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Round-trip fare from LAX to Taipei, Taiwan, $402 on United

Here’s another super-low fare to Asia, this one $402 round-trip, including all taxes and fees, from LAX to Taipei, Taiwan on United.

The fare, subject to availability, must be purchased by Dec. 22. It is for departures Jan. 5-Feb. 5.

There is no minimum stay, but there is a three-month maximum stay.

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Ugly holiday sweater day is here. Even wax figures of Trump and Merkel wear them

It’s National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day! Alaska Airlines and partner carriers Virgin America and Horizon Air will offer early boarding to fliers who turn up wearing an ugly holiday sweater Friday. The perk is good for one day only.

Travelers who decide to wear their holiday worst won’t be alone. Airline employees also will be wearing ugly sweaters while holiday music plays during boarding.

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Your Hawaii hotel bill will go up in 2018, thanks to a new tax increase

Hawaii visitors can expect to shell out a little bit more money for their hotel rooms in 2018. On Jan. 1, the Transient Accommodations Tax will increase 1%.

While the tax hike will affect tourists statewide, money raised from the increase will be used exclusively to fund a new light rail project on Oahu.

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2018 New Year's Eve celebrations for $10,000 and up

Most Americans will spend up to $200 on New Year’s Eve celebrations, according to WalletHub. A few will blow a whole lot more.

Here are four party places that start at $10,000 — and what you get for that whopping price tag.

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Valentine's Day cruises will sail to Naples and Italy's Amalfi Coast

Surprise your special someone on a romantic Valentine’s Day cruise that visits Italy's southern shores.

The eight-day CroisiEurope cruise, which has three sailings during February, departs Naples and includes stops on the Amalfi Coast, in the Aeolian Islands off the coast of Sicily, Messina, Vibo Marina, Salerno and Capri.

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City slickers will find more than ridin' and ropin' on a weekend escape to an Arizona dude ranch

Ever dream of riding into the sunset like Roy Rogers or gazing at star-pierced night skies and finding the Milky Way? How about sipping a prickly pear margarita or walking the labyrinth while meditating in a cactus-studded desert. I recently stayed at Rancho de los Caballeros in Wickenburg, a gentrified dude ranch where service was prompt and genuine smiles were the norm.

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