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TODAY   |  June 21, 2013

5 summer vacation packages that are worth it

Courtney Scott from Travelocity shows off a variety of family vacation packages where you can get the most bang for your buck, such as a Florida trip to Orlando, cruise getaways to explore the islands and an all-inclusive resort for couples.

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>> and it's time for today's travel and all-inclusive vacations and travel deals. they give you the biggest bang for your buckaroo.

>> courtney scott is here can great summer escapes that won't break the bank . we're all looking for something affordable.

>> that's right. first of all, you want to be flexible with the days you're traveling and the airports you're traveling to and from. secondly, look for extra bonuses and freebies in hotels and vacation packages. i brought a few samples. we're starting with orlando, florida. it's a high end property on a budget. $670 at the hilton bonnet creek in orlando. this includes a four-night stay for a family of four in august. au all-inclusive, $670. breakfast included. meals for the kids 12 and under with a paying adult. complimentary transportation to and from all the theme parks and there's a water park right there.

>> where in august you'll intend most of your time.

>> how about for folks who like a cruise?

>> well, $899 from a round trip cruise from new york on the brand new norwegian breakaway. this has so many discounts and bells and whistles. $50 credit on a hotel if you book on travelocity. you have $200 credit on board to spend on spa treatments, cocktails, anything your heart desires. cake boss has his own bakery there. and broadway shows . rock of ages is on as well.

>> what about those of us who like to go out west.

>> have a vacation package in tucson, arizona. at the white stallion ranch. this is a vacation package, including a flight from l.a. and five-day, four-night stay. you're getting three meals a day included. all horseback riding and activities. there are so many. there's a petting zoo . late night bonfires, cookouts, barbecues, who wouldn't love that for the family. it's a little hot, but you'll get through it.

>> on this you're getting a fourth night free at the santa barbara beach and golf resort on the beautiful island. this property is outrageously beautiful. it's 27 acre nature preserve . one of the longest white sand beaches in all of curasao. if you want to relax, you can. but there's a schedule full of activities. pilates, bocce ball , latin dance lessons and learn about the local language. i have a couple of words for you to learn. cheers is salud. if you want to call your sweetie, sweetie you can say --

>> that doesn't sound like you like him much.

>> if you're looking for romance in the dominican republic , catalonia resort. you're staying in a jr. sweet. this is $830 for a flight and hotel vacation package. it's equipped with a terrace and marble bathrooms. the kids are not allowed. it's adults-only property.

>> that's great. thank you. harry has a performance for us