We’ve all been there, the summer has ended, the weather is starting to look decidedly more wintery, and you’re already starting to miss the sun-kissed feeling that comes with the summer. Fortunately, we can send you to numerous destinations that will refresh and revive you with one final escape back to a summer climate, during chilly October.

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Our top picks for October Half Term Holidays 2024

Spend your October half term in Dubai at one of the iconic Atlantis hotels<place>Atlantis, The Palm</place><fomo>156</fomo>
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Spend your October half term in Dubai at one of the iconic Atlantis hotels

Atlantis, The Palm

Dubai
7 nights from £7,965 per family
  • Includes flights and transfers
Travel between 25 Oct 2024 and 3 Nov 2024

Why you'll love it here...

  • October half term
Spend October Half Term at this Moroccan paradise surrounded by gardens, orchards and olive trees<place>The Oberoi, Marrakech </place><fomo>178</fomo>
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Spend October Half Term at this Moroccan paradise surrounded by gardens, orchards and olive trees

The Oberoi, Marrakech

Morocco
Marrakech
7 nights from £10,199 per family
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 26 Oct 2024 and 3 Nov 2024

Why you'll love it here...

  • Save 15% on accommodation
  • Free roundtrip airport transfers
  • 20% off spa treatments
  • October Half Term holiday price
Enjoy your October half term at this family-friendly resort in Mauritius<place>LUX* Grand Baie</place><fomo>8</fomo>
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Enjoy your October half term at this family-friendly resort in Mauritius

LUX* Grand Baie

Mauritius
7 nights from £8,585 per family
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 26 Oct 2024 and 3 Nov 2024

Why you'll love it here...

  • October half term
  • Save 20% on accommodation
Enjoy a luxury beach holiday to Antigua with children staying free and a free half board upgrade for the whole family<place>Carlisle Bay Antigua</place><fomo>179</fomo>
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Enjoy a luxury beach holiday to Antigua with children staying free and a free half board upgrade for the whole family

Carlisle Bay Antigua

Antigua
7 nights from £10,149 per family of four
  • Includes flights and transfers
Travel between 19 Oct 2024 and 3 Nov 2024

Why you'll love it here...

  • October half term price
  • Save 30% on accommodation
  • Complimentary half board upgrade
  • Two-bedroom suite
Treat the family to a relaxed all-inclusive holiday to Antigua this October half term and enjoy up to 30% off<place>Blue Waters</place><fomo>39</fomo>
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Treat the family to a relaxed all-inclusive holiday to Antigua this October half term and enjoy up to 30% off

Blue Waters

Antigua
7 nights from £11,595 per family of four
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • All-Inclusive
Travel between 19 Oct 2024 and 3 Nov 2024

Why you'll love it here...

  • October half term price
  • Save up to 30% on accommodation
This natural island is the perfect destination for your Seychelles getaway<place>Six Senses Zil Pasyon </place><fomo>179</fomo>
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This natural island is the perfect destination for your Seychelles getaway

Six Senses Zil Pasyon

Seychelles
7 nights from £6,555 per person
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 19 Oct 2024 and 31 Oct 2024

Why you'll love it here...

  • October half term
  • Save 20% on accommodation
Enjoy a luxurious family holiday with summer savings at this exclusive beachfront hotel in the Bahamas<place>The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort</place><fomo>126</fomo>
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Enjoy a luxurious family holiday with summer savings at this exclusive beachfront hotel in the Bahamas

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort

Bahamas
7 nights from £11,095 per family of four
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 18 Aug 2024 and 31 Oct 2024

Why you'll love it here...

  • Stay 7 nights, only pay for 5
  • Complimentary daily breakfast
Enjoy an array of activities for the entire family at this beautiful resort in Mauritius<place>Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort</place><fomo>8</fomo>
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Enjoy an array of activities for the entire family at this beautiful resort in Mauritius

Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort

Mauritius
7 nights from £7,969 per family of three
  • Includes flights and transfers
Travel between 19 Oct 2024 and 3 Nov 2024

Why you'll love it here...

  • October half term
  • Save up to 15% on accommodation
Enjoy plenty of activities and entertainment for kids at this luxurious resort in Mauritius<place>Sugar Beach</place><fomo>25</fomo>
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Enjoy plenty of activities and entertainment for kids at this luxurious resort in Mauritius

Sugar Beach

Mauritius
7 nights from £7,445 per family of three
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Half Board
Travel between 19 Oct 2024 and 3 Nov 2024

Why you'll love it here...

  • October half term
  • Save 15% on accommodation

When is the October half term in 2024?

The school holidays vary across the UK. Most schools are closed for one, or both, of the below approximate periods:

However, these dates can differ from school to school. It's always best to check with your school or council to find out the exact dates that apply to you.

Where should I go on holiday with my family during the October half term?

Tenerife

Average temperatures: Highs of 26°C
Time difference: None
Flight duration: Between 4-5 hours long
Rainfall: Only 2 days of rain on average in October

Nothing could be further than a miserable rainy October day in the UK to one spent immersing yourself in the volcanic majesty of the Canary Islands. Tenerife is the best known of the islands, famous for fashionable cities, picturesque coastline and breathtaking natural surroundings. The island has an array of incredible activities for families, including Siam Park, a world-class waterpark with exhilarating rides.

Greece

Average temperatures: Highs of 24°C
Time difference: 2 hours ahead of the UK (GMT +2 hours)
Flight duration: Between Greece is about 3-4 hours long
Rainfall: 7 days of rain on average in October

The landscape of Greece is so varied and dramatic that you’re certain to find something to suit your October half term holiday needs. Mainland cities are packed with culture, fine dining and history, the countryside is as idyllic as they come, and, for those of you who feel the call of the ocean, an island-hopping adventure is the stuff that dreams are made of.

Morocco

Average temperatures: Highs of 28°C
Time difference: 1 hour ahead of the UK (GMT +1 hours)
Flight duration: Between 3-4 hours 
Rainfall: 3 days of rain on average in October

The bustling souks, unique architecture, culture, and history, landscapes that seem to be taken straight out of a fairy-tale, and sumptuous luxury that rivals anywhere else in the world. This is what you can expect to find if you jet off to the romantic shores of Morocco for an exotic October escape filled with sights and sounds that are irreplicable elsewhere.

Mauritius

Average temperatures: Highs of 28°C
Time difference: 4 hours ahead of the UK (GMT +4 hours).
Flight duration: Approx. 12 hours long direct
Rainfall: 10 days of rain on average in October

Mauritius is the proud home of 177km of glistening, unspoiled coastline, boasting a magnificent ecosystem of bright fish and coral reefs. This makes Mauritius an ideal destination for beach and watersport lovers. Further inland you’ll find tropical beauty equal to that of the sun-kissed coast, with dramatic mountainscapes and cascading waterfalls. Wherever you roam, you’ll find vibrant Mauritian culture and a warm welcome.

Dubai

Average temperatures: Highs of 35°C
Time difference: 4 hours ahead of the UK (GMT +4 hours)
Flight duration: Between 6-7 hours long direct
Rainfall: 0 days of rain on average in October

Nowhere could provide you with a more unique dose of October sun than Dubai. With temperatures slightly milder than the summer, but still soaring higher than anywhere on this list, October might just be the perfect time to visit the gleaming cities, world famous attractions, otherworldly natural landscapes, renowned culinary scene, and unparalleled luxury that make Dubai a one-of-a-kind destination.

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