Now that fully vaccinated travellers won't be required to be quarantined, are you looking for a holiday during the October half-term? It might be the time that you look for your long overdue holiday with your friends and family. October is normally a cheaper month than some others as it is in a low season for airlines. Read our guide on cheap flights in Autumn and Fall to find out more about travelling in this season too.
Here at Alternative Airlines, you can choose flights from the 600+ airlines we offer and have a choice of 40+ payment methods across over 160 currencies. Airlines include the big international airlines as well as the niche domestic carriers that only offer flights to one or two destinations.
Feeling overwhelmed by flight prices? You can spread the cost of your flights into instalment or monthly payments for up to 18 months! What more? You can even pay with cryptocurrencies as well as the traditional debit/credit card payment.
Want to make your flights more affordable? Take a look at all our Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) and financing options or visit our Budget Flights page to learn our tips on how to do so.
Half terms are often a popular period for people who wants to travel, whether that's the October or May half-term period. Flights during half-term may, therefore, be higher than usual.
However, that doesn't mean you can't find cheap flights anywhere. In fact, you can find cheap flights here with Alternative Airlines from over 600 airlines including the full-service and low-cost carriers around the world.
Prices for your flights vary depending on the day/season you fly in. As October half-term is a popular period for travel, choosing the date you travel is even more important. For example, a departure flight on Friday might be more expensive compared to flights leaving on Sunday. You might be able to save more money and get an extra day of holiday by leaving a day later.
We've made it easier for you by showing you the best fare calendar, showing you the best date to fly.
We represent them in three colours, green, amber and red. So what do they mean?
Essentially, green represents the cheapest fare available and red being the most expensive to fly on.
Got the dates in mind? Start your search and we'll show you every flight available for your route, then you can sort them by 'Lowest Price'.
Want to fly with a particular airline? Sure! We show you all the airlines flying the route at the top of the search.
You simply need to select the airline you wish to fly with and we'll show you the flights that are available for the airline/airlines you've chosen. The cheapest price available for the airline is also available beneath the airline logo.
So now you've found the perfect flight for your holiday, it comes down to how you'd pay for your flights, which is as important as the airline you fly with.
If you choose to pay with a Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) provider, it would make your flights more affordable with its flexible payment plans.
With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) options, you can spread the full cost of your flights into four instalments or monthly payments up to 18 months. Depending on the payment provider you choose to pay with, loan you applied for may have zero interest.
Follow the simple steps below to find the cheap flights for you in the October half term:
Fill in our search form with the travel information including the departing and arriving airport, travel dates (using our cheap fare calendar), etc. to start the search.
Once we've found all the flights available for your route. You can either sort the flights by airline or the prices as we mentioned above.
Or if you wish to find flights with flexibility, you can select our 'Flexible Cancellation' or 'Flexible Cancellation' filters.
Fill in the passenger(s) details and select the extra services you wish to include in your flights. Then scroll down to select the payment method you wish to proceed with.
If you are looking for Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) and financing options for your flights, we offer PayPal Credit, Klarna and Zip in the UK
As we offer more than 600 airlines across the world, you can find flights to and from big international cities and remote destinations.
London (LGW) ➡ Menorca (MAH) — return flights from £96 GBP.
London (LGW) ➡ Tenerife (TFS) — return flights start at £281 GBP.
London (LHR) ➡ Barcelona (BCN) — return flights start at £103 GBP.
London (LHR) ➡ Orlando (MCO) — indirect round trip flights start at £613 GBP.
Manchester (MAN) ➡ Orlando (MCO) — direct round trip flight prices from £658 GBP.
London (LHR) ➡ Miami (MIA) — indirect return flights from $£384 GBP.
London (LGW) ➡ Paphos (PFO) — return flights start from £139 GBP.
London (STN) ➡ Paphos (PFO) – return flights from £108 GBP.
London (LHR) ➡ Larnaca (LCA) — return flights from £206 GBP.
London (LHR) ➡ Dubai (DXB) — return flights from £342 GBP.
Manchester (MAN) ➡ Dubai (DXB) — return flights from £470 GBP.
Birmingham (BHX) ➡ Dubai (DXB) — return flights from £557 GBP.