Europe is nowadays a great place for holidays; with easy access to travel from country to country, there’s always somewhere new you can explore.
Here, UK Spain Life have their top tips making the most of exploring Europe, and even though the summer months can be hectic and costly, we have found you the best flight routes and destinations that won’t break the bank…
Being so close to Spain, no wonder it’s so easily accessible. With direct flights starting from just 20 euros (from major airports like Madrid, Alicante and Malaga), up to just 60 euros per person per flight, you can easily reach the sunny, popular regions of Bordeaux, Toulouse and Marseille.
The most popular airlines from these routes are: Volotea, Vueling and Iberia. These are based on the summer holiday months (July and August), during the school term, these options will be even more economical.
A popular summer destination choice, and no wonder with its vast landscapes and spectacular gastronomy.
From Spain, you can reach cities like: Turin, Pisa, Milan, Venice and Bologne from 35 euros up to 50 euros, per person per flight, from several Spanish airports around Spain, including; Barcelona, Alicante, Madrid, Valencia and Ibiza.
Try to book as early as possible to really make the most of your value for money. These flights are with airlines such as: Vueling, Ryanair and Iberia.
Planning to go back to the U.K. this summer? Now you can visit all your family and friends back home for next to nothing…
If you fancy cooling down a bit this summer, you can get trips to London from just 40-60 euros, from Palma, Alicante, Menorca, Malaga, Murcia, Almeria, Madrid, Santander and Girona, as well as more cheap flights to other parts of the U.K. for this price (or less) to Newcastle, Nottingham, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Edinburgh.
Check EasyJet, Ryanair, Monarch and Vueling, for the “best value for money” options.
Germany is a full of a lively ambiance this time of year, with plenty of festivals, celebrations and events being held nationwide, you have a grand-selection of cities to enjoy all that.
You can get to Cologne, Hamburg, Dusseldorf and Frankfurt for less than 50 euros per person per flight, with airports in Valencia, Palma, Malaga, Barcelona and Alicante. The best airlines to find these offers are: Ryanair, EasyJet, and Eurowings.
When you think Scandinavia, often you think “expensive,” but there are ways nowadays to experience the beauty that Scandinavia has to offer, while keeping costs reasonably low. Here’s how…
Believe it or not, you can get direct flights to Norway, Sweden and Denmark for under 30 euros during the summer months. The best Spanish airports to get these flights are; Malaga, Alicante, Madrid, Palma and Girona.
Finland is generally more expensive to get to throughout all the year, but flying to the U.K. first, and then to Finland afterwards can often be a cheaper option that can still get you there for under 100 euros each. Try looking for Norweigan Airlines flights for the best deals.
Switzerland is another country that is usually related with high costs. But try looking at EasyJet, Vueling and Air Berlin for flights starting from only 20 euros per person, up to 60 euros from several airports around Spain, to the three of the main cities in the country; Zurich, Basel and Geneva.
There are so many ways to travel Spain now, like; driving, coach, bus, boat, and car-sharing, that most people don’t even think about flying between cities, although it can be a huge time-saver if you’re travelling a long distance between cities, and not that expensive.
A lot of trips you can do for under 30 euros. Some examples are: Valencia – Santander, Barcelona – Palma, Alicante – Ibiza, Bilbao – Madrid, Madrid – Santiago de Compostela, Seville – Valencia, and many more including the Canary Islands too.
The recommended website to check your flights is: skyscanner.com. This site allows you to compare various airlines as well as giving you information about average costs for different days and months of the year. Our recommended websites for hotels are: Last Minute and Booking. On these you can find various types of accommodation, from simple B&Bs to luxurious international hotels.