EasyJet has put more flights and holidays for 2022 on sale earlier than ever before following a surge of bookings after indication by the UK Government that it intends to reopen international travel.
Flight bookings for the summer season have increased by 337% and easyJet holidays bookings rose 630% week on week since the address to the nation, with beach resorts in Dalaman, Malaga, Alicante and Palma in Spain, Faro in Portugal and the Greek Island of Crete among top destinations for flights this summer and travel in August, followed by July and September proving most popular, suggesting that Brits are keen to book a summer beach break to look forward to this year.
Flights are now on sale up to 31 May. Customers can also move their flights this spring to this summer with easyJet’s flexible rebooking policy.
EasyJet holidays has also put package holidays for summer 2022 on sale. All customers booking flights and holidays with easyJet benefit from some of the most flexible policies under its ‘Protection Promise’ which means that customers can book now for later this year with the confidence that if their plans change, so can their booking.
Ali Gayward, UK Country Manager, for easyJet said: “The Prime Minister’s address has provided a much-needed boost in confidence for so many of our customers in the UK with demand for flights up 337% and holidays up 630% already compared to last week, and we’ve put more flights and holidays on sale this summer and next spring to even more destinations, so that customers have more choice to book a great-value getaway to look forward to.
“Our Protection Promise means that customers can book with confidence knowing that if they are unable to travel or their plans change so can their flights or holiday, and while the summer may be a little while off, we will be working around the clock to ensure we will be ready to ramp up our flights to reconnect friends and family or take them on long-awaited holiday to remember.”
Paul Bixby, easyJet holidays Commercial Director, said: “We know that people have really missed their holidays and can’t wait to book something to look forward to when it’s possible to travel again, so we’re really pleased to have put even more summer holidays on sale so people have more choice to book this year and next.
“With more choice than ever before available at unbeatable prices, thousands of free child places, 45 new hotels, and industry leading flexibility with our Protection Promise, we’ve got something for everyone looking to book a well-earned holiday.”