Bargain Hunter: You can still have an adventure if you holiday at home with Jurys Inn
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Friday 27 June 2014
Hotel chain Jurys Inn is targeting "stay-cationers" with a range of deals starting at £105 for a family of four.
That covers a night in the hotel in a family room plus breakfast, along with entry to a theme park such as Crealy Great Adventure Park in Exeter. Alternatively, for £136.20 there's a similar deal linked to Cadbury World near Birmingham.
Jurys Inn will also be offing 15-25 per cent off all standard room rates for hotel stays between 18 July and 7 September ,as long as you book by 24 August.
Details at jurysinns.com/deals.
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Get money off money transfers through Azimo
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