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FREE AT&T DIRECTORIES, available just for the asking, include the AT&T Hotel Directory that lists more than 10,000 domestic and international hotels and other helpful travel information. To request a copy call 1-800-KEEPATT, ext. 205. The AT&T 800 Travel Directory lists more than 7,000 toll-free 800 numbers to get information on everything from car rentals to wildlife sanctuaries. It includes special offers and coupons. To order a free copy call 1-800-426-8686. For a list of AT&T USADirect's international access codes call 1-800-331-1140 ext. 100. USADirect lets you call home from abroad by using an AT&T operator at AT&T rates. All you have to do is dial the code indicated on the list for the country from which you are calling. AT&T's Language Line provides over-the-phone interpretation for more than 140 languages. To access the service call the AT&T USADirect number for the country you're in and ask to be connected to Language Line. An interpreter comes on the line to assist you. The charge is $3.50 a minute plus the long-distance charge. Language Line is billed to your AT&T Calling Card or AT&T Universal Card. For more information on Language Line call 1-800-752-6096.

* FOR A FREE COPY OF THE 1993 Taos County Vacation Guide call 1-800-732-TAOS. You will also receive a semi-annual calendar of events. The 20-page booklet includes descriptions and photos of attractions, a directory of lodging and restaurants and suggested day trips. The area offers many activities including whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing, biking and skiing. Taos has over 80 art galleries and a half dozen museums.

* MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY visitor passes give you unlimited use of Boston's subways. They're also good for discounts at many of the city's biggest tourist attractions including museums, shopping locations and performance venues. Passes are available in one-day , three-day and seven-day ($18) denominations. Outlets throughout Boston sell them. For information call MBTA's Customer Service Center at (617) 722-3200.

* A MAP/BROCHURE CALLED "LITERARY BRITAIN" identifies more than 80O locations with ties to about 90 writers, including the homes where many of them were born and lived, schools and universities they attended and landscapes, both rural and urban, that inspired their work. The villages and countryside of Thomas Hardy's Dorset in southern England are little changed since his day, and the city of Bath, familiar to Jane Austen fans, retains an elegant and stylist air. The countryside of Wales inspired poets from Gerald of Wales in the 12th century to William Wordsworth in the 18th century, as well as contemporary works of Dylan Thomas. The brochure suggests you visit the Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye whose narrow streets are crammed with shops selling secondhand books. Scotland's capital Edinburgh was home and schoolroom to dozens of writers including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In Scotland you will also find homes of Burns, Scott and J.M. Barrie. Stratford-upon-Avon became a center for literary pilgrims as far back as 1616. Popular spots there include Shakespeare's birthplace and his grave in the local parish church. For a free copy of "Literary Britain" send a self-addresses, business-size envelope with 52-cents postage to the British Tourist Authority, World Trade Center, 350 South Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90071-1203.

* FLAGSTAFF, ARIZ., A BEDROOM community of Grand Canyon, offers cultural and scientific opportunities rare for a small town in a secluded corner of the desert Southwest. Two free publications highlight museums and cultural centers, and maps include points of interest, suggested day trips and special events. For free copies of "Northern Arizona Destination Guide," and "Flagstaff, Arizona At Its Peak" call 1-800-842-7293.

* VACATIONING IN EUROPE? A COMPANY CALLED INTERHOME rents over 21,000 apartments, villas and chalets for weekly stays in 14 countries. Through Oct. 1993, the company offers 1,500 specially selected villas and apartments in France and Italy at 30 percent below their U.S. dollar list price. Many studios or one- two- or three-bedroom homes are available for weekly summer or fall rentals especially in Tuscany (Italy) and Provence (France) and the French Riviera. A two-bedroom apartment (4-6 people) in a Tuscan manor house with shared use of a swimming pool is $765 per week; a three-bedroom Provence stone house in Gordes for a week in July is $941. The company's stand-by program lets you rent for half-price if you book five days or less before your scheduled arrival. For information write Interhome Inc., 124 Little Falls Rd., Fairfield, NJ, 07004, or call (201) 882-6864.

* STAY AT A B&B ONE NIGHT AND GET ANOTHER NIGHT FREE. Nabisco Biscuit Company and 2,000 B&Bs, country inns and selected hotels across the United States are participating in this offer, displayed on special packaging of Nabisco Shredded Wheat, Spoon-Size Shredded Wheat, TRISCUIT Wafers, Garden Crisps, Harvest Crisps and Orchard Crisps. Send in two proofs-of-purchase from these brands plus $2.79 to Nabisco Bed & Breakfast Offer, P.O. Box 1616, Ridgely, MD 21681. You will receive a 96-page guide to participating inns that describes the program in detail. The guide also contains one Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night Free certificate. The proofs-of-purchase must be mailed no later than Oct. 31, 1993. The certificates are good for travel through Dec. 31, 1994. Rates are as low as $45 a night for two but average between $75 and $115.