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Bargain Hunter: Cut-price Jamaican break for tennis fans


Inspired by Andy Murray's Wimbledon triumph? Still seeking a luxury holiday this August? A couple could save up to £1,200 by booking a seven-night holiday for the price of four nights at Round Hill Hotel & Villas in Montego Bay in Jamaica. It holds summer tennis clinics run by former Davis Cup players and features rooms designed by Ralph Lauren, the official outfitter of the Wimbledon Championships.

The deal from Elegant Resorts starts at £1,625 per person and includes flights from London Gatwick with Virgin Atlantic, private car transfers and seven nights room-only accommodation. The price is based on two people sharing an Oceanfront View Room and departing on 25 August. To book, call 01244 897538 or visit elegantresorts.co.uk.

Stay afloat with a voucher to spend on cross-channel ferry

DFDS Seaways is offering every passenger that books a midweek return ferry crossing on the Dover to Dunkirk route a £20 voucher to spend in the onboard shop. Bookings must be made by 25 July for travel Monday to Thursday before 15 August. To find out more, visit dfds.co.uk/voucher or telephone 0871 574 7235.

Catch up on your favourite bands at foreign festivals

Missed out on your favourite music festival this year? You could head abroad instead. Festicket has a range of travel offers for music fans. Five nights camping at the Sziget Festival in Hungary, where the likes of Nick Cave and Blur are performing, for instance, costs from £198 per person. There are other offers for festivals in Croatia, the Ukraine and others at festicket.com

How five into one can save you £1,000 with EE mobile plan

Mobile operator EE has launched a shared 4G plan, which allows you to connect up to five separate devices to one mobile plan. EE claims a typical family of four could save nearly £1,000 over two years on bills by taking up a shared plan. All devices added get EE benefits, such as 2-4-1 cinema tickets. Find out more at explore.ee.co.uk/shared-4gee-plans.