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 $697
CAD $819
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 $800
CAD $971
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 $810
CAD $985
AUD $1,155
EUR €750
GBP £590
NZD $1,240
ZAR R11,095
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 $972
CAD $1,066
AUD $1,265
EUR €880
GBP £650
NZD $1,360
ZAR R11,690
CHF FR895
Escape to Belize on an adventure to San Ignacio and Tikal. Visit breathtaking Mayan sites in Belize before reaching...
DAYS
8
FROM
USD $1,039
CAD $1,143
AUD $1,355
EUR €930
GBP £695
NZD $1,450
ZAR R12,520
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 $648
CAD $783
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
8
FROM
USD $1,089
CAD $1,273
AUD $1,485
EUR €895
GBP £770
NZD $1,630
ZAR R13,985
CHF FR925
Cuba is made all the more glorious by the fact that it has been relatively unchanged since the 1960s. Enjoy the sight...
DAYS
10
FROM
USD $1,093
CAD $1,282
AUD $1,525
EUR €1,055
GBP £775
NZD $1,640
ZAR R14,060
CHF FR1,080
Munch your way through Cambodia on this mouth-watering food adventure from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, visiting Kampot,...
DAYS
9
FROM
USD $769
CAD $931
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
8
FROM
USD $967
CAD $1,170
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
8
FROM
USD $598
CAD $666
AUD $790
EUR €550
GBP £400
NZD $850
ZAR R7,290
CHF FR560
Set off on an adventure through stunning Ecuador. Travel through the Amazon Jungle, visit laidback Banos and discover...
DAYS
9
FROM
USD $729
CAD $882
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...