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CORNWALL: Classic Cottages (01326 565555) offers seven nights' self-catering in cottage sleeping four from under pounds 60 per person, based on full occupancy, from Feb 23.
MISS SAIGON IN BRISTOL: Bristol MarriottRoyal hotel package at pounds 100 per person includes top priced theatre ticket, B&B accom, and VIP theatre souvenir pack. Marriott reservations (01904 689622).
CUMBRIA: Hoseasons Holiday Lodges (0870 900 9011) offers lodge sleeping six for seven nights in Crake Valley Park for pounds 290, from Mar 1-8.
SHORT BREAKS PARIS: Eurostar Holidays Direct (0870 167 6767) offers two nights' B&B and return Eurostar travel with free first class upgrade for pounds 119, for travel until Mar 27.
EUROSTAR SALE: Eurostar discounted fares start at pounds 59 return to Paris/Brussels and pounds 49 return travel to Lille. Fares from Ashford International from pounds 49 to Paris/Brussels, from pounds 39 to Lille. Tickets avail until Mar 10, book at least 14 days before departure on 08705 186186 or www.eurostar.com.
PICARDY: Eurotunnel Motoring holidays (0870 333 2001) offer three nights' B&B in seaside village of Ault for pounds 115, departing Mar 7.
WINTER/SPRING SUN CRETE: Freelance (01789 297705) offers seven nights' self-catering in Chania, departing April 8 or 29, for pounds 299, incl flights ex-Gatwick and transfers.
SARDINIA: Holiday Options (0870 0130 450) offers seven nights' half-board at four star hotel in Alghero for pounds 559, ex-Gatwick May 10.
CORFU: Argo (020 7331 7070) offers seven nights' self-catering in Kavos from pounds 199, May 15-21, based on three sharing studio apartment. NORTHERN CYPRUS: Metak (020 7935 6961) offers seven nights' half-board at Altinkaya Hotel for pounds 319, valid for travel until Mar 17. ITALIAN RIVIERA: Cresta Choices (0870 33 33 303) offers eight nights' B&B for pounds 561 - saving pounds 78 and including free night - ex-Gatwick Feb 26.
LONG-HAUL FLORIDA: Bon Voyage (0800 316 0194) offers seven nights' room-only at three star hotel, ex-Heathrow/ Manchester by sched flights until Mar 30, for pounds 359, under-11 year olds sharing parents' room pay pounds 169. Book by Feb 28.
AUSTRALIA FLY-DRIVE: Travelbag (0870 890 1458) offers 12 nights for pounds 951 incl Singapore Airlines flights, standard accom, cruise on Swan River and eight days' car hire.
NEPAL: Imaginative Traveller (01473 667337) offers 15-day Himalayan Dreaming trip from Mar 2 for pounds 783, via Central Nepal, Bandipur, Pokhara, Tansen and Royal Bardia National Park for wild elephant and rhino. Price includes Gulf Air flights ex-Heathrow, arrival transfer, all internal transport, 14-nights' accom in simple hotels and tour leader.
ST KITTS: Kuoni (01306 747800) 14-nights' room-only at five star Ottley's Plantation Inn for pounds 1,635, saving pounds 530, departing Weds/Fridays between Feb 23 and April 2.
BARBADOS: Kuoni (01306 747800) offers seven nights' all-inclusive at three star hotel for pounds 815, saving pounds 207, ex-Gatwick/Heathrow between Mar 8 and April 4. Book by Mar 15. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Cosmos (0870 908 4299) offers 14-nights' all-inclusive for pounds 789 from Mar 3.
GOA: Cosmos (0870 908 4299) offers seven nights' B&B ex-Gatwick Mar 15 for pounds 429.
THAILAND: Quest Travel (0870 442 3513) offers six nights' room-only at three star hotel for pounds 539, ex-Heathrow April 21-June 24.
CAPE TOWN: Quest Travel 90870 442 3513) offers six nights' B&B from pounds 785 until April 10, with departures from Heathrow, London City, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, via Amsterdam and Jo'burg.
JAMAICA: Advantage Gravel (0870 444 3493) offers six nights' all-inclusive at Sandals inn, Montego Bay, and Air Jamaica flights, for pounds 849, ex-Manchester Mar 12April 8.
THEMED HOLIDAYS COOKING IN PROVENCE: InntravelShortbreaks (01653 629001) offers three nights' half-board for pounds 433 from March 13 to learn authentic Provencal dishes in hotel kitchen, and chance to explore Luberon landscapes.
Package incl car hire, half-board accom, two lessons.
OPERA IN BUDAPEST: JMB Travel (01905830099) offers two nights' B&B in three-star hotel, to see Gounod's Faust at the Erkel Theatre for pounds 299, from Feb 28. Package incl best category opera ticket for Sat matinee.
ST PATRICK'S DAY IN DUBLIN: TravelsceneIreland All Over (0151 231 1480) offers two night B&B breaks departing Mar 16, incl flights from Birmingham, from around pounds 210.
WALKING IN YORKSHIRE: Countrywide(01942 823456) offers five nights' half-board accom from Mar 23 at 18th century King's Head Hotel in Richmond, North Yorks, for walks via Aske Hall, Easby Abbey, Willance's Leap, and All Creatures Great And Small village of Askrigg. Packages incl picnic lunches on walk days, and knowledgeable guide leading each walk, for pounds 309.
COACHING THE IMPERIAL CAPITALS: Cosmos Tourama (0870 264 6012) offers 13-day escorted tour for pounds 549, ex-Waterloo by Eurostar Mar 24 via Berlin, Prague, Dresden, Vienna, Budapoest and Salzburg.
CRUISES MED: MSC (020 7637 2525) offers seven nights' 'Mediterranean Pearls' voyage from April 20, 27 and through May, June and October from pounds 649, against brochure price pounds 970. Ex-Genoa, ports of call include Naples, Palermo, Tunis, Palma, Barcelona, Marseilles. Same operator offers seven nights on MSC Rhapsody for pounds 549, against pounds 930 brochure price.
GREEK ISLANDS: Voyages of Discovery (01444 462150) offers ten-night Mediterranean Treasures cruise on MV Arion departing April 24 for voyage via Egypt, Greece and Greek Islands, Croatia and Albania. Highlights include Greek Easter celebrations and visit to El Alamein. Prices from pounds 499 save pounds 560 off brochure price.
SYDNEY-SAN FRANCISCO: Travelbag (0870890 1463) offers 26-night voyage, departing Feb 23, from Sydney to San Francisco for pounds 2,637, via Marlborough Sounds, Picton, Christchurch, Auckland, Tahiti, Boba Bora, Hawaii and San Francisco. Cost is big reduction from brochure price of nearly pounds 4,400.
MED: Island Cruises (08707 500414) offers seven night voyages, ex-Gatwick April 22, for pounds 419, saving pounds 160 on brochure price. Fourteen nights' on-board cost pounds 769, saving pounds 296.
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|Publication:||The Birmingham Post (England)|
|Date:||Feb 15, 2003|
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