07 Sep October Half Term Destinations
We’ve put together some of the best private jet destinations for the October half-term. So why not give Falcona a call so we can help you charter the best aircraft and fly you to your favourite holiday destination with your family in style.
Travelling with children is extremely challenging, especially by commercial airlines. Having to arrive at the airport at unsuitable hours of the morning or night, two hours prior to your departure adds stress to your journey.
Instead you can arrive just twenty minutes for your private jet flight, where you can get dropped off right outside the terminal. Your bags are unloaded and then put on your aircraft straight away.
There are no long checking in your bag queues or security lines to contend with on your private jet flight. Less hassle, no cancellations or major delays disrupting your journey.
On your arrival at your destination we can organise a chauffeur transfer to your resort for a seamless journey. No need to be waiting around the terminal looking for your bags or a taxi.
Fly to your destination, the way you deserve. Experience a better way to travel this October half-term with your children.
A reasonable flight time of four hours, 15 minutes and perfect temperatures combined with all-inclusive, family-friendly accommodation make the Canaries hard to beat for October getaway with the children. Great beaches, excellent weather and a whole host of land and sea activities make the Canary Islands an excellent choice for a family getaway.
Aircraft: Hawker 900XP (seats 8) from £40,000 return
Costa del Sol, Spain
Spain’s Costa del Sol, known for its great night-life and resorts jutting up from yellow-sand beaches. Looming over that modern skyline are the city’s 2 massive hilltop citadels, the Alcazaba and ruined Gibralfaro, remnants of Moorish rule.
Málaga enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year, with an average of about 300 days of sunshine and only about 50 days with precipitation annually. Its coastal location with winds blowing from the Mediterranean Sea make the heat manageable during the summer.
Malaga airport is the main international airport serving the Costa Del Sol region. It is also one of the oldest Spanish airports. The airport contains a General Aviation Terminal, a terminal away from the main airport allowing you privacy and a swift process through on arrival, solely used by private jets.
This southern coast is your best bet for a sunny stay on mainland Spain. With a short flight time of just two hours, 30 minutes this is ideal destination for families.
Aircraft: Citation XLS (seats 8) from £25, 000 return
The Algarve, Portugal
The weather in the Algarve during autumn months is very reasonable and considerably warmer than the likes of the UK and France. Expect maximum temperatures throughout the day of 16-18 degrees Celsius, with temperatures falling to 5-10 degrees Celsius in the evenings.
This trip is best suited to families who like to stay active and with a host of top quality golf courses the Algarve is always a great choice.
Aircraft: Bombardier Learjet 75 (seats 8) from £30,000
Expect temperatures that are akin to a warm summer’s day at home with plenty of sunshine, making this Greek island a tempting option for a relaxed, poolside break. A favourite of many British private jet travellers.
The Legacy 500 has a stand up cabin, with amenities to keep your children entertained for the duration of the flight. A flight time of approximately 4 hours is great if you’re travelling with small children.
Aircraft: Embraer Legacy 500 (seats 9) from £51,000 return
Perfect for those who want properly hot October sunshine and plenty of it, combined with luxurious accommodation and pristine, white sand beaches. For private jet passengers the heavy jet aircraft are perfect for getting you to Dubai without the need for a fuel stop. A flight time of approximately seven hours from the UK, is fine as the aircraft will have an onboard flight attendant who will take care of all your needs during the flight.
Aircraft: Bombardier Challenger 605 (seats 12), from £70,000 return
Despite the long flight time just under 12 hours, this exotic island is a popular half-term choice. Expect balmy sea water and temperatures in the mid-70s. With long hours of sunshine and enough activities to keep everyone happy it’s become a hot spot for the more discerning private jet traveller.
Aircraft: Bombardier Global 6000 (seats 14), from £170,000 return
October is the best month for a stay in Morocco. Temperatures reach 80F and the sunshine averages around eight hours per day. The culture is a fascinating draw for adults and children alike. It’s becoming an increasingly popular private jet destinations due to the weather and luxury hotels.
Aircraft: Citation Sovereign (seats 9), from £45,000 return