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Tips and deals of the week: 11/07/2010

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

Half-price long-haul

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

The website

Check out revamped website Thelma & Louise, an online community for women travellers that is now free to use.

Go to thelmaandlouise.com

The collection

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

The competition

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 app

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.