Prices slashed for hostel rooms

HostelBookers has launched its January sale with discounts on properties around the world. For example, get 45 per cent off rates at the St Christopher's at the Mosaic House in central Prague, with rooms from £3.40 per night.

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Cut-price family ski breaks

Esprit Ski has a week in St Anton, Austria, for £216 per person, based on two adults and up to four children aged 2-11 sharing. A total saving of £1,950 on the normal price.

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Save £281 on a tulips cruise

AmaWaterways has cut its seven-night cruise of the Dutch and Belgian waterways from £1,376 to £1,095 per person, a saving of £281. The price includes all meals and excursions.

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The map

The AA has launched a new set of France Atlases for 2011, including journey times between 50 popular destinations. Price £10.99.

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The website

Check out the new site, which allows users to search for a trip based on provider, cost, location or duration.

The guide

Berlitz claims you'll be able to grasp language basics quickly with its new '5-Minute Travel' series, currently available for France, Spain and Italy. Price £9.99.

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