Travel deals: From a Moroccan city break to a beach break in Turkey


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Now... Escape to an Atlantic island

On 25 March, there's a week in Cape Verde – an archipelago of 10 islands scattered in the Atlantic. The price of £785pp includes B&B in a sea-view room at the Marine Club Hotel, on the main island of Boa Vista, with Thomson flights from Gatwick and transfers.

Soon... Loll about on sleepy Lombok

In April, the rainy season on the Indonesian island of Lombok ends. A 10-night stay at the Qunci Villas on Mangsit Beach costs £1,230pp – or £1,495pp for a private pool villa. Transfers and flights with Singapore Airlines from Heathrow are included.

Later... Embark on a grand tour of Europe

On 18 May, Contiki has a grand tour for travellers aged 18-35 that visits five European cities – Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague and Rome – in 13 days. The price of £1,599pp includes bus travel, hotels, transfers, some meals and sightseeing, but not travel to Paris and back from Rome.

Deals of the week

Less than £200... Take a Moroccan city break

Absorb the sights and sounds of Marrakech on a three-night city break for £199pp. The deal with Qwerty Travel includes B&B at the Dellarosa Hotel, outside the Medina in the Ville Nouvelle, with flights from Luton or Stansted, between 28 April and 11 July.

Less than £500... Nip off to Normandy next week

For £302pp, there's a short break to Normandy with Inntravel. Departing on 29 March, the deal includes two nights' half-board at the half-timbered Auberge de l'Abbaye in Bec Hellouin, with a bottle of champagne and P&O Dover-Calais ferry crossings with car.

Less than £1,000... Bag a beach break in Turkey

Exclusive Escapes has a week in the Turkish resort of Kalkan on 26 April for £700pp. The deal includes B&B at the Kalkan Regency with charter flights from Stansted or Manchester to Dalaman, transfers, a day's gulet cruise and a Turkish hammam.