Escape the Olympics hype by heading off to France. But don’t worry about the queues at airports; P&O Ferries is offering £1 sailings to foot passengers travelling from Dover to Calais from Sunday to Tuesday this summer. For travel from Wednesday to Saturday, day return fares cost only £8.
Coaching pays off
Whether you’re still trying to get to the Games or escape London during them, don’t pay in gold either way. National Express has released one million £4 fares for travel across the UK until September 8.
Stay near the games
Residing in the heart of the city during the greatest show on earth just sounds expensive. However, Premier Inn hotels is offering 2000 rooms for £59 per night – Premier Inn’s cheapest ever London room rate. Now that’s gold!