£2,933 - Red Sea Holidays

Travel challenge

Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a week's family holiday in Egypt over the school Christmas holidays. Prices are for a family of two adults and two children under 12.

£3,590 - Discover Egypt

Includes Egyptair flights from Heathrow to Luxor on 22 December, transfers and B&B at the Maritim Jolie Ville Resort. "Families can enjoy the superb facilities and the location on Kings Island, by the banks of the Nile," says Philip Breckner (020 7407 2111; discoveregypt.co.uk).

£2,455 - Thomas Cook

Includes Thomas Cook flights from Gatwick to Hurghada on 19 December, and all-inclusive at the Sunrise Royal Makadi. "The Red Sea Riviera is famous for its world-class snorkelling and scuba diving," says Mark Littlefair (0844 412 5970; thomascook.com).

£2,933 - Red Sea Holidays

Includes Thomas Cook flights from Manchester to Hurghada on 23 December, transfers and all-inclusive at the Sunwing Makadi Hotel, Makadi Bay. "Fantastic restaurants and a private sandy beach," says Jason Hilton (020 7332 2653; redseaholidays.co.uk).