Summer has ended and we are all feeling a bit glum. So what better way to cheer yourself up than booking a last minute holiday getaway in October? Winter tan, here we come!
Deal: £30 off Rome city breaks
October is the perfect time of year to visit Rome, with pleasant balmy temperatures starting at 19C and gradually dropping to around 14C towards the end of the month.
Visiting out of season means thinner crowds, making your sightseeing a much more relaxed experience. Churches, museums, galleries, architecture- Rome has it all, along with superb cuisine ranging from Michelin-starred restaurants to cheap cafés. And by booking with lastminute.com, you can save £30 on your trip using one of our discount codes.
Vienna City Break
One of the most musical cities in the world- the cultural home of a number of legendary composers including Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven- Vienna is the ultimate destination for classical music fans.
Stay in luxury in Vienna without the high price tag, thanks to this special offer from the Marriott; choose between the Vienna Marriott Hotel and the Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel, and enjoy accommodation, full breakfast and use of the indoor pool at a discounted rate.
Deal: £50pp off all inclusive holidays to Mauritius
For a holiday of a lifetime look no further than Mauritius. With temperatures reaching highs of 23C even in October (summer lasts from November until April), you will have ample opportunity to laze around on white sand beaches in the sunshine.
A culinary paradise, Mauritius cuisine ranges from Creole to Chinese, European to Indian- not forgetting the fresh local seafood. Water sports fans will also be in heaven here, with deep sea fishing and snorkelling just two of the activities on offer. Right now, you can save £50pp on your holiday with Mercury Direct.
Enjoy sun, sea and scenery with an October break to Gran Canaria, and bask in beautiful weather as the UK cools down. With an impressive coastline made up of 150 beaches, Gran Canaria is made for sun worshippers- and the permanently warm sea gives you ample opportunity for swimming and scuba diving.
Don’t fancy spending all your time on the beach? Head inland to explore mountainous territory, or North for green and leafy terrain. Already reasonably priced, you can save an extra £20 off your Canary Island trip by booking with easyJet Holidays.
You don’t have to go abroad to take advantage of great October deals- why not head to the 4-star Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa in Wiltshire for a luxury country break? Boasting indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, steam room and a tennis court (not to mention the AA-Rosette Mulberry restaurant), you will leave feeling pampered and refreshed.
Usually £245 per room, you can save 43% by booking with Travelzoo and stay for just £139.
Are you tempted by a cheeky October break?