Now... Book ahead to glimpse the Northern Lights. On 2 or 9 Dec, Aurora Zone has four nights in Luosto, Finland for £1,095pp, with half-board at the Tunturi hotel, activities and Finnair flights from Heathrow to Rovaniemi or Kittila via Helsinki.

Soon... Hurricane season tails off in the Caribbean from November. On the 10th, Thomas Cook has 10 nights in Antigua with all-inclusive at the Halcyon Cove By Rex and Virgin flights from Gatwick for £795pp. Thomas

Later... Catch some late-season sun in Corfu. Travelbag has an all-inclusive week at the Mareblue Beach for £479pp. It departs on 24 Sept, and includes Monarch flights from Luton. The hotel has sea views and a large outdoor pool.