Great getaways: Caribbean cruise, Austrian skiing, Scandinavian city breaks and Italian escape
Sunday 13 January 2013
Departing on 31 January, P&O has a 14-night fly-cruise of the Eastern Caribbean aboard the Azura for £1,299 per person. The price includes Thomas Cook charter flights from either Gatwick or Manchester to Barbados – where the cruise starts and ends – along with full-board in an inside cabin. Stops include St Maarten, Tortola, Guadeloupe, Saint Lucia, Curaçao, Aruba, St Vincent and Grenada (pocruises.co.uk).
Inghams is offering a week's skiing in the high-altitude Austrian resort of Obergurgl for £519pp. The trip departs on 26 January with Monarch flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck, transfers, and a half-board stay at the Hotel Sportiv which is located on the slopes (inghams.co.uk).
The SAS seat sale continues until Tuesday. You have until midnight to book your return airfares from Heathrow to top Scandinavian city-break destinations such as Copenhagen (£136); Stockholm (£146) and Oslo (£164), along with enticing coastal ports such as Stavanger (£158), travelling between 1 February and 15 September (flysas.com).
Citalia's current sale includes a twin-centre trip to Tuscany for £699pp. Departing on 10 April with easyJet flights from Gatwick, the trip starts with a three-night stay at the four-star Hotel Brunelleschi in Florence, which has rooms overlooking the Duomo, and includes breakfast and one dinner. Next, internal rail transfers whisk you off to the commune of Viareggio on the Tuscan coast, for a week-long stay at the Grand Royal Hotel, on a half-board basis (citalia.com).
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 1 The difference between a migrant and refugee, in one sentence
- 2 Miley Cyrus calls out hypocrisy of women’s nipples being taboo
- 3 Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Tila Tequila kicked off show after 'describing Hitler as a good man'
- 4 iPhone 5c to be discontinued, no iPhone 6c to replace it
Natural wonders in the UK: From Giant's Causeway to Durdle Door
What's it like on board North Korean airline Air Koryo - the worst in the world?
Exclusive Escapes: Upmarket holiday company goes bust on the eve of bank holiday weekend
The most powerful passports in the world
North Korean airline Air Koryo named worst in the world for fourth time in a row (despite Kim Jong-un's best efforts)
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
£26000 - £29000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The Product Development departm...
£23000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The Visitor Fundraising Team is responsi...
£30000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an opportunity to join ...
£30000 - £34000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The Estates Team of this group ...