updated 9/21/2009 11:33:39 AM ET 2009-09-21T15:33:39

The Real Deal: Round-trip airfare to Munich on a major carrier, six nights at the Schweiz Hotel, and breakfast daily, from $719 per person—plus $269 in taxes, fees, and fuel surcharges.

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When: Oct. 26–Dec. 10, 2009, Jan. 6–March 25, 2010.

Gateways: Boston, New York City; add $20 for Philadelphia; $60 for Chicago; $70 for Miami; $170 for L.A., San Francisco.

The fine print: Does not include taxes, fees, and fuel surcharges of $269 per person. Based on double occupancy; single supplement from $330. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.

Book by: Sept. 28, 2009; the package may be available after that date, but at a higher price.

Contact: EuropeASAP, 415/750-5449, europeasap.com.

Why it's a deal: In a recent Kayak search, we found a $591 round-trip flight between New York City and Munich for travel in early November (multiple airlines). The hotel costs about $445 per person, taxes included, for a six-night stay. So booking independently, you would expect to pay about $1,036 per person. This deal, taxes included, is $988—a savings of $48, plus you have the convenience of all-in-one booking.

More: Add nights from $50 per person. There are other hotels available for an upgrade.

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