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The best price for an island holiday?

Travel challenge: "Barbados: £6,554, including flights from Gatwick, transfers and 10 nights in a junior suite pool garden room at Turtle Beach hotel. “It combines the typical Barbados beach holiday with extensive facilities, an excellent choice of restaurants and a lively atmosphere,” says Camilla Barrett of Caribtours. (020-7751 0660; caribtours.co.uk)"

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