Excite

Top choice last-minute holiday deals

With the disaster of England's final attempt to win the World Cup not far behind us, and a temperamental Summer ahead, many Brits might find comfort in these last-minute deals for holidays abroad. After all, there's nothing like replacing the World Cup with a cup (or pint) of cold beer by the pool, is there?

Barbados

Save yourself a whopping great £512/person with this all-inclusive holiday, for one week, at the four-star Waves Resort in Barbados. Virgin Holidays are now offering this unique deal so snap it up, whilst you can. (0844 557 3870; www.virginholidays.co.uk) The holiday costs £1,199/person with departure dates running between 16th July and 15th August with direct flights from London Gatwick.

Turkey

A fantastic deal being offered by Anatolian Sky Holidays (08448 757681; www.anatoliansky.co.uk) for seven nights at a boutique, four-star hotel in Kalkan, called the Elixir (the perfect tonic.)Costs are £315/person, based on two sharing on a b&b basis, resulting in a saving of £276. Departures from July 19th, from Gatwick airport.

Crete

Help yourself to a week's self-catering at an Aeolos Apartments studio flat, costing £331/person (saving £254), when you book with Sunvil Holidays (020 8758 4758, www.sunvil.co.uk). Included in the package is a shared pool, great views across the sea, much needed air-conditioning. Flights and transfers from Gatwick airport, leaving July 6th.

United Kingdom - Excite Network Copyright ©1995 - 2016