THINKING of heading out for some winter sun? Look no further than Turkey where you'll find delicious food, top-notches beaches and glorious sunshine.
And if you want to properly relax without the stresses of watching your pennies while you're away, all-inclusive is the best way to go.
Worries about safety in Tunisia, Egypt and Turkey over the last few years saw Brits opting for holidays in countries like Spain and Greece instead.
But bargain basement prices to attract holidaymakers meant that Turkey bounced back in 2018 – with a 100 per cent increase on bookings last summer.
Big name travel brands are still offering low rates for all-inclusive holidays in a bookings battle against the Western Med.
While the crowds begin to fade, most parts of the country enjoy warm weather in October and November and you’ll get plenty of sun at places on the popular southern Mediterranean coast.
The average temperature for October is 19°C with average highs of 24°C, so you'll still be able to use your summer wardrobe.
Temperature are slightly cooler but comfortable in November. The average temperature throughout the month is 14°C with average highs of 19°C.
Make sure you don't miss out – read on for our round-up of the best Turkey deals for some winter sun.
Dalaman is known as the Turquoise Coast and is home to a number of idyllic beaches and coves.
The mountainous region of Dalaman is great to explore via 4X4 safaris and the historic ruins of Ephesus are within travelling distance
There are a number of all-inclusive resorts in the Dalaman region and one of the best offers we’ve seen is from On the Beach.
Book a seven-night all-inclusive stay plus flights for October 2019 at the Reis Maris Hotel in Marmaris, Dalaman from £253pp with On the Beach.
Or you can book a week's stay at the all-inclusive the Dalyan Terrace Hotel in Ortaca from £257pp with Expedia – based on travel in November 2019 and inclusive of return flights.
Antalya is one of the more upmarket tourist destinations you can find in Turkey.
It's also the fastest-growing city in the Eurasian country and comes with an enticing mix of long sandy beaches, traditional marketplaces and water parks.
Stay in Alanya, Antalya at the all-inclusive Elite Orkide Suite and Hotel this November from £215pp with LoveHolidays – for a week-long stay plus flights.
Book a seven-night holiday – including flights – at the Kemalhan Beach Hotel on an all-inclusive basis this October from £216pp with Lastminute.com.
Our tips for finding top holiday offers
There are plenty of choices to make with breaks away – even after you've decided on a destination. Here's how you can ensure you're getting a good deal
BOOK LAST MINUTE If you're able to look last minute you'll often find good deals, as companies look to encourage bookings and fulfill availability.
SPECIAL OFFERS Great offers depend on travel companies' willingness to cut prices, but some companies maintain a special offers section – like Jet2Holidays. Deal sites like Travelzoo are also worth checking, as are our own Sun Travel deals of the day.
BE FLEXIBLE Flexibility of travel dates and connections can save you money. As can travelling outside of peak periods, or – if not travelling with children – outside school holidays.
USE DISCOUNTS Find discount codes with The Sun Vouchers, including for TUI, Expedia, First Choice, Lastminute, and Jet2Holidays.
SET ALERTS Airfarewatchdog and Skyscanner provides alerts on air fares, so you can get flights at their cheapest. Kayak offers alerts for flights and hotels.
Bodrum is always a favourite for Brits visiting Turkey because of its lively nightlife mixed in with local culture.
Temperatures in the coastal area regularly hit 26°C in October making it the perfect destination to escape from the cold British weather.
Book a great value break at the Light House Hotel in Bodrum on an all-inclusive basis for seven nights (plus flights) from £300pp with Love Holidays.
Plus, you can book an all-inclusive holiday – including a one-week stay and return flights – at the Golden Beach resort, Bodrum in October from £250pp with On the Beach.
*Prices were correct at the time of publishing.
If you're looking for more inspiration, check out our round-up of the best holiday deals this autumn including seven nights in Tenerife for £189pp.
If you're after a bargain, read our round-up of holiday deals under £99 – from Corfu to the Costa Brava.
Plus, you can find some great value sunshine breaks in Cyprus this autumn with our handy guide to the best deals.
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