Tips and deals of the week: 17/10/2010
Sunday 17 October 2010
Save £440 on a week in the Alps
Alpine Elements is offering a seven-night break at the Hotel Genepi in Les Deux-Alpes, France, from £567.50 per person, including return flights to Geneva, transfers, half-board, and free lift pass.
Go to alpineelements.co.uk
Get a half-price holiday to Dubai
Departing Wednesday, Hayes & Jarvis is offering 52 per cent off a five-star break in Dubai. Priced at £499, the deal includes return flights, transfers, and three nights' B&B.
Go to hayesandjarvis.com
Two for the price of one in Mozambique
Turquoise Holidays has cut 50 per cent off seven nights for two sharing at the Azura resort, Mozambique, in November, to £1,540 per head, all-inclusive, including flights and transfers.
Go to turquoiseholidays.co.uk
Learn how to be a travel photographer at a special masterclass hosted by Insight Guides at Stanfords Travel Bookshop, 7.30pm, 26 October.
Go to stanfords.co.uk
Make a date for a family day out at the fifth Herefordshire Food Festival, at Hereford Racecourse, 23-24 October.
Go to visitherefordshire.co.uk
Just open on Kenya's Lamu Island, the Red Pepper House offers a luxurious taste of Swahili life with five suites in traditional houses, called nyumbas.
Go to theredpepperhouse.com
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