pounds 5.95

enjoy a one course lunch with a glass of wine at the Sheraton Belgravia. The offer is valid 12pm-3pm daily until the end of August. Call 0171-235 6040

pounds 13

buy the New York For Less guidebook. Theoretically this should pay for itself within a day or so - it includes a 20-50 per cent discount card for hotels, restaurants, museums, theatres etc, free currency exchange, and a telephone card worth pounds 5. From bookstores.

pounds 55

per person, you can buy world-wide travel insurance for a year. Cover is for a maximum of 45 days in a year, with individual trips lasting no more than 24 days and can include some winter sports. Call Inter Assurance on 01252 747747.

pounds 109

spend four days touring Paris. Included is a city tour, a boat trip on the Seine, a visit to Versailles, three nights B&B, and return coach and ferry. Call Cooks Holidays on 01702 349215.

pounds 139

buy a one-week western US and Canadian AirPass. This allows unlimited flights between 42 cities in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, and Calgary in Canada. Call 01737 555300.

pounds 229

visit the Pyramids and Sphinx. The deal runs until the end of August and is for seven nights B&B at a three star hotel in Cairo plus flights and transfers. Departures from Gatwick on Thursdays. Call 0181-744 0474.

pounds 369

excl tax you can fly return to Cape Town or Harare from London, Birmingham or Manchester. Tickets must be bought by 30 July. Call STA on 0171 361 6262.

pounds 484

you can fly return to Rio De Janeiro with an optional stop in Rome on both the outbound and inbound journeys. This ticket is based on November departures, valid for one year, and must be booked by the end of this month. Call 0171-258 0280.

pounds 595

take to the road on a 15-day 4WD expedition in Morocco. From Casablanca, the route takes in the Atlas Mountains, Fez, and Marrakech and includes camping equipment, food, and transport. Call 0171-370 6845.

pounds 660

trek through Bulgaria for two weeks, passing through the Pinn Mountains and glacial lakes. Includes accommodation and flights. Call 01252 344161.

pounds 1500

you can spend 15 days white water rafting in Zambia and Zimbabwe. Price includes flights, accommodation and meals while on river. Call 0181- 874 4969.