Why travel via the large airports for a long-haul city-break when you can get a flight from Southampton with KLM? Whether you want to head south to Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi, fly to Bali’s far eastern delights of Denpasar or take a trip west to Washington DC, it’s easy from Southampton Airport.
by Guest Blogger
Exchanging your currency is an essential part of travelling abroad – and for some, can seem a little confusing. The exchange experts at Moneycorp have put together some top tips, so you can relax in the knowledge that you’re getting the most from your travel money…
Fancy a getaway this autumn? Let us help you decide which destination is the one for you!
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We asked Jemma Morgan, Customer Services at Southampton Airport Direct Travel to share some behind the scenes of what it's like working for our online travel agency and her top tips for booking the perfect holiday.
When you think about holidaying in the South of France, one’s immediate thought is that of sun-drenched beaches of chic resorts. Mention the Pyrenees and you think of snowy escapes to the slopes. But visiting the regions of Rodez, Avignon and the Midi-Pyrenees in the summer months offers some truly stunning sights, diverse activities and a wealth of culture and history.
Looking for that perfect city break away this summer? Why not cut out the hassle of traveling to London and fly from your favourite local airport!
Corsica is considered to be one of the most beautiful spots in the world and offers total escape without having to go too far.
After the long dark nights of winter, the arrival of spring is eagerly anticipated by all. Spring’s longer days and warmer temperatures are the perfect time to explore neighbouring cities so why not immerse yourself in the beauty of the season and experience the host of spectacular natural sights and scents of Amsterdam, Lyon or Paris.
There’s no denying that Ibiza, otherwise known at The White Island, has become synonymous for being ‘the’ party mecca but the island is also a destination of culture and grace. Hop on board at Southampton Airport and encounter the more enriching side of Ibiza...
There is so much more to Majorca beyond its lively nightlife and beautiful beaches. The largest island of the Balearics boasts lush countryside, dramatic coastline and rich in heritage. Book a flight from Southampton Airport and spend some time getting to know the island that little bit better.
If you dream of discovering a land of beauty, history and culture, then Ireland and Northern Ireland have to be on your bucket list. With regular flights from Southampton Airport to Belfast, Cork and Dublin, it could not be easier to explore the Emerald Isle and its unique cities.
As we anticipate that many people will be receiving or giving drones as gifts this year, we thought it may be helpful to share with you the CAA’s Safety Code for flying drones especially in regards to keeping them well away from airports and aircraft.
The aroma of mulled wine amongst quaint wooden huts adorned with unique gifts is a wonderful Christmas shopping tradition. Christmas Markets can be found in many towns and cities across the UK and Europe and each offer something different. Take a look at a selection that are within short flight times from Southampton Airport.
That magical time of year is fast approaching…so why not break the habit of staying at home and reward yourself with a Christmas the family will never forget. Capture the warm cheer and good tidings of the Yuletide in Lapland where you can meet the big man himself or celebrate Disney-style at Disneyland Paris, it’s what Christmas dreams are made of!
Ever wondered why fog causes such chaos for the aviation industry? This blog reveals all!
Are you interested to know what happens behind the scenes of your favourite airport? We asked Jeremy Edmunds, Airport Duty Manager, to share with us a typical day in his job and some inside stories about airport operations.
We sent our blogging competition winner, Rachel Heslop, to Cork in August with Aer Lingus. Here's what she had to say about her trip to Ireland!
The metropolis on the banks of the Rhine is famously regarded as one of the hotspots of international fashion. So much fashion competence concentrated in one area means that the opportunities to shop in Düsseldorf are just endless – it’s where "shopping at its best" can be enjoyed!
Lapland comprises the northernmost part of Sweden, Finland and Norway, receiving thousands of visitors from the UK each year, especially on the run up to Christmas. This is the home of the real Santa Claus after all. It’s a truly magical place for adults and children alike with unending views of snow-clad pine trees, frozen rivers, vast expanses of tundra and big enchanting skies - so it’s no surprise that the destination continues to grow in popularity each year.
Nowhere else in the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia will you be so close to the city’s heartbeat as in the area sized not even half a square kilometre and located between the Rhine and Heinrich-Heine-Allee. Everything is here!
Whether you want to carve up the fresh snow on the peaks of Europe or glide the glaciers of Vancouver, there’s a winter wonderland waiting your arrival from Southampton Airport.
As well as direct flights to over 40 European destinations, you can now fly to 100s of worldwide destinations from Southampton Airport with KLM.
Are you trying to decide where to park next time you fly from Southampton Airport? Here are the reasons that you should keep it official and park at one of our award winning car-parks.
by Holly Harvey
Only 2 hours from Southampton Airport with bmi regional, Munich is the perfect choice if you're looking for a quick weekend break away with plenty to see and do. With stunning architecture to admire, top attractions, friendly locals and of course, world class beer, it's a great city break destination whatever you are interested in.