Tips and deals of the week: 30/01/2011

Cut-price Family & Friends Railcard

Get 25 per cent off a Family & Friends Railcard until 4 March. The cost of the price-cutting pass, on which up to four adults and four children can travel at one time, is being reduced from £26 to £19.50.

Available only online, go to familyandfriends-railcard.co.uk/now

Save half on a break to York

Best Western Hotels is offering two-night stays for two in York for less than £200 at four hotels in the city. Plus the deal includes breakfast and dinner.

Go to bestwestern.co.uk

Half-term savings on car hire for skiers

Carrentals.co.uk is offering money off car hire at ski destinations for the forthcoming February half-term break. Prices start at £7 per day out of Sofia airport, with hire out of Salzburg at a competitive £20 per day.

The sleepover

Sleep under the night sky in one of the new Carré d'Etoiles, or star-gazing cabins, being offered by Canvas Holidays at selected sites.

Go to canvasholidays.co.uk

The camera

See the new Flip UltraHD – 25 per cent slimmer, films at 50 frames per second, with a removable battery pack. Price £159.99.

Go to theflip.com

The route

CityJet has launched a new route to Florence from London City Airport. It will also add flights to the French towns of Avignon and Toulon to its schedule from 27 May.

Go to cityjet.com

Comments