Tips and deals of the week: 30/05/2010
Sunday 30 May 2010
Last-minute flight bargains
Thomson Airways is offering late deals on flights, with prices from £79 for a return journey to Ibiza from Birmingham on 4 June.
Go to thomson.co.uk/flights
Save £125 in Norfolk
Pay £375 for a week's rental of a three-bed property, sleeping five, near the beach in Bacton, Norfolk. Available for the week starting 5 June.
Go to internet-cottages.com
Money off Greek holidays
Save £434 per person on seven nights in Skopelos, based on four sharing a three-bedroom villa, with flights, from 4 June. Price £435 per head at ionianislandholidays.com.
Just reopened, the Grand Hotel Timeo and Villa Sant'Andrea, both in Taormina, Sicily, under their new owner Orient-Express Hotels.
Go to orient-express.com
Online flight search facility Fly.com launched in the UK last week, offering internet bookers another place to scour for the best-value flights.
Book now for an exclusive view of some of London's private green spaces at the year's Open Garden Squares Weekend. Price £7.50.
Go to capitalgardens.co.uk
This year's Michelin Guide to the restaurants of Britain and Ireland is now available as an iPhone app. Price £5.99.
Go to itunes.apple.com
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