updated 1/8/2010 10:55:06 AM ET 2010-01-08T15:55:06

The Real Deal: One night in a standard room at the Mount Royal Hotel in Banff National Park and a $48 (Can$50) per person credit redeemable at Explore Rockies for dogsledding, snowshoeing, attending hockey games, or other available activities; from $170 per night—plus about $14 in taxes.

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When: Sunday–Thursday stays through April 30; add $20 per night for Friday and Saturday.

The fine print: Breakfast not included. Taxes and fees are about $14 per night. Airport-hotel transfers are $47 per person each way. Based on double occupancy; no single bookings. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.

Book by: No deadline; based on availability.

Contact: Mount Royal Hotel, 877/442-2623, mountroyalhotel.com.

Why it's a deal: The Choose Your Own Winter Adventure package breaks down to $92 per person per night and covers accommodations and a $48 credit per person. The credit will cover the total cost of snowshoeing, or it can be applied toward attending a hockey game ($105 per person for a ticket and transportation to the game) or dogsledding ($144 per person for two hours).

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