Tips and deals: 27/09/2009

The book

If you like your hotels quirky, get a copy of Bed In A Tree by Bettina Kowalewski. Find some of the oddest locations to stay in, such as the German hotel shaped like a giant suitcase. Published on 1 October, by DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, price £14.99.

The event

Head to Nantwich in Cheshire for the second Words and Music Festival, 8-11 October, where the line-up will feature the poet Simon Armitage and BBC presenter Mark Radcliffe with his madcap folk band The Family Mahone. Go to wordsandmusicfestival.com

The bargain

Leaving at the crack of dawn for a family holiday this October half-term? Get 10 per cent off rooms near airports with Airport Parking and Hotels. For example, two adults and two children can share a room at the Novotel Birmingham Airport for £67.86. Go to aph.com

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