If you're looking for a grand adventure in 2014, consider a 16-night trekking holiday up to Everest Base Camp in Nepal. The trip, with Hayes & Jarvis, will bring you up close with remote Himalayan villages and trails. It costs £1,995pp and includes all food, drinks, accommodation, guides and Jet Airways flights from Heathrow to Kathmandu via Delhi on 15 September (hayesandjarvis.co.uk).
The Holiday Autos sale is on – with discounts on a different destination each day until 21 January. On Monday, car hire for the Spanish mainland is on offer. On Tuesday, it's the turn of the Balearics and Canaries. A range of enticing destinations follows, before rounding off with Italy and Sicily on 20 January and the United States on 21 January.
The discounts are valid for trips taken before 31 October (holidayautos.co.uk).
Depart next Sunday for a week's skiing on the slopes of St Anton. Ski Solutions has a last-minute deal that takes you to the Austrian resort, with catered accommodation at Chalet Hotel Schweizerhof for £495pp. Flights are also included with Monarch from Gatwick to Friedrichshafen on 19 January (skisolutions.com).
Inspired Luxury Escapes has a week-long spring break to Rhodes for £599pp. The package comes with an all-inclusive suite at the five-star Kresten Royal Villas and Spa on the north coast in Kallithea, with easyJet flights from Gatwick on a range of dates in April and May. The deal is part of the company's current sale, which ends on 31 January (inspiredluxuryescapes.com).