Travel Challenge: A last-minute New Year’s Eve escape
Saturday 19 December 2009
Every week, we invite competing companies to give us their best deals for a specified holiday. Today: a last-minute escape on New Year's Eve. Prices are for two people travelling together and are for a post-Christmas departure, with flights arriving back in the UK no later than Sunday 3 January.
On The Beach
£602: Aguamarina Golf Apartments, Tenerife. Includes flights departing Gatwick on 27 December and seven nights' self-catering accommodation at the four-star resort. "With fabulous views of the ocean and the beautiful marina, the Aguamarina Golf Apartments are popular with both golf-lovers and those looking for a relaxing holiday," says Alistair Daly of On the Beach. (0871 911 0202; onthebeach.co.uk)
£790: Best Western Milton Hotel, Milan. Includes flights departing Heathrow on 30 December and three nights' B&B at the four-star hotel. "Milan is the perfect place to celebrate La Fiesta di San Silvestro (New Year's Eve), if you are looking for a vibrant atmosphere complimented by breathtaking scenery and endless fireworks," says Ben Reynolds of ebookers. (0871 223 5000; ebookers.com).
£326: Best Western Amsterdam Hotel, Amsterdam. Includes flights departing Luton on 31 December and one night's room-only accommodation at the four-star hotel. "Everyone knows Amsterdam is a great place to party, and this is especially true on New Year's Eve. This is a rock-bottom price for a four-star hotel, and is an easy place to stop over after a night out celebrating," says Lastminute.com's Andy Washington. (0871 222 3200; lastminute.com)
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