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Fly high (and cheaply) to Thailand

After the Foreign Office removed its warnings against non-essential travel to Chaing Mai and Bangkok earlier this year, following a series of anti-government riots, holidays to Thailand are being heavily discounted by up to 50%. Check out these deals on offer at the moment:

Hua Hin

Spend seven nights B&B at the Sheraton Hua Hin, a five-star hotel, for £869, down from £981, with Virgin Holidays (0844 557 3870; virginholidays.co.uk). Departs 25 August.

Enjoy a week's B&B at four-star-plus Evason Hua Hin & Six Senses Spa for £499pp (down from £706) with Hayes and Jarvis (0871 664 0246; hayesandjarvis.co.uk)if you book before 5 August. Departs 10 October.

Phuket

Thomson Tailormade (0871 664 0273; thomsontailormade.com) would like you to take advantage of a fortnight's (b&b) at the Kantary Bay Hotel, three-star for £699 (down from £965). Departs 30 Aug.

Bangkok

As a combined 10-night package for £979 (down from £1,370), Travelmood (0800 8407 802; travelmood.com) offers four nights (room-only) at the Royal Orchid Sheraton, Bangkok, (five-star) and seven nights (b&b) at the Amari Palm Reef, Koh Samui (four-star). Departs 7 Sept.

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