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Enjoy a New York Bargain Break from Glasgow with Jet2.com

19th October 2011

- Book now for festive fun – return flights just £279.98 per person!

-  Jet2holidays only £540 per person

Jet2.com has today announced an exclusive reduced price promotion for Glasgow passengers planning a festive Christmas shopping trip to New York.

New York Bargain Break

The leading leisure airline has discounted the price of return flights from Glasgow to the Big Apple for a wallet friendly £279.98 per person including taxes. Sister company, Jet2holidays has also reduced its New York shopping weekends to just £540 per person, for return flights and three-star hotel accommodation for three nights.   Savvy savers are encouraged to book now to take advantage of these fantastic prices, which are available for a limited time only.

In addition to these recession busting discounts, Jet2.com passengers who book Glasgow New York flights from today will only have to pay £19.99 each way for a generous 22kg baggage allowance – a discount of 20 per cent on the normal price for baggage on New York flights. 

Jet2.com’s inaugural transatlantic flight will take off from Glasgow Airport to New York on Thursday 17th November, arriving back early on 20th November 2011 – perfect timing for those planning a festive shopping break to stock up on presents for their loved ones. 

Steve Heapy, Chief Commercial Officer of Jet2.com, said:  

“There is no better time to experience a slice of the Big Apple than at Christmas – it really is a magical place to visit.  With the current economic climate, we appreciate times are tough and want to do all we can to help people jet away for some festive cheer.  Demand for our New York trips direct from Glasgow Airport has been strong so this special price promotion will be well received.  With favourable exchange rates, now is the perfect time for savvy bargain hunters to plan the trip of a lifetime.”

To help the journey fly by, Jet2.com offers in-flight entertainment.  For £15 each way, passengers can catch up on blockbuster films including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Cars 2 and family classic, Home Alone II – Lost in New York.  Big Apple buffs will enjoy tuning into TV shows Friends Thanksgiving and Globe Trekker – New York, while there is a range of current and classic hits to keep music lovers happy.

What’s more all passengers will enjoy allocated seating in the airline’s ergonomically designed seats, making the in-flight experience comfortable and relaxing.  Jet2holidays packages and Jet2.com flights also include 10kg hand baggage.

Jet2.com’s top five festive treats for those experiencing New York for the first time:

  • Take a trip to Macy’s to stock up on the must-have Christmas toys
  • Take a fairytale horse drawn carriage tour of Central Park
  • Ice skate under the giant Christmas tree at the Rockefeller Centre
  • Take the Christmas windows walking tour – a two mile walk to marvel at the amazing window displays at iconic department stores including Saks and Bergdorf Goodman
  • Experience the best Christmas markets at Columbus Circle by Central Park and inside Grand Central Station 

Written by Alastair

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October 19, 2011 at 14:50

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