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*prices based on average price hotel+flights flying from London for 7 nights

January

  • Montego Bay, Jamaica

    Temp: 21-28°C

    Price: £££

    What to do

    Jamaica is a great choice for January and Santorini shines in September. Find out where to visit every month of the year with our handy calendar.

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  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

    Temp: 21-29°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    January-March is whale-watching season in the Dominican, when you can see humpback whales up close as they make their annual migration.

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  • Cape Town, South Africa

    Temp: 16-26°C

    Price: £££

    What to do

    Relax with a romantic visit to The Cape Winelands or get adventurous by climbing Table Mountain.

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  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Temp: 21-32°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Explore the fascinating history of this city of contrasts where you can marvel at modern skyscrapers standing alongside 19th century colonial architecture.

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  • Cancun, Mexico

    Temp: 21-28°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Soak up the sun, down some margaritas and dance the night away.

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February

  • Venice, Italy

    Temp: 0-6°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    February is carnival season in Venice, join the street parties and parades and soak in the traditional Italian experience.

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  • Aspen, USA

    Temp: -12.5-2°C

    Price: ££££

    What to do

    Hit the slopes of course, February is the perfect time for skiing at the world-famous ski resort.

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  • Orlando, USA

    Temp: 9-16°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Walt Disney World of course! Visiting Orlando in February is a great time for beating the queues at the parks.

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  • St Lucia, Carribean

    Temp: 23-32°C

    Price: £££

    What to do

    A St Lucia break is all about luxury and relaxation, perfect for a romantic break lying on the beach, indulging in sunset dinners and sippping on cocktails.

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  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Temp: 22-27°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Kuala Lumpur's city centre is perfect for shopaholics, alternatively just releax in the city's beautiful parks or explore the fascinating colonial history.

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March

  • Dubai, UAE

    Temp: 17-27°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    March is Dubai's cooler season, meaning the blue skies and sunshine are perfect for exploring the region without getting too hot. Make sure to visit the iconic Burj Khalifa, and indulge in some luxury with fine dining and shopping.

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  • Ocho Rios, Jamaica

    Temp: 24-27°C

    Price: £££

    What to do

    Ochos Rios is famed for its waterfalls so of course you must visit them and experience the true feeling of an idyllic paradise. You can also visit the Dolphin Cove where you can swim with dolphins.

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  • Maldives

    Temp: 27-29°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    March is the perfect time for capturing the best weather to enjoy the Maldives idyllic white sandy beaches. Water babies can enjoy a range of beach activities including snorkelling and scuba diving.

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  • Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

    Temp: 15-31°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Gran Canaria remains one of the most-loved destinations for an affordable beach break, and luckily you don't have to wait til summer to enjoy the Las Palmas sunshine.

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  • Marrakesh, Morocco

    Temp: 11-17°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Marrakesh is a unique insight into a different culture - visit souks, enjoy some tasty street food and explore the historic architecture.

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April

  • Heraklion, Greece

    Temp: 12-16°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Easter is an exciting time to visit Heraklion with Easter festivities taking place across Greece, plus as spring sets in you can expect pleasant weather too.

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  • Malta

    Temp: 17-20°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    The beautiful island of Malta is another place where you can enjoy plenty of Easter festivities in the year-round sunshine.

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  • Paphos, Cyprus

    Temp: 11-17°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Cyprus experiences plenty of sunshine you can enjoy on its beautiful beach even outside of peak season, meaning you can experience the luxury Cyprus lifestyle at great-value prices.

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  • Copenhagen, Denmark

    Temp: 2-10°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    As spring arrives it is the perfect time to enjoy the Danish capital's beautiful canals, parks and palaces - you will still need to bring a jacket though!

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  • Lisbon, Portugal

    Temp: 12-20°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Lisbon is an easy city to explore by foot and has many viewing platforms from which to take in panaromic views of the iconic city skyline with its colourful architecture. Make sure to stop by the Fish and Flavours festival in April to sample some of the delicious Portugese seafood.

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May

  • Amman, Jordan

    Temp: 14-27°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Amman is one of the oldest capital cities in the world meaning there is plenty of historic architecture to explore; sports fans can also catch all the high-speed action from the Jordan Rally in May.

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  • Bali, Indonesia

    Temp: 23-33°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    A tropical paradise - Bali is all about lying on the beach, surfing and snorkling - and you're pretty much guaranteed sunshine in May.

