The clocks go back on Sunday and winter is closing in but it is not too late book a getaway and enjoy a slice of sunshine during the colder months.

Demand for winter holidays has started to return to pre-pandemic levels, so Jet2holidays has recently increased capacity to the Canary Islands and Turkey.

With additional flights to Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Antalya, and Dalaman now available from Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, and London Stansted Airports, the tour operator has compiled a selection of fantastic winter sun pre-festive getaways.

There are also offers available following the turn of the year.

Here are some of the latest offers from Jet2holidays (all sample prices based on 2 sharing, includes a 22kg baggage allowance and return transfers).

Canary Islands

With miles of sandy beaches and breathtaking mountains to be explored, plus year-round sun and average temperatures in the 20sC, it is easy to see why the Canary Islands continue to be a popular choice for holidaymakers.

Whether it's a relaxing break or an action-packed adventure, with lots of islands to choose from including Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura, there is guaranteed to be one to suit anyone looking for a last-minute winter getaway.

Fuerteventura , Costa Caleta – Caleta De Fuste, 4 star Barcelo Fuerteventura – Thalasso Spa, 7 nights bed and breakfast departing from Birmingham on December 9. Price: £579 per person.

Fuerteventura , Jandia, 4 star Occidental Jandia Mar, 7 nights half-board departing from Edinburgh on December 4. Price: £449 per person.

Lanzarote , Costa Teguise, 4 star Vitalclass Lanzarote Sport & Wellness Resort, 7 nights bed & breakfast departing from Bristol on December 9. Price: £379 per person.

Lanzarote , Costa Teguise, 4 star Hotel Grand Teguise Playa, 7 nights half-board departing from Glasgow on December 12. Price: £519 per person.

Tenerife , Los Cristianos, 4 star Paradise Park Fun Lifestyle Hotel, 7 nights half-board departing from London Stansted on December 5. Price: £519 per person.

Tenerife , Golf Del Sur, 5 star Bahia Principe Fantasia Tenerife, 7 nights all-inclusive departing from Newcastle on December 8. Price: £759 per person.

Turkey

For holidaymakers seeking a much-needed break in the sunshine, Turkey’s popular resort of Antalya can offer pine-clad mountain views, historic ruins, and sparkling seascapes, making it the perfect winter sun destination.

Antalya , Lara Beach, 5 star Adalya Elite Lara, 7 nights all-inclusive plus departing from Leeds Bradford on November 28. Price: £519 per person.

Antalya , Lara Beach, 5 star Delphin Imperial, 7 nights all-inclusive plus departing from Manchester on December 19. Price: £529 per person.

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Cyprus

With blue flag, postcard shores and ancient ruins, this Mediterranean Island is a popular choice amongst holidaymakers. Paphos stretches along the south-west coast and with average temperatures in the twenties in winter, it has become a firm favourite for those looking for a sun-filled winter getaway.

Paphos , 4 star Leonardo Plaza Cypria Maris Beach Hotel & Spa, 7 nights bed & breakfast departing from Edinburgh on March 2. Price: £519 per person.

Paphos , 4+ star Constantinou Bros Athena Beach Hotel, 7 nights bed & breakfast departing from East Midlands on November 14. Price: £519 per person.

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