This week's best deals: Dubai, Gran Canaria and West Wales
Flights to Dubai for £298 return
Fly.com has found direct flights to Dubai from London Heathrow from £298 return for various dates between now and 27 February 2013. For example, flights for a holiday from 18 to 27 November would cost you just £298, as well as 20 to 27 January 2013. Flights are with Royal Brunei Airlines. Temperatures during winter reach 24C in Dubai and if you're looking for the perfect shopping break, Dubai Shopping Festival takes place between 3 January and 3 February 2013.
Seven nights all-inclusive in Gran Canaria from £695 per person
First Choice (0871 200 7799) is offering a seven-night all-inclusive break at the four-star Seaside Sandy Beach Hotel in Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, from £695 per person. The family-friendly hotel is set among tropical gardens, with a range of activities available, from archery to cycling, a fresh-water pool and a spa and wellness centre. The package is based on two adults sharing a room and includes return flights from London Gatwick departing on 29 November 2012.
35 per cent off a cottage break in West Wales
Under the Thatch is offering a cottage break for up to four people at Ty Twt in the hills above the delightful Aeron Valley in West Wales, with 35 per cent off all remaining 2012 dates. For example, two nights from Sunday 18 November costs just £205. Heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and hot water are included.
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