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September 2012 News Articles

Volunteers Turn Out to Save the Turtles in Cyprus

Posted in Announcements

September 27, 2012 at 11:16

Every summer hundreds of turtle eggs hatch out onto the beaches of Cyprus, and is a time when the North and the South of the island come together to ensure that as many of the baby green turtles survive as possible. The event occurs in late August and the hatchlings are cheered on and encouraged by volunteers and onlookers, as thousands of these tiny creatures make their way towards the sea.
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Croatia Sees Huge Rise in Visitor Numbers

Posted in Announcements

September 26, 2012 at 11:22

At Jet2.com we have learned that the latest official figures reveal the number of people visiting Croatia rose to an all-time high between January and June this year and that numbers coming from the UK alone increased by an incredible 25% over the first six months of 2011.
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Jet2holidays Teaches Children a Travel Lesson

Posted in Community

September 26, 2012 at 10:04

Responding to a request from Year 3 teacher Anna Richards, staff from Yorkshire package holiday specialist Jet2holidays went back to school to give Doncaster school children a lesson in travel.

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Jet2.com Roars in to Support ‘Pride’ of Yorkshire

September 25, 2012 at 09:38

Following on from the rescue of 13 lions from Romania in 2010, leading leisure airline Jet2.com has donated £1,800 to Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster, allowing keepers to buy and plant 12 trees in the park’s 10 acre Lion Country Reserve.

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Jet2holidays Discovery Weekends Competition Now Live

Posted in New Routes, Announcements

September 24, 2012 at 12:19

Jet2holidays, is next week launching new and exclusive Discovery Weekends giving travellers a once in a lifetime chance to visit three incredible new destinations direct from their local airport.

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Jet2.com Named Best Airline for Groups

Posted in Awards

September 24, 2012 at 12:06

Leading leisure airline, Jet2.com, was last night named ‘Best Airline for Groups’ at the Group Leisure Awards 2012.

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Canary Islands Experiencing Travel Boom

Posted in Announcements

September 21, 2012 at 09:28

Ever popular as a tropical escape from more chilly climes, the Canary Islands have experienced an unexpected tourism boom this year. The popular island destination recorded a record high in tourism numbers for mid-2012, receiving almost 700,000 foreign visitors in the short space of a month.
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Summer Ends on a High Note at Barcelona’s ‘Festival of Fest...

September 20, 2012 at 09:49

The UK summer may have been a wash out, but holidaymakers can still find summer fun by booking cheap flights to Barcelona, where the annual festival of La Mercè begins on 21 September.
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Jane Horrocks Explains How The Reading Bug Took Her Back To...

Posted in Announcements

September 19, 2012 at 09:26

Like many people who book cheap flights to Corfu, Jane Horrocks was inspired to visit the island after reading Corfu-native Gerald Durrell’s stories – and to her relief, she discovered things hadn’t changed much since Durrell’s day.
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Jet2holidays Set to Launch Discovery Weekends

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September 18, 2012 at 14:30

Jet2holidays, is next month launching new and exclusive Discovery Weekends giving travellers a once in a lifetime chance to visit THREE incredible destinations direct from their local airport.

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Paris tops List of Europe’s Most Valuable Monuments

Posted in Announcements

September 18, 2012 at 10:15

Most people booking cheap flights to Paris make a beeline to the Eiffel Tower, and now it has been named as Europe’s most valuable monument; worth an astonishing £344billion.
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Balearics Night Spot Receives Record-Breaking Bar Tab

Posted in Announcements

September 17, 2012 at 09:34

Lineker’s, a popular night spot in Ibiza, has gained the record for receiving the highest bar tab in 25 years. Mario Balotelli and friends were partying while on holiday in the Balearics, following the Euro 2012 goal scoring efforts of the Italian footballer. Lineker’s is a popular night spot for travellers taking holidays to the Balearics, with the original bar being opened in Tenerife in 1988.
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Greek Islands Chosen by Politicians for Holiday Destination

Posted in Announcements

September 14, 2012 at 10:18

The Greek Islands are the chosen destination for politicians in Germany this year, who wish to demonstrate their support for Greece. According to German newspaper Deutsche Welle, Beate Muller-Gemmeke, who is a political representative for the Green Party, decided to holiday on a Greek island as soon as she was informed that tourism there had dropped by 50 per cent.
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Safe New Arrival After Water Birth at Tenerife Zoo

