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A city break in Berlin

Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. This week: a city break in Berlin. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each package includes flights from the UK on 5 July and three night's accommodation.

easyJet Holidays - £191

Includes easyJet flights from Liverpool and room-only at the Mercure Hotel Berlin Mitte. Transfers extra. "The vibrant Mitte district is right in the centre of the city and the perfect place to find the best nightspots," says Mandy Round (0843 104 1000; easyjet.com/holidays).

BA Holidays - £229

Includes BA flights from Heathrow and room-only accommodation at the Nhow Berlin. Transfers extra. "This funky lifestyle hotel, located close to the edgy bars and clubs in Kreuzberg, is the perfect choice for music lovers," says Mark Pallister (0844 4930758; ba.com/berlin).

Cresta Holidays - £359

Includes easyJet flights from Luton, transfers and B&B accommodation at Holiday Inn City Centre. "Whether partying until dawn or scouting for new fashion, this hotel is a popular choice for those wanting to be in the heart of the city," says Katie Elson (0871 895 0075; crestaholidays.co.uk).