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Tips and deals of the week: 06/06/2010

Bargain deals to treat dad

Thistle Hotels is offering family rooms at its properties across Britain from £80 per night, including breakfast, to celebrate Father's Day. Go to thistle.com

Save £331 in Austria

Spend seven nights in the mountain resort of Zell am See for £349 with Inghams from 12 June, with return flights, transfers, half-board and activities. Go to inghams.co.uk

Last-minute St Lucia

Get seven nights in St Lucia for £619 with Travelbag if you book by Tuesday for a holiday by 30 June. Includes return flights and accommodation. Go to travelbag.co.uk

The guide

Just published, Time Out's new guide, India: Perfect Places to Stay, Eat & Explore, promises to deliver you to the hot spots in this vast country. Price £14.99.

The boat

Explore the Thames aboard the new Spirit of Chartwell, a luxury riverboat from the Magna Carta Steamship Company. Go to spiritofchartwell.com

The routes

The AA has got together with sustainable transport charity Sustrans again to create eight regional cycling guides. Price £9.99. Go to theAA.com/shop

The gimmick

Fill your G&T this summer with ice cubes made in the shape of countries and continents with the Global Warming Ice Cube Tray. Price £6.99 from stanfords.co.uk