Tips and deals of the week:, Vivanta by Taj and AB-MXR fitness product

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The transfer

A new website is offering transfer services in destinations from Gstaad to Goa, and the Canaries to Costa Rica. Go to

The hotel

Vivanta by Taj opens in Bekal on Tuesday. It brings sleek contemporary style to Kerala's quiet north coast. Go to Vivantabytaj.comThe kit

The kit

The AB-MXR is a new portable fitness product that helps tone your abdominal muscles. Compact and lightweight (1kg), it's ideal for taking on your travels. From £60. Go to