Top 5 New Year Flight Routes 2018

It’s the New Year, you’ve gone back into work and you’re probably already thinking about booking flights so you can get away from reality again. And since it is a new year, it might be time to consider travelling to somewhere brand spanking new! We’ve got the pick of new holiday destinations from your local airport below. 

Belfast International Airport

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Where Can I Go? Valencia, Spain

When Can I Go? June 2018

How Long is the Flight? ~4h

How Much Does It Cost? From £26.70

Valencia is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. Sightseers can visit the Tribunal de las Aguas, an UNESCO recognised ‘Water Court’ and if you’re a football fan you can head straight to one of the city’s two football grounds, Valencia CF’s Mestalla Stadium and UD Levante’s Estadi Ciutat de València.

Bristol Airport

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Where Can I Go? Gothenburg, Sweden

When Can I Go? January 2018

How Long is the Flight? ~2h 15m

How Much Does It Cost? From £133

The second largest city in Sweden, Gothenburg is well known for its intriguing lobster safari, where you can sample some of the best seafood in the world. There are also thrills to seek at the Liseberg amusement park, including Valkyria, Europe’s longest dive coaster which is opening this year.

Liverpool Airport

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Where Can I Go? Palermo, Sicily

When Can I Go? July 2018

How Long is the Flight? ~4h 30m

How Much Does It Cost? From £26.70

Once you’re all checked in, head straight to the expansive food markets and sample some delicious local cuisine. You can even go on a street food tour! There are also some seriously stunning buildings in Palermo, including Palermo Cathedral, the Teatro Massimo and the Palazzo dei Normanni.

Manchester Airport

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Where Can I Go? Florence, Italy

When Can I Go? May 2018

How Long is the Flight? ~3h 30m

How Much Does It Cost? From £59

Florence is probably at the top of everyone’s must visit list. Whether you go away for the sights and shops or food and drink, there really is something for everyone. Art buffs should ensure they visit the Uffizi Gallery, which houses a staggering collection of Renaissance pieces.

Stansted Airport

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Where Can I Go? Kristiansand, Norway

When Can I Go? August 2018

How Long is the Flight? ~2h

How Much Does It Cost? From £59

You won’t be stuck for something to do in Kristiansand, but the jewel in the crown for animal lovers is Kristiansand Dyreparken. This zoo and amusement park boasts exotic animals as well as a number of shops, restaurants and attractions.