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September 13, 2012 at 10:57

Families booking cheap flights to Tenerife with Jet2.com may want to make a bee-line for the award-winning zoo and oceanarium of Loro Parque, which recently announced the safe arrival of its second baby killer whale.
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Dubrovnik featured in the World Travel Guide

Posted in Announcements

September 12, 2012 at 09:54

Dubrovnik natives have reason to celebrate after the World Travel Guide recently featured the Croatian city. There was arguably a time when many would consider cheap flights to Dubrovnik unthinkable, but today it is one of the holiday hotspots of the Adriatic.
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Mythological Shower Lights up the Sky Over Rhodes

Posted in Announcements

September 11, 2012 at 09:19

People booking cheap flights to Rhodes this summer were treated to a spectacular sight – the annual Perseids meteor shower, which is usually at its best from 8th to 14th of August.
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Book Now For Events in Barcelona

Posted in Announcements

September 10, 2012 at 09:20

City breaks are becoming increasingly popular with people looking to escape the usual 9-5 for a well-deserved long weekend, and with so many tour operators now offering discounted fares most of the major cities in Europe are now within easy reach.
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Venice Film Festival Could Leave Couples with Stars in thei...

Posted in Announcements

September 07, 2012 at 09:36

Lovers booking cheap flights to Venice at the end of August may find themselves becoming star-struck, as the crowds arrive for the start of the internationally acclaimed Venice Film Festival (VFF).
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Ski Video Stars Sought for Jet2.com Competition

Posted in Ski

September 06, 2012 at 15:07

Leading leisure airline, Jet2.com, has today launched a new competition inviting keen skiers and snowboarders to take part to win flights to any of its top European ski destinations.

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Incentives to Encourage Tourists to Czech out Prague Cuisine

Posted in Announcements

September 06, 2012 at 09:58

The Czech Tourism Agency, in partnership with local restaurants, is out to prove Czech cuisine has more to offer than dumplings, sauerkraut and fat-laden meat dishes.
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Fireworks and Fiestas in Ibiza

Posted in Announcements

September 05, 2012 at 09:38

August is the peak of the tourist season in Ibiza, not only is the island at its busiest the weather is also at it hottest.  More people arrive on the island in August than during any other month of the year and this August those who come to the island will be able to enjoy some incredible fiestas and some fabulous firework displays.
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Manchester to Paris with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays

Posted in Announcements

September 04, 2012 at 14:17

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have today announced that Paris, the chic French capital is now on sale for 2013, offering more choice for Manchester travellers. Direct flights to Charles de Gaulle Airport start from £32 including taxes, with package breaks from just £180.

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Information Centre Specialising in Castles Opens in Prague

Posted in Announcements

September 04, 2012 at 09:23

For the first time, visitors to Prague will be able access a wealth of information in order to discover and see for themselves the many legendary castles and chateaux in the country.
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The Best Ski with Jet2 this Winter!

Posted in Announcements

September 03, 2012 at 16:40

It may only be September but we’re looking ahead to the forthcoming ski and snowboarding season! And, to celebrate, we are giving you the chance to win up to 4 flights to the slopes in our latest competition! Just visit Jet2.com/ski and click on the Competitions tab.
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Booming Barcelona – More Hotels for More Visitors

Posted in Announcements

September 03, 2012 at 09:34

Visitors to the city of Barcelona will be faced with even more choice of places to stay this year, with a total of thirteen new hotels and residential properties being opened.  Barcelona has long been a popular city break destination as the city offers all sorts of entertainments and attractions for just about every sector of society, from beautiful cathedrals to contemporary theatre.  This is a city that is an attractive destination for lone travellers and family groups alike.
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Special flight from Glasgow for Celtic v Barcelona Champion...

Posted in Announcements

September 03, 2012 at 09:07

Following Celtic’s mouth-watering UEFA Champions League draw with FC Barcelona, leading leisure airline Jet2.com is helping fans catch all the action, by laying on an extra direct flight from Glasgow Airport to the Spanish city.

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