Travel challenge: A city break in Berlin
Saturday 23 January 2010
Every week, we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a weekend city break in Berlin, departing on Friday 5 February. The price is the total for two people.
£559. Includes easyJet flights from London Luton, two nights' accommodation with breakfast at the four-star NH Berlin Mitte and a Berlin WelcomeCard for unlimited use on Berlin's public transport (including airport transfers), and various reductions on sightseeing tours and museum admission. "The hotel's central location is ideal for exploring the city's many historic sights and museums, as well as the new Friedrichstrasse shopping area," says Dertour's Isabel Marthy (020-7290 1111; dertour.co.uk).
£447. Includes Swiss flights from Heathrow via Geneva and two nights' room-only accommodation at the four-star Angleterre Hotel. "The hotel is situated in the historical city centre on Friedrichstrasse, close to Checkpoint Charlie and Gendarmenmarkt square. It is an ideal base from which to discover the city," says Elena Spasciani from Opodo. (0871 277 0090; opodo.co.uk)
£1,388. Includes British Airways or Lufthansa flights from Heathrow, private car transfers, three nights' accommodation (for the price of two) at the five-star Brandenburger Hof hotel, including breakfast, and guide notes to restaurants and sightseeing. "Let Kirker's concierge assist you in turning a great short break in Berlin into an unforgettable experience, by making restaurant reservations, arranging private guided tours of the city or perhaps tickets to the opera," says Kirker's Ted Wake. (020-7593 2283; kirkerholidays.com).
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