TRAVEL: FOR AS LITTLE AS...

pounds 185

Winnie the Pooh enthusiasts can spend two nights in "Five Hundred Aker Wood". Ashdown Park Hotel and Ashdown Forest are located three miles from Hartfield where A A Milne lived with his son Christopher Robin. Guests can visit such spots as Piglet's House, Roo's Sandy Pit, and Eeyore's Gloomy Place. Collect your own poohsticks on the way to Poohstick Bridge or stop off at the shop at Pooh corner for some hunny. This deal, per person, includes half-board accommodation at the country house hotel, based on two sharing. Ashdown Park Hotel (tel: 01342 824 988).

pounds 249

take a last-minute break to Egypt. This per-person deal is for seven nights at the Pharaon Hotel in Luxor (14 nights is from pounds 279 per person), and departs on 15 July including return flights, transfers and hotel accommodation with breakfast. Hayes and Jarvis (tel: 08708 989 890).

pounds 339

students and those under 26 can take a summer break with a difference. Forget the Greek Islands and Interail, this return fare takes adventurous students to China. The return ticket to Shanghai is valid for travel between now and 31 October, and must be booked before 31 August. usit Campus (tel: 0870 240 1010).

pounds 390

ride Switzerland's Glacier Express, which traverses 291 bridges, goes through 91 tunnels and surmounts the 2,033m (6,600ft) Oberalp Pass, between the resorts of St Moritz and Zermatt. This four-day break includes, per person, two nights' three-star hotel accommodation in St Moritz and one in Zermatt plus return flights and transfers. Lakes & Mountains Holidays (tel: 01329 844 405).

pounds 495

visit Dordogne a pied. This seven-night walking holiday takes in the historic chateaux, subterranean caverns and gastronomic delights of the home of foie gras. This walking tour is rated easy to moderate and includes return train from London, transfers, hotel with breakfast and four dinners. Travelbag Adventures (tel: 01420 593 001).

pounds 630

you and four of your friends can take a 14-night holiday in the French Alps. Stay at the high-altitude resort of Avoriaz, on a south-facing slope overlooking the Morzine Valley. This deal (pounds 126 per person) is for departures on 31 July or 7 August and includes studio accommodation and return short sea ferry/Channel tunnel crossing for car and passengers. EuroVillages (tel: 01606 787 776).

pounds 799

take a cut-price cruise around Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, St Petersburg, Tallinn and Copenhagen. This 12-day holiday has been reduced from pounds 2,414 and includes, per person, all travel from Harwich, cabin accommodation plus all food and entertainment. The departure date is 21 August. The Cruise Line (tel: 01273 835 252).

pounds 895

take a 14-night touring holiday of Sardinia. Departing between 26 August and 18 September, this holiday offers a choice of 10 hotels around the island including lodgings in converted cathedral cloisters. This price, per person, includes twin-share accommodation, flights, car rental and travel insurance. Voyages Ilena (tel: 0171-924 4440).

Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Travel
ebookHow to enjoy the perfect short break in 20 great cities
Independent Travel Videos
Independent Travel Videos
Simon Calder in Amsterdam
Independent Travel Videos
Simon Calder in Giverny
Independent Travel Videos
Simon Calder in St John's
Independent Travel Videos
  • Get to the point
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs Travel

    Recruitment Genius: Technical Supervisor

    £24800 - £29000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: As one of London's leading Muse...

    Recruitment Genius: Centre Manager

    £14000 - £18000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an exciting opportunity...

    Guru Careers: Accountant

    £28 - 45k (DOE): Guru Careers: An Accountant is needed to take control of the ...

    Recruitment Genius: Hotel Assistant Manager

    £18000 - £20000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This hotel in Chadderton is a p...

    Day In a Page

    'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

    Bread from heaven

    Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
    Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

    How 'the Axe' helped Labour

    UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
    Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

    The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

    A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
    Welcome to the world of Megagames

    Welcome to the world of Megagames

    300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
    'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

    Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

    Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
    Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

    Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

    The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
    Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

    Vince Cable exclusive interview

    Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
    Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

    Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

    Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
    Russell Brand's interview with Ed Miliband has got everyone talking about The Trews

    Everyone is talking about The Trews

    Russell Brand's 'true news' videos attract millions of viewers. But today's 'Milibrand' interview introduced his resolutely amateurish style to a whole new crowd
    Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

    It's time for my close-up

    Meet the man who films great whites for a living
    Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

    Homeless people keep mobile phones

    A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before
    'Queer saint' Peter Watson left his mark on British culture by bankrolling artworld giants

    'Queer saint' who bankrolled artworld giants

    British culture owes a huge debt to Peter Watson, says Michael Prodger
    Pushkin Prizes: Unusual exchange programme aims to bring countries together through culture

    Pushkin Prizes brings countries together

    Ten Scottish schoolchildren and their Russian peers attended a creative writing workshop in the Highlands this week
    14 best kids' hoodies

    14 best kids' hoodies

    Don't get caught out by that wind on the beach. Zip them up in a lightweight top to see them through summer to autumn
    Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The acceptable face of the Emirates

    The acceptable face of the Emirates

    Has Abu Dhabi found a way to blend petrodollars with principles, asks Robert Fisk