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Tips and deals of the week: 31/07/2011

The Hotel

The Bowery House, converted from a 1940s military flophouse, debuts New York's hotel scene, with "cabin" rooms from $59 (£36).

Go to theboweryhouse.com

The Ride

Play James Bond with the JetLev R200, a water-powered jet-pack ride now launching above the Florida Keys.

Go to jetpackadventures.com

The Sale

Bluechipholidays.net has 20 per cent off hundreds of its posh self-catering properties across the UK, like the two-bed Libby's Cottage, in Polperro, Cornwall: now £1,236 per week in August