Travel challenge: A spring break in Jersey
Saturday 13 March 2010
Every week, we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a three-night holiday in Jersey, departing on 17 April. Prices are for two people.
£468: Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, St Helier
Includes flights from Gatwick and three nights' B&B in a double room at the four-star hotel. "The Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel is ideally located overlooking the marina in St Helier, close to the main shopping area and numerous restaurants. This offer includes one night free, representing a saving of £112 per couple," says Christine Moyse of Jersey Travel (01534 496600; jerseytravel.co.uk).
£682: Mayfair Hotel, St Helier
Includes flights from Gatwick, three nights' half board at the three-star hotel and car hire for the duration of the stay. "This hotel is incredibly popular with repeat guests because of its central location in St Helier. It has an extensive gym with fitness instructors as well as a heated indoor pool. There is also currently a great offer for half board for only £1 per person per night," says Trish Hughes at Thomas Cook (0844 412 5970; thomascook.com).
Channel Islands Direct
£318: Radisson Blu, St Helier
Includes sea crossings from Weymouth (with flights from Gatwick the total price is £438) and three nights' B&B. "The Radisson Blu is one of Jersey's most sought-after hotels, with an excellent marina location and views across St Aubin's Bay and Elizabeth Castle. The four-star hotel has great facilities including a brasserie with alfresco dining overlooking the marina, plus a health club with indoor pool, sauna, steam and fitness centre," says Beverley Scarr at Channel Islands Direct (08444 937 489; channelislandsdirect.co.uk).
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