Top Spring Holiday Spots
Top Spring Holiday Spots
UAE, February 25: To encourage residents of the UAE to enjoy a family holiday this spring, British Airways’ holiday experts have put together a list of their top destinations that will suit parents and children for a quick getaway. The airline is also going a step further and launching a special fares spring campaign running from today, February 25, and allowing for travel until June 30, 2015.
According to holiday experts at British Airways, some of the best spring break holiday spots in 2015 include Los Angeles (California), Milan (Italy), Washington D.C. (USA), Toronto (Canada) and the British Isles in Jersey (UK).
From action packed activities, iconic Hollywood glamour, picturesque beaches and world-class entertainment for all ages, Los Angeles has it all. “A trip to LA wouldn’t be complete without walking the famous Santa Monica boulevard and visiting the Pier, sampling the best Ice cream Sandwich ever in Westwood at DiddyRiese or chilling out in one of the many magnificent beaches” says Alex Perez, Destination Manager at British Airways Holidays. With direct flights to London from the UAE daily and multiple flights from London to Los Angeles operating daily as well, you can enjoy your Californian holiday with British Airways with fares starting from AED 4775.
Milan can often surprise visitors with how much it has to offer. Travellers from the UAE can embrace fashion, art and history on their Italian city break. Susan Gellatley, Destination Manager at British Airways Holidays suggests: “For the fashion savvy, Milan is the perfect spot for shopping, whether you are looking for designer boutiques, bargains at outlet stores or hidden gems in the flea markets. Dining out in Milan is an exciting experience – grab a pizza at Roqus-Rosticceria Di Qualita Del Sud or sample delicious gelato at La Gelateria Della Musica.” With direct flights from London to Milan operating multiple times a week, customers can add in extra time to enjoy time the UK and then take a short flight to Milan for as little as AED 2606.
Holidays in Washington D.C. combine history and politics with an energetic nightlife, outstanding cuisine and beautiful parks and gardens. “Go beyond the popular landmarks such as the White House and the Pentagon and discover what this captivating city has to offer. Its diverse neighbourhoods mean that there is something for everyone, from the urban buzz of the Penn Quarter to the tranquillity of Woodley Park and the 'around the clock' character of the Adams Morgan area,” Alex Perez, Destination Manager at British Airways Holidays. British Airways operates a number of flights daily to the capital of the USA allowing customers excellent connections from the UAE to London and onwards to Washington with fares starting from AED 3675.
Toronto is the most populous city in a country known for maple syrup and hockey. Tips from Alex Perez, Destination Manager at British Airways Holidays for Toronto include driving to the Niagara Falls to see the mighty curtain of cascading waters and seeing the amazing views from Canada’s tallest building, the CNN Tower. Multiple daily connections from London to Canada every week allow passengers flying from the UAE to enjoy a stopover in London and take in some of the UK city sights and shopping before flying onwards to Toronto for as little as AED 4185.
Lastly, when considering a break to the UK, don’t overlook the island of Jersey. “Whether you’re looking for adventure or a chance to unwind, customers are certain to find it when visiting Jersey. A short flight from the mainland, choose from 27 glorious beaches, including the family favourite at St Brelade’s Bay, relax on scenic golf courses and dine in style at Michelin starred restaurants,” added Robyn Anderson, Destination Manager at British Airways Holidays. British Airways operates three flights a day from Dubai to London and a daily flight from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow offering residents of the UAE multiple flight options to visit the UK at any time for as little as AED 2285. As flights to Jersey operate from London Gatwick, residents of the UAE can include a stopover in the capital of the UK before taking a connecting flight to Jersey.
The discounted air fares will be available across Club World and World Traveller cabins and allows for travel until June 30, 2015. Fares start from as little as 2285* AED from Dubai to the UK and Europe, and 3585* AED to the USA and Canada. From Abu Dhabi, fares start from as little as 2405* AED to the UK and Europe, and 3545* AED to the US and Canada A full timetable of British Airways' flights to London and beyond is available online at ba.com, where customers can find the lowest fares and book, pay and check-in online for their flights.
About British Airways:
- British Airways flies to 179 destinations, 9 destinations in the UK, 84 in Europe and 86 in the rest of the world.
- British Airways offer an extensive range of carefully selected hotels, car hire and experiences in a wide range of worldwide destinations available to book with flights from ba.com/holidays
- The airline is one of the world's largest international airlines carrying approximately 40 million passengers around the world every year.
- The airline offers a choice of four cabins on the majority of its long-haul services.
- The airline is investing in new aircraft, new cabins, new technology and new routes.
- British Airways operates the majority of flights from Terminal 5, its home at London Heathrow. This terminal is capable of handling 30 million customers a year and is the size of 50 football pitches.
- British Airways is half way through a more than £5bn investment in new aircraft, smarter cabins, elegant lounges and new technologies to make life more comfortable in the air and on the ground.
- British Airways’ home Terminal 5 has been recognised as the world’s best terminal for the third consecutive year in the Skytrax awards.