Travel Challenge: Winter sun in Goa
Friday 01 November 2013
Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a beach break in the Indian state of Goa. Prices are per person, based on two sharing. Each package includes flights in December and 10 nights' accommodation.
Airtours - £557
Includes Thomas Cook Airlines flights from Manchester on 1 December, transfers and B&B at the Mira Hotel. “This small, traditional hotel offers a friendly welcome in vibrant Calangute,” says Ann Ashley (0844 412 5970; airtours.co.uk).
Expedia.co.uk - £998
Includes Qatar flights from Heathrow via Doha on 2 December and B&B at the Alila Diwa. “A short stroll from Majorda Beach, this hotel is the perfect place for an intimate getaway,” says Andy Washington (0800 783 2384; expedia.co.uk).
Lastminute .com - £905
Includes Jet Airways flights from Heathrow via Mumbai on 6 December and B&B at the Coconut Grove Hotel. “This four-star is set in an idyllic location, moments from Betalbatim Beach,” says Alex Berman. (0800 083 6000; lastminute.com).
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