Now... Departing 17 March, Hayes & Jarvis has a 10-night stay in Chiang Mai for £888pp. Includes B&B at the Centara Duangtawan hotel with Thai Airways, flights from Heathrow to Bangkok, internal flights and transfers.

Sooner... On 16 June, VJV has a 14-night "Discover China" tour for £2,219pp. As well as Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, it visits the Chengdu panda centre and Yangtse river. Includes hotels, most meals and Air China flights from Heathrow.

Later... Catch some snow in Austria over Easter. Inghams has a week's full-board at Chalet Hotel St Christoph, in the resort of the same name, with Monarch flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck on 7 April and transfers for £540pp.