Travel Updates

Cornwall: Pay £399 (saving £216) for seven-night festive holiday including Christmas decorations and a mini-hamper starting December 20 at Bramble Cottage. The cottage, which sleeps five, is in the centre of Lizard village a few hundred metres from Lizard Point and the coastal footpath. 01326 240333, www.cornishcottagesonline.com

Canals: Pay 597 (saving 256) cruising Warwickshire canals starting Mondays and Fridays during January (excluding 1st) on Ted N Den – a well-equipped (with double glazing and under floor heating) 65ft narrowboat sleeping six based at Clifton on Dunsmore. Price includes fuel (diesel and gas), car parking, damage waiver, helmsman's waterproofs and complimentary flowers, tea, coffee and toiletries on arrival. 0845 127 1020, www.waterwaysholidays.com

Lake District: Pay 850 (saving 140) for Christmas in newly-built Tarn View on the banks of Green Tarn, three miles from Bowness on Windermere. This four-star house is for six people. Deal is for seven nights arriving December 20. 01228 599960, www.cumbrian-cottages.co.uk

Egypt: Seven night half-board holiday at the five-star Hyatt Regency Taba Heights, departing Manchester on December 21 from 875 per person (includes flights, accommodation based on two people sharing a standard room, transfers and taxes.) www.longwoodholidays.co.uk or 020 8418 2515.

France: New Year break in Montgenevre from 289 per person. Seven nights at the Club Hotel Rois Mages in Montgenevre, based on two people sharing. Hotel is opposite the main resort lifts. Deal includes flights from Manchester, overseas transfers and half board accommodation. Travel on January 8. www.rocketski.com or 01273 810777.

Spain: Seven nights in Costa Del Sol from 313 per person at the three-star Gardenia Park in Fuengirola on an all inclusive basis, departing Manchester January 2. www.airtours.co.uk, 0844 871 6636.

Malta: Fourteen night from 529 per person, saving 185, staying at the 4T Hotel Mellieha Bay on a half-board basis, two people sharing. Departing December 28 from Manchester, includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and all charges. www.thomson.co.uk or call 0871 231 5595.

YP MAG 18/12/10