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September 5, 2012

The Ultimate School Vacation Planner

What's the first thing you do when the kids go back to school? Forget the supplies list, and take a look at their vacation schedules instead. Here are our expert tips on everything from scoring the best deals on a mid-winter beach trip to planning ahead for that far flung holiday to mapping out a multicultural staycation. Go Now »

What to Wear to Get Upgraded
It sounds like a stretch, we know. But we have actually been upgraded for no reason beyond being the chicest ones at the gate (if we say so ourselves). Here's what to wear to saunter into first class.
Travel Tech  
Best Back to School Gadgets
Whether you're studying abroad or just hopping from the dining hall to the dorms, make the trip easier with these cool and smart gadgets, from a portable keyboard to a hybrid USB/phone case.
New Mexico  
Step Into: Breaking Bad
As you twitch in anticipation of the final installment of Breaking Bad, take a trip to the places where turbulent scenes played out, leading our favorite characters to the dark, dark place they are in now.
Splurge vs. Save: Disney World
Dollars can feel like Monopoly money when planning a Walt Disney World vacation. So we put together our key picks for where to save, and what's worth splurging on.
Los Angeles  
5 Weekend Getaways from LA
With deserts, beaches, and mountains all within a stone's throw, starting in Los Angeles means there's something for everyone. Hop in the car and head for hip spots like Palm Springs, Paso Robles, or Big Bear.
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$79 -- Las Vegas 4-Star Hotel near The Strip at 45% Off
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$139-$169 -- Orlando Walt Disney World 4-Star Hotel, 40% Off
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