Globetrotting airfares from $63 one-way

Camps Bay Beach and Twelve Apostles
A view of the beach at Camps Bay with the Twelve Apostles rising behind. South African Airlines has posted discounted rates from $434 one-way ($867 round trip) to cities like Cape Town, Johannesburg and more.Jon Hicks / Corbis
/ Source: Sherman's Travel

Book by: ASAP
Travel by: Through 2008

The deal
If you’ve been craving an exotic adventure this year, you’re in luck — a fresh batch of great-value airfare sales has just been posted to exciting locales around the globe. With many of would-be Europe travelers seeking out new terrain (in the face of the costly Euro), these discounted fares are just the ticket to get you off to explore Latin America, Asia, the South Pacific, and more. Look for fares as low as $63 each way on major airlines and get your passport out!

Costa Rica, Belize, Panama & more Central America from $63 one-way
Explore the rich culture, rain forests, and pristine beaches of Central America this summer and fall with some spectacular sale fares on offer through Travelocity from $63 one-way ($125 round trip). Fly TACA to Costa Rica, Guatemala, Belize, Panama, and more between August 15 and November 20 to lock in these great rates. Just hurry — this sale expires on June 19.

Tahiti via New York City from $493 one-way
Getting to tantalizing Tahiti with its exotic French Polynesian culture and gorgeous coastline is suddenly quite tangible, thanks to Air Tahiti Nui’s promotional rates from $493 one-way ($986 round trip) via New York City. These fares are valid for travel through October 31, and must be booked by August 31.

Buenos Aires sale fares from $454 one-way
Set off to the sophisticated Argentinean capital of Buenos Aires with this American Airlines' deal featuring fares to the “Paris of South America” from just $454 one-way. Travel now through July 28 from cities like Detroit ($454), New York ($490), Miami ($490), Denver ($499), and more. A 3-day advance purchase is required and tickets can be booked no later than June 30.

South African Airlines has posted discounted rates from $434 one-way ($867 round trip) to South African cities like Cape Town, Johannesburg, and more, as well as select fares to Senegal. Look for one-way fares like: Atlanta-Cape Town ($457), Boston-Johannesburg ($457), Miami-Dakar ($480), and more. This promotion expires on June 20, but is valid for travel as late as March 31, 2009.

China Airlines has announced an exceptional sale (through Expedia) on flights to Southeast Asia, featuring discounted rates on travel to Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, and more from $385 one-way ($769 round trip). Flights are available via New York, LA, or San Francisco and are valid for travel August 27 through October 31, 2008. Sale fares must be booked no later than July 8.

Tokyo, Osaka & more Japan from $498 one-way
Set your sights on the land of the rising sun this summer with some super low Expedia fares for travel to Japan on Japan Airlines (JAL) from $498 one-way ($995 round trip) via cities like Honolulu, Boston, San Francisco, and more. Travel between July 4 and August 17 to lock in the promotion's best rates. A 7-day advance purchase is required, and all fares must be booked by the promotion’s expiry on July 1.

The catch
Weekend travel dates usually cost more — book midweek for the best fares.

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