of Shanghai, known for its soaring skyscrapers, exotic temples, and exquisite markets. Optional tours of the world-famous landmarks within each city are available at an additional cost. Tours range from $35 to $60 and all include a meal. Priced from just $799, you’ll save up to $800 per couple if you book by August 31.

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Vietnam Getaway with flight from $1,199
This exciting itinerary combines the two fascinating cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in one low-priced tour through historic Vietnam. Begin your adventure with a 3-night stay at the Movenpick Hotel Saigon, conveniently located just 20 minutes from downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Spend three full days visiting important sites like the Jade Pagoda, the historic Reunification Palace, and the War Remnants Museum before boarding your local transfer flight to Hanoi.

Top 10 airlines to fly in style (for less)You’ll have several days to explore this colorful city, renowned for its spectacular handicraft markets, remarkable temples, and stunning Old Quarter architecture. Starting from just $1,199, this 6-night trip includes round-trip airfare from Los Angeles and domestic flights, plus daily breakfast, and hotels in each city. Optional excursions including Halong Bay boat rides and full-day city tours range from $18-$82 extra.

Thailand Escape with airfare from $1,321
From gorgeous limestone cliffs to dense tropical forests and undiscovered bays, the spectacular island of Phuket is a must-see destination off Thailand’s southern shores. This affordable package covers five nights’ accommodation at the oceanfront Evason Phuket resort, with facilities that include a full-service spa and spacious balcony guestrooms. Guests of this 64-acre tropical resort enjoy stunning views of Andaman Sea, and free activities like bike tours, scuba diving clinics and a supervised kids’ program. From now through December 25, this 5-night package costs just $1,321, including round-trip airfare from Los Angeles.

The dollars
Based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.

The catch
Compare airfare prices in advance of your departure date. Visit ShermansTravel.com to find the best fares.

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