Tips and deals of the week: 09/01/2011
Sunday 09 January 2011
Save on car hire
Check out the New Year sale from car rental company Avis. It claims to be making cars available for hire from a very competitive £16 per day out of its 2,800 offices around the world. Book by 9 February for travel up to 31 May.
Go to avis.co.uk
Get 50 per cent off a break from January to March at any of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts' 40 UK properties. Free upgrades are on offer, too.
Go to macdonaldhotels.co.uk/winteroffer
Get £75 shopping voucher
Guoman Hotels has launched a luxury London shopping package. Book before next Sunday to get rooms from £175 per night, including breakfast, and a £75 voucher to spend in Selfridges.
Go to guoman.com/shopping
The day trip
Take part in a snowdrop walk at one of the National Trust's gardens around the country, many starting this month.
Go to nationaltrust.org.uk
Travellers with disabilities can now check out accessibility at registered hotels on the Blue Star Scheme's website.
Go to bluestarscheme.co.uk
Note the change of name: Which? Holiday becomes Which? Travel from this month. But you can still rely on the revamped version to be filled with solid, reliable advice.
Go to which.co.uk
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