Drive South Africa's coast or go wild in the Azores: Travel deals

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Deals of the week

Less than £1,000: Go wild in the Azores

Archipelago Choice has a week-long, wildlife-watching trip on Sao Miguel, the largest island of the Azores, for £998pp. The price includes Sata flights from Gatwick to Ponta Delgada in September, a full-day's birdwatching tour, plus a stay in the Hotel do Colegio.

Less than £500: Get away to Greece

For £499pp, Sunvil Holidays has a week-long stay at Kaminakia Apartments in northern Kefalonia, close to Fiscardo harbour. The site has a pool and two sandy beaches. Departing on 20 September, it includes Germania flights from Gatwick and transfers.

Less than £200: Paris and Brussels on sale

Eurostar has a sale to the French and Belgian capitals for £59 return, if you book by Tuesday 9 September. The deal is valid from London St Pancras to Paris and Brussels (or other Belgian cities for £10 extra) on specific dates between 22 September and 22 December.£59

Get me out of here

Now... Cruise the Great Glen

Caledonian Discovery has one cabin left on Saturday's departure from Inverness to Fort William aboard the converted barge, Ros Crana. The price per person of £780 includes all meals, activity equipment and guiding.

Soon... Drive South Africa's coast

On 20 September, Fleewinter has a 10-day tour of South Africa's Garden Route for £1,570pp. The package includes BA flights from Heathrow, hotels, some meals, car hire and one internal flight. Highlights include Cape Town, the winelands, the Karoo desert, Knysna and a safari on the Eastern Cape.

Later... Head to Northern India

Give Rajasthan the time it deserves, with a 17-night tour with VJV. Departing 27 November, the tour costs £1,995pp, including Jet Airways flights from Heathrow to Delhi, transfers, B&B hotels and some other meals. Stops include Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur and more.