If your plans for Christmas have fallen through or you just feel like taking a spur of the moment decision, we’ve searched the web and come up with the following last minute deals from a list by the Telegraph.
Film buffs may want to stay on the tourist track for once and follow Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie to Venice, main setting along with Paris, for their new film ‘The Tourist’. Sunvil Discovery (020 8758 4722, www.sunvil.co.uk) are offering three nights’ accommodation in this dream city at the three-star Ca D’Oro in the Cannaregio district with breakfast from £462 per person including flights from Gatwick and transfers.
For those who want to stay nearer home, how about renting a stylish Brighton regency townhouse apartment just seconds from Brighton’s seafront? The two bedroom ground floor flat comes with a home cinema system, Wi-Fi and a private patio. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom and cot for the little ones. There’s also a street parking space available. It costs £375 a week, saving £75, if booked through Holiday Lettings (www.holidaylettings.co.uk/31912).
Alternatively it’s not too late to vist Lille’s Christmas market, which runs until the 30th of December. Kirker Holidays* (020 7593 2283, www.kirkerholidays.com) is offering a two night break with breakfast at the four-star superior Carlton hotel, which is opposite Lille’s Opera House. Prices are from £359 per person, including Eurostar travel and Kirker’s guide notes.