Cheap Holidays From Belfast
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Cheap holidays from Belfast
If you're based in Northern Ireland, there are plenty of holidays from Belfast (both Belfast International and Belfast City airports) with top brands like TUI Holidays, Jet2holidays, On The Beach, easyJet Holidays and many others. Top destinations from Belfast include popular places include Turkey, Bulgaria, Malta, Cyprus and Greece. If you're based in the city centre or Bangor areas, you might prefer to fly from George Best Belfast City Airport, however the main destinations for beach holidays fly from Belfast International near Antrim.
Holiday Destinations From Belfast
Depending on your destination will depend on which airport you fly from. If you're planning a holiday in the UK, stick to Belfast City Airport. You can also pick up a flight to the Netherlands from here to so you can enjoy both a city break in Amsterdam from Belfast, or change onto a connecting flight to far flung destinations like Dubai, Thailand, New York or Las Vegas. Holidays from Belfast International Airport focus on more of your traditional holiday destinations like Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey and Croatia, as well some more unusual destinations like Krakow, Marrakech, Salzburg and Bourgas in Bulgaria.
The only direct holiday destination in the USA from Belfast is Orlando in Florida which is offered by Virgin Atlantic/Virgin Holidays. Orlando is the home of the theme park holiday so this seasonal service means holidaymakers in NI can enjoy some fantastic family holidays at the likes of Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.
Jet2 and TUI both fly to Tenerife from Belfast and it's a great year round sun holiday destination. Even in the winter months, temperatures in the 20s and hours of sunshine make this an ideal winter sun holiday place. Busier areas like the Costa Adeje and Playa de las Americas have loads of hotels ranging from cheap self catering apartments to five star luxury hotel resorts.
Another good one is a holiday from Belfast to Malta. Lots of sunshine and much warmer than the UK, Malta offers plenty of package holiday options with options from budget friendly to the more pricier luxury hotels.
Tour Operators From Belfast
There are four key tour operators offering package holidays from Belfast, with lots of other travel agents like On The Beach, Ice Lolly Holidays, Teletext Holidays and Thomas Cook also providing some great holiday deals from Belfast International.
TUI is one of the UK's largest holiday brands and with a number of destinations on offer with TUI Holidays from Belfast, like Bulgaria, Corfu, Ibiza, Lanzarote and Rhodes, TUI can be a great package holiday option. Usually when you book a package holiday with TUI, you'll also get check-in luggage and airport transfers included in the price of your holiday. They often have promo discount codes to help you save money too.
Jet2 Holidays from Belfast have become really popular. With over 20 destinations from Belfast International to Zante, Dalaman, Fuerteventura, Costa del Sol and many more, and being a very well rated tour operator and airline, it's easy to see why travelling with Jet2 is a great option to get away. Check out destinations like Tenerife and Gran Canaria in winter and Almeria or Antalya in the summer. You can also enjoy a number of city breaks from Belfast to cities like Verona, Salzburg and Dubrovnik.
Whether you prefer a city break or beach getaway, easyJet Holidays from Belfast are another great package option. From Barcelona and Bordeaux to Valencia and Venice, easyJet offers a large range of destinations in both the UK and the rest of Europe, ideal for a short weekend break or a two week all inclusive vacation in the sunshine.
If you love Disney and Orlando is on your list, check out Virgin Holidays from Belfast which offers a seasonal flight service from Belfast International Airport to Orlando. If you book your flight and hotel together with Virgin Holidays, you can also get some great deals on theme park tickets and car hire as part of your package. You can even upgrade one or both of your flights to Premium Economy for an extra special treat.
Airlines From Belfast Airports
There are two airports in Belfast, George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD), which focuses mainly on UK domestic destinations like Edinburgh and London, and Belfast International (BFS), which is the city's main airport for holiday destinations like Cyprus, Gran Canaria and Malta. Being close to the city, Belfast City is far easier for most to get to but Belfast International is well connected too and for many holidaymakers living in Ireland, travelling across the border to Ulster to get on holiday.
Belfast City Airport
The airlines flying from Belfast City Airport are Aer Lingus, British Airways, Loganair, Eastern Airways and KLM. Although primarily a UK domestic focused airport (great for city breaks in the UK), you can connect onto other flights through hubs like London Heathrow and Amsterdam to destinations like New York, Dubai and anywhere else on the British Airways and KLM networks. This means there are loads more countries and cities are easily accessible from Northern Ireland.
Belfast International Airport
There are five main holiday airlines flying from Belfast International Airport, easyJet, Jet2, Ryanair, TUI and Virgin Atlantic. Some may fly the same route such as Menorca, Tenerife and Portugal but this can mean the holiday options are wider as you could potentially combine different airlines. If booking a cheap package from Belfast through a tour operator like Love Holidays, Thomas Cook and Teletext Holidays, they will package up the cheapest holidays so you may find you'll fly out with Ryanair but fly back with easyJet.
Holiday Types From Belfast
Last Minute Holidays
Last minute and cancellation holidays from Belfast are a great option if you can be flexible on where and when you go. This is easier for couples, but it's also a good way to save money on a family holiday, particularly if there are free child discounts or other promo codes you can take advantage of. More popular destinations like the Algarve, Canary Islands, Greece and Malta are your best options.
All Inclusive Holidays
Book your all inclusive holiday as a package to both save money but also not have to worry so much about any extras. It's great to get out and try the local restaurants and bars but all inclusive family holidays means the kids can eat when they want, what they want and there's usually some fantastic kids clubs and entertainment included too.
If you prefer your own space, take a look at some of the fantastic villa holidays from Belfast. Great villa holiday destinations are Menorca, Majorca, Santorini and Cyprus, and you should always check to see what's included. You might find that your package also includes things like check-in luggage and car hire.