Deals of the week: Barcelona, Brussels, Indian Ocean islands
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Less than £200... Summer flights
Spanish airline Vueling has announced it is due to start direct flights from Southampton to its main hub at Barcelona's El Prat airport from 23 June this year, just in time for the summer season. Tickets to the Catalan capital – with its vibrant Gaudi architecture, gourmet cuisine and glorious beaches – are available to book now via the website, with return fares starting at €140 (£116). Vueling.com
Less than £500... Brussels break
The Belgian capital is celebrating the year-long Brusselicious food festival, with tastings, talks, picnics and foodie films throughout the city until 31 December.
Cresta has a three-night break which will allow you to sample the city's delights, including accommodation at the central Floris Avenue Hotel with breakfast, plus Eurostar travel from London St Pancras on 3 March for £198 per person.Crestaholidays.co.uk
Less than £1,000... Island escape
Virgin Holidays has some enticing deals to the idyllic isles of the Indian Ocean. Spend a week in Mauritius with half-board at the Coin de Mire Hotel and Air Mauritius flights from Heathrow on 10 May for £889 per person. Or, leave a month later for the Maldives with a week's all-inclusive stay at the Bandos Island Resort and Qatar Airways flights from Heathrow via Doha on 10 June for £935 per person. Virginholidays.co.uk
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