Great Getaways: Berlin, French camping, ancient empire cruises and Australia road trip
Sunday 17 June 2012
Spend three nights in the German capital for under £250 per person on selected dates this month and next. British Airways is offering flights from Heathrow plus accommodation with breakfast at the three-star Comfort Hotel Lichtenberg in the north-east of the city for £238, based on two sharing, if you fly out on Friday 13 July, returning on Monday 16 July. Similar prices prevail on some other dates (ba.com/berlin).
Vacances en France
Keycamp is offering a family summer holiday just outside Paris for £998. The price is based on a family of up to four adults and two children staying in a mobile home at La Croix de Vieux Pont and a Dover-Calais ferry departure on 5 August. Features of the park include a lake, kids' clubs, a pool with slides, restaurant and bar. Disneyland Paris is also within easy reach (keycamp.co.uk).
Short-notice cruise bargains abound this summer. See Rome, Dubrovnik, Corfu, Santorini, Athens, Olympia, Ephesus and Taormina on a 10-night Roman Empire cruise with Holland America Line. The price of £849 per person includes return flights from London on 17 July, transfers to Rome's port at Civitavecchia and an inside cabin aboard MS Noordam (hollandamerica.co.uk).
Australia road trip
A 12-day New South Wales road trip with an Apollo motorhome in November is a real bargain at £895 per person, flying Etihad from Heathrow to Sydney via Abu Dhabi on various dates that month. You can explore the beaches of the North Coast around Byron Bay, the winelands of the Hunter Valley, the Outback, national parks and lots more (austravel.com).
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