Travel challenge: New Orleans
Friday 16 August 2013
Each week we invite three companies to offer their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a city break in New Orleans. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each package includes five nights' accommodation and United Airlines flights from Heathrow via Washington on Saturday, 21 September (returning via Houston).
Includes flights and room-only accommodation at the Blake Hotel, with car hire. "The Blake Hotel is ideally located in the heart of the French Quarter providing holidaymakers with a great base from which to explore the city's main attractions," says Andrea Noble (0844 557 3859; virginholidays.co.uk).
Includes flights and B&B accommodation at the Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown. "This charming hotel is located in the heart of the Downtown area – just two blocks from the historic French Quarter, and one block from Bourbon Street in a turn-of-the-century warehouse," says Alberto Boeri (0843 636 4509; americansky.co.uk).
Includes flights and room only at the Provincial Hotel, plus a walking tour of the French Quarter, a Steamboat Jazz Cruise on the Mississippi, a Cajun cookery class and a trip to the Oak Alley Plantation Home. "New Orleans is an intoxicating city, with an irresistible charm, history and atmosphere," says Karen Niven (0800 316 0194; bon-voyage.co.uk).
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 1 Exclusive: Abusers using spyware apps to monitor partners reaches 'epidemic proportions'
- 2 Margaret Thatcher 'expressed fears of Asian rising' at Anglo-Irish summit in 1984
- 3 Sussex couple die in suspected Christmas Day 'suicide pact'
- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 The Unluckiest People of the Year 2014 (and one very unlucky giraffe)
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
£25000 - £30000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The fastest growing fitness cha...
£240 - £275 per day: Investigo: Support the global business through in-depth a...
Negotiable: Ashdown Group: Data Manager - MySQL, Shell Scripts, Java, VB Scrip...
£27000 - £32000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Application Support Analyst - near S...