SINAI: Fly to Sharm el Sheikh from Gatwick (Thursdays and Sundays) or Manchester (Sundays), flight-only from£279. Fly from Heathrow every Sunday, flight-only from£319. (Explorers Tours, 01753 681 999, www.explorers.co.uk).
DAHAB: Seven-night package including transfers, accommodation, a RIB trip to Gabr el Bint and five days diving around£230 (ex flights). Five days diving£144 or£16 per dive (Poseidon Divers, 07748 377432, 0020 626 40091, www.poseidon divers.com).
SHARM EL SHEIKH: Seven-night package including return flights, transfers and B&B from£293. Six days diving£145. One days diving£35. (Explorers Tours, see above; Ocean College, 0020 69 664305, www.ocean-college.com).
EGYPT: Fly to Hurghada from Gatwick (Fridays), flight-only from£274 (Crusader Travel 0208 744 0474, www.crusadertravel.com). Flights to Hurghada are also available daily via Amsterdam.
WADI LAHAMI: Seven-night package including flights, transfers, full board and six days diving, 3-4 dives per day,£725 (Oonasdivers, 01323 648924, www.oonasdivers.com; Red Sea Diving Safari, 0020 2 3371833, www.redsea-divingsafari.com).
MARSA ALAM: Seven nights including transfers and full board accommodation in African huts£170 (ex flights), en-suite chalets£226. Five days diving with two guided dives each day by boat or jeep and unlimited shore diving£120. Add£20 per day for offshore boat trips (Deep South Diving, 0020 12325 8869, www.deep-south-diving.com).
EL QUSEIR: Seven nights package including flights, transfers, B&B at MÅ¡venpick resort£609. Ten house-reef dives£165. Diver numbers are restricted so book diving in advance (Hayes and Jarvis, 0870 90 37 737, www.hayesandjarvis.co.uk; Subex, 0020 65 332 100, www.subex.org).
HURGHADA, SAFAGA, EL GOUNA: Seven nights including flights, transfers Ã B&B Hurghada£336 or inclusive of 15 dives£433; B&B Safaga£363, half-board El Gouna£402. One days boat-diving including transfers to boat and lunch£29. Four days or more£26 per day. Six days diving with two days from each of Hurghada, Safaga and El Gouna£191 including transfers. (Crusader Travel, see above; Easy Divers, 0020 65 548816, www.easydivers-redsea.com).