Now... Set off for Greece on Sunday. Ionioan Island Holidays offers seven nights' self-catering at the Stella Apartments on Lefkada for £401pp. The price includes flights from Gatwick, car hire and welcome hamper.

Soon... Sail round the Med on Independence of the Seas, departing Southampton on 2 June. £916pp buys 14 nights in an outside cabin to see Galicia, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Andalucia, the Cote d'Azur, Corsica and north Italian coast.

Later... The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is venturing north into Scandinavia for the first time next year. The five-night Venice to Scandinavia trip stops in Copenhagen and departs on 8 April 2013, costing £3,800pp.