Tips and deals of the week: 11/07/2010
Sunday 11 July 2010
Isle of Wight for a fiver
Wightlink is releasing 10,000 £5 day return tickets from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head on the Isle of Wight, bookable online from 1 August.
Go to wightlink.co.uk
Three for two in New York City
Book and pay for two nights' accommodation and get a third night free between 1 July and 5 September at 16 participating hotels.
Go to nycgo.com/thirdnight
Hayes & Jarvis is offering savings of up to 54 per cent on selected breaks for the next three months, including the Caribbean and Indian Ocean.
Go to hayesandjarvis.com
Check out revamped website Thelma & Louise, an online community for women travellers that is now free to use.
Go to thelmaandlouise.com
Bales has launched a new portfolio of 10 far-flung adventures for the family to destinations including Borneo and Egypt.
Go to balesworldwide.com/family
Don't miss your chance to enter the IoS/Insight Guide Travel Photography Competition. Closing date is 10 September.
Go to independent.co.uk/travel
The Good Hotel Guide has launched an iPhone app featuring its selected hotels and B&Bs, including a new Search Near Me facility. Price £2.99.
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
World's most lethal spider found under a bunch of bananas
Rumours that the star wants to move on to pastures new
TV presenter Fiona Bruce seemed a bit startled by the find during the filming of Antiques Roadshow
Comedian says he 'never laughed as hard as I have writing with Rik'
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- 2 Star Wars memorabilia dubbed 'bit of plastic' by Antiques Roadshow's Fiona Bruce valued at £50,000
- 3 Isis fighters 'crucify' 17-year-old boy in Syria
- 4 Ebola cruise ship ‘in utter panic’ as Mexico and Belize refuse to let it dock
- 5 Death of northern white rhino leaves just six of endangered animals left in the world
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
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