Less than £200... See the lovely French city of Lille just as spring sets in. Cresta Holidays has a two-night break that includes accommodation with breakfast at the Des Tours hotel in the Old Town and Eurostar travel from London St Pancras on 21 April for £194pp. Crestaholidays.co.uk

Less than £500... Kirker Holidays has three nights in glitzy Monaco for £399pp. Departing on 28 March, the package includes British Airways flights from Gatwick to Nice, return helicopter transfers and accommodation with breakfast at the four-star Columbus Hotel. Kirkerholidays.co.uk

Less than £1,000... For £899pp, P&O has a 14-night cruise of the Western Mediterranean aboard the Oceana. Departing 16 March for a round trip from Southampton, it calls at Barcelona, Cannes, Rome, Naples, Palma, Cartagena and Gibraltar. The price includes an inside cabin with all meals. Pocruises.co.uk