Although you might be stuck in the UK for the foreseeable future, the lockdown has given avid travellers the time to start making plans for their next getaway once the restrictions have been lifted. If you are planning to take a trip from Manchester airport after lockdown ends, here are some of the top flights out of Manchester airport and what each of them has to offer to frequent flyers.

New Zealand

New Zealand has been a traveller’s haven for many years now due to its verdant scenery its temperate weather compared to other countries in the region. New Zealand has a great choice of activities for nature lovers, with popular day trips including a visit to Milford Sound, where you might get the chance to see seals and penguins, as well as a hike up Mount Cook. However, if you are looking for something different to enjoy on your next trip to New Zealand, you should consider taking a Lord of the Rings tour, which can allow you to visit some of the most infamous filming locations of the franchise, including Hobbiton itself.


If you are longing to get away from the stresses of daily life, there is no better destination to travel to from Manchester airport than Norway, whose remote nature spots and majestic wildlife have made it a bucket-list destination in recent years. Whether you decide to go whale watching on the chance that you may see an orca, or simply want to explore the photogenic fjords, such as Geirangerfjord, if you love the outdoors, this is the place to go for a challenging hiking trip.

The Algarve

Everyone needs a relaxing break after the challenges of lockdown, and if you are planning to take this break abroad, you should look at locations such as the Algarve. The Algarve is a popular beach destination that many holiday-goers return to year after year. If you are looking for the perfect location to sit back and let the last year wash away, the seaside resorts of Portugal are the prime spot for you. 


If you want an exotic destination that is still reasonably close to home, Tenerife may be the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or a holiday with the kids. Tenerife is home to yellow and black sand beaches, the thrilling hike up Mount Teide, and a host of activities to excite the kids, from theme parks like Siam Park to zoos, such as Loro Park. 


To combine a city, break with the sea and sand of a beach trip, look no further than Dubai. Manchester airport offers reasonably priced flights to the UAE, and Dubai can fulfil all of the shopping and leisure needs that you missed out on during lockdown at the Dubai Mall and Marina, as well as water sports in the Palm Islands and even ski parks at Ski Dubai to help you to forget any worries that you may have.  


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