Travel deals: From sun in Madeira to a villa holiday in Corsica
Wednesday 02 April 2014
Get me out of here
Now... Cruise off for a cracking Easter
Depart on 9 April for an Easter cruise of the Med aboard P&O's Ventura. The trip includes Thomson flights from Manchester to Venice and stops in Kotor, Corfu, Rome, Ajaccio and Genoa. The price is £699 per adult and £461 per child, based on four sharing. pocruises.com/N408A
Soon... Catch some sun in Madeira
For departures on a range of dates between 12 May and 10 July, there's a week at Quinta do Estreito – a country-house hotel outside Funchal. The price of £349pp includes B&B and flights from Gatwick. The hotel offers rustic rooms, a pool and verdant gardens. qwertytravel.com
Later... Go on the prowl in India
On 17 October and 7 November, Naturetrek has a "Just Tigers" group tour for £2,595pp. The 13-day adventure includes a visit to the Taj Mahal and Kanha National Park, with lodge accommodation and Emirates flights from Heathrow via Dubai. naturetrek.co.uk
Deals of the week
Less than £200... Jet off to northern Europe
Book before 8 April to take advantage of the SAS seat sale to Scandinavia. For travel between 15 April this year and 28 February 2015 there are return fares from Heathrow to Stockholm (£92); Copenhagen (£96); Oslo (£106) and more, with seven other UK airports available. flysas.co.uk
Less than £500... Take a villa holiday in Corsica
For a group holiday this summer, consider Corsican Places, which currently has a range of good-value villas on the island. Based on a group of six sharing, there's a week at the Villa Oro Verde for £299pp, with car hire and easyJet flights from Gatwick to Olbia on 3 May. corsica.co.uk
Less than £1,000... Relax in a Spanish hacienda
For £890pp, there's a week at the luxurious Hacienda de San Rafael, set in an anicent olive estate outside Seville. The deal with Bailey Robinson includes breakfast, transfers and easyJet flights from Gatwick for peak season stays between 1 July and 31 August. baileyrobinson.com
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