How to travel Europe for less than a night out

Holly Smith·4 October 2016·5 min read
How to travel Europe for less than a night out

Did you know that you can catch a plane to Copenhagen for under a tenner?

Or travel to Spain for the price of a night out?

Whether you’re looking for a city break or a weekend of partying, we’ve got a round-up of the cheapest places in Europe (and further abroad) that you can fly to this January.

Book now and thank us later when you are living it up in NYC or ringing in the new year in Italy and beating the January blues.




It’s the perfect getaway, a city full of history and culture and an incredible nightlife. Who could pass up an opportunity like that?

Take a city break to Ireland’s fair city with Ryanair from London Stanstead for only £26 return.

Best dates to fly: Anytime in January. All flights are £26 return for the whole month!


Titanic Belfast

Belfast is one of the cheapest places in Europe you can fly to, and from London Gatwick you can bag yourself a plane ticket for just £9.99 with Ryanair. If you want a city break in January but don’t want to spend too much money, Belfast is the place to go.  It’s the perfect mix of history, culture and top-notch Irish pubs.

Best dates to fly: Anytime in January – all flights are currently £9.99 each way!



Round up your uni pals for a crazy weekend in Malaga for only £34 return with Ryanair. You would probably spend more than that on a night out so sit in this weekend and put that extra cash to good use. You’ll thank us when you’re boarding an aeroplane at London Stanstead in January, escaping the horrible British weather to the sea, sun and sandy beaches of Spain.

Best dates to fly: Monday 9th January – Sunday 14th January.

Monday 16th January – Sunday 21st January.

Sunday 21st January – Tuesday 24th January.


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Travel to the medieval city of Verona from Birmingham for only £14.99 each way with Ryanair. This city in North Italy is famous for being the city where Shakespeare set Romeo and Juliet. You can even visit Juliet’s House, see her balcony and write your own love letter on the wall.

Best dates to fly: Tuesday 17th January – Saturday 21st January.



If Luxembourg is on your bucket list, then now is your chance to tick it off. This January with Ryanair you can fly from London Stanstead to Luxembourg for just £33 return.

Best dates to fly: Friday 6th January – Monday 9th January.

Sunday 15th January – Thursday 19th January.

Sunday 22nd January – Thursday 26th January.



If you’re not sure where to go but want a cheap getaway Copenhagen is one of the cheapest places in Europe to fly to. Book yourself on a flight with Ryanair from London Luton for £9.99 each way and explore the capital of the happiest country in the world – guaranteed to get you out of your post-Christmas slump.

Best dates to fly: Thursday 5th January – Monday 9th January.



If the incredible ancient ruins, the stunning Trevi fountain, and the pizza and wine can’t convince you to take a trip to the magical city of Rome, then maybe the cheap flights can. For only £40 return you can travel from Manchester to Rome with Ryanair – such a bargain.

Best dates to fly: Saturday 7th January – Tuesday 10th January.


Las Vegas


Is there a better way to kick off the new year than with a trip to Sin City? For under £400 you can go as far as Las Vegas, flying from Manchester with KLM and Delta this January.

Best dates to fly: Wednesday 11th January – Monday 16th January.

New York City


If you’ve ever daydreamed about days spent wandering around the city in the snow, skating in Central Park and drinking hot chocolate by the Empire State building then this one is for you.  This January you can make your New York City dream come true for under £350. With WOW airlines you can travel from Bristol to NYC for just £312 return – an absolute steal for a transatlantic flight!

Best dates to fly: Wednesday 4th January – Thursday 12th January.