Eurotunnel's car-carrying trains shuttle between Folkestone and Calais on 365 days a year – but the company (08705 353535, www.eurotunnel.com) makes its highest earnings from leisure travellers during the school summer holidays. If you intend to tunnel your way to France in the summer, book by the end of January for the lowest fare for a trip of more than five days: £147 return for a car and up to nine passengers, saving 40 per cent on standard fares.
The cut-off date for a 40 per cent discount on DFDS Seaways sailings for the year is 28 February. The Scandinavia ferry line (08705 333000, www.dfdsseaways.co.uk) serves Amsterdam, Kristiansand and Gothenburg from Newcastle, and Cuxhaven and Esbjerg from Harwich.
From next month, Air Bosnia (020-7373 7033, www.airbosnia.com) is launching direct flights from Gatwick to Sarajevo and Belgrade. Email firstname.lastname@example.org you may be able to secure seats in February or March at the "Weekend Super Saver" fare of £127.50 return to Belgrade, or £138.50 to Sarajevo.Reuse content