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Say goodbye to summer with last-minute sun

Summer may be slipping away but it’s not too late to grab some winter sun, if you’re prepared to head overseas.

Luckily, we have a host of great offers on last minute beach breaks to help ease you into winter.

The holiday page is full of deals for singles and couples at top destinations like Egypt and the Canary Islands.

We’ve picked our favourite holiday spots to tempt you with offers starting from just £161.69, flying from airports across the UK.


The Greek island of Zante is a lively summer destination with temperatures, on average, staying above 20 degrees Celsius until October, making it perfect for autumn sun getaways.

If you’re prepared to travel over the next few days we have deals starting from £161.69 for seven nights self-catering in the 3star Hotel Dimis in the resort of Laganas.

The hotel boasts two swimming pools and is 700 metres from the nearest beach. Click here to search for offers in Zante.

Travelling later this month, we have seven nights self-catering in the 3-star Windmill Studios in the resort of Argassi. Flights depart from Gatwick on 22 September. This deal starts at £181.


If you want to travel further afield this winter then try Egypt. With average temperatures remaining above 20 degrees Celsius, until November, Egypt’s popularity among winter sun-seekers has soared in recent years.

We’ve got deals starting from £388 in resorts such as Luxor, Hurghada and El Gouna, departing from Gatwick and Manchester throughout September, October and November.


If you’re looking for a shorter getaway then try a long weekend in Marrakesh, North Africa’s most up-and-coming city break destination.

We’ve got deals from £313 for four nights in 4-star accommodation, flying from Gatwick throughout September, October and November. This includes some great offers on all-inclusive accommodation.

Canary Islands

Tenerife remains one of the most popular winter sun destinations with guaranteed sunshine throughout the colder months in the UK.

Along with Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, we have some great offers on holidays to Tenerife with some departing as early as next week.

Travel on 18 September to the 3-star Malibu Park Apartments in Playa De Las Americas for seven nights. Prices start from £283 per person and includes self-catering accommodation in a quiet hillside resort. Click here for more Tenerife deals.

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Lois Avery

Lois Avery

Lois joined in 2010 after working for Dyson and as a local newspaper reporter in Wiltshire. After a year writing financial journalism at, Lois won the 2011 'most promising newcomer' at the BIBA journalist of the year awards.

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