Tips and deals: 08/11/2009
Sunday 08 November 2009
Time Out has launched a series of eBooks of its City Guides. Users will be able to move quickly through content, zoom in, bookmark, and even buy sections of different guides to create a bespoke library. Price £12.99. Go to timeout.co.uk
The Ski Club of Great Britain has joined with Natives.co.uk and Mad Dog Ski for its first Credit Crunch Ski Kit Sale. Buy and sell second-hand kit at the Ski Club's HQ in Wimbledon from 6.30pm this Wednesday. For details go to shop.maddogski.com
Vango has added a new Shuttle Bag to its collection of travel gear. Available in four sizes, the holdall is made from hardy ripstop fabric and has an end pocket that can be unzipped to create an extra, smaller bag. From £25. Go to vango.co.uk
LD Lines is offering winter ferry fares between Dover and Boulogne from £18 return for foot passengers. A five-day return for a car and up to nine passengers costs from £22.50 each way. While a short break costs £28 return for a car carrying five passengers. Go to ldlines.com
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
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- 3 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office
- 4 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
- 5 German man found living with 300 rats in tiny apartment
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