Life's a beach: plan ahead for a deal to Mauritius


Lerwick Link

Serco NorthLink Ferries is running a "Kids Go Free" promotion on its service between Aberdeen and Lerwick in Shetland. Children can travel free of charge on the route throughout the year with families who book a car and cabin (

Long-haul luxury

Destinology is offering a high-end trip to Mauritius over Easter for £1,375pp for a family of four. The price includes a seven-night stay, on a half-board basis, in an Ocean Deluxe Family Room at the Westin Turtle Bay Resort and Spa. The resort is located in the resort of Balaclava, facing Turtle Bay, a protected marine park on the north-west coast of the island. Return Emirates flights from Gatwick via Dubai on 30 March are also included (

Make a break for Brooklyn

The British Airways sale continues until 27 January. Currently on offer is a three-day holiday in Brooklyn for £499pp. The price includes American Airways flights from Heathrow to New York JFK on Saturday 7 February (returning on British Airways overnight on 10/11 February) and three nights' room-only accommodation at the Aloft hotel (

Beach break

Catch the sun in Egypt for less than £300. Red Sea Holidays is offering a week's all-inclusive stay at the Grand Resort in Hurghada for £299pp, departing 20 January. The hotel, on the Red Sea coast, has three swimming pools. The price includes flights from Gatwick, plus resort transfers (