$496 TO COSTA RICA
Here’s a great fare to Costa Rica, but it comes with a short booking window: $496 round trip, including all taxes and fees, from LAX to San José on Alaska Airlines. The fare, subject to availability, is available for travel Mondays or Wednesdays between Nov. 2 and Jan. 27 but has holiday blackout dates. You must buy your ticket by Wednesday. Info: (800) 252-7522, www.alaskaair.com.
PARQUE CENTRAL is in the heart of San José, Costa Rica.