Published on : Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A total of SEVEN weekend trips are available from this week to stunning winter destinations. The popular winter wonderlands of Berlin,Copenhagen and Vienna return to the programme after a bumper 2015, and the idyllic capital of Bavaria, Munich, is added for 2016.
Each two-night break departs on a Friday morning and returns on a Sunday evening, perfectly timed for people to soak up as much seasonal spirit as possible. They follow the spectacular success of the 2015 Christmas market breaks programme, where load factors averaged well over 90%. This year, customers are able to take their pick from:
Flight only options are available from £129 return or book flight and hotel together with Jet2CityBreaks from £229, secured now for only a £60 deposit.
Steve Heapy, Chief Executive Officer, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “Our Christmas market breaks are always hugely popular so we are thrilled to be offering more dedicated trips to iconic European cities this year. There is no better way of getting into the spirit of Christmas than experiencing the festive magic of a city like Copenhagen, Vienna, Munich or Berlin so I’m sure these trips will be a huge success once again.”
In addition to these special breaks, Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks offer a range of flight only and flight and hotel options to a host of other wonderful Christmas market destinations. This includes over 50,000 seats currently available to locations including Budapest, Prague, Krakow and, of course, famous festive shopping trips to New York.
NEW Christmas Market snapshot:
Copenhagen – The Christmas market in Copenhagen is regarded by many as one of the best in Europe, including a light show consisting of 16,000 bulbs, pixies, an Alpine village, and many rides, stalls and restaurants. Set in the beautiful Tivoli Gardens, the atmospheric Danish Christmas Markets give the visitor an insight into how Christmas is celebrated in Denmark and can make Christmas shopping a memorable experience.
Berlin – With around 60 Christmas markets to wander round and enjoy, Berlin shines in a festive blaze of lights every year in the period before Christmas. Located on grand boulevards, squares, small side streets and museums, Berlin’s Christmas markets enchant with their magic, charm and Christmassy delicacies.
Vienna – Christmas Markets are a well-established Austrian tradition and nowhere is this typified as strongly as the stunning city of Vienna. The capital hosts over 20 Christmas markets, with the ‘December Market’, dating back to 1294, regarded by many as the forerunner to the Christmas Market. A visit here is guaranteed to bring out everyone’s inner child with fairytale scenes, animals and the special Christkindl Express!
Munich – The cosmopolitan capital of Bavaria turns into an idyllic winter wonderland during the festive season. Draped in shimmering snow and illuminated by twinkling fairy lights, the charming Munich Christmas markets enchant visitors from all over the world. Munich has a wealth of wonderful Christmas markets, with the most well-known being the traditional market at Marienplatz outside the city’s beautiful Town Hall.