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The West Indies for less

Telegraph: "The general perception of the Caribbean is that it is an expensive place to go on holiday - a tropical playground for the rich and the famous. That image, which arises from the media's concentration on the smartest hotels, is a misleading one. There are plenty of lovely, reasonably priced places to stay - they are just harder to find out about. The Caribbean doesn't have to be prohibitively expensive - if you know where to look For this article, I have combed three popular islands - Barbados, St Lucia and Grenada - for their best, affordable accommodation. By affordable, I mean a week's package in January (high season), including flights, for not much more than £1,000 a head, or, for those travelling independently, accommodation for little more than £100 a night. "...................

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