Now... See the souks and historic sights of Istanbul on a three-night escape this autumn. British Airways Holidays has a trip to Turkey's premier city for £419pp in October with flights from Heathrow and B&B at the Avicenna Hotel – located in the old city.

Soon... Destinology has a package at the new Gaya Island Resort on the Malaysian island of Pulau Gaya, off the coast of Borneo. Book by 30 Sept and seven nights' B&B is £1,259pp with Malaysian Airlines flights from Heathrow between 10 Oct and 7 Dec.

Later... Hayes & Jarvis has an all-inclusive break in Barbados for £1,095pp. Departing on 5 Nov with Virgin Atlantic flights from Gatwick, it includes transfers and a week's stay at the Turtle Beach Resort, on the Caribbean island's south coast.