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It’s hard enough to pick the best places to travel in the entire world. How do you find great destinations that are also great values? Editor-at-large Marc Peyser gives a rundown on Money’s data-intensive method for selecting the 10 cities on its Best in Travel list. Money worked with more than 40 travel partners—including Trip Advisor,, J.D. Power, and Kayak—and crunched more than 12,000 data points. The result: If you’re looking for cheap, you won’t find it here. These are the locations where you can travel in style without going broke.

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