catch the sleeper to the Edinburgh Festival. Fares cost single and pounds 79 return from London Euston with Scotrail. Bookings must be made seven days in advance and trains run every day except Saturday. Scotrail (tel: 0345 550033).
10 friends can go to Disneyland Paris - but you must travel there and back together before 31 August. Bookings must be made by 27 August. Eurostar Group Sales (tel: 0870 6000 777).
young people between 12 and 17 years old can travel return to Johannesburg for pounds 310, Cape Town for pounds 338 or Durban for pounds 321. Tickets must be bought before 14 August and are valid for travel until 30 November. Flightbookers (tel: 0171-757 2444).
visit Mount Etna and the Alcantara Gorges in Sicily. The price is per person based on two sharing and includes return flights and seven nights' b&b at a hotel in Taormina. The price does not include transfers. Discount on car hire can be arranged. Lai Holidays (tel: 0171-837 1477).
take a two-centre holiday in Cuba. This price is per person based on two sharing and includes return flights, three nights' b&b in Havana and 10 nights in the beach resort of Guardalavaca. The deal is available from 24 August to 15 September. The Cuba Experience (tel: 0171-916 2233).