Wizz Air launches new summer routes to popular European holiday spots

The popular airline Wizz Air is set to launch a number of new routes designed to meet the demand for summer holidays this year.

Earlier this week, on May 17, the Government announced travelling abroad was again a possibility after three months of restrictions and measures preventing anyone to do so.

But since the confirmation, the aviation industry has been met with a mass surge of bookings and now Wizz Air has provided more holiday options for people in the UK.

Starting next month on June 17, new Wizz Air flights will start from Cardiff to a number of popular European destinations.

There will be routes to Larnaca (Cyprus), Corfu, Heraklion (Crate), Faro (Algarve), Alicante, Lanzarote, Palma de Mallorca, and Tenerife, reports CambridgeNews.

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Further flights to the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh are scheduled to start in October and the airline is promising “ultra-low fares.”

Due to the uncertainty around flying and holidays due to the current climate, passengers can get their hands on a super flexible insurance package.

It includes Covid-19 cover and WIZZ Flex, which allows travellers to cancel their flight up to three hours before departure without any fee.

They will also receive 100 per cent of the fare immediately reimbursed in airline credit.

Best travel insurance deals for 2021

It’s crucial when booking a holiday to take out travel insurance.

Uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic increases the risk of cancellation.

If you’re booking a holiday for 2021 there are steps you can follow to make sure your trip is protected.

Ensuring your holiday is Atol-protected is the most important step – which often means you will be fully refunded if cancellation or other problems arise.

Some travel insurance companies are only offering quotes to international destinations for trips that start after May, 17, 2021.

Confused.com has said if you travel against government advice, you won’t be covered by any travel insurance policy you buy.

However the insurance operator is offering deals for travellers after May 17 – with the cheapest Europe policy priced at £2.59.

Money Supermarket compare deals from multiple providers and travellers can get a single trip cover from £4.71.

Meanwhile, Travel Supermarket compare more than 400 policies from over 30 leading travel insurance companies with cover starting from £4.70.

Tui will allow you to change your holiday up to 28 days before the holiday.

EasyJet will refund you fully if you simply change your mind about going on holiday, as long as you tell them up to 28 days before departure.

Owain Jones, managing director of Wizz Air UK, said: “With the re-start of international travel from Wales, we’re excited to be planning the start of Wizz Air UK’s new base at Cardiff Airport in June, just in time for the holiday season.

“We’ve been busy recruiting new colleagues, with the first training course in Cardiff already completed, and Wizz Air UK’s Cardiff team is looking forward to welcoming customers on-board.

“Our ultra-low fares to nine of the best holiday destinations will allow customers to “fly local” to their favourite getaways, onboard Europe’s youngest and greenest fleet of aircraft.

“There they can rely on our stringent health and hygiene measures and excellent service as they travel on their long-awaited post-lockdown trips.”

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