Great getaways: Rand adventure in South Africa, Côte d'Azur camping, cruise news and newly-wed bed at Lake Como


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Rand adventure

Travelbag has a multi-centre adventure to South Africa for £999pp in September. The trip includes Turkish Airlines flights from Gatwick to Cape Town via Istanbul, three nights' B&B at the Pepper Club Hotel & Spa, two nights' B&B at the Hog Hollow in Plettenberg Bay and two nights' full board at Rippons Safari Lodge with game drives. Five days' car hire is also included; book by 1 August (

Pitch perfect

On 11 August, Canvas Holidays has a camping holiday on the Côte d'Azur. Based at the Holiday Green site in Fréjus, midway between St-Tropez and Cannes, it includes a week in an air-conditioned mobile home for two adults and four children for £1,092 with P&O Dover-Calais crossings (

Cruise news

Trailfinders has partnered with Riviera Travel to launch a new river-cruising brochure. Itineraries include the nine-day "Blue Danube", which sails past medieval castles and monasteries, with stops in Budapest, Salzburg and Vienna. The price of £999pp includes easyJet flights from either Gatwick or Luton to Budapest on 26 October, transfers, full board and excursions (

Newly-wed bed

The Grand Hotel Tremezzo, a luxury hotel on the shores of Lake Como, is offering newly weds a package in its new Honeymoon Suite Maria. A three-night stay costs from €3,300 (£2,862) + VAT, with breakfast served in the room, a bottle of Italian spumante, strawberries and chocs, a candle-lit dinner at the hotel's restaurant and a boat tour of the lake. Valid year round (