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Paris for New Year's Eve

Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. This week: a trip to Paris to celebrate New Year's Eve. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each package includes Eurostar train travel from London St Pancras on 31 December and three nights' accommodation.

lastminute.com - £369

Includes room-only at the Mercure Paris Place d'Italie in the south of the city. "The Mercure is a 10-minute Métro ride from the cultural centre of Paris," says Alex Berman (0800 083 4000; lastminute.com).

Cresta - £418

Includes transfers and B&B at the Ibis Styles Paris Bercy, beyond Gare de Lyon. "This modern hotel is convenient for the Métro, giving great access to the rest of Paris," says Katie Elson (0871 895 0075; crestaholidays.co.uk).

Eurostar - £460

Includes room only at the Crowne Plaza Republique. "In little more than two hours you will be in the heart of the French capital, enjoying all that the city has to offer," says Mary Walsh (08432 186 186; eurostar.com).