Travel: For as little as ...

pounds 5

you can attend a talk on climatic change since the Ice Age and how people and animals have adapted. The venue is the Royal Geographical Society, London, on Thursday 15 January at 7pm. It's the first of six bi-monthly meetings for both the general public and specialists. Call Earthwatch on 01865 311 600.

pounds 78

per person, you can take a one-week holiday on a narrow boat adapted for the disabled. The Myfanwy Swan, operating on the Coventry Canal in Staffordshire, has features such as foldaway beds for wheelchair passage, ample grab rails, spacious shower and toilet and an hydraulic ramp at the bow. The price is based on a group of six, with an experienced skipper available by arrangement for a further pounds 150 per week. Call Hoseasons on 01502 50 10 10.

pounds 139

you can go skiing for the day in Chamonix, France. Early morning flights leave Gatwick on 2 February and Manchester on 13 March, allowing up to six hours on the slopes before returning the same day. Transfers and ski carriage is included but additional costs such as lift passes, insurance and equipment hire are not. Call Airtours on 01706 240 077.

pounds 239

per person, you can whisk your loved-one off his or her feet with a special one-night Valentine's Day trip to France. Fly from London Biggin Hill to Le Touquet where a red rose and champagne reception awaits you at the Park Plaza Grand Hotel. Enjoy a sumptuous five-course evening meal with wine at Flavio's Restaurant before retiring for the night - if you so wish. Call Shelly Harris at Love Air on 01279 680 144.

pounds 495

you can see Morocco on a 15-day Imperial Cities and Desert tour. Starting in Marrakesh you will visit Rabat, Meknes and Fes, before continuing south across the Middle Atlas to the great sand sea of Merzouga. Explore the dunes by 4WD, before heading off to the dramatic Todra Gorge. Tours depart twice a month and include flights, 14 nights B&B in local hotels, land transport and a group leader. Call Explore Worldwide on 01252 319 448.

97

per person, you can ease into the New Year with a relaxing five-night sunshine break on the paradise island of Bali. Accommodation is room only at the Dewata Beach Hotel, which is set amidst lush tropical gardens in the quiet resort of Banjarberawa. The price includes return flights from either Heathrow or Manchester, as well as all transfers and airport taxes. For further details call Oriental Magic Holidays on 0990 421 888.

pounds 688

you can go on a 12-day independent Grand Motoring Tour of Scandinavia. The tour includes visits to Copenhagen and Hamlet's Elsinore in Denmark, the Gota Canal and Lake Silijan in Sweden as well as the Olympic resort of Lillehammer. The tour is available from May to September and includes return flights, half-board accommodation, car hire and full route notes and maps. Call Scandinavian Travel Service on 0171 559 6666.

pounds 1295

you can watch England play the West Indies at the fourth Test Match in Barbados from 14-16 March and soak up the sun on the beach. This special offer includes return flights, tickets, transfers, commemorative polo shirt, a celebrity-hosted cocktail party and 14 nights at the the Sandridge, a beach front hotel in Speightstown. For further information call International Travel Connections on 01244 355 400.

PROMOTED VIDEO
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
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: Car Sales Executive - Franchised Main Dealer

    £30000 - £40000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is a great opportunity for...

    Recruitment Genius: Group Sales Manager - Field Based

    £21000 - £22000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Located on the stunning Sandban...

    Guru Careers: Email Marketing Specialist

    £26 - 35k (DOE): Guru Careers: An Email Marketing Specialist is needed to join...

    Recruitment Genius: Tour Drivers - UK & European

    Negotiable: Recruitment Genius: This is a fantastic opportunity to join a is a...

    Day In a Page

    As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

    As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

    Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
    Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

    The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

    Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
    Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

    Homeless Veterans appeal

    The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
    Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

    Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

    A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
    How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

    How books can defeat Isis

    Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
    Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

    Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

    She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
    The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

    The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

    The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
    French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

    French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

    Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
    Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

    Young carers to make dance debut

    What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
    Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

    Design Council's 70th anniversary

    Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
    Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

    Dame Harriet Walter interview

    The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
    Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

    Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

    Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
    Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

    Bill Granger's winter salads

    Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
    England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

    George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

    No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
    Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

    Michael Calvin's Last Word

    Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links