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Cycling in France, skiing in Mammoth, and rafting in Peru

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Now... Take a Mammoth ski break

In two weeks' time, Ski Independence has the chance to jet off to Mammoth in California. The 10-night package costs £1,249pp, with room-only at the Mammoth Mountain Inn, car hire and United Airlines flights from Heathrow to Los Angeles on 29 January. ski-i.com

Soon - Embark on a Peruvian adventure

World Expeditions has a range of long-haul adventures with departures in the early part of this year. The 14-day "Raft, Hike and Bike" trip to Peru starts in Lima on 30 March, visiting the Andes, Cusco and Machu Picchu for £1,650pp, with meals and hotels; flights extra. worldexpeditions.com

Later - Cycle the Camargue this summer

Inntravel has a new cycling trip to the Camargue region of France. Departures between 1 May and 23 May cost £855, with a range of other departures until October. It includes six nights' B&B, three dinners, luggage transfers and bike hire, but not travel to France. inntravel.co.uk

Deals of the week

Under £200 - Set off on a Welsh break

Tyddyn Llan hotel in Wales is offering a two-night winter package with dinner, bed and breakfast for £190pp until the end of March. The restaurant with rooms is located in Snowdonia, so you can spend days hiking before returning for some award-winning food. tyddynllan.co.uk

Under £500 - Take flight to Asia

You have until midnight tomorrow to book Cathay Pacific fares from Heathrow via Hong Kong to Jakarta (£489); Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur and Penang (£489); Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket (£489). Travel dates are 1 February-30 November, excluding peak periods. cathaypacific.co.uk

Under £1,000 - Warm up in the Atlantic

For £786pp, there's the chance to leave the bleak British winter behind for Cape Verde – a group of 10 exotic isles off the coast of Senegal. The week comes with B&B at the Dunas de Sal hotel on the main island, transfers and Thomson flights from Gatwick on 28 January. capeverde.co.uk

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