Tips and deals of the week: 14/02/2010
Sunday 14 February 2010
The AA has launched a new "Best of Britain" iPhone app, full of recommendations for travellers on the move around the UK.
Price £4.99, from iTunes.
Check out flightlesstravel.com, a new website dedicated to helping travellers plan journeys without using planes, with tips on creating the best itineraries.
A new cycling holiday company, Velo Vercors, has launched in Rhone-Alps, France, offering tours of the area with accommodation.
Go to velovercors.com
Opening tomorrow, just a stone's throw from the Champs-Elysée in Paris, is the new 89-room Hotel Beauchamp.
Go to hotelbeachaumps.com
A holiday for six for £99
Haven Holidays is offering three- or four-night spring breaks from £99 for families of up to six, including activities.
Go to haven.com
A week's skiing for £289
A seven-night self-catering ski trip to Chamonix costs £289 with Directski.com, a saving of £200. Departs 6 March from Gatwick.
Save 50 per cent on a two-week holiday at the Evason Phuket and Six Senses Spa, now £699 departing 17 May.
Go to hayesandjarvis.com
Caribbean for £1,060
Get seven nights' half-board for the price of five at Jalousie Plantation, St Lucia, saving £1,280 per couple.
Go to seasonsinstyle.com
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