Are you looking for your next perfect winter getaway?
Seeing you through until the Springtime
Nothing quite matches the excitement of taking off on a miserable winter’s day and just a few hours later finding yourself on the perfect winter sun holiday, city break or ski adventure.
easyJet’s winter schedule for 2013/14 is on sale now and will be flying to a selection of winter sun, ski and city break destinations which are sure to be exactly what you need to see you through until the Springtime.
The airline’s winter schedule will take off from 27 October 2013 and tickets are available to book online now at easyJet.com. Get in early for the best choice of flights and fares, available up until 2 March 2014.
Whether you’re a beginner looking for a picturesque nursery slope, a seasoned professional seeking a challenge or an après ski aficionado, we pick out our favourite resorts that will offer some of the best action packed Alpine getaways for everyone to enjoy.
Apart from Cuckoo clocks, Switzerland is best known for its skiing and snowboarding thanks to the renowned ski destination of Geneva. Famed for its scenic snow-capped mountains and with more than 200 resorts within 100 kilometres of the city it is arguably one of the greatest skiing hubs in the world.
With the airport located only six minutes away from the Alpine mountains, Innsbruck makes the perfect family ski destination within easy reach of the slopes for everyone to enjoy. Located in between the German and Italian borders, the beautiful city is surrounded by picturesque snow covered scenery for the ultimate winter break.
Other resorts in the Alpine slopes to visit include the picturesque Lyon for its pine-framed slopes and chic French charm or for a more bustling ski break, why not try Grenoble which is famed for its clubs and bars.
Try out some water sportsWinter Sun
Winter breaks in the sun continue to be a popular choice for sun-starved Brits, making it never too early to plan a holiday. If you’re a sun seeker looking for sea and sand – easyJet has it covered. Here are a few of our favourites to help shake off those winter blues.
The beautiful Canary Island of Fuerteventura is just off the coast of Morocco and is drenched in sunshine all year round. Fuerteventura's gorgeous stretches of beach and amazing sand create the perfect destination for the winter beach holiday, with the clear warm waters perfect for water sports and the nightlife fun-filled and exciting.
Located only 80 miles from the coast of Africa, Lanzarote is a great family focussed winter sun destination offering sunshine from January to December. Lanzarote’s unspoilt beaches are spectacular, from the white beaches of Playa Blanca to the black sands of Playa Quemada. Las Cucharas beach on the Costa Teguise is famous for its windsurfing and other water sports.
For an alternative to the Canaries, head south to Egypt which is fast becoming a popular winter sun destination thanks to its guaranteed sunshine, rich culture and fantastic value for money. The stunning coastal resort of Sharm El Sheikh is located on the tip of the Sinai Peninsula and framed by the barren Sinai desert and crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea. With sun, sea and sand, watersports, horse and camel riding as well as desert safaris, it is one of the best-known spots on the Red Sea Riviera that offers a winter sun break with a difference.
Other winter sun destinations that are sure to have you revitalised after leaving the cold weather behind are the popular Canary Islands of Gran Canaria and Tenerife, or try the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus, with its blend of lively city resorts, water parks and rich history perfect for sight-seeing, it’s a great holiday for all the family to enjoy.
Dip into crystal-clear watersCity Breaks
Finally, for those travellers looking for a short getaway to help to take the chill off, Marrakech offers the ideal mix of sun, shopping and sightseeing. Take a stroll down the majestic medina, where you will find thousands of foodstuffs, fabrics and handicrafts. Alternatively, leave the heat in the valley and take in some mountain air at the Lalla Takeroust Lake for peaceful relaxation and picturesque scenery.
Winter is a great time to explore cities, especially throughout November and December in the lead up to Christmas as town centers are transformed with the buzz and excitement of festive markets. Wrap up warm, drink mulled wine, buy trinkets and gifts a plenty and experience the charm of European cities in the winter.
Book your winter 2013/14 flights today at easyjet.com
easyJet flies from a number of airports including London Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, Southend, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Belfast International.
Travellers looking to book their winter flights, accommodation and transfers in one go can find a wide range of flexible and affordable breaks from all easyJet airports on the easyJet Holidays website: www.easyJet.com/holidays or by calling: 0843 104 1000.