Deals of the week - Swiss Alps, Dubai, Madeira


Less than £200... Eurostar still has seats left on its train service from London St Pancras and Ashford International to the French and Swiss Alps. The French service runs from 20 December to 12 April, the Swiss train from 21 December to 8 March, with returns from £149-£179.

Less than £500... Squeeze in some certified winter sun before Christmas with three nights in Dubai. Departing 6-10 December, the deal includes B&B accommodation at the Golden Sands Hotel Apartments and Emirates flights from Heathrow for £459pp, when booked by this Friday, 15 November.

Less than £1,000... Splash out on a five-star week in Madeira. Pay £649pp and Classic Collection will transport you to the luxurious Quinta da Bela Vista on 4 December, for a B&B stay with Monarch flights from Gatwick.