Tips and deals: 09/08/2009
Sunday 09 August 2009
Go first class. Virgin Trains is offering weekend upgrades from £5 per child and £15 per adult for a single rail journey. With a first-class ticket you get access to free Wi-Fi, bigger seats, more legroom and free refreshments. For details go to virgintrains.com
Sicily gains even more glam appeal with the opening of the Verdura Golf and Spa Resort. The 570-acre estate has four restaurants, a spa, two 18-hole golf courses and 1.8km of private coastline. More information on roccofortecollection.com
Enjoy France for less. From city breaks to ferries, camping and canal boat trips, uk.franceguide.com/affordablefrance is a new website offering last-minute deals across the country as well as reductions that will apply until later in the year.
Hike into the heart of Berber country. Walks Worldwide offers a new trek along ancient trails in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. The eight-day trips are available all year for groups of two or more and include a day in Marrakech. More details on walksworldwide.com
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