pounds 16

you can get B&B on an organised stag or hen party weekend in Wales, Hereford or Shropshire. There are over 150 activities to choose from including paint ball games, abseiling, white-water rafting, quad biking and pony trekking. Call Acorn Activities on (01432) 830083

pounds 23

per person you can have a fabulous five-course meal in a French farmhouse. Included with the meal is a return ferry journey from Ramsgate to Dunkirk (a journey of less than 90 minutes) and a guided tour of the Flanders countryside. Call Holyman Sally Ferries on (0990) 595522

pounds 69

you can stay one night at the four-star Grafton Hotel in London and see the musical Jesus Christ Superstar at the Lyceum Theatre. The price is based upon two sharing B&B accommodation. Call Goldenrail on (01904) 638973

pounds 133

you can spend a long August Bank Holiday in a cottage in County Clare, Ireland. The price is based upon seven nights accommodation for four adults, includes return ferry travel with own car and self-catering accommodation. Contact Irish Ferry Holidays on (0990) 17 00 00

pounds 299

you can have five nights enjoying the beautiful scenery and clean air of Voss in Western Norway this September. The price includes return flight from Newcastle or Gatwick, transfers and B&B accommodation. Call Scandinavian Travel Service on (0171) 559 6666

pounds 419

you can cruise the Nile for seven nights. The above price includes return flight from Gatwick, full-board accommodation and excursions including the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and Elephantine Island. For further details call Destination Red Sea on (0181) 440 9900

pounds 529

you can enjoy a 15-day Tunisian experience beginning on 7 September. The deal includes eight days touring numerous sites including the third century amphitheatre at El Djem and the island of Djerba, followed by a week in the lively resort of Hammamet. Call Archers Tours on (01233) 211 100

pounds 795

you can depart from Heathrow on a ten- day tour of China. Visit Peking, the Great Wall and the Forbidden City. The price includes flights, transfers, B&B accommodation and comprehensive sight seeing. Call Bales Tours on (01306) 884409

pounds 995

per person, take a ten-day tour of Sri Lanka starting 27 November and visit all the major ancient cities and the Hill Station of Nuwarar Eliya. The above price includes return flights full-board accommodation in medium- class hotels and tour transport. Call Prospect on (0181) 995 2151

pounds 1,475

per person, on 15 August you can depart on a 19-day "Realm of the Maya" tour of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala. As well as visiting great Mayan sites, experience colourful highland towns, jungle wildlife and the beach of Playa del Carmen in Mexico. The price includes return flights, transfers, B&B accommodation and a group leader. Call Travelbag Adventures on (01420) 541007

pounds 3,127

you can fly first class from Heathrow to Los Angeles with Air New Zealand, and receive a free side trip - travelling business class - to Fiji, Tahiti, Rarotonga, Western Samoa or Tonga. The price is based upon departures before October. Call Travelmood on (0171 258 0280)

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