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Cheap Flights October Half Term

Cheap Flights for October Half Term 2024

If you're looking for cheap October half-term flights, you've come to the right place. 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. 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.

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Buy Cheap Flights for October Half Term 2024 with Alternative Airlines

Half terms are often a popular period for people who want 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.

Tips for Booking Cheap Flights in October Half Term 2024

Use our calendar to find the cheapest days to fly on during half-term

Prices for your flights vary depending on the day/season you fly in. As the 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 with our best fare calendar, showing you the most affordable date to fly. We represent them in three colours: green, amber and red. Green represents the cheapest fare available and red is the most expensive day to fly on.

Sort your search by the lowest price

If you know what days you want to travel, start your search and we'll show you every flight available for your route, then you can sort them by 'Lowest Price'.

Lowest price by airline

We show you all the airlines flying the route at the top of the search. To see flights operated by a specific airline, 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.

Buy Now, Pay Later

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 for up to 18 months. Depending on the payment provider you choose to pay with, the loan you applied for may have zero interest.

Step 1 - Search for flights

How to Find and Book Cheap Flights for the October Half Term

Step 1

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.

Step 2 - Use our filters to select best flight for you

How to Find and Book Cheap Flights for the October Half Term

Step 2

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.

Step 3 - Select the payment method

How to Find and Book Cheap Flights for the October Half Term

Step 3

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.


Where can I fly?

As we offer more than 600 airlines across the world, you can find flights to and from big international cities and remote destinations.

Malaga, Spain

Cheap Flights to Spain

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London (LGW) ➡ Menorca (MAH) — return flights from £96 GBP.

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London (LGW) ➡ Tenerife (TFS) — return flights start at £281 GBP.

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London (LHR) ➡ Barcelona (BCN) — return flights start at £103 GBP.


Cheap Flights to Florida

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London (LHR) ➡ Orlando (MCO) — indirect round trip flights start at £613 GBP

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Manchester (MAN) ➡ Orlando (MCO) — direct round trip flight prices from £658 GBP.

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London (LHR) ➡ Miami (MIA) — indirect return flights from $£384 GBP.

Cheap Flights to Cyprus

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London (LGW) ➡ Paphos (PFO) — return flights start from £139 GBP.

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London (STN) ➡ Paphos (PFO) – return flights from £108 GBP.

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London (LHR) ➡ Larnaca (LCA) — return flights from £206 GBP.

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Cheap Flights to Dubai

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London (LHR) ➡ Dubai (DXB) — return flights from £342 GBP.

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Manchester (MAN) ➡ Dubai (DXB) — return flights from £470 GBP.

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Birmingham (BHX) ➡ Dubai (DXB) — return flights from £557 GBP.

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