Winter breaks are on the rise with a 24% increase since 2016 of international flights from Newcastle Airport.
With some people going for a heat-seeking holiday to the Caribbean, Dubai, Florida or closer to home such as Turkey or the Canary Islands. Others are taking scenic city trips to beautiful cities such as Bruges, Paris or Amsterdam. The adventurous holiday goers will be travelling to places like Sweden to go skiing, snowboarding, dog sledding with a night’s stay at the Icehotel.
The promise of snow and tourism destinations such as the Northern Lights, the icehotel and German Christmas markets also make winter travel a popular choice for getting in to the spirit of Christmas.
As well as spending the festive season in the sun or somewhere more wintery, many people also fly to visit their friends and relatives who live abroad at this time of year.
It’s not just on the build-up to Christmas that people like to go away for a trip, but a lot of people opt to spend New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day on a city break. The London fireworks is a big attraction and one of the top ranked places to spend New Year’s Eve as well as Paris, Edinburgh, Berlin, Venice and Madrid.
There are many reasons to jet off somewhere over winter with lots of package deals available online. Of course, the UK also has plenty to offer with Christmas markets popping up in nearly every city and town. Edinburgh, Leeds and London are amongst the top-rated places to visit a Christmas market.
Ecocabs offers airport, ferry, cruise, train, coach and bus transfers at any date or time when booked in advance. If you have family members visiting, we also offer a Meet and Greet service at an additional charge. Our vehicles have plenty of space for luggage or presents if you’re taking some.