The holiday peak season is officially over and now it's time for the real bargains to begin. As Back To School fever takes hold across the UK, there's no better moment to scour the internet for a nifty travel deal or two. Whether you want a bit of winter sun over the weekend or fancy travelling further afield, there's a holiday package out there to suit all tastes and budgets.
We've rounded up some of the best all-inclusive hotel offers out there right now, from a coastal Ottoman-style mansion in Turkey to a boutique resort on the Mayan Riviera. Grab your sunhat and wave bye bye to UK drizzle with these budget-to-boom packages and discounts:
Winter sun breaks under four hours' flight time from the UK
1. Seven nights in Tenerife from £279 per person
Seven nights at 4* Cordial Golf plaza Aparthotel, Tenerife from £279 per person, for travel on selected dates between December 2014 and January 2015. Includes flights from Gatwick and accommodation.
To book: visit ba.com under World Traveller Holidays.
2. Seven nights in Turkey from £325 per person
Seven nights at the 4* Alp Pasa hotel, an Ottoman-style mansion set in attractive grounds in a charming area of Antalya, including breakfast and flights from London Gatwick, from £325 per person.
The hotel has individually-decorated rooms with luxurious amenities and stunning sea views.
To book: visit lastminute.com
3. Seven nights in Marbella from £448 per person
Seven nights at the 4* Bluebay Banus Hotel in Marbella, based on two adults sharing on a B&B basis for £497.86 per person, departing Stansted with a low cost carrier from £183.20 per person.
The Bluebay Banus Hotel is situated in extensive grounds a stone's throw from the beach and offers guests a modern complex in a typical Andalusian pueblo style.
To book: visit sunshine.co.uk
4. Four nights in Mallorca from £799 per person
Four nights in Mallorca including flights, private transfers and accommodation at Jumeirah Port Soller with breakfast included, starting from £799 per person (a saving of £160 per person). Prices are per person based on two adults travelling and sharing a mountain view room. Prices are based on select departures from 1 to 31 October 2014.
To book: visit Virgin Holidays vhiphotels.co.uk or call 0844 573 2460
5. Seven nights in Tunisia from £1,075 per person
Seven nights for the price of five based on two people sharing a sea view room at The Residence Tunis from £1,075 per person including daily breakfast and international flights, private car transfer and UK airport lounge passes. Based on travel from 1 September to 30 November 2014.
Located on the shores of the Mediterranean just half an hour from the ancient city of Tunis, The Residence combines the elegance of Arab-Andalucían architecture with the services expected of a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.
To book: visit elegantresorts.co.uk or call 01244 897516
Winter sun breaks between eight and 12 hours' flight time from the UK
1. Three nights in Miami from £715 per person
Three nights at the Four Points by Sheraton Miami Beach in October for £715 per person, including flights with Virgin Atlantic from London Heathrow.
2. Seven nights in Jamaica from £748 per person
Seven nights all-inclusive from 24 November 2014 at The Grand Bahia Principe in Jamaica, from £748 per person (saving £311 person) – based on two people sharing for a total of £1,497.
The Grand Bahia Principe is a 4* resort, perfect for those looking to relax in beautiful tropical surroundings, with three swimming pools and a huge selection of beach and watersport activities. The holiday includes 20kg hold baggage, transfers and flights from Manchester.
To book: visit loveholidays.com
3. Seven nights in Barbados from £1,549 per person
Seven nights at The SoCo Hotel in Barbados from just £1,549 per person, offering a saving of up to £300 per person. This price is based on two people sharing a room on an all-inclusive basis and includes return flights. Valid for travel between 5 January and 13 February 2015. Book by 31 October 2014.
One of the newer hotel additions to Barbados, the stylish SoCo Hotel offers a sleek, art deco vibe, with a fantastic all-inclusive offering, perfect for those looking for a great value escape to Barbados over the winter season.
To book: visit tropicalsky.co.uk or call 0843 636 7229
4. Seven nights in Mexico from £1,665 per person
Seven nights in an oceanfront bedroom suite at Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita on an all-inclusive basis from £1,665 per person. The price is based on two people sharing and includes return flights, transfers and use of an airport lounge in the UK. Valid for travel 22 August to 23 December 2014. Book by 30 September 2014.
All the spirit, style and seductiveness of Mexico are condensed in this small luxury hotel, a treasure on the Mayan Riviera. Mayan-influenced architecture, a palette of vibrant colours and beautiful art and artefacts have been put together with real flair to create a stylish hideaway in 14 acres of tropical gardens.
To book: visit wexas.com or call 0207 838 5892
5. Seven nights in Mauritius from £1,895 per person
Seven nights at The St. Regis Mauritius Resort from £1,895 per person based on two sharing an ocean view deluxe room on a half board basis, including flights from London and private transfers to the resort. Valid for travel between 1 October and 10 December 2014.
The 5* resort is situated on one of the last beachfront properties on the island, on the idyllic white sand at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Le Morne, known as the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean".
To book: visit luxuryholidaysdirect.com or call 020 8774 7299