Book Late, Travel Cheap – Our TOP 5 deals of the week
TRAVEL DEALS | Winter weather got you down? Swap the gloomy grey for some brilliant blue with these last minute deals to those places where the sun still shines:
1. Encounters Travel: Thailand Jungles & Beaches Tour – £100 off
Encounters Travel is offering £100 off its 10-night Jungles & Beaches tours for those tours leaving 14 and 28 October or 14 November, now only £685 per person.
The perfect mix of sunshine, activity and culture, this alternative tour of Thailand goes off the typical tourist trail to explore the rainforests in search of elephants and leopards and tops it all off with 4 nights on the beautiful island of Koh Samui. Including airport transfers from/to Bangkok, 10 nights varied accommodation in hotels, tree houses, raft houses and an overnight train on a mixed-board basis, travel by train, plane, bus and ferry, all entrance fees as well as a local tour guide during sightseeing and activities
All you have to do is get there – flights to Bangkok start from £650.
2. Topdeck Travel: Eastern Escape in Eastern Europe – 20% off
Soak up the last of the European summer with a ten day tour of the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Austria with Topdeck Travel. At only £680 per person for the tour leaving 14 October 2012, down from £860, how could you refuse!
Includes 9 nights’ accommodation in twin share 2* & 3* hotels, transport on a modern air-conditioned coach, Trip Leader and Driver, some meals and an exclusive boat trip on the Danube from Bratislava to Vienna.
3. On the Go Tours: Amazing Africa – Book one trip, get a longer one free!
Where else for sunshine and sunsets than Eastern or Southern Africa? And this month, until 31 October, On the Go Tours is helping make your experience even better with a free upgrade to a longer trip on certain tours. Buy Safari Safrai 11 day tour and upgrade to the 16 day East Africa Encompassed for free! That’s a £895 trip for £695 (local payment excluded).
Want to check out Southern Africa? Turn the 15 day Kruger to the Cape (£595) into the 22 day Sensational South Africa for no extra cost!
Included in all trips are most meals, services of a 3 person crew (leader, driver, cook), transfers, transport in a fully equipped expedition truck and more. Check the website for details.
4. Intrepid Travel: Egypt & Jordan – 25% off
Intrepid are offering a massive 25% off their 9 day Jordan & Egypt Express tour for trips booked before 27 October 2012. That brings it down from £690 to £517.50 for an epic nine day adventure through the spectacular, history-steeped landscapes of Jordan and Egypt. Wander the ancient city of Petra, climb Mt Sinai for astounding views and finish up among the souqs and pyramids in Cairo.
5. PP Travel: Oktoberfest – final weekend offer!
There may not be guaranteed sunshine, but at least it’s warm inside those beer tents! Places still available on PP’s 5 day tour of the last weekend of Oktoberfest 2012, departing Thursday 4 October and returning Monday 8 October. £229 will get you coach and ferry, pre-erected tents at Camping Thalkirchen, full breakfast, tours to Dachau concentration camp and Andechs monastery, shuttles to and from Beerfest and the services of experienced PP crew.