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Great last minute saver holiday deals full of Eastern promise.

If you’re suffering from the post Christmas blues and wondering what to look forward to when the New Year’s celebrations wind up, there are plenty of last minute deals up for grabs. We’ve searched the web and come up with three of the best from a list by the Telegraph.

Single, footloose and fancy free round about mid-January? Why not sign up for a seven-night Nile cruise for single travellers and meet like-minded people? Solo’s (0844 371 8860, www.solosholidays.co.uk) is offering a last minute deal with £130 off this cruise departing on the 17th of January. The trip now costs £799 per person, based on two sharing a cabin, and includes flights from Gatwick or Manchester, sightseeing tours to the major Ancient Egyptian sites, transfers, taxes, meals on-board and a tour leader.

Or how about a really cheap deal? CruiseDeals.co.uk (0808 120 5469, www.cruisedeals.co.uk) are offering a seven-night Red Sea cruise for just £449 per person based on two sharing a cabin on the Thomson Celebration. The cruise departs from Sharm El Sheikh on the 13th of January and the price includes flights from Gatwick or Leeds Bradford, transfers, taxes, meals on-board and a tour leader. From Sharm you’ll sail on to Aqaba, Port Sokhna (for Cairo) and Safaga (for Luxor and Hurghada).

Finally, you can save up to £500 with IdealCruising.co.uk (0845 296 1340; www.idealcruising.co.uk). They are offering an 11-night ‘cruise and stay’ holiday departing on the 26th of January. For £799 per person (based on two adults sharing a room) you'll spend three nights at a hotel in Dubai, followed by a one-week cruise on board Costa Deliziosa. The price includes flights, transfers and taxes, meals on board and the services of a tour guide. The cruiser calls at Muscat, Fujairah, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain.

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