Tips and deals of the week: 08/08/2010
Sunday 08 August 2010
Cheap and healthy in the Alps
Esprit Holidays is offering a week's full board in the French or Swiss Alps for £599 for a family of three this summer, excluding travel.
Go to espritfamilyadventures.com
Save on a late summer villa
James Villa Holidays has launched its end-of-summer sale with between £150 and £500 off villas if you book by tomorrow.
Go to jamesvillas.co.uk
Get discounts on cowboy trails
Save £131 per person on a riding holiday at the Goosewing Ranch in Wyoming with Ranch Rider. Seven nights costs £1,175 per person.
Go to ranchrider.com
A three-day tour of the waters around volcanic Montserrat has just been launched by Extreme Marine Scuba.
Go to extrememarinescuba.com
Lonely Planet has launched its Discover e-books for the iPad. Titles include Britain, Italy, Spain, France and Ireland.
Go to lonelyplanet.com/ebooks
JVC's HA-NC120 foldable headphones come with up to 88 per cent ambient noise reduction and dual plug adaptors for in-flight use.
Go to jvc.co.uk
Join the stargazers at the Brecon Beacon National Park Visitor Centre on Thursday from 7.30pm to see the Perseid meteor shower.
Go to breconbeacons.org
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