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Our top trips departing in October

Where to go on holiday in October


October is a time of outstanding beauty in the Northern Hemisphere, not least across the Atlantic in New England. Our specialists have picked out their top October holidays below. Have browse, then give us a call to plan your holiday.

Autumn in Europe

As Europe slips towards winter, the Southern Hemisphere comes into its own. That said, harvest festivals make visits to the likes of Tuscany, and Rioja's vineyards particularly pleasurable, while Portugal, Malta and Andalucia's Moorish wonders still enjoy great weather. Meanwhile, autumn in Scandinavia serves up superb fall foliage coupled with magical displays of the Northern Lights.

New England fall

While many parts of the world are spectacular in autumn, few can match the sheer beauty of New England. Reaching their peak in October, the reds, golds and ambers that light up the forests of the USA's northeast corner are simply stunning, although you’ll need to book early to get the best accommodation. Elsewhere, Yellowstone, Japan, Quebec and Atlantic Canada offer quieter alternatives. In the latter, you’ll also catch the tail end of whale season. You can also beat the crowds at Utah’s national parks, while both California and Hawaii are idyllically sunny.

October on the beach

If you're after some October sun, you'll find plenty to go around in the Caribbean, despite it being the low season. It's also a great time to pick up a deal, while the resorts will be noticeably quieter at this time of year. Mauritius, too, is a great bet, with October's fine weather showcasing the island at its glittering best.


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Our top itineraries for October

Oia Village, Santorini, Greece

Greek Island Hopping - Mykonos & Santorini

7-day tailor-made holiday from £1,490 pp incl. flights

With luxury hotel stays and a programme of included excursions, this weeklong trip is the ideal introduction to two spectacular Greek islands.

Madeira, Portugal

Highlights of Madeira

8-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,470 pp incl. flights

Famed for its natural beauty, mild climate and fabulous fortified wine, Madeira is the perfect year-round destination. Explore the island's myriad highlights on this tailor-made road trip.

Fishing village, Nova Scotia

The Charms of Atlantic Canada‬

12-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,535 pp incl. flights

Driving spectacularly scenic routes, this superb-value getaway showcases the best of Atlantic Canada. You’ll stay in historic properties as you enjoy included whale-watching cruises and entrance into a wealth of historic sites.

Cordoba, Spain. The Mezquita Mosque-Cathedral

Essential Andalucia‬

7-day tailor-made self-drive from £860 pp incl. flights

Offering superb value, this weeklong road trip will see you uncovering the Moorish wonders of southern Spain, brought to life with guided tours and stays in stylish hotels.

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Top offers for October

Spa, La Sultana Oualidia

La Sultana’s Moroccan Beaches and Marrakech

7-day tailor-made tour from £2,005 pp incl. flights


City & Sea special offer – Save up to £195pp
Book by: 30 September 2023

Stay in two of Morocco's finest luxury hotels as you explore the oceanfront charms of an Atlantic fishing village and the bustling history of Marrakech.

Hotel Botanico & The Oriental Spa Garden

Hotel Botanico & The Oriental Spa Garden, Tenerife

7-night luxury holiday from £1,365 pp incl. flights & transfers


Autumn stays savings – Save up to £210pp
Book by: 30 September 2023

Located in picturesque Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife, this member of the Leading Hotels of the World features a superb range of dining options, gorgeous rooms with national park views and one of Europe's finest spas.


Calabash, Grenada

Guide price from £2,745 pp incl. flights


Complimentary half board upgrade
Book by: 31 October 2023

Grenada is rightly known for its outstanding beauty and the beachfront location for the boutique Calabash hotel is no exception. Lush tropical gardens lead down to the pure white sands of L'Anse Aux Épines beach, creating a truly breathtaking setting for one of Grenada's finest luxury properties

Las Terrazas de Abama

Las Terrazas de Abama Suites, Tenerife

7-night luxury holiday from £820 pp incl. flights & transfers


Early booking savings – Save up to £440pp
Book by: 30 September 2023

This stylish resort serves up the very best in modern, Canary Islands luxury, pairing bright and airy accommodation, superb dining and stunning views out over neighbouring La Gomera and the Atlantic.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

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