Less than £200: Cresta Holidays has a three-night break in the French city of Lille for £155pp. The package on offer includes travel on Eurostar from London St Pancras on 30 July and B&B accommodation at the simple but central Comfort Hotel Opera (crestaholidays.co.uk).

Less than £500: Head to the heart of the New Forest for a British break with bags of rural charm. The Cottage Lodge in the village of Brockenhurst has a four-night package for two people with breakfast for £264. Book by 27 May for stays up until the end of June (cottagelodge.co.uk).

Less than £1,000: Departing on 17 June, Virgin Holidays has a week-long Med cruise for £649pp. It includes return flights to Barcelona and full board on the Norwegian Epic, which sails to Naples, Civitavecchia (for Rome) and Livorno (for Pisa), then Cannes and Marseille. (virginholidayscruises.co.uk).