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Great Late Travel Deals, October 5 2011

Pooch safari, Turkish rambles and Santiago de Compostela

Written by . Published on October 6th 2011.

Great Late Travel Deals, October 5 2011

Walk Turkey’s Lycian Way with On Foot Holidays
SELF-GUIDED walking-holiday specialist On Foot offers 18 trails in unspoilt areas of Europe, ranging from the barely-trodden (the Sabine Hills) to the must-see (the Amalfi Coast). An On Foot favourite is the Lycian Way, Turkey, a seven-night itinerary along the Turquoise Coast from Antalya down to the coast at Phaselis and onto the ruins at Olympus. The final stage, along an untamed coastline, ends at the lighthouse of Kilidonya. (Istanbul or Cappodocia can be tagged onto this trip). Price includes accommodation with breakfast daily, four evening meals, five picnics, luggage transfers between hotels, and detailed background information. Call On Foot Holidays on 01722 322 652 (www.onfootholidays.co.uk). Picture: Knut Thieme. 

Half term family fun in the Algarve and Ibiza with Jet2holidays
PACKAGE holiday specialist Jet2holidays has some great value half-term breaks on offer, such as seven nights self catering at the 3+ star Balaia Sol Apartments near Albufeira departing Manchester Airport on October 21. Family price from £1,349. Or from Leeds Bradford  on October 22 seven nights self catering at the 4 star Azuline Atlantic Apartments, Playa Es Cana, Ibiza. Family price from £1,099. Both are based on two adults and two children sharing, including resort transfers and 22kg baggage allowance.
To book visit www.Jet2holidays.com, freephone 0800 408 5599 or visit your travel agent. 


ChienbleuChien Bleu pamers pooches

Take your dog on a luxury Scottish safari break
CHIEN Bleu is the UK’s first and only specialist tour operator dedicated to seeking out the finest accommodation for dogs and their owners. They have teamed up with Scotlan’s Trigony House Hotel to offer an exclusive Chien Bleu Rover Safari Experience, featuring a ranger-driven jeep ride for pet and owner across the Queensberry Estate and Nithsdale Valley in Dumfries & Galloway. On this heather moorland there’s the chance to see otters, squirrels, woodpeckers and owls. Back at Trigony you can put your feet (and paws) up and perhaps share your haggis with a tired pooch. From £590 for two nights’ dinner, B&B in a superior room and a land rover safari for two humans and one dog. Rover Safaris can also be booked separately for £110. To book call 0800 033 7385 or visit www.chienbleutravel.com. 

Great deal at Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Sicily
RECEIVE a complimentary room upgrade (applicable to certain room types) and half board at Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Sicily. ITC Classics (01244 355 527; www.itcclassics.co.uk) has prices from £1,599 per person based on 2 adults sharing a Junior Suite for 7 nights on a half board basis including flights with easyJet and return private car transfers, saving £1,320 per person. Valid for travel completed by November 30. 


Santiago De CompostelaSantiago De Compostela

Discover Europe with Relais & Châteaux: Santiago de Compostela from £55pp pn
16 EXQUISITE Relais & Chateaux retreats in some of Europe’s most fascinating cities, are offering exceptional autumn rates.  Prices start from £55pppn (2 sharing) at Hotel Quinta da Auga in the famous pilgrimage town of Santiago de Compostela, from just £75pp pn (2 sharing) at Hôtel Heritage in the pretty town of Bruges, or less than £85pp pn in either Hotel Abtei in Hamburg or Le Petit Nice-Passédat in Marseilles.  Prices, based on 2 sharing a double room only, are subject to availability terms and conditions and valid to December 19. Reservations: www.relaischateaux.com (00800 2000 0002) 


Save up to £251 Sheraton Rhodes Resort, Rhodes
SOVEREIGN Luxury Travel (0844 415 1936; www.sovereign.com) is offering a complimentary room upgrade, one free night and an online discount – 7 nights from £549 per person on a B&B basis, departing on October 12. Price includes flights from Manchester and private transfers. Saving up to £251 per couple. 


VientianeVientiane, capital of Laos

Visit Laos for Christmas (12-day holiday with just 4 days off work)
ASIA specialist Bamboo Travel is offering a 12-day Escape to Laos itinerary, departing December 23. Highlights include 3 nights in Luang Prabang, an exploration of the northern provinces by boat, a 2 night stay at Nong Khiaw, kayaking on the Nam Song River at Vang Vieng and a stay in the capital of Vientiane. £2,195 per person (2 sharing) which includes international flights, 9-nights’ B&B (plus one lunch), road transfers, private tours and private English-speaking guide/drivers. For further information or to make a booking call 020 7720 9285 or visit www.bambootravel.co.uk. 

Citadines MontparnasseCitadines Montparnasse

Chic Citadines apartments in the heart of Paris
THE refurbished  Citadines Montparnasse Paris is ideally located, a short walk from Montparnasse station and close to the Jardin du Luxembourg, the Latin Quarter and Saint-Germain-des-Près. Each of the 67 apartments, ranging from studio- to two-bedroom units, offers a fully-equipped kitchen, bathroom facilities, safe, flat screen TV with satellite channels,a direct-line telephone and complimentary WiFi . The two-bedroom apartments provide a dishwasher and separate toilet and shower facilities. Visit www.citadines.com/france/paris/montparnasse. 

Mediterranean half term offers with discounts of up to 20 per cent
SELF-CATERING provider Pierre & Vacances, is making half term sun affordable by offering discounts of up to 20 per cent on its properties in the south of France and Spain  with prices start at just £7 per person per night, between October 22 and 29. At Pierre & Vacances Village Cap Esterel, overlooking the Med a two bedroom sea view apartment sleeping up to seven people for a week’s holiday is reduced by 20 per cent to £695. Onsite facilities include three large swimming pools with wave machines, two children’s pools, a small farm, tennis courts and bicycle hire. The beaches of Cannes are just 30 minutes away. Visit www.pierreetvacances.co.uk/ or ring 0870 0267 145.

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