19 Feb 2014

Catch More of the Big Apple with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays

DATE: 19-02-14

-          Get a bigger bite with FOUR trips from Newcastle International Airport – double the number in 2013

-          3 and NEW 4-night package breaks from £815 per person and return flights from £419

-          Experience the city that never sleeps for October Half Term!

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays today raised a giant cheer to launch their biggest ever choice of New York shopping breaks for winter 2014 – offering Newcastle customers a massive FOUR trips!  

The significant expansion sees the leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist:

  • DOUBLE the number of New York flights and city breaks taking off from Newcastle International Airport.
  • Add a NEW 4-night break option on top of the already successful 3-night trip, so people can spend even more time in the city that never sleeps.
  • Offer a kid size nibble on the Big Apple with a family friendly October half term trip.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “We are thrilled with the continued success and demand for our New York breaks direct from Newcastle International Airport, which has resulted in us growing our programme to give people the biggest choice ever!  Doubling our number of flights means our loyal local customers have an even greater choice of direct services to the Big Apple this winter and can now really be a part of this spectacular city with an extra night’s stay. 

“Whether choosing a package break or flight only option, our great value trips to New York are the perfect way to visit this iconic city without breaking the bank. Plus our earlier services mean visitors can enjoy a bigger bite of the apple by treating the kids for October half term. With so many options to choose from, I’d encourage people to book now so they don’t miss out on a magical holiday of a lifetime direct from their doorstep.” 

Chris Sanders, Aviation Development Director at Newcastle International Airport, said: “We are delighted that Jet2.com has doubled the number of their pre-Christmas New York short breaks this year. Whether it’s shopping that takes your fancy, or the thrill of the Big Apple there’s plenty to do and see in the city that never sleeps. Halloween in the States is a big thing and the new half term flight offers a great opportunity for families to enjoy this American experience and also see a Broadway show.  With these Jet2.com flights there’s no trick so, go on, treat yourself to a fantastic experience!”

Jet2.com and Jet2 Holidays previously announced a special Easter Break to New York. A limited number of tickets are still on sale.

Jet2holidays package breaks start from £815 per person, including a generous 22kg baggage allowance for all that shopping – they can be secured now for only a £60 deposit.  Jet2.com flights are available from £419 per person including taxes. Departures are scheduled as follows:

  • 28th October 2014 – 4-night break for October half term
  • 20th November 2014 – 4-night break
  • 4th December 2014 – 4-night break
  • 11th December 2014 – 3-night break

To book holidays visit www.Jet2holidays.com or to book flights visit www.Jet2.com.