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You can pay for extra pleasures by booking the 'ship within the ship' on many cruise lines

You have just boarded your ship and are making your way to your cabin, tired from a long morning of preparations.

Meanwhile, another group of passengers boarded early and are enjoying canapés and Dom Perignon Champagne in a private lounge overlooking the sea.

The difference? They paid three to five times what you paid for your trip.

Welcome to the growing concept of ship-within-a-ship travel.

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Still more money-saving tips from readers on the cusp of vacation season

Time to crack open that piggy bank and start planning your summer vacation. But wait. You’re going to pay more to get away this summer? How is that fair?

Welcome to the world of dynamic pricing, which means that the price of travel products can be as volatile as gasoline prices.

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Apps, passes and a birthday party mean you can save at on a park visit

For author Wallace Stegner, the West embodied what he called “the geography of promise.”

“National parks,” he wrote in 1983, “are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst."

Here’s a look at a few ways to stretch your dollar to celebrate our best idea this summer.

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Wildflowers come and go, but here in Anza-Borrego, the desert will always be the star
Need travel inspiration? Use this app to curate your friends' Instagram photos

Here’s a real-time travel guide that you can use to find inspiration in your friends’ Instagram photos.

Name: With Dipp app

What it does: Lets you explore cities and things to do by thumbing through a curated collection of Instagram photos.

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The Summer of Love lives on, just not always with historically accurate detail

Regarding “Summer of Love Rolls On,” May 14: The San Francisco Love Tour bus pictured [on the cover of the Travel section] is a Volkswagen from the ’70s. True VW love buses in San Francisco were ’60s models. That said, the paint job is accurate.

Been there, done that.

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