The best-value rail ticket in Britain is available only for those flying between Prestwick and Belfast City airport. Gill Airways (0191 286 2222) offers a fare of pounds 5 return between Prestwick and any train station in Scotland - as far north as Thurso. The lowest fare for the flight is pounds 63 return.
The slimmest book to arrive at the travel desk so far this year is also the cheapest and the most entertainingly titled: Pub-Sites - a Guide to Camp Sites Within Staggering Distance of Good Pubs. It includes 31 campsites ranging from Hackney, east London, to Holy Loch in Scotland. The guide costs pounds 1.50 (including postage) from the Backpackers' Press, 2 Rockview Cottages, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire DE4 3PG.Reuse content