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New York triumphs in Christmas shopping guide

Sterling may not have quite the buying power it enjoyed in the heady days of two dollars to a pound, but the new Christmas Shopping Guide from Post Office Travel Money reveals there are still significant savings available on a long list of Christmas presents purchased in New York. With prices up to 53 per cent lower than in London, fashion victims can bag some of the biggest bargains, while parents can slash over 40 per cent off the cost of top toys.

Brits spend £21.5 billion on weekend breaks

British adults have collectively spent £21.5 billion on weekend breaks in the past 12 months, according to new research from Santander Cards. The findings reveal that six in ten (61 per cent) adults have been on at least one weekend away in the past year, spending on average £719 each on shopping trips, stag and hen dos and wedding weekends both home and abroad.

Enjoy a lazy Sunday with Thistle hotels

Thistle is inviting guests to join them for long, leisurely lie-ins with the launch of Lazy Sundays, a brand new package available across its hotels nationwide - allowing guests to truly maximise their weekend break away.

Learn to ski & snowboard weekends in Meribel

For those looking to try skiing or snowboarding for the first time, Skiweekends.com - the specialist in ski short breaks and weeks – has introduced ‘Learn to ski or snowboard weekends’ in France’s Three Valleys.

A diverse weekend of art in Basel

The Swiss city of Basel is renowned for its world-class art galleries and museums, making it one of Europe's top cultural destinations, and the perfect place for an enriching weekend trip.

Highland fitness weekends at The Lovat

Highland fitness weekends at The Lovat

Fitness enthusiasts are being offered the opportunity to experience the exhilaration of the outdoors on a running and fitness break in the stunning surroundings of the Scottish Highlands.

A Bank Holiday family break in London

To celebrate the last weekend before term time beckons, the InterContinental London Park Lane has wrapped its “back to school” themed kids cook class and brunch into a family weekend in the city.

Spend Bonfire Night with South Lakeland Parks

Spend Bonfire Night with South Lakeland Parks

South Lakeland Parks is inviting visitors to its Lake District parks this bonfire night where they can enjoy a spectacular weekend of fireworks over England’s largest lake.

Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast launches sizzling summer deals

Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast launches sizzling summer deals

The award-winning Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast has launched a sizzling selection of summer deals, available from 1 July to 31 August 2010.

Wonderful windmill weekends in Europe

Wonderful windmill weekends in Europe

If you are looking for a holiday with a difference this year, then look no further than cottages4you with a range of windmill properties sure to wow.

Enjoy a weekend of luxury in Jersey

Enjoy a weekend of luxury in Jersey

While you may not be able to afford a yacht of your own, Hotel de France has an amazing offer that will make you feel like a multi-billionaire. Enjoy the beautiful yachts at the Jersey Boat Show (1st – 3rd May) and mingle with the rich and famous while staying and dining in luxury for less.

Discover the green beauty of Norfolk

Holidays in Norfolk make for an ideal weekend getaway from the city. This region of England is full of vast sandy beaches, tide pools, lakes, marshes and extensive country walks to explore.

Easter on the Amalfi Coast

Easter on the Amalfi Coast

Essential Italy is offering a special Easter weekend rate for stays at the beautiful four star Hotel Relais Oasi Olimpia on the Amalfi Coast.

Mums want a weekend away, not flowers

Ryanair has reported that 90% of mothers see Mother’s Day flowers as a waste of money and would prefer a (naughty) weekend away from the kids.

Fall in love with Bronte's country on a Gorgeous Weekend

Fall in love with Bronte's country on a Gorgeous Weekend

Specialising in short breaks to North Yorkshire, Gorgeous Weekend is a new online travel concierge that offers bespoke luxury holiday experiences tailored to every taste.