Editor's picks: absolutely awesome autumn/winter ideas

Thinking of treating yourself to a holiday in November or December? There are some jolly good pre-Christmas deals around at the moment, whether you're after a quick mini-break in the English countryside or a luxurious two-week Caribbean Cruise...

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Editor's picks: absolutely awesome autumn/winter ideas

Sunshine.co.uk is offering a seven-night stay at the four-star Vila Gale Estoril Hotel in Estoril, Portugal from £329.50 per person. The price includes B&B accommodation with return flights from Luton with EasyJet. Price is based on two adults travelling on 10 November 2012.

Africa Odyssey is celebrating The Selous Safari Company's 25th birthday by offering 25 per cent off a nine-night luxury safari in Tanzania on a full-board basis, split between the Siwandu, Jongomero and Ras Kutani camps from £3,153 per person (saving £1,018 per person). The offer is valid on bookings until 31 December for travel between 8 January and 14 March 2013. International flights with British Airways, internal transfers, two game activities per day; game drives, game walks and boat safaris, plus park entrance fees are included.

TripAdvisor is offering 25 per cent off a stay at the Be Barcelona Sagarada Familia Penthouse in the Spanish city of Barcelona. The apartment sleeps five and features a terrace too. Until the end of November you will pay from £95 per night, instead of £125. TripAdvisor also has flights from London to Barcelona starting from £119 in November.

Taber Holidays is offering four nights for the price of three on a short break in Iceland's capital Reykjavik. Prices start from £655 per person and are for selected dates from 1 November to 22 December. Flights from Heathrow, Manchester or Glasgow are included, as well as transfers, four nights' accommodation at the Hotel Leifur Eirkisson and breakfast.

Cottage Lodge, a five-star, eco boutique B&B in Brockenhurst, is offering three nights for the price of two from 5 November to the end of February (excludes school holidays and Saturdays). The special winter ‘three-nights-for-the-price-of-two’ offer costs from just £75 pp (two sharing a room), including breakfast. Visit cottagelodge.co.uk.

Citalia is offering a three-night Venice break with a free night, complimentary dinner and a free city tour (if booked before 31 October) from only £249 per person, representing a saving of £110 per person. The price is based on two sharing and includes return Monarch flights from Manchester and four nights bed and breakfast at the four-star Savoia Jolanda. Price based on departures 9 December 2012. London Gatwick departures start from £255 on Easyjet departing 8 December 2012.

Powder White is offering 30 per cent off a seven-night stay at Chalet Antares in the French Alps Courchevel 1650 for an 8 December stay. The chalet, which sleeps six to eight people, is set in a peaceful location below the bustling high street of Courchevel 1650 and oozes Alpine charm. Easy access to the ski lifts, shops, bars and restaurants. Seven nights' fully-catered chalet board will cost you £279 per person, saving you £120 per person.

Jet off to Vietnam in December with luxury operator Hayes & Jarvis - and stay for seven nights at the Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort and Spa. The price – from £995 per person – is a saving of 25 per cent (£336pp). Departing on 4 December, the holiday includes B&B accommodation, Emirates flights from London Gatwick and transfers.

British Airways is offering two nights at the five-star Stockholm Sheraton from £259 person, based on two people sharing, for travel between November 1 and December 16. The price includes return flights from Heathrow and accommodation with breakfast. For reservations visit ba.com/stockholm.

P&O is offering a 14 night Caribbean transatlantic cruise on 2nd November from just £884pp for an inside cabin - with a free upgrade to an outside cabin. Take in Madeira en route, with Caribbean stop offs at St Lucia, Antigua, the British Virgin Islands, Barbuda, Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines. Balcony cabins from from £1178pp. Starting at Southampton, the price includes transfers in Barbados and return flight to Gatwick. Visit bonvoyage.co.uk for more.

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