Travel Deals: From sunshine in Spain to end of season skiing
Where to go and what to see
Wednesday 19 February 2014
Deals of the week
Under £1,000... Sample the sights of Miami
DialAFlight has a four-night escape to the stylish Mondrian in Miami for £829pp. The five-star hotel stands on South Beach, with easy access to the city's nightlife and restaurant scene. Virgin flights from Heathrow are included between 27 April and 31 August. dialaflight.com
Under £500... Swish off to the French slopes
To get the best ski deals, wait until the end of the season. Inghams has one option that departs on 23 March for a week in Les Deux Alpes in France. It costs £310pp, with transfers, Titan Airways flights from Gatwick and a catered stay at Chalet Bouton d'Or. inghams.co.uk
Under £200... Head to Scotland's capital
The George Hotel in Edinburgh is offering double rooms with breakfast from £87.20 per night from now until the end of April. Located close to Princes Street and Waverley Station, it's an ideal base for an affordable break in the Scottish capital. thegeorgehoteledinburgh.co.uk
Get me out of here
Now... Grab some sunshine in Spain
From now until 16 April, you could spend three nights in the Andalucian town of Vejer de la Frontera for £168pp. The price includes a room at Casa La Siesta, a boutique hotel on a hill in between the town and the beach, with its own private pool. Flights extra. i-escape.com/casa-la-siesta
Soon... Sale away to the Greek Isles
Sovereign has launched a February sale. Deals include a week at the five-star Daios Cove Resort in Crete for £839pp. Departing on 27 April, it includes easyJet flights from Gatwick, airport lounge access, transfers, half-board and a sea-view room. sovereign.com
Later... Bike and boat around Croatia
Book by midnight tomorrow to take advantage of Explore's sale. Examples include the week-long "Cycle and Cruise" tour of Croatia for £1,287pp, with flights on 24 May and 6 September, B&B boat accommodation, plus some meals and bike hire. explore.co.uk
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