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Our Best October Family Half-Term Breaks

LONDON, October 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

The school gates might have just reopened for the new term, but it won't be long before they close again for the October half-term.

Mums and dads looking to book that half-term break might need to start thinking ahead. Direct Holidays is helping parents find the best deals with a selection of fantastic family half-term break ideas.

Choosing the right holiday destination for your family can depend on a number of factors. These include; how far you are willing to travel, your budget and availability. Many families are pushed for time to find the perfect holiday destination by October, amidst the scramble for late deals. This is why we've put together a brief list of some of the best holiday destinations for families this half-term.

Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is an incredibly popular holiday destination for families. There's a lot to see and do; from long stretches of golden sandy beaches to dramatic mountain ranges. The diverse landscape offers a number of secret havens to explore in addition to the well-trodden tourist track. There are a huge number of holiday resorts along the rugged coastline. Cheap holidays to Gran Canaria are widely available for this October half term.

Tenerife

Another sunny hotspot in the Canary Islands which is popular with families is Tenerife. The island has a range or great resorts for all the family to enjoy. Those looking to buy last minute Tenerife holidays could get a good deal just in time for the October half-term.

Majorca

Majorca remains a firm favorite amongst British families, offering sun, sea and sand. It's the largest of the Balearic Islands, lying off the east coast of mainland Spain in the Mediterranean. Millions of people flock to the popular holiday destination all year round and it is clear to see why. Majorca is known for a number of family-friendly beach resorts and hotels. Majorca family holidays are always in high demand, but Direct Holidays has a number of half term deals available to book now.

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