The Real Deal: Round-trip airfare on a Virgin Atlantic carrier to London, six nights at the Apollo Hotel, breakfast daily, hotel taxes, service charges, and fuel surcharges, from $649 per person — plus estimated taxes and fees of $160.
When: Nov. 25, 2009.
Gateways: New York City; add $30 for Boston; $40 for Chicago, D.C.; $130 for L.A., Miami, Orlando, San Francisco; $190 for Las Vegas; additional gateways may be available.
The fine print: Taxes and fees are about an additional $160 per person. Airport-hotel transfers are an additional $33 per person each way. Based on double or triple occupancy; single supplement is $140. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book by: July 16, 2009.
Contact: Virgin Vacations, 888/937-8474, virgin-vacations.com.
Why it's a deal: According to a recent search on Kayak, the lowest round-trip fares between New York City and London start at $538 with taxes for travel in late November (American). For an additional $271, Virgin's Thanksgiving in London Fling covers the international airfare, as well as six nights' accommodations, breakfast daily, fuel surcharges, and all taxes and fees.