South America offers diverse destinations for travelers of all ages, interests and income brackets. We've set up a cheat sheet of deals for Latin America destinations based on their stateside equivalent -- while saving as much as 45% off.
If you like the Grand Canyon ... visit Machu Picchu: 8-Night Peru Trip w/Air ... $1799 (save $1440)
For the adventurer, the UNESCO World Heritage Site perched atop the Andes -- among few Incan sites left untouched by Spanish conquerors -- is worth the trek. In addition to airfare, this package includes a guide, a day at Machu Picchu & encounters with native villagers.
If you like New York City ... visit Buenos Aires: Sheraton Libertador Hotel ... $165-$195 (35% off)
An itinerary filled with tango and beef just scratches the surface of Buenos Aires. Walking tours are an efficient way to sample the city's ever-expanding food scene and neighborhoods that are as clearly defined as crossing from one side of the Brooklyn Bridge to the other. The upscale hotel is in Retiro near boutique shopping and is available through September.
If you like the Florida Keys ... visit the Galapagos Islands: 6-Night Land Package w/Red Mangrove Galapagos & Ecuador Lodges ... $1249 (save $900) Update: Sold Out.
Charles Darwin's wrote his Theory of Natural Selection after a trip to the islands off Ecuador nearly 200 years ago. Ever since, the islands have been a popular destination for nature lovers hoping to catch a glimpse of giant tortoises and other wildlife. The six-day land package includes escorted tours, meals and snorkeling with sea lions and sea turtles. Travel is available for select dates June-December.
If you like Napa Valley ... visit Mendoza, Argentina: Sheraton Mendoza Hotel .... $150-$170 (35% off)
Unlike vineyards in other premier wine regions that keep blends under lock and key, Argentina's vintners are eager to share recipes with visitors. A stay at the hotel includes breakfast for two and access to an indoor pool, casino and 360-degree views of the Andes Mountains from the on-site restaurant. Stay weekends through December.
If you like New Orleans ... visit Cartagena: 6 Nights w/Air in Panama & Colombia .... $1281 ($100 off)
The historic old town is walled in and mainly intact. Located on Colombia's northern coast, boat tours are a convenient way to tour the city's modern beachfront community, Bocagrande, or spot wildlife. This six-night vacation packages two historic Latin cities with the opportunity to explore the region's volcanoes and neighboring islands.
If you like Alaska ... visit Patagonia: South America 9-Night Patagonia Trip w/Air ... $4399 ($865 off)
Instead of admiring the gorgeous glaciers from a cruise ship in Alaska, explore the dramatic landscape of Patagonia. With this deal, nature lovers can travel through snowcapped mountains, sail the Strait of Magellan and visit an Argentine cattle ranch in addition to touring Buenos Aires and Santiago, Chile.