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TUI's long haul holidays are more affordable than you think

These long haul holiday destinations are bucket-list worthy but won’t break the bank

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Carla Challis
Carla ChallisCommerce Partnerships Editor
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The idea of a long haul holiday to a paradisical destination is a dream we all have, and we often dismiss even browsing the best long haul holidays because of price. But don’t give up on the dream, as there’s hoards of TUI long haul holidays that are as cheap – if not cheaper – than holidaying in Europe!

What is a long haul holiday?

A long-haul holiday is generally considered to be one with a flight time of over six hours from the UK, and can take you to some of the most beautiful and tropical destinations. 

Caribbean Beach Holiday Woman Relaxing in Hammock on Beach
The Caribbean is a popular long haul holiday destination - we can see why

What is the cheapest long haul holiday destination? 

There’s plenty of cheap long haul holiday destinations. From beach holidays to Thailand, the Caribbean, Mauritius or Mexico, there’s great value holidays to be found on TUI

Or you can take a trip to the big apple, and explore New York, or visit your favourite Disney characters in Florida and Orlando. I’ve found TUI deals for around £1,000 mark, for two people holidaying for a week in August and the following months until the end of the year. Many of these deals include extras, like all-inclusive board and free airport shuttle. 

Don’t forget to check the weather before you book. Destinations like Mexico are ideal for visiting in September, as the heat of the summer decreases, but some destinations including Sri Lanka, Florida and Thailand find September one of the wettest months. So be sure to play weather forecaster before you book!

Family on yacht in Caribbean sea
There's plenty of kid-friendly long haul holidays on offer at TUI

Are long haul holidays suitable for kids?

If your children can handle a longer flight than travelling to Europe, then long haul holidays are great for kids. Many destinations are extremely child-friendly, and of course destinations like Orlando are packed with theme parks and water parks aimed at kids.

How we chose the best TUI long haul deals

  • Price: All holidays chosen are in TUI's deals section, and under £1,500.
  • Destination: From Costa Rica to Cabo, we've searched TUI for the most desirable long haul holidays on sale - not one holiday listed is considered short-haul.
  • Holiday type: If you're looking for a family holiday, all-inclusive or couples holiday, we've found deals for both.

Best affordable all-inclusive TUI long haul holidays

Best affordable family-friendly TUI long haul holidays 

We hope you love the holidays within this article created in collaboration with our brand partner TUI. Our team of expert editors and writers has independently selected these holidays for this promotional piece. We will receive compensation for this article, and commission when you click on the links or purchase a product. Prices accurate and items in stock at time of publication.

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