Tips and deals of the week: 15/08/2010
Sunday 15 August 2010
Gap year deals
If this week's A-level results aren't quite what you'd hoped for, check out the gap-year adventures now on offer from Travelmood.
Go to travelmoodadventures.com
Get four to Venice for £199
Thomson Al Fresco is offering 40 per cent off a week in the Marina di Venezia park near Venice for a family of four staying in a mobile home.
Go to thomsonalfresco.co.uk
Hayes & Jarvis is cutting in half the price of a two-week holiday to Phuket. Price £679 including return flights, transfers and B&B.
Go to hayesandjarvis.com
Is it a bag, is it a seat? New for children, the BoostApak can be used as both a rucksack and a car booster seat. Price £39.99.
Go to trunki.com
Europcar and the Guild of Food Writers have produced the Roadside Gastro Guide, on where to eat near major roads around the UK.
Go to europcar.co.uk
Visit Castle Sinclair Girnigoe in Scotland, which has just reopened to the public following £700,000 of restoration work.
Go to castlesinclairgirnigoe.org
Pack an eco-friendly re-usable cup for your travels. Just out, the KeepCup is available in three sizes and costs from £8 to £10.
Go to keepcup.com.au
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