Tips and deals: 28/12/2008
Sunday 28 December 2008
New on the slopes this winter, Portaski is a clever little energy-saving gadget. Adjustable straps secure your skis while the lightweight wheel-sled bears up to 70 per cent of the weight. Price £29.95, for further information go to
Eurocamp has teamed up with Tumble Tots to offer free childcare at a selection of its campsites. The play provider will offer complementary sessions at Eurocamp's "Toddler Friendly" sites in the Vendee and Brittany. For details go to www.eurocamp.co.uk.
Premier Inn has unveiled plans for Britain's first floating budget hotel. The 54-bedroom "Floatel" will be built in Hartlepool Marina this year, offering waterfront views at the company's customary budget prices. Go to www.premierinn.com.
Two-for-one spa experiences and savings on flights of up to 75 per cent are among the bargains being offered by lastminute.com in its biggest ever sale. Theatre tickets, hotel accommodation and restaurant deals also feature in the clearance, which ends on 5 January.
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