FLYING can be one of the most stressful and expensive elements of a holiday.
Thankfully, there are some great holiday deals for under £200pp, both at home and abroad, that you can enjoy without ever setting foot on a flight.
So if you’re looking for ideas about where to go in the near future, and where you can book now, here are some ideas…
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A two-night break to the Isle of Wight is available to book now for just £139 for two people on Groupon.
It includes the ferry crossing and accommodation at Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel.
The hotel is overlooking the sea at Sandown Bay, and the deal also includes breakfast, dinner, as well as the use of the onsite facilities such as the indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and sauna.
Or why not head up to Scotland, where you can enjoy three nights in Skye at the Dunollie Hotel.
The property is overlooking the water as well, with breakfast and dinner along with a glass of wine included.
A late checkout is included as well and you can book this Wowcher deal from just £79 for two.
A weekend in Bournemouth by the sea for two people is also available for just £79 per night.
It includes two nights at a four-star Art Deco hotel, with breakfast, three course dinner on the first night and cream tea.
For a weekend with a difference, for just £139, two guests can enjoy an overnight stay at the four-star Hartsfield Manor in Surrey, which includes breakfast, dinner, and a Murder Mystery experience.
The current theme for the Murder Mystery experience is a Roman battle called Tiberius Deadius.
Otherwise, you could try a quiet retreat in Cheshire for just £69 for two.
It’s for one night’s accommodation at the Nunsmere Hall Hotel, which is surrounded by a 60 acre lake, and a three course dinner and breakfast it also included.
The offer is available with Groupon.
No fly deals to Europe
Thanks to the Eurostar, it’s easy to find no-fly deals to Europe.
There’s currently a deal for a night in Bruges for £129pp, which includes a Eurostar return ticket from St Pancras, while staying at the four-star Rosenburg Hotel.
If you stay for two nights, entry to the Chocolate Museum is also included in the Wowcher deal, and for three nights, you also get entry to the Historium.
A short break in Paris is also available with Wowcher and starts from £119pp for one night at Grand Dore Hotel.
The city break includes travel on the Eurostar, breakfast and an hour-long cruise on the River Seine.
Upgrade to three nights and you’ll get a three course picnic at the Eiffel Tower as well.
For a trip abroad without the train travel, you can try a trip to Amsterdam by cruise.
There’s one on offer with Holiday Pirates for just £99pp.
Departing from London Tilbury, the Magellan cruise ship will head to Amsterdam and return to Newcastle for a two night mini-break.
On board facilities include three spa baths, two outdoor pools and a range of restaurants which are included on a full-board basis on the ship.
Gratuities are charged on top though.
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Brits who want a bargain and don’t mind flying can book a £99 mystery deal.
You could end up with a holiday to France or Bali – but you won’t find out where you’re going until after you book.
Otherwise nine nights in the Algarve is currently on offer for just £94pp with Holiday Pirates.