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Kids’ free Amazon cruises

The buy: Aqua Expeditions has a special offer for children on its Amazon cruises.

The savings: Children sail free through November, 2014.

The catch: You have to book by Sept. 30, and the offer is only good for one child under 12 at the time of booking.

Why it’s worth it: The 24-passenger Aqua Amazon and 32-passenger Aria Amazon seek out wildlife sightings of pink dolphins, caimans and sloths.

Book it: For more information on the ships and itineraries, visit aquaexpeditions.com. To book the offer, e-mail: reservations@aquaexpeditions.com or call 1-866-603-3687.

20% off in NYC

The buy: W Hotels is offering discounted rates at its New York city hotels.

The savings: 20 per cent.

The catch: You have to book by Sept. 22 for travel through Dec. 30.

Why it’s worth it: In addition to the discount, W Hotels of NY this fall has created a special Whisky Cocktail Flight featuring three whisky-based cocktails for a price of $21. These cocktails will be offered through November.

Book it: Visit whotelsnewyork.com/offers or call 1-877-782-0108 and ask for rate plan CCCR.

Overlooking a volcano

The buy: Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens, located in the foothills of the Arenal volcano in Costa Rica, has a Green Season special for $260 (U.S.) a night, including breakfast and dinner for two.

The savings: 25 per cent.

The catch: You have to stay by Oct. 31, and this “Green Season” special is during Costa Rica’s rainy season.

Why it’s worth it: The luxe property is made up of 50 casitas (bungalows), each with a secluded garden and outdoor shower, a terrace overlooking the Arenal volcano and a Jacuzzi.

Book it: Visit arenalnayara.com.

Two trips, one free night

The buy: Members of Choice Hotels International’s Choice Privileges rewards program can earn free nights this fall.

The savings: You get one free night when you take two separate qualifying trips at more than 5,500 hotels worldwide.

The catch: The offer is valid on trips until Nov. 13.

Why it’s worth it: There is no limit on the number of free nights at Choice Hotels properties throughout North America, including Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion and Cambria Suites.

Book it: Visit ChoiceHotels.com or call 1-800-4CHOICE.

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