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Winter departures from Yorkshire's Airport

With many of us putting our summer travel plans in the hold, take some time this winter to explore your favourite places without the crowds, find an off-peak bargain trip, or go all out with one of our very special winter flights.

Lapland

A magical destination featuring reindeer, husky dogs and the prettiest landscapes straight from a storybook - you really feel on top of the world when you visit Santa's hometown. These special excursions are the furthest you can get from a 'commercial Christmas' as you take part in unforgettable authentic traditions in a serene location.

Husky sledding
Husky sledding
Dusk in snowy Lapland
Dusk in snowy Lapland

Newmarket Holidays

Enjoy a day trip to Swedish Lapland Pajala on a specially chartered flight with a full itinerary including a reindeer-drawn sleigh ride, dog sledding with real huskies, toboggan rides, snowmobiles and more, before a delicious lunch and a very special trip through the forest to visit Father Christmas himself.

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Transun

A perfect pre-Christmas experience, enjoy an action-packed day trip or one-night break including everything you could ever want from an authentic Lapland experience. Reindeer rides, husky sledding and a private meeting with Santa followed by warming meals are all on offer, while you're all wrapped up in cosy thermal suits.

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Santa's Lapland

For the full Santa experience, enjoy an unforgettable 3 or 4-night break hidden in the snowy Saariselkä forest. Accommodation choices include exclusive glass chalet or cosy log cabins, perfect to come home to after a day with reindeer, sleigh rides, ice fishing and more! Evening meals are included and everyone receives a private meeting with Santa.

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Festive city breaks

Christmas in Prague
Christmas in Prague
Christmas in Vienna
Christmas in Vienna

Prague

Festive lights and a cheery atmosphere can be found throughout the city during Yuletide, however, Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square are at the centre of the action. At Old Town Square, a huge Christmas tree stands, transported from the forests of Liberec.

Flights to Prague

Vienna

The sweet smell of toasted almonds, warm punch and festive baking are just some of the reasons why Vienna offers the perfect Christmas getaway. A tall candle-lit archway offers a warm welcome to City Hall Square, where visitors can find plenty of family-friendly entertainment.

Flights to Vienna

Barcelona

Barcelona offers all the festivities of Christmas, without the frosty temperatures. While the weather is much cooler than the summer months, it remains mild with plenty of blue skies, perfect for Christmas shopping.

Flights to Barcelona

Budapest

Budapest offers everything you could need from a Christmas getaway. During the day, take a visit to the ice rink in Budapest City Park. At night, hop on a cruise along the river Dunabe to take in the attractions from the comfort of a heated boat.

Flights to Budapest

Krakow

Hosting one of Europe's longest Yuletide seasons, Krakow turns into a magical destination from the end of November all the way past New Year, complete with glittering Christmas trees. Surrounded by gothic cathedrals and grand squares, Christmas traditions can be found throughout the city, including pop-up puppet theatres, carol singers and more.

Flights to Krakow

Amsterdam

Amsterdam lights the way when it comes to Christmas, as the Dutch make the most of the festive season and the city sparkles with thousands of fairy lights, amusements and Christmas trees. Yuletide cheer spills out to the streets in Amsterdam, where freshly-prepared traditional cuisine and handmade trinkets go hand in hand.

Flights to Amsterdam

Close to home or far away?

Long Haul

Take the leap and discover a new way to welcome Christmas.

Moscow
Moscow

Moscow

Explore the Russian capital while Christmas is in full flow and the streets are a riot of colour.

Moscow with Newmarket Holidays

UK & Ireland

All the comforts of home but the excitement of travel - perfect!


Guernsey
Guernsey

Dublin

Live busking by some of Ireland’s best musicians alongside the twinkling of festive lights makes Dublin a bustling, atmospheric city full of colour, laughter, and music.

Flights to Dublin

Newquay

With mild weather and smaller crowds, you'd be mistaken in thinking Newquay is exclusive to summer. Many of the coastal resort's attractions are now open all-year-round!

Flights to Newquay

Guernsey

Guernsey welcomes a very special atmosphere in November and December. Not only is it quieter than summer, but there are also some lovely yuletide events taking place that will allow visitors to discover this unique destination in a whole new light.

Flights to Guernsey

Winter sun

Escape the chill of winter with one of our winter sun destinations below:

Malta

The Canary Islands


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