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A city break in Rio de Janeiro

Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. This week, the chance to acquaint yourself with the nightlife of Rio de Janeiro, on a break to Brazil's bustling beachside city. Prices are per person, based on two sharing. Each includes flights from Heathrow in September and a week's accommodation.

British Airways Holidays - £1,569

Includes direct BA flights on 13 September and room-only at the Caesar Park Ipanema. Transfers extra. "Situated on one of the world's most famous beaches, this hotel is steps away from the abundant bars and vibrant nightlife of Ipanema," says Laura Macmillan (0844 493 0758; ba.com/riodejaneiro).

Travelbag - £1,369

With KLM flights via Amsterdam on 12 September and B&B at the Best Western Sol Ipanema. Transfers extra. "This hotel guarantees a fun and stylish stay, with great views of the Atlantic," says Rianne Ojeh (0871 703 4240; travelbag.co.uk).

Journey Latin America - £1,177

Includes Iberia flights via Madrid on 10 September, transfers and B&B at the Atlantis Copacabana Hotel. "The Atlantis has easy access to Copacabana, Ipanema and the old centre, with its lively bars and Samba clubs," says Megan Parkinson (020-8747 8315; journeylatinameirca.co.uk).