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Slope off to the Austrian Tyrol on 15 December. Inghams has a week skiing in the high-altitude village of Obergurgl, in the heart of the Otz valley, for £569pp. The deal includes Monarch flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck, transfers and half-board at the Hotel Sportiv.

New York may have suffered recently, but you can guarantee the city will bounce back in no time. Travelling in 2013, from 4 January and 4 March, Thomas Cook Signature has three nights, room-only, at The Wellington for £525pp, with Virgin Atlantic flights from Gatwick.

Martin Randall has a Bach tour that visits the places where the composer lived and worked in Germany. The week-long trip departs on 7 July 2013 for £2,670pp, with Lufthansa flights from Heathrow or Manchester, hotels, most meals, eight private concerts and Sir Nicholas Kenyon, MD of the Barbican, as your guide.