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updated 6/16/2010 12:10:08 PM ET 2010-06-16T16:10:08

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Emirates has set up a great family vacation offer that allows two children to fly to Dubai for free when traveling with two paying adults for flights departing from New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Houston.

In addition, kids stay and eat free at over 80 hotels, and will also receive a city tour or dinner cruise and complimentary admission to popular attractions like the Dubai Aquarium, indoor skiing at the Dubai Mall, the Wild Wadi Water Park, and more.

Travel is valid through September 30 and can be booked at www.emirates.com.

The Lapa Rios Ecolodge, a 1,000-acre nature reserve mixing lowland jungle with pristine beaches on the southwest coast of Costa Rica, is currently offering a family package in which kids stay and eat for free in July and August.

The offer includes three meals a day with non-alcoholic drinks, round-trip transfers from Puerta Jimenez, two operated tours, and taxes and services charges.

To book your family adventure for visit www.laparios.com.

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