Tips and deals: 14/06/2009
Sunday 14 June 2009
Craghoppers has launched Kala Kaftan, a stylish addition to the summer suitcase. It's made of cotton and available in a peacock-feather print in green, pink, and blue. Slip it over your swimsuit or dress it up for the evening. Price £35. Go to craghoppers.com
The Amsterdam Hermitage moves to its new home next Saturday and, to celebrate, more than 1,800 items from the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg will go on display in an exhibition entitled At The Russian Court. Go to hermitage.nl/en
Keep your little treasures safe in their beds on holiday with Dream Tubes, a new inflatable guard designed for children aged from 18 months to five years. It's easy to pack and assemble and protects both sides of the bed. Price £40. Go to duskymoon.co.uk
Save £263 per person on a week in the Azores this summer. The seven-night deal, with Sunvil, is reduced from £662 to £399 and includes return flights, transfers and accommodation at the Hotel Villa Nova on San Miguel. Book before 19 June. Go to sunvil.co.uk
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