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  • Shanghai, China

    Temp: 16-20°C

    Price: £££££

    What to do

    Known as 'The Paris of the East' bustling Shanghai offers a plethora of experiences, from tai chi to shopping to taking in the old and new city sights from the top of the Jin Mao Tower.

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  • New York, USA

    Temp: 12-20°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    The city that never sleeps - there's a neverending list of things to do in the Big Apple from seeing a Broadway show to shopping til you drop; taking in a sport game and visiting the city's famous monuments.

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  • Barcelona, Spain

    Temp: 14-22°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    As the weather heats up you can enjoy tapas and sangria al fresco into the late hours, and make sure to try out some salsa dancing - or at least attend a flamenco show.

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June

  • Sofia, Bulgaria

    Temp: 13-24°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Bulgaria is one of the cheapest places in Europe to enjoy a summer beach break, if you do decide to do some sightseeing too there is also plenty of museums, galleries and architecture to explore.

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  • Budapest, Hungary

    Temp: 14-24°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Budapest is becoming an ever more popular European city break choice - with museums, architecture and pavement cafés aplenty all at a bargain price, it's a great choice for a summer getaway.

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  • Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Temp: 18-25°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    One of the most famous filming locations from Game of Thrones, the medieval walled city of Dubrovnik is quick becoming a must-visit. Make sure to walk the city walls and take some time to relax on the white sandy beach of Lapad.

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  • Amalfi Coast, Italy

    Temp: 16-21°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Make sure to book a mountain-top hotel where you can spend your days taking in the stunning views from the poolside. The ferry is great for planning day trip around the island, and at night indulge in some of the finest seafood and cocktails.

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  • Tel Aviv, Israel

    Temp: 18-29°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    There's a bit of something for everyone in Tel Aviv - from partying on the lively beaches to exploring the history of the city in the old town and many museums.

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July

  • Cartagena, Colombia

    Temp: 26-29°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    The beautiful beaches will be your main spot during the summer month of July but there is also plenty to explore in the gorgeous old town.

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  • Stockholm, Sweden

    Temp: 13-18°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Stylish Stockholm is in fact an archipelago of islands, each with a unique atmosphere and things to do - from shopping to museums to nightlife - oh and make sure to check out the ABBA walking tour.

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  • Helsinki, Finland

    Temp: 12-21°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Helsinki is the perfect combination of museums, churches and beautiful open spaces to explore - and as the sunshine hours last almost all day in Helsinki in July, you'll have plenty of time to explore.

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  • Krakow, Poland

    Temp: 12-19°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Krakow is the only city in Poland not destroyed by WWII, meaning it is the perfect place to explore the old-time culture of Poland in the colourful medieval old town.

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  • Antananarivo, Madagascar

    Temp: 10-15°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Antananarivo is the place for eating, shopping and history, make sure to indulge in some fine-dining as the cuisine in Antananarivo is renowned as being some of the best in the world. Tana is also the perfect base for day trips to explore other parts of Madagascar.

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August

  • Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

    Temp: 12-24°C

    Price: £££££

    What to do

    A guided safari holiday is the best way to view all of the natural wonders and large variety of wildlife which the Massai Mara National Reserve has to offer.

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  • Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Temp: 13-20°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Winner of the European Green Capital 2016, the environmentally forward thinking city is of course beautiful for walking (or cycling or paddling) around.

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  • Edinburgh, Scotland

    Temp: 11-15°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    The Fringe Festival takes over the streets, pubs and concert venues of Edinburgh in August - from comedy to music to dance, there is all kinds of entertainment to enjoy around every corner and plenty of free shows to see so no need to splash out on expensive tickets.

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  • Portland, Oregon

    Temp: 14-27°C

    Price: £££

    What to do

    Laidback Portland, Oregon is a cool and trendy city with beautiful scenery, plenty of restaurants and micro-breweries. The ideal place for exploring the city at a leisurely pace and unleashing your inner hipster.

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  • Portland, Maine

    Temp: 16-26°C

    Price: ££££

    What to do

    In the battle of the Portlands, coastal Portland, Maine also comes out on top for an August break - relax by the sea and enjoy some of the tastiest seafood.

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September

  • Tbilisi, Georgia

    Temp: 12-22°C

    Price: ££££

    What to do

    The capital of Georgia is a charismatic city with its cobblestoned old town reflective of the city's diverse history, plus numerous museums and galleries to explore as well the iconic Kartlis Deda statue of the "Mother of Georgia."

