Travel Ideas

Dream destinations, family holiday tips and airport advice from the team at Manchester Airport

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Landscape with Garachico town of Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Summer 2021 Holiday Destinations

If your 2020 holiday didn’t quite go according to plan, why not get yourself in that holiday spirit by looking ahead to 2021?


Alternative holidays to Spain

Whether you were planning a trip to Spain this year which has been put on hold, or you’re just looking for an alternative to the Spanish sunshine, we’ve got some amazing alternatives to Spain for you to try this year.


Top things to see and do in Stavanger

Stavanger, on the southwestern coast of Norway, offers charm in spaces. Stroll through the city to discover quirky cafes, stylish boutiques and museums, whilst admiring some of Norway’s most beautiful and best-preserved wooden buildings. Read on for the top things to see and do in this pretty city…


10 Things To Do In Boston (Including 1 Locals Don’t Want You To Know About)

Make sure you don't miss out on the top things to do in Boston USA. Find out everything you need to know with Manchester Airport's top 10 things to do in Boston (including 1 locals don't want you to know about)

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Mother’s Day – The International Mothers Of Manchester Airport

Discover the Mums whose stories inspire us at Manchester Airport.


Top LGBTQ+ friendly destinations

We've put together a list of the most LGBTQ+ friendly destinations that we fly to - so you can relax and have a great time in the destination of your choosing!

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The Best Things To Do In Barcelona For Every Type Of Tourist

Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly getaway or the perfect stag do here’s our list of the best things to do in Barcelona.

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The Top 8 Saint Patrick’s Day Destinations

Find out the best places to celebrate St Patrick’s Day as well as some of the unique traditions from around the world.

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What is international Women’s Day, and where is it celebrated?

Learn about the history of International Women’s Day and some of the destinations from Manchester Airport where it’s celebrated.

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Make Valentine’s Day Extra Special with Manchester Airport

Choose from the most romantic destinations for a quick getaway this Valentine’s Day.

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Flying to India on Jet Airways

The Jet Airways Première business class experience gives a real flavour of Indian hospitality as you fly from Manchester to Mumbai.

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Exploring India: A Tale of Four Cities

Read how Seb from Manchester Airport explored four amazing Indian cities - plus sights like the Taj Mahal - on a tour from Mumbai.

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Duty-Free Shopping Services at Manchester Airport

Whether you’re on the hunt for a new bottle of perfume or the latest gadget for your holiday, you can take advantage of these spectacular shopping services at Manchester Airport.

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Essential guide to travelling with pets

Taking our beloved pets abroad isn’t as hard as it used to be. So long as you’ve done all the necessary checks and prepared your pet’s paperwork, you can leave and return to the UK with your pet dog, cat or ferret with ease. Read our guide for everything you need to know about travelling with your pet.


Australian Adventures

Discover jaw-dropping scenery, world-famous landmarks, incredible beaches and cosmopolitan cities on a trip to Australia.


European Christmas market breaks from Manchester Airport

Treat yourself to an early present, and enjoy a festive break at one of Europe's famous Christmas markets, direct from Manchester Airport. Here are 12 of our favourites.

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Christmas holidays for families

Treat the family to the winter trip of a lifetime and book one of our spectacular kid-friendly Christmas holidays flying direct from Manchester Airport.

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The Best Fly and Cruise Holidays

Why not enjoy a quick break before your cruise even begins by flying to your starting point and exploring a new city. New York is a gateway to Canada or the Bahamas, while Barcelona can lead you to the French Riviera.


Haunting Halloween Holidays

Planning a terrifying trip to celebrate Halloween? Take a look at some of the petrifying places you can visit from Manchester Airport