Book now for autumn
A survey this week found the rain in Britain has led to a 22% surge in holiday searches. If you’re one of those who can’t wait to plan your next trip, scroll down for some amazing autumn bargains with up to 42% off regular prices.
If you know when you want to travel, click on a month for my in-depth recommendations: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. You should also book now for October half term and Christmas 2017.
– Mark Hodson, Editor of 101 Holidays
£500 off five-star all-inclusive Jamaica
Seven nights all-inclusive at the five-star Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica, costs just £1,199 pp (saving £500 pp) including Virgin Atlantic flights from Gatwick on selected dates in September and October. Children under two stay free and it’s only £30 extra to travel in November. Details from The Holiday Place.
33% off fascinating tour of Ethiopia
Ethiopia is emerging as one of Africa’s most exciting destinations. Join this 8-day Highlights of Ethiopia tour for £875 (saving £450) departing between 20 and 24 September. It includes a three-night trek in the northern highlands staying full board in community-run lodges, plus five nights B&B in hotels in Addis Ababa and Lalibela. You’ll witness the spectacular Meskel festival plus the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. Flights cost around £600 extra. Details from Tadele Travel.
42% off cricket-themed cruise in October
Join a cricket-themed cruise to Amsterdam, Antwerp, the River Seine, Rouen and Honfleur with star guests including David Gower, Chris Cowdrey and host Nick Hancock. The six-night cruise departs from Tilbury on 24 October and costs from £479 pp (saving £350 pp). Outside cabins start at £579 pp. Details from iglu cruise.
25% off luxury winter sun in Cape Verde
Get 25% off holidays at the five-star Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort, an exciting hotel newly opened in the Cape Verde Islands. Seven nights B&B costs from £975 pp (saving £324 pp) including flights departing Gatwick on 29 November. Expect nine hours of daily sun and temperatures of 28ºC. The deal includes UK airport lounge access, private transfers and visas. Details from The Cape Verde Experience.
28% off Italy’s Lake Garda
Explore beautiful Lake Garda on an e-bike. Seven nights half board at the four-star Hotel Baia Verde in Malcesine costs from £649 pp (saving £250 pp) including flights departing Gatwick on 23 September and transfers. Renting an e-bike costs €45 per day. Details from Inghams.
60% off kids summer camp
Kids getting under your feet this summer? Pack them off to PGL’s camp at Bawdsey Manor in Suffolk where six nights starting on 20 or 27 August costs just £199 (was £499) for ages 8-10 and 10-13. Quote LAST17W and book by 18 August. Insurance (£37) is obligatory.
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