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Frommers is the leading name in budget travel -- not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals. Were the only budget series for travelers who have outgrownMoreFrommers is the leading name in budget travel -- not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals. Were the only budget series for travelers who have outgrown their student lifestyle but still want to stretch their dollars.Our guides are packed with listings for low-cost hotels -- not fleabags and dorms, but inexpensive mom-and-pop motels, B&Bs of character, pensiones, and comfortable hostels. There are also low-cost bistros and ethnic restaurants- money-saving tips on transportation, shopping, and nightlife- and a complete sightseeing guide, which is supplemented by the best things to do for free (or almost). And weve also thrown in some wonderful choices for those times when you really just want to splurge a bit. Each and every listing gives exact prices in local and U.S. currency so travelers can plan their budgets carefully.The back cover of each guide shows travelers one of the attractive, low-cost hotels that we review. Inside, the books are packed with accurate, detailed maps carefully keyed to the text. And each guide is packed with hundreds of dollars worth of money-saving coupons travelers can use on the road.Frommers help travelers keep an eye on the bottom line without sacrificing comfort, fun, and style. Look for wonderful new covers this fallCompletely rewritten this year by a local journalist, Frommers New York from $70 a Day makes the Big Apple affordable for anyone. Its packed with hundreds of listings for incredible deals on dining and low-cost but comfortable hotels (with details on weekend packages). Readers can turn to us for the lowdown on discount theatertickets, negotiating the subway like a pro, and finding the best deals on everything from housewares to vintage clothing. A complete sightseeing guide is supplemented by a list of the best things to do for free, from people-watching in the Village to strolling in Central Park.