Deals of the week: Paris, Red Sea, Switzerland
Wednesday 19 October 2011
Less than £200...To Paris with love
Travel from the Tyne to the Seine with Cresta Holidays on 4 December. The city break specialist has a three-night sojourn in the French capital with B&B at the Hotel des Arts in Montmartre for £192 per person, with easyJet flights from Newcastle to Charles de Gaulle. Nearby attractions include Sacré-Coeur cathedral and the looming red windmill of the Moulin Rouge, with its nightly cabaret shows.
Less than £500...Red Sea retreat
Craving some winter sun? Hayes & Jarvis has a luxury week on the Red Sea departing from Gatwick on 1 December at the Sol Y Mar Sharks Bay Hotel in Sharm el Sheikh for £436 per person. The deal includes Thomson Airways flights, transfers and all-inclusive accommodation, so you can relax safe in the knowledge that most costs are covered up front. hayesandjarvis.co.uk
Less than £1,000...Winter wonderland
Christmas skiing in Switzerland is affordable with Inghams, which has a week in the Swiss resort of Wengen – elevated at 1,274m in the central Bernese Oberland area – with half-board at the Hotel Bernerhof for £674 per person. The deal includes Flybe flights from Gatwick to Berne on 23 December, transfers and a lift pass that covers the resorts of Grindelwald and Mürren, as well as Wengen itself. www.inghams.co.uk
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