An Island Guide to Caribbean Deals - NYTimes.com: "IT’S the time of year when those of us in cooler climates begin thinking about escaping to the Caribbean. We also begin thinking about how much that would cost. For anyone interested in a bargain basement deep dive, my colleague, Seth Kugel, found a four-day Caribbean vacation (airfare included) for under $600. (Read the story.) But that’s hardly the only path to the beach; there are other deals to be had, even in November. (Just don’t try to book a room for Christmas week.) Here, a quick island guide to help make the Caribbean more affordable. . . . ."