Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks has announced its Christmas markets programme will return in 2021 after its 2020 trips had to be pulled due to the Covid crisis.
The airline and operator will offer eight Christmas market destinations in total this winter – Berlin, Budapest, Cologne, Copenhagen, Krakow, Lisbon, Prague and Vienna.
Flights and trips are on sale now, with departures available from seven of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays’ 10 UK bases.
Lisbon will also be offered as a winter-sun city break destination too from Birmingham and Manchester, where twice-weekly flights will be available from the start of November through to the end of March 2022.
There will also be scheduled flights to Budapest, Prague and Krakow throughout the winter from various bases.
The full programme includes nine new routes for Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks: Belfast International-Prague; Birmingham-Berlin; East Midlands-Copenhagen; Glasgow-Budapest; Leeds Bradford to Berlin and Cologne; and Newcastle to Berlin, Newcastle and Copenhagen.
Berlin flights will be to the city’s new Brandenburg airport.
Trips are available on a £60pp deposit and include 22kg hold luggage and 10kg cabin baggage. Hotel options range from two-star to five-star.
“People missed out on the opportunity to visit Europe’s most magical Christmas market destinations last year, so we’re delighted that these popular trips are back again for 2021," said Jet2.com and Jet2holidays chief executive Steve Heapy.
"We’re very excited about the return of the programme and we know customers will be equally excited to see the Christmas markets well and truly back.
"With this fantastic programme of destinations, flights, and festive trips on sale from seven UK bases, customers and independent travel agents can choose from the best of Europe’s Christmas markets once again this year and add a sprinkle of magic to any Christmas celebration.”