What’s new and how to get the best from your holiday
BUSINESS CLASS BARGAINS
BRITISH Airways has a sale of business class flights and luxury holidays for bookings made by March 21. Deals travelling in Club World include three nights in Prague from £329 pp and a week in the Maldives from £2,999 pp ( ba.com).
GET 25 per cent off stays in April at baby and toddler-loving Caserio del Mirador, an hour’s drive from Alicante. Seven nights in a one-bedroom apartment cost from £989 including free babysitting, flights extra ( caseriodelmirador.com).
SAVE up to £162 on a foodie getaway to Rick Stein restaurants in Padstow, right. Two nights at Rick Stein’s Cafe costs from £526 with breakfast and dinner for two each night, or cosy up in a shepherd’s hut beside The Cornish Arms pub, from £344 for two nights with breakfast ( rickstein.com).
DRIFTERS Waterway Holidays has narrowboat trips making the most of the extra Bank Holiday for the Coronation of King Charles in May. A nine-mile potter along the Trent and Mersey Canal, with time for a beer at the Kings Lock Inn in Middlewich, costs from £1,399 for up to six people and two pets sailing May 5-8, fuel extra ( drifters.co.uk).
NEW GLASGOW FLIGHTS
BUDGET carrier PLAY will start flights from Glasgow to Iceland on May 26. One-way fares start from £69 with connections to four U.S. cities including New York and Boston from £169 ( flyplay.com).
CORSICAN Places has four new walking tours of the French island with departures from May to September. A seven- night self-guided ‘Contrasts of South Corsica’ ramble costs from £2,149 pp including flights, B& B accommodation and luggage transfers ( corsica.co.uk).
MORE U.S. FLIGHTS
NORSE is launching direct flights from Gatwick to Washington DC on June 1, with fares from £430 return. New routes to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston will follow over the summer ( flynorse.com).