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Great getaways: Caribbean cruise, Gran Canaria, dash to Disneyland Paris and rewards for early ski bookers

Caribbean cruise

Lap up the warm waters of the Caribbean on the Mayan Riviera in Mexico, then take to them on board Norwegian Dawn for an 11-night trip with Virgin Holidays for £999pp. Departing 3 December, it includes return flights from Gatwick, four nights' all-inclusive at the Occidental Grand Xcaret resort, transfers and seven nights' full-board on the cruise ship as it visits Mexico, Florida, Honduras and Belize (virginholidayscruises.co.uk).

Canary yellow

The sun is shining on Gran Canaria, with temperatures currently in the mid-20Cs, which is where ebookers is offering a week's holiday for £440pp next month. The deal includes flights from Glasgow on 18 November and seven nights' B&B at the four-star Barcelo Margaritas set just behind the sand of Playa del Inglés in the southern resort of Maspalomas (ebookers.com).

Dash to Disney

There's still time to book a half-term holiday. Leger Breaks is offering four nights at Disneyland Paris for £599 per adult and £199 per under-12. The price includes return coach travel from several UK departure points on 28 October, four nights' room-only accomodation at Disney's Hotel Santa Fe and two days' admission to the park (tothemagic.co.uk).

An extra lift

The temperature is falling, the ski season approaches – and early bookers are being rewarded by Crystal. Book a holiday to any resort in its portfolio by Tuesday 21 October and you'll get the opportunity to buy a lift pass with a second at half price. The offer is valid for seven-day holidays departing 4 January to 9 February (crystalski.co.uk).