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pounds 185

Winnie the Pooh enthusiasts can spend two nights in "Five Hundred Aker Wood". Ashdown Park Hotel and Ashdown Forest are located three miles from Hartfield where A A Milne lived with his son Christopher Robin. Guests can visit such spots as Piglet's House, Roo's Sandy Pit, and Eeyore's Gloomy Place. Collect your own poohsticks on the way to Poohstick Bridge or stop off at the shop at Pooh corner for some hunny. This deal, per person, includes half-board accommodation at the country house hotel, based on two sharing. Ashdown Park Hotel (tel: 01342 824 988).

pounds 249

take a last-minute break to Egypt. This per-person deal is for seven nights at the Pharaon Hotel in Luxor (14 nights is from pounds 279 per person), and departs on 15 July including return flights, transfers and hotel accommodation with breakfast. Hayes and Jarvis (tel: 08708 989 890).

pounds 339

students and those under 26 can take a summer break with a difference. Forget the Greek Islands and Interail, this return fare takes adventurous students to China. The return ticket to Shanghai is valid for travel between now and 31 October, and must be booked before 31 August. usit Campus (tel: 0870 240 1010).

pounds 390

ride Switzerland's Glacier Express, which traverses 291 bridges, goes through 91 tunnels and surmounts the 2,033m (6,600ft) Oberalp Pass, between the resorts of St Moritz and Zermatt. This four-day break includes, per person, two nights' three-star hotel accommodation in St Moritz and one in Zermatt plus return flights and transfers. Lakes & Mountains Holidays (tel: 01329 844 405).

pounds 495

visit Dordogne a pied. This seven-night walking holiday takes in the historic chateaux, subterranean caverns and gastronomic delights of the home of foie gras. This walking tour is rated easy to moderate and includes return train from London, transfers, hotel with breakfast and four dinners. Travelbag Adventures (tel: 01420 593 001).

pounds 630

you and four of your friends can take a 14-night holiday in the French Alps. Stay at the high-altitude resort of Avoriaz, on a south-facing slope overlooking the Morzine Valley. This deal (pounds 126 per person) is for departures on 31 July or 7 August and includes studio accommodation and return short sea ferry/Channel tunnel crossing for car and passengers. EuroVillages (tel: 01606 787 776).

pounds 799

take a cut-price cruise around Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, St Petersburg, Tallinn and Copenhagen. This 12-day holiday has been reduced from pounds 2,414 and includes, per person, all travel from Harwich, cabin accommodation plus all food and entertainment. The departure date is 21 August. The Cruise Line (tel: 01273 835 252).

pounds 895

take a 14-night touring holiday of Sardinia. Departing between 26 August and 18 September, this holiday offers a choice of 10 hotels around the island including lodgings in converted cathedral cloisters. This price, per person, includes twin-share accommodation, flights, car rental and travel insurance. Voyages Ilena (tel: 0171-924 4440).

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