Summer beach season on most short-range destinations is almost complete, tour operators in October begin to fly on medium- and long-range winter beach destinations. Due to a longer and more expensive flight the Russian tourists choose there longer rest than in summer, the average duration of tours is 10 nights.
At present time, Sri Lanka, the UAE, Thailand, Israel and Vietnam are taking the leading spots in the ranking of prices.
The rating of the cheapest weekly tours with a flight on October 15 (the price is everywhere given with a flight for two persons) looks like this:
13 Place: Maldives
Maldives traditionally remain the most expensive winter destination - mainly because of the flight. One of the lowest prices for tours to Maldives with a flight on October 15 is provided by ANEX Tour operator: for 145 710 Rubles (2,222 Euros). You can buy a tour for two for 10 nights with flight and accommodation at Seasunbeach guesthouse (atoll North Male), with breakfast.
12 Place: Jordan
At the beginning of the winter season the minimum price for tours to Jordan with a flight on October 15 is 143,617 Rubles (2,190 Euros) for two persons. This is the price of the offer of Spectrum Travel tour operator (RT, transfer, medical insurance and accommodation for 10 nights at Grand East Hotel 5 * (Dead Sea) with breakfast for two adults.
11 Place: Cuba
For 132 919 Rubles (2,025 Euros) you can buy a tour package for two persons, from Intourist tour operator at Gran Caribe Sun Beach Hotel 3* (Varadero) on AI basis.
10 Place: Mexico
The lowest price for tours to Mexico with a flight on October 15 is now provided by ANEX Tour operator. For 128 665 Rubles (1,967 Euros) for two persons you can now purchase a 10-night tour at Margaritas Hotel 3* (Cancun), without food.
9 Place: China (Hainan)
The cheapest tour to Hainan with a flight on October 15 is offered by Spectrum Travel tour operator. The tour price for two persons, for 10 nights with a flight from Moscow and accommodation at Aloha Oceanfront Suite Resort 5* hotel with breakfast is 126,917 Rubles (1,935 Euros).
8 Place: Dominicana
The lowest price for tours to Dominican Republic is now offered by PEGAS Touristik tour operator. Its 10-night tour to Casa Marina Beach Hotel 3* (Puerto Plata region, Sosua) on AI basis costs 119 789 Rubles (1,826 Euros) for two.
7 Place: Indonesia (Bali)
As of 03.10.18 the minimum price for tours to Indonesia (Bali) with a flight on October 15 (for two, for 10 nights) is 102,063 Rubles (1556 Euros) for two. This tour is offered by Russian Express tour operator to Legian Village Hotel 3* on BB basis.
6 Place: India (Goa)
The most profitable offers for tours to Indian state of Goa with a flight in mid-October are provided by Russian Express and PAX tour operators. The tour from Russian Express to the guest house Arambol Residensea 1* (North Goa), without food for 11 nights will cost 87 692 Rubles (1,337 Euros) for two adults.
5 Place: Vietnam
The minimum price for tours to Vietnam is now presented by tour operator ANEX Tour. Its tour package with RT flight, transfer, medical insurance and accommodation for 10 nights at Ivory Coast Hotel 2* (Nha Trang) without meals will cost only $ 56,597 for two persons.
4 Place: Israel
Prices for holidays on the Mediterranean coast of Israel in the middle of October are lower - a tour with a flight October 15 for 10 nights to Netanya to Palace Hotel 1* with breakfast from PAX tour operator will cost 82,227 Rubles (1,254 Euros) for two persons.
3 Place: Thailand
The starting prices for tour packages to Thailand in mid-October are about 80 thousand Rubles (1,220 Euros) for two. So, the minimum price for tours to Thailand from Intourist with a flight on October 15 (for two, for 10 nights, BB) is 79,535 Rubles (1,213 Euros): it is a tour to Mermaid's Beach Resort Jomtien 3* hotel (Pattaya).
2 PLACE: UAE
The cheapest offer for tours to the United Arab Emirates now is from Biblio-Globus tour operator. For 71 557 Rubles (1,091 Euros) for two you can fly for 10 nights to the Emirate of Sharjah, to Arcadia Hotel Suites 3*, without food.
1 Place: Sri-Lanka
Starting prices for tours to Sri Lanka with a flight in mid-October are mostly close to average. But you can still find offers for 10 thousand Rubles (152 Euros) below the average price on the direction. So, Elita Travel tour operator offers the tour to Sumadai 2* hotel (Beruwela) without meals for 10 nights for two persons for 71,136 Rubles (1,085 Euros).