Hottest holidays for less

A Canadian winter – three words to strike sub-zero terror into the heart of any traveller’s soul. But we’ve got the antidote: it’s called fleeing the continent. Why not spend a week sailing off the coast of Capri, explore the cloud forests of Costa Rica, slurp fresh pho in Hanoi or kick back on the golden beaches of Bali.

The best bit? Our top winter escapes are all under $1500. Put winter on ice, people – it’s time for some sun.

Beach Adventures

DAYS
4
FROM
USD $775
CAD $910
AUD $955
EUR €675
GBP £495
NZD $1,045
ZAR R8,980
CHF FR690
Take a Thai sailing tour between Phuket and Ko Phi Phi. Snorkel over a vibrant underwater world, relax on idyllic...
DAYS
4
FROM
USD $884
CAD $1,073
AUD $1,133
EUR €740
GBP £575
NZD $1,219
ZAR R12,916
CHF FR814
Sail Italy’s Amalfi Coast from the colourful village of Procida, through ancient worlds in Pompeii, medieval...
DAYS
9
FROM
USD $895
CAD $1,095
AUD $1,155
EUR €750
GBP £590
NZD $1,240
ZAR R13,255
CHF FR830
Travel to Bali and experience this exotic oasis off the coast of Indonesia. Bali's Ubud, Mt Batur, Lovina and Bedugul...
DAYS
8
FROM
USD $935
CAD $1,130
AUD $1,195
EUR €775
GBP £610
NZD $1,285
ZAR R13,715
CHF FR860
Escape to Belize on an adventure to San Ignacio and Tikal. Visit breathtaking Mayan sites in Belize before reaching...
DAYS
8
FROM
USD $1,155
CAD $1,315
AUD $1,395
EUR €930
GBP £725
NZD $1,495
ZAR R12,990
CHF FR960
Head out from scenic Varadero to historic Santa Clara, colonial Trinidad and the pulsating urban hub of Havana before...

Top trips 

DAYS
8
FROM
USD $720
CAD $870
AUD $920
EUR €595
GBP £470
NZD $990
ZAR R10,555
CHF FR660
Visit India and tour the famous Golden Triangle of Dehli, Agra and Jaipur. One of the essential India tours for...
DAYS
7
FROM
USD $1,010
CAD $1,225
AUD $1,295
EUR €840
GBP £660
NZD $1,390
ZAR R14,860
CHF FR930
Cuba is made all the more glorious by the fact that it has been relatively unchanged since the 1960s. Enjoy the sight...
DAYS
9
FROM
USD $855
CAD $1,035
AUD $1,095
EUR €710
GBP £560
NZD $1,175
ZAR R12,565
CHF FR785
Follow the Angkor trails on a trip to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Explore the temples of Angkor Wat, the...
DAYS
10
FROM
USD $1,245
CAD $1,510
AUD $1,595
EUR €1,035
GBP £815
NZD $1,715
ZAR R18,305
CHF FR1,145
Munch your way through Cambodia on this mouth-watering food adventure from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, visiting Kampot,...
DAYS
8
FROM
USD $1,075
CAD $1,300
AUD $1,375
EUR €895
GBP £705
NZD $1,480
ZAR R15,780
CHF FR990
Travel from alluring Madrid to beautiful Barcelona. Visit Cuenca’s Old City with its intriguing ‘hanging houses’,...
DAYS
9
FROM
USD $810
CAD $980
AUD $1,035
EUR €670
GBP £530
NZD $1,110
ZAR R11,875
CHF FR745
From Casablanca beach and the mosaics at Volubilis to the souqs of Marrakech, this northbound tour of Morocco will...
DAYS
8
FROM
USD $690
CAD $840
AUD $885
EUR €575
GBP £450
NZD $950
ZAR R10,155
CHF FR635
Set off on an adventure through stunning Ecuador. Travel through the Amazon Jungle, visit laidback Banos and discover...