Inspiration for October half term holidays 2013
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The half term break is a wonderful time for the family to get together and enjoy each others company without the usual distractions of your normal weekly responsibilities. This year, why not take your whole family away on a half term holiday somewhere new and exciting, with plenty of entertainment and attractions to keep you and your children happy and amused for the entire half term break.
The October half term is a fantastic time to take a holiday without breaking the bank. Since October is outside the peak holiday season you can often find some incredible offers on flights and accommodation so there are some great deals for cheap half term holidays to be found. By sharing a large holiday rental property with another family, you can both surround yourself with your friends and also enjoy a really cheap holiday in October for half term!
Top Five October Holiday Destinations
Half term holidays in FranceFrance offers a huge range of holiday options, from a cultural feast in Paris to the rural sports haven of the Rhone-Alps, all of which are easily accessible from the UK. A holiday in France will also help with French lessons on your children's return to school!
Half term holidays in the Canary IslandsThe Canary Islands are a fantastic choice for October half term holidays for the glorious climate and wide range of attractions. Plus with great value flights and accommodation, the Canaries are an ideal choice for a cheap half term break.
Half term holidays in EnglandEngland is a great idea for half term, with a wide range of holiday opportunities and no major travel costs. A half term holiday in England can be a really cheap half term idea, especially as the half term falls into the traditional off-season.
Half term holidays in PortugalWith a glorious year round climate, Portugal is perfect for the last beach holiday before the winter arrives in Britain. There are endless attractions to keep the kids happy, and with many 'end of season' deals, you can find some very cheap holidays in October.
Half term holidays in ScotlandScotland is an ideal choice for a change of scenery without having to travel too far. Easy to get to and around, October holidays in Scotland are a great option for short breaks and the ideal choice for those who enjoy the great outdoors.
With such a variety of activities on offer in most October holiday destinations, it has never been easier to keep your children active and healthy during the October half term holiday. Many resorts offer a huge range of things to do in half term which are either free or very inexpensive, meaning you can keep your October holiday half term cheap, yet filled with excitement.
The main rental period for the 2013 October half term break runs from Saturday 26th October to Sunday 3rd November, meaning you can have an evening to get organized after school or work on Friday before whisking the family off on holiday. Don't panic if the October half term is rapidly approaching; there are plenty of options for last minute holidays in October available.