Depart between 1 January 1998 and 15 February 1998 from Heathrow to Hong Kong (above). One way costs pounds 88 and return costs pounds 176 (valid for up to year). Available for purchase up to 27 November to ISIC student card holders and those under 26. Campus Travel: 0171 730 8111.

Depart Manchester on 11 December for a week's self-catering in Lanzarote and pay pounds 169 (saving pounds 73). Unijet: 0990 336 336.

A four-night break to Christmas markets in Hamburg, Germany, costs pounds 156 departing Harwich on 25 November or pounds 168 on 2 December, with Scandinavian Seaways overnight crossing and hotel accommodation with breakfast. Scandinavian Seaways: 0990 333 111.

Pay pounds 299 for a week's B&B at the Hotel Moon Valley in Eilat, flying from Gatwick or Luton on 8 December. Unijet: 0990 336 336.

A seven-night fly-drive to Boston costs from pounds 279 for departures up to 12 December, including flights from Heathrow with British Airways and car hire, with connections available from regional airports. British Airways Holidays: 0990 224 224.

Take an all-inclusive 13 nights in Varadero, Cuba, departing before end of November, for pounds 499 with the Holiday Place: 0171 431 0670.

From Glasgow/Edinburgh pay pounds 170 return to New York, Boston, Atlanta, Washington; pounds 220 to San Francisco, LA, Denver or Las Vegas, with departures up to 12 December. Flightbookers 0171 757 2000.

A week in Tobago costs from pounds 379 on 15 December, staying at the Kariwak Village. British Airways Holidays: 0990 224 224.

Pay pounds 219 for a one-way ticket to Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth or Auckland, flying with Britannia until March 1998. Return fare on certain dates costs pounds 449. ATAB: 0171 636 5000/0161 832 2000.

A five-night stay in Hong Kong costs pounds 285 including flights with BA and room-only accommodation at the three-star Kowloon Panda Hotel, valid for departures until 27 November, or 4 January to 15 February next year. Destination Far East: 0171 336 7788.