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US: Pay £1,159 (saving £275) for California in a Convertible, 10-night fly-drive which takes in Long Beach, Palm Springs and San Diego with a side-trip to Las Vegas. Book by July 30 for travel between August 24 and September 30. Price per person includes return flights from Manchester to Los Angeles, 11 days’ car hire and nine nights’ room-only accommodation in four and five-star hotels (including two nights on the Queen Mary in Long Beach). 0800 316 0194,

South Africa: Four nights in Cape Town from £795 saving up to £369pp – one night free. Including scheduled flights with Emirates from Manchester to Cape Town, accommodation at the 4V Protea Hotel President, on a B&B basis. Prices are per person based on two adults travelling and sharing a standard room, and include taxes and fuel surcharges. Prices based on departures on August 25. Book by August 1. Visit to book or call the Late Offer Hotline 0844 557 3870.

Italy: Three nights in Rome from £409 per person, saving £68 per person, staying at the three-star Mercure Piazza Bologna in Rome on a bed and breakfast basis, flying with Jet2 from Manchester on August 17. 0844 879 8014,

Greece: Pay £345 (saving £152) for a week at the three-star Anastasia Hotel in Kos town. Pool, beach 10 minutes, five minute walk to shops, bars, restaurants, nightclubs. Price includes return flights from Manchester on July 27, transfers and seven nights’ bed and breakfast in a twin room. 0844 576 2386,

Lakes: Pay £600 (saving £100) for seven nights from July 30 in The Old School House near Whinlatter Forest Park in the hamlet of Seldom Seen which is a row of cottages in secluded Glencoynedale on the western side of the head of Ullswater. The property sleeps six and is close to Bassenthwaite Lake. 01228 599960,