Tips and deals: 10/05/2009
Sunday 10 May 2009
Get your entries in by Friday, 15 May, for
The Independent on Sunday/Bradt travel-writing competition. First prize is a commission for our travel pages and a holiday in Colombia. For details go to independent.co.uk/travel or bradtguides.com.
Get expert tips for the IoS/ Insight Guides photography competition at a masterclass at Stanfords travel bookshop in London at 7.30pm on Tuesday 19 May. Tickets cost £2, available at stanfords .co.uk. For details go to independent.co.uk/masterclass.
Totseat has launched a new alfresco version of its "washable, squashable" highchair for little kids on the move. The chair harness has had special fasteners added to make it adaptable to curved cafe armchair styles. Price £23.50. Go to totseat.com.
Book a flight with bmibaby between now and Tuesday 19 May and get up to 35 per cent off the cost of flights between 1 June and 18 October. The airline flies from Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, and Manchester to 29 European destinations. For information go to bmibaby.com.
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
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- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
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