Tips and deals: 22/11/2009
Sunday 22 November 2009
Check out bestvaluefares.co.uk, a new one-stop online shop for rail travel across Britain. The website features deals and offers from all the country's train-operating companies and incorporates the National Rail Enquiries fare finder.
The AA has launched a new series of Walks in a Box. The flip-top pocket-sized container holds a selection of handy weather-durable laminated cards, each detailing individual walks from Cornwall to Yorkshire. Go to theaa.com/shop
Hot off the press at Bradt Travel Guides, the first edition of Angola. Beaches, rainforests and Portuguese colonial architecture are among the many assets uncovered in this African country emerging from war. Go to bradtguides.com
Save £100 on a Christmas short break at the Malvern Spa in Worcestershire. For £245 per person, enjoy two nights' B&B on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, with gourmet dinners and buffets, cocktails with carols and other festive treats laid on. Go to themalvernspa.com
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