Just getting away for a few days on a short breaks holidays could be enough to keep you sane and there are plenty of vacations to choose from.
Australia has a lot to offer for short breaks holiday packages with the major cities packed with cheap accommodation and plenty of events for all tastes. If you want to avoid the cities, try Alice Springs in the Red Centre and spend an evening watching the sun set across Uluru.
Why not head to Italy? Okay it's a long flight, but make your way to Puglia on the point of Italy's heel where the white sandy beaches are gloriously under-populated with mobile home cheap holidays available to rent by the night.
Hong Kong is another great spot for a short breaks holidays with plenty of shopping, sightseeing and a chance to dive into Soho and grab some Hong Kong dim sum. Holiday deals can be found for just a few days visit.
How about this for short breaks holidays? Fly out from the east coast of Australia to LA and because of the date line, you're landing before you left. Hire a car, travel the four hours to Vegas, party until Sunday and be back for work on Tuesday morning. Sound good? These are short breaks holidays you won't forget.