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From New York for Valentine's Day to a five star package in the Cotswolds

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Now... Fall in love with the Big Apple

BA is offering special fares to tie in with Valentine's Day, including a Club World return ticket from Heathrow to New York for £1,414. The business-class flight must be booked by Friday, for departure between 13 and 15 February, returning on or before 17 February. bit.ly/BALove

Soon... Head off to India for Holi

On 13 March, Village Ways has a tour to India in time to celebrate Holi, the "festival of colour", where Hindus throw dyed powder and water at each other. It includes nine nights in Delhi, Khali and Himalayan villages for £598pp, with meals and transfers, but not flights. villageways.com

Later... Take a stroll in Mallorca

On Foot Holidays has launched a walking tour of Mallorca, with departures from March to June and September to December. The eight-night "Palma and the Serra de Tramuntana" trip costs £865pp, with B&B hotels, an evening meal and luggage transfers. Flights extra. onfootholidays.co.uk

Deals of the week

Less than £200... Spring in the Czech capital

For £149pp, there's three nights in the scenic Czech capital, Prague. The deal with Qwerty Travel includes B&B accommodation at the stylish city-centre Pure White Hotel with flights from Stansted, departing on various dates before 18 March. qwertytravel.com

Less than £500... A five-star Cotswolds escape

Ellenborough Park is a luxury hotel, located just outside Cheltenham in leafy Gloucestershire. Until 7 March, it is offering a two-night stay, with breakfast each morning and use of its award-winning spa, from £290 per room. Excludes 13-16 and 20-23 February. ellenboroughpark.com

Less than £1,000... Set your sights on Sorrento

Citalia is offering a week in the Italian town of Sorrento, on the Bay of Naples, for £699pp. Departing on 2 May with easyJet flights from Gatwick, the offer includes airport lounge access and seven nights' B&B at the Imperial Hotel Tramontano. citalia.com

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