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

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Spend your October half term in Dubai at one of the iconic Atlantis hotels

Atlantis, The Palm

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

When is the October half term in 2024?

Monday 28 October - Friday 1 November.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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