Tips and deals of the week: 14/11/2010
Sunday 14 November 2010
Florida for £599
Book a week in Orlando, Florida, with Virgin Holidays and save £100 per person. This deal includes return flights from Gatwick and seven nights' accommodation at the 3V Quality Inn International. Based on departures from 13 to 17 February 2011.
Go to virginholidays.co.uk
Christmas in Snowdonia
Plas Dinas Country House is offering savings of £1,000 for a seven night booking from 20 December. This plush self-catering property sleeps up to 20 people (in 10 rooms) and now costs a total of £4,500.
Go to plasdinas.co.uk
Family ski for £214
Departing 20 December, seven nights half-board at the Club Hotel Le Grand Aigle, in Serre Chevalier, France, costs £214 per person, including flights from Gatwick or Manchester, and transfers. Based on two adults and two children sharing.
Go to rocketski.com
Lulea, in Swedish Lapland is, for the first time, on a direct flight route from the UK with SAS. One way from Heathrow costs £100.
Go to: swedishlapland.com
Berlitz Cruise Ships 2011 is the new digital guide from Berlitzpublishing.com, with images, listings and reviews for 284 cruise ships (£9.99).
Lords South Beach Hotel opens this weekend, just in time for Art Basel Miami and White Party Week, and has named itself "the hottest gay resort in Miami."
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