Get me out of here: Cruises, Dubai and Cuba


Now... Departing on 25 Aug from Southampton, Thomas Cook is selling a 14-night sail on the Caribbean Princess, which stops in Iceland, Greenland and New York, for £1,299pp, with two nights at the Millennium Hilton in NYC and Icelandair flights to Heathrow via Reykjavik.

Soon... Four nights in five-star Dubai for £599pp. That's the offer from Hayes & Jarvis, leaving on 14 Sept with Emirates flights from Gatwick, transfers and a B&B stay at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray on The Palm development. Book by 24 Aug.

Later... November is an ideal month to take in the sights of Cuba. Edge Adventures has a 15-day tour for £629pp (land only), which departs from Havana on 8 Nov and includes B&B hotels and haciendas, six other meals, transport and guides.