Tips and deals of the week: 14/02/2010

Tips

The app

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.

The website

Check out flightlesstravel.com, a new website dedicated to helping travellers plan journeys without using planes, with tips on creating the best itineraries.

The company

A new cycling holiday company, Velo Vercors, has launched in Rhone-Alps, France, offering tours of the area with accommodation.

Go to velovercors.com

The hotel

Opening tomorrow, just a stone's throw from the Champs-Elysée in Paris, is the new 89-room Hotel Beauchamp.

Go to hotelbeachaumps.com

Deals

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.

Half-price Thailand

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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