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  • Mexico City, Mexico

    Temp: 12-18°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Mexico city is the best place to visit in Mexico for a real insight into the exciting and evolving nation of Mexico. Explore the historic palaces, the bustling cantinas and of course indulge in some sizzling local cuisine.

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  • Beijing, China

    Temp: 14-26°C

    Price: £££

    What to do

    The Great Wall of China is a must of course, followed by the numerous other iconic historical sites including Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace.

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  • Munich, Germany

    Temp: 9-14°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Contrary to the name suggests, Oktoberfest actually begins in Munich in September - so plan a break filled with plenty of beer and bratwurst.

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  • Santorini, Greece

    Temp: 21-24°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    In beautiful Santorini you'll be forgiven for not wanting to do much other than relax by the pool and enjoy the beautiful views and sunsets with your loved one. The weather is still perfect in September to enjoy a sunny break.

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October

  • Port-Louis, Mauritius

    Temp: 19-22°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    The famous white sandy beaches of Mauritius are perfect for a romantic couples break, and even in October you'll be able to soak up the rays all day.

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  • Kathmandu, Nepal

    Temp: 14-20°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Kathmandu Valley is home to seven, yes seven, UNESCO world heritage sites so there is certainly plenty of culture and history to explore, as well as plenty of mountain climbing and trekking to enjoy the striking views.

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  • Istanbul, Turkey

    Temp: 12-16°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    Istanbul is the city where East meets West as historic mosques share the skyline with sparkling skyscrapers. The weather in October is slightly cooler meaning it will be more comfortable for walking around and seeing all this busy city has to offer.

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  • Lanzarote, Canaries

    Temp: 19-23°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    If you're wanting to get some last minute sun before winter sets in without venturing too far, Lanzarote is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday lying by the pool or at the beach.

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  • Las Vegas, US

    Temp: 12-21°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Summer in Vegas can just be too hot for many tourists, so October is the ideal time to visit - relax at the grand hotel pools, get lucky at the casino and take in some of the legendary shows. The great thing about Vegas is that you are not limited to the facilities of your own hotel so you can visit every fabulous hotel on the strip.

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November

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Temp: 16-21°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Tango the night away, indulge in some of the best steak in the world and take a daytrip to explore the glaciers or go white water rafting.

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  • Mozambique, Africa

    Temp: 19-24°C

    Price: ££££

    What to do

    Fast-becoming a popular destination for coastal breaks - more and more resorts are setting up across the country's Indian Ocean Coastline - go now before it gets too crowded.

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  • Bangkok, Thailand

    Temp: 24-28°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    The Thai capital has a mix of culture and history for the day - temples, palaces and museums galore - and a buzzing nightlife for the evening, making it a great choice whether you're looking to explore, party, or both.

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  • Adelaide, Australia

    Temp: 14-19°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Adelaide is filled with the laidback Australian vibe and is a great location for enjoying the beautiful outdoors at a leisurely pace. Active types can surf, hike and bike in the city and the nearby areas.

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  • Tenerife, Canaries

    Temp: 17-20°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    A much-loved holiday choice with Brits, Tenerife stays sunny right into November making it a perfect choice for a quick getaway when the gloomy British winter sets in.

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December

  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Temp: -2-2°C

    Price: £

    What to do

    The historical city of Prague is magical year round, but even more so when filled with festive spirit. Visit the Christmas market and plenty of the brilliant local pubs to enjoy some festive cheer. And for party animals Prague has the biggest nightclub in central Europe.

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  • Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Temp: 24-31°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Siem Reap is the perfect base to explore the 'Eighth Wonder of the World', the Angkor Wat temples which date back to the 12th century.

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  • Havana, Cuba

    Temp: 18-23°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Cuba's capital city is filled with passion, romance and rum, and is one city you can experience a true insight into the local life rather than a package catered for tourists.

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  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Temp: 22-25°C

    Price: £££

    What to do

    New year in Brazil is a big deal and the party at Copacabana beach is one for the travel bucket list, expect fireworks, live music and plenty of food and drink.

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  • Phuket, Thailand

    Temp: 23-31°C

    Price: ££

    What to do

    Phuket is the largest Thai island and is the epitomy of a tropical paradise - you can still enjoy the glorious sunshine even in December.

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