High cost of fes­tive flights

Sunday Mail (UK) - - The Judge -

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Brits look­ing to spend Christ­mas or New Year abroad will have to pay up to seven times as much for f l ights over the fes­tive pe­riod com­pared to just a few weeks be­fore, says travel web­site KAYAK.

Fes­tive get­aways to sunny dest inat ions such as Por­tu­gal and Spain have seen flight prices in­crease by more than 600 per cent be­tween Novem­ber and the end of De­cem­ber.

Long- haul t r ip s to Aus­tralia also dou­ble in the lead-up to Christ­mas.

Flights from the UK to Syd­ney cost £732 on av­er­age last week com­pared to £1286 for the week be­gin­ning De­cem­ber 17.

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