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BLACK FRI­DAY BAR­GAINS

BRI­TISH Air­ways is of­fer­ing Ex­ec­u­tive Club mem­bers 20 per cent off flights world­wide un­til mid­night to­day — if you’re not a mem­ber you can sign up online. Travel can be be­tween De­cem­ber 3 and Novem­ber 17, 2021 ( ba.com/black­fri­day).

EASYJET SALE

EASYJET’S Black Fri­day sale runs un­til 8am on Wed­nes­day. 350,000 seats are on of­fer with fares from £24.99 one-way based on two peo­ple fly­ing to­gether from Gatwick. Travel must be be­tween De­cem­ber 10 and June 30, 2021 ( easyjet.com).

FLY­ING HOME FOR FES­TIV­I­TIES

RYANAIR is lay­ing on a twice-weekly flight be­tween Stansted and Ed­in­burgh to help stu­dents get home. Run­ning from De­cem­ber 4 to Jan­uary 8, 2021, fares are from £19.99 one-way ( ryanair.com).

FREE DUBAI HO­TEL

EMI­RATES is of­fer­ing a com­pli­men­tary night at the five-star JW Mar­riott Mar­quis Ho­tel Dubai if you book a re­turn flight be­tween De­cem­ber 2 and 23 for travel be­tween De­cem­ber 6 and Fe­bru­ary 28, 2021. The UAE is on the UK travel cor­ri­dors list and fares in­clude free Covid-19 cover — check the air­line’s website on Wed­nes­day when this of­fer goes live ( emi­rates. com, jw­mar­riottmar­quis­dubail­ife.com).

MAL­DIVES DI­RECT

SRI LANKAN Air­lines is start­ing a twice­weekly flight from Heathrow to Malé on De­cem­ber 12. The Mal­dives is on the UK travel cor­ri­dors list and you need a neg­a­tive Covid-19 test 96 hours prior to de­par­ture ( sri­lankan.com, vis­itmal­dives.com).

BOOK GREECE NOW

GREECE is prov­ing so pop­u­lar next sum­mer that Jet2.com has added flights from New­cas­tle to Ke­falo­nia, San­torini and Skiathos to its sched­ules ( jet2.com).

NEW CARIBBEAN ROUTE

VIR­GIN At­lantic will launch a service from Heathrow to St Vin­cent in June, 2021. The is­land is a gate­way to pop­u­lar Gre­nadines escapes in­clud­ing Be­quia, Mus­tique and the Tobago Cays ( vir­ginat­lantic.com).

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