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.
Are you interested to know what happens behind the scenes of your favourite airport? We asked our newest recruit in the fire department, Leanne Watters.
There’s no better way to enjoy the autumnal hues than on foot. Discover the best of the great outdoors on a walking holiday in the UK and Europe and be invigorated during this colorful season. From easy ambles across rolling hillsides and woodland forests to challenging majestic mountain trails, there are plenty of beautiful destinations to choose from that will expose you to breathtaking landscapes. So lace-up those walking boots and put some miles under your feet!
by Guest Blogger
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!
The unspoilt isles of Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney are just a short hop away from Southampton Airport with multiple flights a day with Flybe and Aurigny. Within 30minutes, you can be relaxing in the majestic charm of the Channel Islands, each offering their own unique character. Read on…
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!
Escape the queues of theme parks and jammed-packed cinemas and head off on an autumn getaway!
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.
by Holly Harvey
As a Titanic enthusiast and a massive fan of Game of Thrones a visit to Belfast has always been on the list. These attractions are a big draw to the city but there is loads more to do in Belfast on top of this including great attractions and a fantastic bar and restaurant scene.
Located 40miles from the Austrian border and within 1hour 45mins from Southampton Airport with bmi regional or Flybe, the Bavarian capital of Munich is a city of two halves. Not only is it a business hub with seven blue-chip companies basing their headquarters here but it’s also filled with historic architecture, culture and an impressive range of top-class museums, theatres, and the famous Munich Opera House. Munich is also renowned for its top quality food, festivals, events and traditional Christmas markets, it retains a small-town air whilst holding some world-class sights.
by Holly Harvey
Holly from our marketing team, a massive fan of Game of Thrones, visited Northern Ireland for a tour of the show's filming locations.
by Holly Harvey
Our Digital Marketing Executive went on a winter weekend break to Paris, here are her tips for a great weekend in the French capital.
by Holly Harvey
This summer, it’s easier than ever to discover your smile. With Thomson, you can fly locally from Southampton Airport to beautiful Majorca. Of the three jewels in the Balearics’ crown, this one shines the brightest. With shallow waters, gently-sloping sands, and some of the best waterparks in Europe, this little isle is the perfect place to take the kids.