The summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean your holiday time is up too. In fact, one of the best times to go on a long haul holiday is during the autumn and winter. Escape the chill of the UK and head to far flung destinations to get that all-important dose of vitamin D. Long haul holidays are always a popular decision when it comes to winter sun destination due to the guaranteed sunshine and warm climate. Try the Caribbean, Mexico or Dubai and book your long haul holiday today!
When you’re looking to get away for a weekend or a short break away, the usual choice is a quick hop over to another European destination. Long haul holidays aren’t always the most convenient choice as we tend to stay away for longer. This means booking more time off work and spending a bit more money than usual. Thanks to the great weather the UK recently experienced during the summer, visiting a hot country far away from home wasn’t really needed…Making the best time to go on a long haul holiday between now and the end of the year. As temperatures have dropped and the weather gets slightly colder, it’s a great time to head away for a couple of weeks in the sun.
Where should you go?
There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing a long haul holiday destination in the sun. Whether you happen to be travelling with the kids or not, the choices are endless. From family-friendly holidays to couples holidays, we all need to getaway once in a while. Heading further away from home gives us the chance to experience another culture and make the most of the hot climate.
The Caribbean has long been a winter sun favourite. As the mercury drops in the UK, it rises in the Caribbean. It is often known to be quite an expensive trip but with some islands, you could be in for a bargain. A trip to Mexico’s Caribbean coastline city of Cancun, Cuba or the Dominican Republic can help you save money but guarantee hot weather and sunshine. On top of that, make the most out of your deals with all inclusive breaks to the Caribbean.
Immerse yourself in the UAE’s glamourous city of Dubai. The perfect destination to visit during the autumn and winter as the weather is still hot and there is plenty to do. Not forgetting to mention, it is probably the best destination to get some Christmas shopping done. Thanks to Dubai’s tax-free shopping, head to the malls, pick up some bargains and wrap them up in time for Christmas!
The autumn/winter period is fantastic for a long haul trip across to Thailand. Experiencing many hours of sunshine as well as temperatures in the early 30s, Thailand is the perfect destination to enjoy during this time. Thailand offers a varied holiday for those who choose it. Whether you wish to lay around on its clean sandy beaches, party until the sun comes up or explore the country’s stunning temples, Thailand is a great choice for a long haul holiday.
This group of islands is located just off the coast of West Africa. Luckily, it is a destination which enjoys hot sunshine all year round. So, Cape Verde is the perfect place for a long haul trip in the autumn and winter. Make the most of the cool, calming waters, or if you want a bit more action during your Cape Verde holiday, try your hand at some water sports. For a great value beach break during the colder months, head to Cape Verde!