Deal Monitor: September 2002


Way South of the Border
Catch Carnival Gualeguaychù (Sept. 20-23) in Las Le-as, Argentina. For $239, you can get a week of meals, lifts, and a bus from Buenos Aires. Just get there.

Bargain at the Butte
Buy before Sept. 30 and get five lift tickets at Crested Butte for $249 or 10 for $334-a $200 savings off the regular price. Info: 970-349-2262; Save Coin by Booking EarlyBook by Oct. 1 and stay at Park City Mountain Resort Dec. 7-14 for $539 per person, double occupancy (pp/do). Utah residents: Buy by Sept. 30 and get five days' skiing for $175. Info: 800-222-7275;

Turkey Day Turns
Start a new Thanksgiving tradition by feasting at Killington. Packages start at $238 pp/do for three nights and include a three-day lift pass (Nov. 27-Dec. 1). Info: 800-621-MTNS;

Two Passes, One Price Tag
The Double Whammy Pass provides access to both Sierra-at-Tahoe and Northstar-at-Tahoe for the price of one ($599). Info: 530-659-7453;