and Jet2CityBreaks Unwraps Biggest Ever Christmas Markets Programme from Newcastle Airport and Jet2CityBreaks Unwraps Biggest Ever Christmas Markets Programme from Newcastle Airport

  • Expanded programme of flights and trips to Europe’s Christmas markets from Newcastle Airport

- Biggest ever and Jet2CityBreaks Christmas market programme from Newcastle Airport includes TWO brand-new winter wonderlands to pick from – Budapest and Strasbourg

February 2020 – and Jet2CityBreaks has put its eagerly-anticipated programme of Christmas market flights and trips on sale for 2020 from Newcastle Airport, and the festive selection is bigger and more spectacular than ever - with more destinations, more flights and more choice.

With European Christmas markets continuing to enjoy enormous popularity, the company has introduced a mini-series of flights and city breaks, as well as a selection of two-night trips, to a festive assortment of winter wonderlands from November until just before Christmas. The programme include two brand-new destinations, thanks to a mini-series of flights and breaks to Budapest as well as dedicated two-night trips to Strasbourg.

The Hungarian capital, Budapest, is teeming with tinkling market stalls and majestic architecture, so visitors really have it all during a Budapest Christmas market break. Considered one of Europe’s best, Vörösmarty Square Christmas Market is embellished with nativity scenes, handicrafts as well as a giant fir tree. 

The Strasbourg Christmas market is the oldest in France, and from November the whole town transforms into a winter wonderland with the streets and squares turned into a stunning Christmas scene.

In addition to these brand-new winter wonderlands, the programme announced today also includes a mini-series of flights and breaks to Vienna, as well as dedicated two-night trips to Berlin, Nuremberg, Cologne and Copenhagen.

This mini-series and programme of two-night trips means that and Jet2CityBreaks will operate 24 dedicated services to these Christmas market destinations between November and Christmas (full programme detailed below)

In addition, and Jet2CityBreaks will operate scheduled flights and city breaks to several popular Christmas market destinations from Newcastle Airport during the winter and in the build up to Christmas. With multiple weekly flights on sale to Prague and Krakow, customers have complete choice and flexibility over how long they spend visiting the most charming Christmas markets in Europe – whether it’s for a weekend, a long weekend or longer.

The full and Jet2CityBreaks Christmas market programme for Winter 20 from Newcastle Airport is as follows:

  • Three brand new Winter Wonderlands on sale for Winter 20!
  • Fantastic selection of dedicated two-night trips, including BRAND NEW Strasbourg (27-29 November)
  • Two-night trips also on sale to Nuremberg (4-6 December) and Berlin (4-6 December and 11-13 December), Cologne (11-13 December) and Copenhagen (27-29 November).
  • Mini-series on flights and breaks to BRAND NEW Budapest, with ten services available thanks to Monday and Friday departures from 20th November to 21st
  • Mini-series of flights and breaks also available to Vienna, with weekly Monday and Friday services operating from 27th November to 21st December, meaning eight departures available.
  • In addition, there are also two weekly services operating during the winter to Prague and Krakow.

Steve Heapy, CEO, and Jet2holidays said: “Our flights and city breaks to Europe’s most magical Christmas markets prove to be more and more popular from Newcastle Airport every year, and this latest programme promises to be our best yet. When it comes to giving customers a choice of destinations, flights and festive trips, this fantastic programme provides more flexibility than ever, meaning Europe’s Christmas markets have never been within such easy reach.”

Leon McQuaid, Head of Aviation Development at Newcastle International Airport, added: “These special Christmas market trips are extremely popular with the North East travelling public. Budapest is a very sought-after city break, and I am sure that alongside Strasbourg these two new options will be very well received.

“We have had a lot of feedback from customers looking to visit Budapest, so it is brilliant that we can now offer this seasonal break with and Jet2CityBreaks, as they continue to invest in the region.”

Customers can pick from flight-only options with, or package options with Jet2CityBreaks. Package options with Jet2CityBreaks are available for a low £60 per person deposit, and include flights with, 22kg hold luggage, as well as transfers to and from the airport. Customers can also pick from a choice of 2 to 5-star hotels in central locations, providing the perfect base from which to explore and experience the most charming Christmas Markets in Europe.


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