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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