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Get me out of here: Saint Lucia, Dubai, Sorrento


Now... Take in the Caribbean before Christmas. Travelling before 17 December, Travelbag has a week in Saint Lucia at the four-star Coconut Bay Resort & Spa with all-inclusive board and Virgin Atlantic flights from Gatwick for £1,069 per person. Travelbag.co.uk

Soon... For a reliable dose of winter sun closer to home, try Dubai. Travelling between 6 January and 8 February, there's a three-night B&B stay at the Towers Rotana Hotel with Emirates flights from Gatwick for £519 per person. Netflights.com

Later... Citalia is currently offering early-booking discounts on trips to Italy next year. Deals include a springtime sojourn in Sorrento for £665pp, with a week's half-board at the Grand De La Ville and BA flights from Gatwick to Naples on 1 April. Citalia.com