Cheap last minute Christmas trips with IFlyFirstClass
Last minute Christmas trips
Cheap Last Minute Christmas Trips
This year, forget cruising crowded parking lots at bulging shopping malls and enjoy an old world Christmas in exciting international destinations. Stress-free travel to these picturesque cities is affordable with deals on first class fares, business class tickets and last minute first class flights. From medieval towns filled with twinkling lights and quaint "chalets" to modern cities offering handmade crafts and traditional holiday spirit, Christmas markets present a relaxing and meaningful way to create unforgettable Christmas memories.
Beautiful, medieval Bruges fills its streets and lines its charming canals with holiday festivities. Shop to your heart's content in Market Square, where craft stalls, an ice rink, spiced wines, beer and Belgian chocolates satisfy all of your senses. The breathtaking Snow & Ice Sculpture Festival in nearby Station Square delights with a fantasy world of snow and ice based on Disney's new movie "Frozen." The ice festival lasts into the first week of January, so last minute first class tickets to Bruges to see the once-in-a=lifetime Disney display would make a great holiday gift.
The City of Spires becomes the city of lights, charm and Christmas pixies during the holidays. The second oldest amusement park in the world, Tivoli Gardens presents Julemarked, an enchanting open-air market filled with three miles of dazzling lights and 28 Christmas rides. The gorgeous old harbor district, Nyhavn, is just as engaging with handmade gifts, live music and Danish specialties like spiced wine and pastries. Make sure you have plenty of energy to explore all of Copenhagen's many holiday markets by traveling to Copenhagen in the comfort of first class fares.
For the true Christmas market experience, grab your business class tickets and head to Germany. Nearly every German town has an inviting holiday market, but few are as charismatic as Nuremberg's. Established in the 1500s, the market is one of Germany's most renowned holiday markets with nearly 200 shopping stalls and plentiful mulled wines, shimmering lights and fragrant greenery. Located in the heart of Old Town, Christkindlesmarkt is heralded in with trumpets and choirs from the magnificent Church of our Lady's balcony.
Walk in the footsteps of four centuries of Europeans at the famous Strasbourg Christkindelsmärik. More than 300 "chalets" offer decorations, Alsatian pastries and crafts in front of the impressive Gothic Strasbourg Cathedral. Several other theme markets, Christmas villages and winter activities saturate the city with a cheerful ambiance and days of entertainment.
Toronto may be known for its contemporary flair, but it embraces old world European allure in the historic Distillery District. An awe-inspiring 45-foot Christmas tree presides over numerous holiday activities, Santa's Lane and a host of mulled wine and beer gardens. Throughout the area, countless vendors' stalls brim with handmade crafts and decorations, and glimmering lights transform the entire district into a festive wonderland.
More than a dozen Christkindlmarkts fill the Viennese streets, celebrating traditions that date back to the Middle Ages. Creating a magical scene, the most popular market illuminates the grand Rathausplatz and its public square with lights, delectable Austrian treats, ice skating and music. In another, majestic Schönbrunn Castle is the backdrop to a large, bewitching Christmas tree, handmade crafts, carolers, children's programs and some of the largest pretzels you'll ever see.
Hundreds of other holiday markets keep the seasonal spirit alive, from London and Dublin to Philadelphia and Osaka. Create a magical holiday this year, beginning with the deluxe accommodations of discounted first class fares and business class tickets to enthralling destinations.