Wherever you live in the world, the choice of destination for an October break is virtually limitless whatever your budget. Late deals and discounts will be easy to negotiate so you will have more cash left to make your stay that little bit more enjoyable.
Europeans have the Mediterranean on their doorstep and the countries bordering this sea enjoy a prosperous season that continues from May to October. For those wishing to avoid the heat and crowds of the summer an October vacation can be far more relaxing and rewarding. You will spend less time queuing and more time enjoying the scenery. There will be fewer families with children and thus the whole experience can be more relaxing for honeymoon couples, singles and the retired.
Greece and its islands, Spain and its islands, Italy, Turkey, the south of France, Tunisia and Morocco all offer reasonably priced October vacations that any discerning tourist will find hard to beat.
For additional sunshine, The Canary Islands offer a year round temperate climate and a holiday in October will please even the most incorrigible sun worshipper, The Canaries remain popular with the Brits who can escape British rain and be soaking up the sun after a no frills four hour flight that won’t cost the earth. On the beach
Or why not give The Cape Verde Islands a try? Located off the West African coast these jewels in the Atlantic are only two hours further south by air than the Canaries. Cape Verde is being heralded as Europe’s answer to the Caribbean. Thomson is one of the first companies to offer package deals there. Thomson
Hawaii enjoys an even temperature all year round and is thus a perfect October destination for Americans just as The Canary Islands are for the Brits.Virgin holidays
Some parts of South America and other tropical regions also offer fantastic weather in October as do places such as the up market destinations of Mauritius, Seychelles and the Maldives where there is little variation in temperature all year round.
For October sunshine, Egypt is also an excellent choice and at only five hours or so flying time from northern Europe it is an ideal destination that offers sumptuous hotels and sites of antiquity in abundance.
Northern European countries such as Germany and Austria offer the tourist an ‘Oktoberfest’ where dancing on tables and swigging beer from typical steins is part and parcel of the vacation. Tie this in with a cruise down The Rhine and a visit to The Black Forest and you have the perfect October vacation for those who aren’t bothered about beaches and sunshine.
Americans need not look any further than Florida for an October break as this is the first month of the vacation season there. Brits too will willingly fly across the Atlantic to top up their tan and stay in a purpose built villa to take in the thrills of Disney world. British kids will be certain to enjoy their best half term holiday ever,
Thus there is no need to stay at home and wrap your Christmas presents early – October can be a great month to do some travelling before the seasonal rush begins. For further ideas for October destinations conduct your own search: Expedia