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October Holidays in Florida

Looking to book a Florida holiday in October? With Florida's weather at its best, plus long hot days and very warm waters along the Gulf Coast, no wonder this time of the year is so popular. Plus the Halloween celebrations at the end of the month have made october florida holidaysthis time of year a huge suscess thanks to both Universal and Disney.

Why visit in October?


Our October 2018 Florida holidays prices are very attractive at the beginning of the month but they shoot up at the end of the second week. Traditionally the rush begins around 15th October and quietens down around 25th October. These ten days can be among the most expensive departures of the year nearly as high as both Summer and Easter so if you want to get away for half term you need to plan ahead.

Book early and save with our new 2018 October Florida holidays, over the last couple of years, booking at least 18 months in advance has proven to be the most cost effective, especially with the direct airline carriers to Orlando, plus you will get first pick of our villa collection. These 2018 October packages are on sale now .

Selected place to stay in Florida in October?


In October, what better than to stay right in the heart of Universal Studios and citywalk at The Loews Portofino Bay Hotel - Halloween is huge in Florida and and no one will scare you as much as Universal Studios Halloween Nights plus onsite benefits include complimentary universal express ride entrance, which means you can skip the regular queue lines at most of the attractions.

Another options could be to stay at the Disney's Polynesian Resort with its Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, MGM Studios and Epcot all florida holidays octoberwithin a short complementary monorail ride. Again Halloween is extremely popular in Disney and what better than to stay on the doorstep of all the fun.

Alternative events taking place in October


When you book your October flights to Florida, there will be plenty for you to look forward to. It is no surprise that Halloween is integral to what this month offers but there is more to look forward to. Why not make your way to Fantasy Fest. Key West hosts this fantastic party every year with great costumes, body painting and an awful lot of fun. It is regarded as the Autumn Spring Break but with more costumes and a lot more focus on community spirit!

If you prefer a sporty escapade, the Florida versus Georgia football rivalry is a massive one and it plays out every year in October. The University of Florida Gators take on the Bulldogs of the University of Georgia and they have been doing so for the best part of 100 years. The game is played in Jacksonville and there is a massive party associated with the event.!

How to get to Florida in October


Flights up until the middle of October from London or Manchester remain reasonable,then for a 10 day period all direct flight options with either Virgin Atlantic or British Airways get book up really quickly. The same applies to the Scottish half term which is normally at the beginning of the month, but the most popular airline for Scotland is United Airlines. Either ways this means that early booking for any October school half term dates becomes essential.

Universal and Disney in October

Both Universal and Disney know how to celebrate Halloween, Disney always focuses more on a younger age group than Universal.

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Disney has its Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party full of fancy costumes,trick or treat candy stops and character parades, you are encouraged to come along dressed for the occasion, plus head over to the Haunted Mansion for a firework display finale. Universal on the other hand is out to scare you completely, so be brave! Halloween Horror Nights are now one of the biggest events for Universal with each year better and scarier effects and role plays are happening.Zombies, Monsters and Mutants run around you in pitch black surroundings while you also run from one attraction to the another.





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