Gran Canaria is a hugely popular beach holiday destination with UK holidaymakers and is very well served from airports across the UK. The superb climate of the Canary Islands means flights are available all year round. The availability of flights and the variety of departure point increase during the long summer season, when tour operators like Thomson and Thomas Cook provide charter flights from regional airports.
Many of the best deals are found with low-cost airlines Ryanair and EasyJet.
Ryanair currently operates routes from Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow Prestwick, Liverpool, London Luton and London Stansted.
EasyJet fly from London Gatwick.
The summer season sees an excellent choice of flights from a very wide range of regional airports. Both Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines operate routes from smaller UK airports like Exeter and Newcastle. You will also find affordable fares from Jet2.com and Monarch.
Flights tend to be more expensive during the summer school holiday period. Many of the best deals are found in early spring and autumn. It is always worth booking as well in advance as possible. Some routes may be seasonal. These may begin as early as April or May while others operate only in the peak summer months.
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