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Highlights from the February 2005 issue of Budget Travel

Secret Hotels of the Caribbean
Discover fabulous and affordable hideaways in Jamaica, Bahamas and elsewhere.

Three Australian Road Trips
See the outback on one of these diverse trips.

Road Trips: Southern New Mexico
Everybody goes to the same places in New Mexico, but the south is where Billy the Kid ran wild and aliens crashed.

Eat Like a Local: Reykjavik
Whether it's due to the cost of importing or the lack of competition, nothing comes cheap in Iceland, so here are some affordable little places.

Trip Coach: New Zealand
What to do for a month in New Zealand.

New Lessons in Online Savings
Shoppers know the big names in travel sites online, but new players, as well as sites run by hotels, airlines, and car-rental agencies themselves, have big savings.

How to Avoid Bedbugs
Bedbugs are back and plaguing hotel guests around the world.

How to Buy Koa Wood
Koa trees only grow on Hawaii, so get the scoop on where you'll find the best value for souvenirs.

Expo 2005
A preview of the Aichi Prefecture 2005 World Exposition.

Confessions of a Cruise Lecturer
An on-board lecturer gives the details of what you can learn on the high seas.

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