*Waterville Valley, a ski resort in New Hampshire's White Mountains, has several discounted packages this season. For example, with Wicked Long Ski Weekends, get an early check-in on Fridays (12:30 p.m.), free skiing on Friday afternoon and a late Sunday checkout (3 p.m.). Add a Sunday-night stay and receive 50 percent off that night's lodging. Rooms start at $96 per person double per night in December, and $171 from January through March, including taxes. Other packages include 50 percent off rentals and group lessons, free skiing for kids, and midweek discounts on child care. Info: 800-468-2553,

*The Gansevoort Turks & Caicos, a new Caribbean boutique hotel, has a fourth-night-free deal for stays beginning Monday through Dec. 19. Rooms at the luxury beachfront property, on Grace Bay on the island of Providenciales, start at $460 per night, including breakfast; with the deal, the rate drops to $345. Add $97 per night in fees and taxes. Info: 888-844-5986,

*Voyages to Antiquity, which operates cruises focusing on history and ancient civilizations, is offering free airfare from more than 70 North American gateways on all 2011 sailings of the Aegean Odyssey. One-category upgrades (typically $145 per person double) also are available in certain categories for departures March 25-Aug. 25. Book by Dec. 31. Info: 877-398-1460,

*With Friendly Planet Travel, visit India's Golden Triangle for nine days next spring for $1,199 per person double, plus $211 in fees and taxes -- a savings of $300 over the normal cost. The Taj Mahal Express package visits Old and New Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri and Jaipur, and includes round-trip air from New York's JFK airport to Delhi, ground transportation in India, first-class hotel accommodations, daily buffet breakfast and guide services. Book by Dec. 15 for eight departures in May. Info: 800-555-5765,

*Guests who book a minimum two-night stay at participating Las Vegas resorts between now and Nov. 15 and stay before Dec. 29 can receive a "24 hour" buffet pass good for unlimited visits to seven Vegas buffets. Participating hotels are Bally's, Caesars Palace, Flamingo, Harrah's, Imperial Palace, Paris Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood and the Rio. Reserve online at or call 1-888-LAS VEGAS (527-8342) and include the "Includes 24 Hour Buffet Pass" offer.

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