March 2018 Fare Finder: Cheap Easter Getaways


We all know that finding and booking flights to your favourite destinations without breaking the bank isn’t easy, so here is a guide that gives you the opportunity to take advantage of the best value air fares. At the end of this month schools across the UK will be breaking up for the Easter Holidays, so we’ve put together some of the best value airfares to jet you away from this horrible British weather! We advise that you book flights through Momondo this month to get the best airfares.

benidorm, spain:

This much loved Spanish sun and sea destination makes is the first destination to our list. Popular all year round with both families and couples alike; the Costa Blanca is calling for you to come and experience it’s golden sandy beaches and famous nightlife!

The closest airport to Benidorm is Alicante-Elche, which is just a 40 minute drive south. This airport is served all year round by a number of airlines, one of these being easyJet. Taking off from London Gatwick on March 27th for 8 nights, a return ticket will cost only £81 per person. With prices as low as these, it’s no wonder that EasyJet are becoming a regular feature on Fare Finder! These flights can be booked most cheaply through Momondo but also SkyScanner.

Benidorm’s famous Levante Beach
algarve, portugal:

The Algarve is world renowned for it’s beaches. That being said, at this time of the year, it may be a little chilly to go swimming in your trunks! The coastal city of Albufeira offers an alternative to braving the temperatures of the Atlantic Ocean. With it’s bustling waterfront promenade and marina where you can watch fishermen return with their latest catches, days can be well spent exploring the city and the surrounding areas. When the sun goes down, be sure to head to the old town to sample local delicacies and the freshly caught fish dishes.

Budget carrier Ryanair are offering a return Bournemouth to Faro flight ticket for £70 per person. Your 7 night stay would see you departing on March 25th, giving you ample opportunity to experiences this gem of a city. With recent changes to their baggage policy, be sure to check Ryanair’s website to avoid any surprises at the gate!

When flying into Faro, be sure to keep an eye out for this stored Boeing 727!

Wanting a city that has guaranteed heat and world class shopping? Look no further than Abu Dhabi. The capital city of the UAE has it’s skyline dominated by luxury apartment buildings and hotels. Travelers will be able to visit the world famous Formula One track, Yas Marina Circuit and unleash their inner boy racer at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways fly from Edinburgh using a two class Airbus A330 aircraft for the 7 hour 30 minute flight to the Gulf. A return economy ticket seeing you leave on March 29th will cost only £550 per person, which for a last minute long haul deal, isn’t bad at all! Follow the link to the Etihad’s website to book.

The stunning skyline of Abu Dhabi
Amsterdam, netherlands:

This city has it all. It’s immersed in culture, it’s picturesque meaning that no Instagram filter will be needed on your uploads, it has a vibrant night life AND the best thing is, it’s only an hours flight away! With attractions ranging from the Anne Frank House to the Van Gough museum, your days sightseeing will be busy and fast paced. On the evening, why not take a trip to the IceBar where everything (yes even the glasses) are made from ice!

Flybe operate hundreds of flights a week from the UK to Amsterdam, giving bookers the choice of which airport and time suits them. We’ve picked out flights from Manchester on March 27th for a short 2 night stay for only £90 return. However, as mentioned a wide range of choices mean that you can find a deal that suits you. Momondo should do the trick and get you the best deals but be sure to check out Flybe’s website too.

in next months fare finder:

We look ahead to the August school holidays to give you a head start on planning your summer getaway.