Best Destinations For Cheap Autumn Holidays 2023

Looking for the best places to visit for a cheap autumn holiday this year? Here are our top picks...

Written byHolly Barrow
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With the air becoming more crisp by the day and the leaves beginning to change, autumn is officially here in the UK and we couldn’t be more excited…

But if you’re in desperate need of some autumn sun before you fully embrace the dark mornings and evenings, a cheap autumn holiday may be calling your name! 

For many, going abroad in the summer months simply isn’t feasible - prices shoot up during the school summer holidays and as a result of it being peak season, not to mention you might want to avoid super busy crowds. 


For this reason, October and November can be the perfect time to jet off to somewhere sunny. 

Here are some of the best places to visit for some autumn sun and some incredible travel offers to make it a cheap autumn holiday at that! 

If you’re planning a getaway during the October half-term, remember to check out TUI’s fantastic offer and save up to £300 off a half-term holiday!

Best Sunny Destinations for a Cheap Autumn Holiday in 2023 



As one of the most popular Canary Islands, Lanzarote is the ideal destination to enjoy some autumn sun thanks to its beautiful beaches and mild weather. Average temperatures typically range from 21°C to 28°C in October and November, making it a great choice for those seeking some sun without the scorching heat of the summer months!

Known for its low annual rainfall, you can expect warm, sunny days without worrying about wet weather, meaning you’ll get to embark on plenty of fun outdoor activities. 

To keep costs as low as possible, why not check out TUI’s fantastic offer for TOTUM members, helping you to save up to £350 on holidays to Spain?



To enjoy the last of the pre-winter sun, you should definitely consider Malta as one of your cheap autumn holiday destinations. 

October and November are some of the best months to visit Malta as you can still soak up plenty of sun while avoiding the crowds that come with peak season. 

The sea is still warm enough to enjoy a cheeky dip and autumn is the perfect time to enjoy the island’s beautiful landscape while hiking or cycling.

Whether it’s strolling through Mdina Old City or diving to see the fallen Azure Window, Malta isn’t one to overlook… 

To bag a bargain, check out First Choice’s superb deals on last-minute holidays for under £300!



Autumn is a great time to visit the Algarve as you can still expect around 12 hours of sunlight during this time of year, which is only slightly less than during the summer months. 

If you’re looking for a super budget-friendly autumn holiday, Albufeira and Praia da Rocha are very popular with tourists looking for cheap package deals to the Algarve. In both of these destinations, you’ll find golden sand beaches and bustling nightlife and best of all, you won’t have to break the bank to enjoy it all. 

To save even more money, why not take a look at Jet2’s October travel offer which gives holidayers up to £50 off per person on all holidays until the end of the month



Is Cyprus on your bucket list? If so, some would say autumn is the best time to visit this beautiful country thanks to temperatures being a little milder (and far more bearable) than throughout the summer months!

With plenty of opportunities for sightseeing, swimming in turquoise seas and simply soaking in stunning scenery, Paphos is a firm favourite amongst tourists and is one of the hottest places you can visit in October, with average highs above 26°C.

If you fancy an all inclusive stay, why not check out First Choice’s all inclusive getaways for under £650?



Want to avoid hordes of tourists and visit a quiet, charming and peaceful destination? Kalkan in Turkey is the ideal autumn holiday for you… 

This unspoilt corner of the Mediterranean is an enchanting holiday destination for those looking for complete relaxation in picturesque surroundings without spending a fortune. 

Located in the borders of the city of Antalya, the old fishing village is becoming an increasingly popular choice for tourists thanks to its historical sites, abundance of rooftop dining and breathtaking architecture. 

Tips for finding a cheap autumn holiday

When it comes to spending as little possible on your autumn getaway, here are some of our top tips:

  • Flexible travel dates: If you can be flexible with the dates you wish to travel, you can make considerable savings when it comes to flight and accommodation costs 

  • Book in advance: You can find some real bargains when you book a last minute holiday, but that being said it’s always good to book as far in advance as possible to keep costs low

  • Book a package deal: Make the most of package deals offered by holiday providers such as TUI and Jet2 as you’ll find overall costs can be lower if you book flights and accommodation together

Make the most of travel discounts: Remember, whether you’re a student, apprentice or professional, you can make huge savings with TOTUM’s travel discounts. We offer a diverse range of discounts on everything from flights to accommodation to ensure your next holiday is as cheap as possible!

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