Top travel deals: 11 awesome offers we love this week

Fantastic offers, including half-price Caribbean and family deals in Thailand

Hand-picked by our experts, these are the week's best travel deals, including family fun, foodie escapes and UK-stays. 

1. For affordable Asia: Sri Lanka for £849

Save up to £650 per couple on a seven-night break in Sri Lanka. Book by 15 September with Travelbag and pay £849pp for a week at the 4-star Club Hotel Dolphin in Waikkal on the eastern side of the island. The price includes flights from Glasgow and a free upgrade to a superior sea view room, and it’s based on selected September departures.

2. For family fun: Thailand for £499 including flights

Book by 15 September and you can save £100 per family on a holiday to Pattaya in Thailand. Netflights has an eight-night break at the 4-star Centara Pattaya Hotel from £499pp for departures in November. The price includes flights and breakfast, and it’s based on two adults and two children under 11 travelling together.

3. For a French hideaway: £187 off a villa in Provence

Discover the quiet side of Provence with a week in Le Pastre, a gorgeous three-bedroom villa with its own pool near the village of Montfuron. Vintage Travel is offering seven nights’ rental for £1,683, a saving of £187, for either 15 or 22 September. For a two-week booking, the price is £1,495 per week.

Villa, Provence

4. For a foodie break: three-nights in Lisbon for £274

Explore Portugal’s capital on a three-night break with Opodo and discover Lisbon’s food and wine scene. For £274pp, you get three nights’ B&B at the 3-star Hotel Dom Carlos Park, including flights from Manchester, for a 25 September departure.

5. For late-summer sun: Canary Islands for £362

Catch the sun in Fuerteventura on a seven-night break with eDreams. It’s offering a room-only week at the 3-star harbourside JM Puerto Rosario from £362pp, which includes flights from Stansted and leaves 25 September.

6. For an all-inclusive deal: half-price luxury Grenada

Book by 7 September and save 50% off a luxurious stay at the 5-star Sandals La Source in Grenada. DialAFlight is offering an all-inclusive seven-night break from £1,759pp on Grenada’s beautiful Pink Gin Beach, where you’ll have a choice of nine restaurants and numerous pools. The price includes Gatwick flights and transfers and is valid for departures next April to June.

Pink Gin Beach, GrenadaImage by Zak on Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

7. For rural relaxation: save £300 on a Devon cottage

Move quickly to book one of the cottages at Compton Pool Farm in Devon with Premier Cottages. A four-night stay in the four-bedroom Ambrook cottage on 4 September now costs £890, a saving of £300. The 14-acre farm dates from the 12th century and has plenty to keep people entertained, with an indoor pool, tennis courts, games rooms and lake fishing.

8. For a Greek idyll: one-third off a Kefalonia apartment

Save £212 off a week’s holiday at the Anemona Apartments on the Ionian island of Kefalonia. Sunvil is offering seven nights’ self-catering in a studio for £409pp, including Gatwick flights and transfers. You’ll be surrounded by lush gardens and orchards, and the beach and cafés of Katelios are just a 10-minute walk away.

9. For an English coastal escape: three nights for two in Eastbourne

Treat yourself to old-fashioned seaside luxury at the 5-star Grand Hotel in Eastbourne, which is just steps away from the beach and features a spa and outdoor pool. Visit in September and you get three nights for two, costing £240pp including breakfast. Book over the phone on 01323 412345. 

Eastbourne, UK

10. For a Balearic break: save £476 on Mallorca

Prestige Holidays is offering a savings of £476 per couple on a seven-night break at the 5-star Blau Privilege Porto Petro Beach Resort on Mallorca’s southeastern coast. The price of £1,049pp includes Luton flights, breakfast and transfers, and it’s for a 16 September departure. You’ll have indoor and outdoor pools, a beach just seconds away, a spa and a choice of restaurants.

11. For half-price luxury: 5-star Mexico for £1,229

Save up to 55% on a holiday in Cancun by booking now for next May. My Caribbean Holiday has a seven-night all-inclusive holiday at the 5-star Finest Playa Mujeres by Excellence Resorts from £1,229 if you book by 9 September. It’s for a 24 May departure, and the price includes Gatwick flights and transfers.


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