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LAX/JFK to Montevideo, Uruguay for $397

Panama-based Copa Airlines has a round trip deal to Montevideo, Uruguay for $397 round-trip. Departure cities include Los Angeles, New York and Miami. Montevideo is within a short ferry ride’s distance from the Argentine capital Buenos Aires.

Here’s a sample itinerary departing LAX over Thanksgiving.

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Montevideo is the pleasant capital city of Uruguay, a country in South America. It is situated on the east bank of the Rio de la Plata and is the southernmost capital city in South America.

The not-so-big capital of a small country that is not often in the international news, and while not exactly a world center of gourmet gastronomy, Montevideo is a city where one can eat wonderfully and relatively cheap, with plenty of local character (no, it’s not the same cuisine as in Argentina), yet not too exotic for most tastes. via Wikitravel

 

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Fly LAX to Nairobi, Kenya for $794 in Late October 2015

Looking to go on a safari? Swiss Air has a round trip to the African continent for under $800. Fly LAX to Nairobi (with a bonus night in Zurich!) A sample itinerary features an 11 night trip leaving October 26th. It’ll be late spring in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Nairobi is known as the safari capital of Africa, however the city has still managed to keep up with modernization. Unlike other cities, Nairobi is surrounded by 113 km² (70 mi²) of plains, cliffs and forest that makes up the city’s Nairobi National Park. The city is filled with many things to do during the day and the night. Tourists can have their pick from numerous safaris (wildlife, cultural, sport, adventure, scenic and specialist), ecotourism tours, restaurants, culture, shopping and entertainment. While in Nairobi, tourists can also engage in numerous sports from golf, rugby, athletics, polo, horse-racing, cricket and football (soccer).

Unlike other parts of Africa plagued by Ebola and violence from religious extremist groups, Kenya remains a relatively safe and tourist-friendly destination.

 

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Fly LAX to Bangkok Thailand for $601

Taiwanese carrier China Airlines has $600 airfare to Bangkok, Thailand for $601 round trip, which includes are carrier fees and taxes. Dates are available from late August through Thanksgiving. Here’s a sample 7 day itinerary departing the week of labor day. 

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its largest city. Its high-rise buildings, heavy traffic congestion, intense heat and naughty nightlife may not immediately give you the best impression — but don’t let that mislead you. It is one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities with magnificent temples and palaces, authentic canals, busy markets and a vibrant nightlife that has something for everyone.

 

It’s been a great year for travel deals to Asia. These deals don’t last long, though. Act now.

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Fly to LAX to Europe (Stockholm, Sweden) for $413 in September

On a sample itinerary of September 15 to 20 on Google Flights, you can fly to Stockholm for €363.10 which converts to about $414.00 round trip.

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Once you have a sample airfare in USD from Google Flights, head on over to the Norwegian site and configure the same flight but select Euros as your currency of choice. Adjusted to the current conversion rate, you’ll save a bundle, resulting in a final fare of $414.00.

In September, Stockholm still enjoys 182 hours of monthly sunshine, which is nearly fives times as much as you’d anticipate in the wintertime.

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