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travel to Germany for the tenth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, once the largest border fortification in the world. To mark the anniversary, the German Travel Centre is offering this special price for a return flight to Berlin (plus city breaks for pounds 136). German Travel Centre (tel: 0181-429 2900).

pounds 169

students and anyone under 26 can fly return to New York. STA Travel is offering Star Wars fanatics an opportunity to travel to the US to see Star Wars, Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace (which opens on 19 May) long before it hits UK screens in July. There are also return fares to Los Angeles on offer for pounds 209. STA Travel (tel: 0171-361 6262).

pounds 298

take in Kenya's safari parks and tropical islands with this return flight to Nairobi. This ticket is valid until 30 June but must be purchased before 23 May. Bridge the World (tel: 0171-991 0990).

pounds 380

you and three friends can spend a week in an Irish country cottage. This price is valid during July and August and includes cottage accommodation plus ferry crossings. UK & Emerald Cottage Holidays (tel: 0870 4441222).

pounds 596

two adults and one child can spend a week in the French Alps. This deal to either Morzine or Chamonix is designed to take the stress out of family holidays by offering nurseries run by qualified British nannies, children's activity clubs, child-minding facilities and a vast range of Alpine pursuits for teenagers and adults. This seven-night holiday includes Channel crossings, chalet accommodation (b&b and four family meals with wine) and three nights' free babysitting (nurseries and activities cost extra). This deal costs each adult pounds 298, the first child travels free and all others aged under 18 pay 50 per cent of the adult price. Selected dates in July are available. Sun Esprit (tel: 01252 616789).

pounds 635

singles can cruise Turkey's Turquoise Coast on a seven-night holiday departing 24 May. This per-person price includes return flights, transfers and full-board cabin accommodation. Solo's (tel: 0181-951 2800).

pounds 765

travel to the Holy Land for the millennium. This seven-night tour, departing 26 December, takes in Haifa, Safed, the Golan Heights, Tiberias, Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Jericho, Jerusalem, Mt Zion, Bethlehem, Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea, Meggido, Caesarea and Jaffa. The per-person price includes return flights, transfers, hotel accommodation with breakfast, guide and ground transport. Peltours (tel: 0181-343 0590).

pounds 1,089

travel to Libya. Alitalia is offering return flights via Rome. Although the current fare appears to be rather expensive, it is bound to drop and you can guarantee ancient ruins that are free of crowds. Alitalia (tel: 0171-602 7111).

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