Find enough to eat and drink in Cuba? Splash out on six nights at the four-star Superclubs Varadero resort, where a visit includes all meals and drinks. The holiday costs pounds 599 per person, from Holiday Place (tel: 0171 435 8071), and leaves Stansted on 11 July.

Get to central Paris in time for breakfast? Take the early Eurostar train, which will get you to the Gare du Nord by 9.17am. The earliest British Airways departure from Heathrow, at 6.40am, arrives at Orly at 9am - the peak of the morning rush hour.

Take a day trip to the Channel Islands - or around the world? Read the travel pages of the Independent this Saturday.