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Should I buy a ‘mystery holiday’ as a wedding gift?

Simon Calder answers your questions about giving the gift of travel, rail strikes and claiming compensation

Friday 11 August 2023 19:12 BST
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Long-haul getaways may be more accessible than you think
Long-haul getaways may be more accessible than you think (iStock)

Q A friend has drawn my attention to “mystery holidays” – where you buy a voucher that entitles you to a holiday, you just don’t know where. Is it a good way to get a cheap break? It could make an excellent wedding present.

Kate M

A One offer I have seen looks very tempting. “Win holidays to New York, Dubai, Barbados and more for just £99pp! Holidays include return flights and accommodation.” But I won’t be booking any time soon.

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