QANTAS (0345 747767) has a round-the-world fare and 10 days' hotel accommodation for pounds 980 - the price also includes two free flights on Qantas within Australia. A possible itinerary might be London to Bangkok, Bali, Brisbane, Cairns, Sydney, Fiji, Honolulu, Los Angeles to London, with 10 nights' free accommodation in three-star hotels in the Far East, Australia, the Pacific and United States.

A new round-the-world fare that includes India, Australia and Mexico is being offered by Trailfinders (071-938 3366) for pounds 724. A possible itinerary is London to Bombay, Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Auckland, Los Angeles, Mexico to London. The fare is valid for travel from the UK from 1 March to 30 June.