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Goa: Pay £419 (saving £215) for 14 nights' accommodation at the two-star Senhor Angelo Resort in Calangute, 300 metres from the beach. Price includes return flights from Manchester, transfers, 14 nights' bed & breakfast accommodation departing December 10. 0844 576 2386,

Austria: Pay 902 (saving 150) for snowboard trip for 13-17 year-olds departing Boxing Day for a week's all-inclusive winter fun: lift pass, board hire, instruction and insurance included as well as six nights' full board in a youth centre, and evening fun – carefully but unobtrusively supervised. Also includes return overnight coach travel from Manchester. Ski option also available at 799 (saving 150). Quote SKI10 when booking. 0844 371 2424,

France: Pay 309 (saving 50) for six full days' skiing in Morzine departing Saturdays in January. Includes return overnight luxury coach travel from London Victoria, and five nights' half-board – plus afternoon tea and wine – at the three-star Chalet Club Les Gourmets in Morzine. Same deal available at Hotel Le Vert in Chamonix on B&B basis with prices from 289 (also saving 50)., 08444 06 06 00

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Switzerland: Pay from 489 on skiing holiday in Wengen with excellent skiing for beginners and intermediates and some of the most spectacular scenery in the Alps. Seven nights half-board accommodation at the 2* Hotel Bernerhof departing December 20 2010. Price includes return flights from Manchester, resort transfers and a Christmas Gala dinner. or 0208 780 4447.

Wales: Pay 153 (saving 153)for a week's stay starting December 11, in 'The Hayloft' (sleeping two), a first-floor apartment in original stone farm buildings in Tower Holiday Village near Tenby. Shared facilities include indoor heated pool, sauna, gym and tennis courts. 01437 772760,

Lake District: Pay 350 (saving 60) for single-storey, white-washed cottage with slate roof, for two, between Ambleside and Skelwith Bridge, with the Langdale Valley on the doorstep for winter walks and the local pub a mile away. King-sized bed, a round Jacuzzi bath and a vaulted living room. Price is for week starting December 11. 01228 599960,