If you’re looking for a last-minute escape over the festive period, you’re in luck! We’ve scoured the internet to find the cheapest deals for your Christmas get-away. There’s nothing better than a good-value flight – and we’ve got some of the top picks.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – During the festive season you can enjoy food, drinks and music at the Amsterdam light festival. They even have a second Christmas just in case you didn’t get your fill the first time around! Return tickets from London Stansted start from as low as £86pp from 18th-23rd December 2019.
Flight duration: 1h, (direct)
Italy – If you’re looking for culture, Italy is the place to be. Typically cooler in December, savvy travellers see the colder weather as an opportunity to explore the country in all its glory; at lower prices and with shorter queues! Ryanair are offering return tickets from £107pp from London Stansted from travel between 16th and 20th December 2019.
Flight duration: 1h 55m, (direct)
Portugal – The seasons festivities are in full swing in Portugal with live nativity’s and incredible delicacies. If you have a sweet tooth and enjoy a good dessert, this place is particularly big on sweet pastries at Christmas. Ryanair’s return tickets start from £119pp, leaving on 13th– 16th December 2019.
Flight duration: 2h 50m, (direct)
Budapest, Hungary –
The Christmas Markets are renowned for their amazing street food and diverse culture. Traditional Chimney Cake is served at the fair and there is an abundance of winter parties. Tickets are available from £177pp with Ryanair, from 17th-20th December 2019.
Flight duration: 2hr 30m, (direct)
Barcelona, Spain –
Colourful decorations mark the streets of Barcelona throughout the winter months and there’s a number of mouth-watering seasonal dishes to try. With cheaper tickets and milder weather, you can’t go wrong with this one. Return tickets start from just £121pp with Ryanair. Dates available from 20th– 22nd December 2019.
Flight duration: 2h 55m (direct)
TIE Travel Tip
Whether you’re going for a short weekend or have a longer stay planned, travel insurance should be at the top of your list. It’s always reassuring to know you have the right cover in place in case the unexpected happens – just make sure you check the policy covers everything you need! For more information on what your travel insurance policy covers, check out our policy wording explained.