Get me out of here: UK cruise, Japan's cherry blossom, Easter in the Algarve

Now... Spend Easter in the Algarve. Thomas Cook is offering a week at the four-star Aqua Pedra Bicos Hotel, on the outskirts of Albufeira, for £252pp. It includes flights from Manchester on Saturday 30 March and a week's B&B at this contemporary hotel.

Soon... In April, Japan is transformed by bursts of cherry blossom. See it with Transindus, which is offering a 10-day private tour to Tokyo, Nikko, Mount Fuji and Kyoto for £2,698pp. Flights depart Heathrow on 5 April; sightseeing, a guide and B&B also included.

Later... Visit some of the National Trust's most impressive properties on a 10-day cruise around the UK, departing Portsmouth 2 June. Voyages of Discovery offers the trip from £849pp, including full board in an inside cabin.