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UK holidays: Haven extends park openings until November – deals as low as £61

Though the family caravan staycation provider usually closes its parks at the end of October half term, this year it is set to remain open for an extra two weeks at select locations.

This includes the likes of Dorset and Devon which have both been sought after holiday hotspots this year.

The 11 parks remaining open until November 15 include Berwick, Caister-on-Sea, Combe Haven, Devon Cliffs, Golden Sands, Hafan y More, Kiln Park, Marton Mere, Primrose Valley, Seton Sands and Weymouth Bay.

Though demand has seen holiday prices at various accommodation across the UK surge, the good news is Haven’s extended opening dates also bring with them some impressive deals.

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Will Smith opening up, releasing memoir 'Will' in November

LOS ANGELES — Will Smith is ready to open up about his life story.

Penguin Press announced Sunday that Smith will release his memoir called “Will” on Nov. 9. The actor-rapper shared a photo of the book’s cover art to more than 54 million of his followers on Instagram.

Smith said he is “finally ready” to release the memoir after working on the book for two years. His book will be published by Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House and co-authored by Mark Manson, the author of “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F(asterisk)ck.”

“It’s been a labor of love,” Smith said in his post.

Smith will also narrate the audiobook of “Will” from Penguin Random House Audio.

“Will” looks to tell a story about Smith’s life and career. The book will delve into him being raised in West Philadelphia to entering superstardom as an actor and rapper. He’s a two-time Academy Award nominee and won a four-time Grammy winner.

Smith starred in the “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” “Bad Boys,” “Men in Black” and “Pursuit of Happyness.” He’s won Grammys for “Summertime,” “Men In Black,” “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” and “Parents Just Don’t Understand.”

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Where is hot in November? The 10 holiday resorts to visit for winter sun

Holidays: Matt Allwright gives advice on summer travel

Holidays have faced a wealth of complications over the past year and a bit, with Brits unable to jet off on summer holidays to favoured destinations. With lockdown restrictions gradually easing, holidaymakers may be opting for delayed holidays – choosing winter sun. There are no clear stipulations for Travel restrictions in November, with a traffic light system currently in place. Green destinations are free to visit, while amber and red are cautioned against – with quarantine, Covid tests and for red list countries, a managed hotel quarantine required.

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Where is hot in November? The 10 holiday resorts to visit for winter sun (Image: GETTY)

While the traditional summer holiday may be off the cards for the time being, planning for later this year could be the way forward.

There are a wealth of destinations which have hot and sunny Novembers, giving holidaymakers the opportunity to get their much-needed beach break.

With travel companies offering cancellations and rescheduling should lockdown rules be implemented, Brits can be assured they can book ahead of time.

So where is hot in November? Here are the 10 destinations to visit for winter sun.

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Bangkok – average November temperature 33.1C

Thailand – known as the land of smiles – is a beautiful holiday destination.

With its capital city Bangkok boasting highs of 33.1C in November, Brits won’t be short of sunny skies and warm weather.

November holidays: Bangkok holiday

November holidays: Bangkok boasts highs of 33.1C in November (Image: GETTY)

November holidays: Singapore

November holidays: Singapore is a vibrant sovereign island city-state in Southeast Asia, with highs of 31.3C in November (Image: GETTY)

There are hundreds of kilometres worth of beaches, vibrant cities and bustling restaurants across Thailand.

Holidaymakers can even book multi-destination holidays to Thailand, pairing Bangkok with two or more locations in Thailand – making sure you get some beach time.

Singapore – average November temperature 31.3C

Singapore is a vibrant sovereign island city-state in Southeast Asia, with highs of 31.3C in November.

With sprawling cityscapes, beautiful marinas and an amazing 360-degree view from Sands SkyPark – Singapore is definitely a must-visit.

As one of Asia’s food capitals, you’ll experience iconic street food and some stunning restaurants.

If you are thinking of booking a Singapore getaway, expect to see some rain as it sees 243mm (9.5 inches) of rain in November alone.

Dominican Republic – average November temperature 30.5C

Visiting the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic in November guarantees you an average temperature of 30.5C.

With beaches aplenty, the Dominican Republic also boasts beautiful mangrove lagoons, mountain peaks and waterfalls.

Holidaymakers can also go whale watching in Samana, explore the coral reef at Bavaro Beach or see ancient cave art at Cueva de las Maravillas national park.

Like Singapore, you may experience some rainfall, with November seeing an average of 122mm (4.8 inches) of rain.

November holidays: Barbados island

November holidays: Barbados is another Caribbean island with gorgeous highs of 30.3C (Image: GETTY)

Barbados – average November temperature 30.3C

Barbados is another Caribbean island with gorgeous highs of 30.3C and plenty of sunshine in November.

With sun-soaked beaches, vibrant reggae bars and cricket matches in the capital city of Bridgetown – there’s something for everyone.

Fresh seafood, water sports and rum aplenty is enough to tempt anyone to visit.

Orlando – average November temperature 29.1C

Orlando, Florida is a popular holiday destination due to its more than a dozen theme parks and bright sunny skies.

During November, the average temperature in Orlando is a balmy 29.1C making it a perfect spot for some winter heat.

You can visit the world-famous Walt Disney World, or Universal Orlando and see your favourite characters brought to life.

Elsewhere you could visit a drive-in theatre, visit Cirque del Soliel or tour Lion Country Safari.

Cape Verde – average November temperature 28.3C

Just off the west coast of Africa, Cape Verde sees sunny skies throughout the year with an average of 28.3C in November.

Made up of 10 islands in the Atlantic Ocean, there’s plenty to see and do in Cape Verde.

With water sports, idyllic beaches and island cruises, you won’t be bored.

November holidays: Fuerteventura

November holidays: The second largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, Fuerteventura boasts an average temperature of 24.2C in November (Image: GETTY)

Brisbane – average November temperature 26.6C

Brisbane, Australia, is the capital city of Queensland and enjoys an average of 26.6C in November.

Visit a koala sanctuary, take a day cruise or take a brewery tour to absorb all Brisbane has to offer.

Head to Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout to see Brisbane CBD and enjoy some delicious food.

Tenerife – average November temperature 24.3C

Another classic holiday destination, Tenerife sees an average of 24.3C during November.

With a wealth of resorts, sprawling beaches and buzzing nightlife – there’s plenty to see and do.

November is also one of the cheapest times of year to visit Tenerife according to TUI.

Fuerteventura – average November temperature 24.2C

The second largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, Fuerteventura boasts an average temperature of 24.2C in November.

You can stay at all range of resorts, enjoy some of the best tapas and visit centuries-old villages.

According to TUI, Corralejo is one of the most popular towns to stay at, while Costa Caleta is a family favourite.

The Jandia peninsula has stunning national park-protected beaches with duty-free shopping complexes and a clutch of cocktail bars.

Madeira – average November temperature 21.7C

Last, but by no means least, Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, sees temperatures of 21.7C in November.

Madeira is an archipelago made up of four islands off the northwest coast of Africa.

Relax on the beach, enjoy a local tipple named Poncha and head to the capital Funchal for a bustling night out.

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