Atlas Mountains, Jamaica and Crete: Travel deals

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Now... Aim high in Morocco

On 14 July, Virgin is offering the chance to avoid the summer heat of Marrakech with a four-night stay at Richard Branson's Kasbah Tamadot hotel, up in the cooler Atlas Mountains. The price of £889pp includes breakfast, transfers and Royal Air Maroc flights from Gatwick.

Soon... Hop on the Orient Express

On 13 August, Kuoni has a ride on the Venice Simplon-Orient Express to Venice. Priced at £2,749pp, it includes train travel from London to Venice via Paris, with a premium deluxe cabin on board, all meals and two nights' B&B at the Hotel Danieli in the lagoon city.

Later... Plan for a Caribbean break

Between 1 September and 5 December, DialAFlight has a week in Jamaica for £1,299pp. Based on a stay at the four-star Couples San Souci, on the north coast in Ocho Rios, it comes with all-inclusive meals and BA flights from Gatwick. Book by 8 July.

Deals of the week

Less than £200... Browse the worldwide BA sale

British Airways has a worldwide sale until 8 July. Examples in Europe include a two-night city break to Rome for £129pp, staying at the Giotto Hotel from 2 November to 17 December, with breakfast and BA flights from Gatwick.

Less than £500... A cultural package in Cornwall

The Old Quay House Hotel in Fowey has teamed up with Cornish theatre company Kneehigh to offer a two-night stay with tickets to Dead Dog in a Suitcase from 30 August-28 September for £498 per couple. Also included are breakfast and two dinners.

Less than £1000... Late season luxury in Greece

Wait until the schools go back and Western & Oriental has a five-star week in Crete for £765pp. Departing from 26 August-31 October, it includes a stay at the Blue Palace Resort & Spa, with half board and easyJet flights from Gatwick. Book by 15 July.