Now... Set sail for a cruise of the Canary Islands on 1 July. The 12-night trip departs from Southampton aboard P&O's Ventura, costing £749pp for an inside cabin. Ports include Madeira, La Palma, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Lisbon.

Soon... On 25 August, Explore's 13-day "East African Explorer" tour travels to Kenya and Tanzania, with time in the Maasai Mara and the Serengeti. It costs £2,298pp with flights from Heathrow to Nairobi, most meals, camping and hotels.

Later... Book ahead to be in sunny San Diego in November. Thomas Cook is offering a week in California's surf city for £1,164pp, with room only at the Handlery Hotel and BA flights from Heathrow on 1 November.