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jet 2ac a and Jet2Holidays on sale for 2012

Published: 26 April 2011

- and Jet2holidays urge holidaymakers to plan with big events in mind for 2012 - 2012 flights from Belfast start at £29.99 one way including taxes - Bag a great value 2012 Jet2holidays package break starting from just £269

With big events taking place next year such as Euro 2012, in the Ukraine and Poland, and the London Olympics, if you want to take a 2012 holiday then planning will be key. Whether you want to get away from it all, make sure you’re in the middle of the action, or find somewhere to soak up the atmosphere in front of a giant screen, and Jet2holidays are urging people to book early to take advantage of the widest choice and best prices on flights and holidays.

 Flights from leading leisure airline are now on sale from Belfast International Airport to Alicante, Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca and Murcia right up until November 2012, with prices starting at a recession-busting £29.99 one way including taxes. Sister company Jet2holidays has also launched many of its great value package breaks for next year with holidays from Belfast starting from just £269 per person for seven nights self catering.

 Ski flights to Geneva are also now on sale until April 2012, with flights starting from £29.99 one way including taxes.

 To help holidaymakers plan ahead, and Jet2holidays have compiled a list of some of the key dates to bear in mind for 2012:

  • 18 March                       Mothers’ Day
  • 6 April                            Good Friday (Easter)
  • 9 April                            Easter Monday
  • 7 May                             May Bank Holiday
  • 12 May                           FA Cup Final
  • 4 June                            Spring Bank Holiday
  • 5 June                            Diamond Jubilee extra bank holiday
  • 8 June to 1 July             Euro 2012 (Ukraine and Poland)
  • 17 June                          Fathers’ Day
  • 25 June to 8 July           Wimbledon
  • 27 July to 12 August     The London Olympics
  • 27 August                       Summer Bank Holiday
  • 29 August to 9 September    The London Paralympics

Ian Doubtfire, managing director at, commented: “With 2012 being such a big year in terms of sporting events and also the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, it makes sense for people to plan ahead when it comes to getting away! Whether holidaymakers want to make the most of the extra bank holiday or try and get tickets for a key footie match, the early bird catches the worm when it comes to getting the best prices and the widest choice on flights and accommodation.

“We are delighted to announce many of our great value flights and package holidays are now on sale for 2012 – with more following over the coming weeks.”

Uel Hoey, Belfast International Airport’s business development director, added: “Early birds really can catch the sun now that the flights for summer 2012 have now gone on sale.  With flights from Belfast International to the popular hotspots of Alicante, Majorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Murcia as well as the stunning surroundings of Pisa, Dubrovnik and Toulouse, local holidaymakers are sure to find a fantastic deal to one of these amazing destinations.   With’s great flight times and 22kg luggage allowance, travellers booking early really can pick up a bargain.”

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Example 2012 Jet2holidays package:

Palma Nova, Majorca – Seven nights at the 3* Waikiki Palma Nova Apartments, flying from Belfast International Airport

Set in a quieter part of town, these apartments have a great swimming pool and are close to a beautiful sandy beach, perfect for water sports. The nearby marina area is lively, with bars, restaurants and clubs to enjoy, and Magalluf is within easy distance for those after some serious clubbing!

£269 per person based on three adults sharing for seven nights self catering, including resort transfers and 22kg of baggage.

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