This week's best deals: Africa, Algarve and Mexico


16 days in Africa from £1,704.50

Intrepid Travel (0800 781 1660) is offering 25 per cent off a range of tours including its Discover Gorillas, Chimps & Game Parks trip, where you will spend 16 days getting up close to Rwanda's mountain gorillas, spot wildlife in Kenya and Uganda, and track chimps in the forest, from £1,704.50 per person. The price includes accommodation (mostly camping), meals, a gorilla trek permit, game drives, park entry fees and transport, plus services of a local tour leader. International flights excluded. Various dates until December 2013.

Discover the Algarve from £389

The Travel Department
(020 7099 9665) is offering a seven-night holiday in the Algarve from £389 per person, where you'll discover the towns of Silves, Monchique, Lagos and Sagres, taking in some of the beautiful scenery along the way. You will also visit the colourful city of Loule, famous for its market and quaint shopping streets and stay in a three-star hotel. The price includes flights, accommodation at the Hotel Auramar on a half-board basis and excursions. Departure is from London Gatwick on 12 March 2013.

Save 30 per cent on a beachfront holiday home in Mexico

Tripadvisor Holiday Rentals is offering 30 per cent off a four-bed beachfront holiday home in Akumal, Mexico. The villa sleeps ten people and stays during January cost £110 per night for two bedrooms or £215 per night for all four bedrooms.