18 Jul 2013

Christmas comes early with NEW Jet2holidays and Jet2.com festive breaks

DATE: 18-07-13

Christmas has come early as Jet2holidays and Jet2.com today announce TWO exciting new Christmas market destinations, Vienna and Cologne, available from Newcastle Airport for 2013.

On sale today, the package holiday expert and leading leisure airline are helping local Christmas shoppers escape the high street humdrum with the new stunning European locations giving North East customers even more choice of stunning Christmas break destinations including New York and Prague. With packages for 3 nights from £199 per person available from Newcastle Airport, Jet2holidays’ festive breaks can be booked now with just a £60 deposit.

Steve Heapy, Chief Executive Officer, Jet2holidays and Jet2.com said: “Our fabulous European Christmas market package breaks are always popular and we’re thrilled to add the magical cities of Vienna and Cologne from Newcastle Airport for this year. All our festive getaways are perfectly timed to allow travellers to really maximise their break, with our early flights ensuring they can immerse themselves in the Christmas spirit as soon as they arrive!

“Whether its soaking up the aroma of roasting chestnuts and mulled wine against the backdrop of snow capped landscapes in Prague or indulging in hot cider and giant pretzels at New York’s Union Square, our Christmas market trips really do have something for everyone. With limited places available we’re urging customers to book early to avoid disappointment.”

Chris Sanders, Aviation Development Director, Newcastle International Airport, said: “We are delighted that Jet2holidays and Jet2.com are adding these flights making it so easy for people to sample the delights of these continental Christmas markets, buy very special gifts for friends and family and enjoy the special atmosphere of these two great cities in the run up to Christmas. We know they will be very popular destinations.”

ATOL protected Christmas market packages with Jet2holidays start from £229 per person with return flights also available from leading leisure airline Jet2.com starting from £137 per person including taxes.

NEW Christmas Market packages are:
Vienna – departs on 29 November 2013 from Newcastle Airport with prices from £199 per person based on 2 nights in a 3 star hotel on a bed and breakfast basis. Prices include taxes and exclude transfers. Return flights start from £199 per person including taxes.

Cologne – departs on 30 November 2013 from Newcastle Airport with prices from £229 per person based on 1 night in a 3 star hotel on a bed and breakfast basis. Prices include taxes and exclude transfers. Return flights start from £169 per person including taxes.