Click, Pack & Go

Resourceful Web Sites Help Travellers:

1. Vacationing Families Pick the Perfect Spot.
Find a great getaway at Responsible Travel, featuring a searchable database of “responsible” tours worldwide.
Search Custom Camp for destinations that offer kids’ “camps”—arts and adventure programs to entertain children while parents enjoy a strenuous hike or a fine restaurant. The site also locates special-needs programs.
Ciao Bambino lists accommodations in England, Italy, France, and Spain that welcome families.
Among the oldest family-tour operators is Rascals in Paradise, with itineraries designed specially to engage youngsters.

2. Meet Your Match
At spas around the U.S., singles pair up between their massages and manicures. Unwind, relax, and take advantage of the chance to meet someone new at trendy spas across the country.
TownHouse Spa
Completely Bare
Exhale Spa

3. Stay Anywhere in the World for Free
Home Exchange
Cost: $99.95/year (if you don't successfully swap within the first year, your second year is free)
Coverage: 17,000+ listings
Cost: $44.95/year (offers a free year-long extension until you find a successful swap)
Coverage: About 2,400 listings
Cost: Free
Coverage: A search of the San Francisco site showed about 100 listings under housing swap, New York City's site had about 250. Currently there are sites for 450 destinations worldwide, and listings are added daily.

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