Tips and deals of the week: 19/12/2010
Sunday 19 December 2010
Bargain breaks in Sharm el-Sheikh
One of the inevitable heavy discounts on holidays to the Egyptian resort is being offered by directline holidays. It has cut 40 per cent off prices, with seven nights now available from £208, including return flights and B&B in a four-star hotel.
Go to directline-holidays.co.uk
Travelodge room sale
The hotel chain is offering a million rooms from £9 to £25 at more than 400 Travelodge hotels across the UK and Spain. Get booking from 6am on Wednesday 29 December.
Go to travelodge.co.uk
Free child places on ski holidays
Scott Dunn has launched a "Tots with Altitude" special offer for families with pre-school kids. Book a chalet for a party including at least two children under five for savings up to £1,400 per couple.
Go to scottdunn.com
P&O has launched an official Heritage website, including images, archives and information from the company's 173-year history.
Go to poheritage.com
Opening tomorrow, the Mint Hotel Tower of London, by the group previously called City Inn, has 583 rooms and a roof-top bar.
Go to minthotel.com
Float off to sleep on the Great Barrier Reef with Hamilton Island and Fantasea Adventure Cruising's "Reefsleep" break, which features nights on the island and at sea.
Go to hamiltonisland.com.au
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