Less than £200... The price of £173 per person will transport you to the culturally alluring city and sandy shores of Nice on the French Riviera. The easyJet Holidays deal includes a three-night stay at the Hôtel Univers with breakfast and flights from Gatwick on 31 July. holidays.easyjet.com

Less than £500... Pack your snorkelling mask for a week on Egypt's Red Sea coast. The package includes Monarch flights from Gatwick on 20 July and accommodation at the Grand Resort hotel in Hurghada – which has lagoon-like pools – with breakfast for £442pp. redseaholidays.co.uk

Less than £1,000... VJV has a week-long group tour around the pousadas of Portugal for £995pp. It departs on 22 September with TAP flights from Gatwick to Porto for B&B stays in a 7th-century monastery in Guimaraes and a grand property in Quelez, the "Portuguese Versailles". vjv.com