Bright lights: see New York city in the New Year


Get me out of here...

Now... Family fun on Chesil Beach

Until 8 February, Moonfleet Manor Hotel in Dorset has a two-night weekend package for £550, for two adults and two children sharing, with half board included. The Georgian estate on Chesil Beach has a crèche, play area, a pool and cinema room.

Soon... Sale away to New York City

As part of its "New Year. New Horizons" campaign, Hayes and Jarvis is offering three nights in New York for £499pp, with room-only accommodation at the Milford Plaza and United flights from Heathrow on 10 February. Book by 31 January.

Later... Rest up in a Moroccan riad

From 22 February to 5 April, Healthy Options has week-long fitness breaks in Marrakech for £995pp. Starting on Saturdays, the trips include BA flights from Gatwick and B&B at Dar Justo. Yoga and pilates, plus walks, runs and use of the spa also included.

Deals of the week

Under £200... Summer in the south of France

Eurostar has opened bookings for its summer service to Avignon, which will run between 28 June and 13 September. Return fares from London St Pancras or Ashford International to the Provençcal city start at £109, with a journey time of less than six hours.

Under £500... The BA sale is under way

Among the many January sales is BA's, available until 28 January. Examples include a week in Tenerife at the Mediterranean Palace from 25 February, for £496pp; or three nights in Boston at the Park Plaza, departing on Mondays in February, for £497pp.

Under £1,000... Luxury skiing in Zermatt

Stretch the budget a little further with a week swishing down the Swiss slopes in Zermatt. A seven-night fully catered stay at Chalet Potosi – with sheepskin throws, open fires and Alpine views – is £734pp, including flights from Gatwick on 8 February.