Less than £200... BA Holidays has a range of deals on Spanish city breaks this month. Destinations on offer include Barcelona and Alicante where three nights' B&B at the four-star Medium Conqueridor Hotel is £195pp on 9 August, including flights from Gatwick. Ba.com

Less than £500... Watergate Bay Hotel near Newquay in Cornwall has a new "Seafood Break" from 17-19 November and 8-10 December for £270pp, with three nights' B&B, one lunch and one dinner, plus a half-day cookery course at Rick Stein's school in Padstow. Watergatebay.co.uk

Less than £1,000... There's still time to escape to the Greek Islands this summer. Sunvil is offering a week on Paxos for £643pp (based on four sharing) at the self-catering Christina Apartments, with Germania flights from Gatwick to Corfu on 26 August and boat transfers. Sunvil.co.uk