With the kids off school in the fourth week of October, there are plenty of last-minute cheap deals out there for the family to enjoy.
Take a look at our roundup of the hottest holidays that also come in on budget – you'll have to be quick though, as prices will rise as soon as people start booking.
Head off to Cascais on the Portuguese Riviera on a three-night stay with breakfast and return flights from £229pp.
This Wowcher deal includes a stay at either the Hotel Londres or the Hotel Lido, which are both in the town of Esotril. Click here to book.
Both hotels have outdoor pools, and if the family want to head out then there's lots to do nearby.
Visit the Cascais Marina, before heading over to the Old Town for cobbled streets and Gothic architecture.
Flights depart from Manchester, Luton, Stansted or Gatwick.
Head off to sunny Murcia and stay at The Residences at Mar Menor on a self catering basis from £297pp with Love Holidays. Click here to book.
The apartments are nearby to the Mar Menor golf course, and have an outdoor pool.
Guests also get access to the hotel next door's spa, tennis courts, English pub and restaurants.
You're 15 minutes' drive from the beach at Mar Menor Lagoon, which is popular for water sports.
Return flights are from London Gatwick and are on easyJet.
Corfu is the ideal family holiday destination and is known for its local tavernas, beaches and crystal clear water.
Stay at the Govino Bay apartments on a self catering basis from £272pp with Travel Republic. Click here to book.
Surrounded by palm trees and olive groves, the apartments are a two minute walk from the beach.
There's free Wi-Fi as well as a swimming pool and two tennis courts. Return flights are from Manchester
With highs of 23C in October, that is reason enough to book a half-term break to Majorca.
Stay at the Pirates Village Resort Hotel in Santa Ponsa on a self-catering basis from £253pp including flights with Holiday Pirates. Click here to book.
The 3-star has a four-star rating on TripAdvisor, with guests praising the child-friendly pirate theme of the hotel.
There's free Wi-Fi as well as a swimming pool, and the booking is for a one bedroom apartment with a balcony or terrace. Return flights are from Belfast.
Prices were correct at time of publication.
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