Great getaways: Sydney and the Blue Mountains, Maldives, Barcelona, and Central America
Sunday 15 April 2012
Sydney and the Blue Mountains
Austravel has a twin-centre trip to New South Wales in the southern spring for £1,295 per person, including Vietnam Airlines flights from Gatwick via Ho Chi Minh City for travel on either 31 October or 3 November. The deal includes four nights at the Cambridge Hotel in Sydney and five nights on a self-drive tour through the majestic Blue Mountains, with car hire and room-only accommodation (Austravel.com)
Kuoni has a five-star week at the Kurumba hotel for £999 per person. The resort was the first to open in the Maldives in 1972 and celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The package includes breakfast, with BA flights from Gatwick on 6 June. (Kuoni.co.uk)
Escape to the Catalan capital with Cresta Holidays this summer for £295 per person. The deal includes three nights (with breakfast) at the Barcelo Atenea Mar hotel and easyJet flights from Stansted on 24 June. (Crestaholidays.co.uk)
See the "Highlights of Mexico" on a 15-day tour with Virgin Holidays Worldwide for £1,895 per person. The trip departs on 28 July with Continental Airlines flights from Heathrow to Mexico City via Houston. From there, it stops in Oaxaca, Chiapa de Corzo, San Cristóbal, Palenque, Campeche, Uxmal, Mérida and Cancún, with mixed-board hotels, sightseeing and transport. Book by 30 April. (Virginholidaysjourneys.co.uk)
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