LOW COST FARES
travel is cheaper than it's ever been with low cost operators like
EasyJet, Ryanair and Go flooding the market with bargain basement
can now fly to more destinations on low cost airlines than ever
before, and the list is growing. Great news for passengers!
you live, there's an airport offering cheap flights, sometimes as
low as £15 for a single journey.
Midlands is home to more budget airlines than almost anywhere else
in the country with
thirty European destinations.
do low cost flights necessarily mean low fares?
off to a flying start|
possible to pay up to £50 for a one way flight on some of
these 'cheap' airlines.
the real advantage of these flights over traditional airlines is
that they can offer many fares very, very cheaply.
what are the cheapest deals that you can you get?
what are the pitfalls if you're booking a flight with a low cost
of all, don't be afraid to shop around on the web or at your travel
out for late deals and seasonal reductions.
baby is one of the new low cost flight operators|
cheap seats are often restricted to off-peak flight times such as
midweek or anti-social times.
you're an early bird or a night owl, this could be ideal.
online can save money as you cut the middle man and travel agents.
a good deal
forget to check out the small print or you could find yourself high
if there's any scheduled stops en route. The word 'direct' only
means that you won't have to change planes mid-route.
could end up on the tarmac at Brussels Airport en route to Spain!
Even short flights can include another stop-off, extending your
check the exact location of your airport. Some operators use smaller
airports that aren't in city centres.
often necessitates extra transfers on buses and taxis which can
all add to the price of your journey.
cheap flight tips
out for any hidden charges such as airport tax and surcharges.
on the internet. It cuts out commission costs from the travel
where your airport
is located. It could be several miles from the city advertised.
cheap tickets will make you pay the full price if you cancel
well in advance.
out for flight restrictions such as no refunds and no name
morning and late night flights can be cheaper.
check the quoted prices. Prices may change without warning.
out for credit card surcharges of between
expect in flight entertainment! Take a good book.
your own food if you fly low budget.
expect free food and drinks.
price is right
packed our bags and we're off on a weekend break to Europe this
based our prices on a round trip for an adult travelling from Birmingham,
Liverpool or Stansted on a weekend getaway to four major European
the results of our quest to find the lowest prices around...
- Paris - £30 from Birmingham
- Milan - £94.98 from Stansted
- Brussels - £32.99 from Stansted
- Barcelona - £140.90 from Liverpool
- Berlin - £130 from Stansted
Inside Out web team.
Based on current low prices.
our flights were late bookings, some were much more expensive than
you book early, you can bag some bargain basement prices from as
low as £30 for a single flight to Nice or £8 for a one
way trip to Brussels.
trick is to do your homework and get the best deals ahead of time.