PARIS ON A SHOESTRING

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Cheap flights to London

Planning to spend a holiday in London?  Flying to the English capital need not be expensive.  There are some airlines that take you to London with a minimum budget.

There are four local airports in London that are being used by most budget carriers in the UK.  These are Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and Heathrow, one of the busiest airports in Europe.  For no frills, cheap flights to London, your best bet is Ryanair, Europe’s largest budget-carrier.  You can also fly via Easyjet, another low-cost carrier.  Both airlines guarantee that they have the cheapest fairs than any other airline.  Flights through these carriers though, have unassigned seats and don’t come with complimentary food.

There are other carriers that have added amenities for their economy flights; KLM, a Dutch-based company, offers economy flights to major European destinations including London.  British Airways, the national airline and flag carrier of the United Kingdom offers year-round low fares, plus some on-board amenities like seat reservation, online check-in and added baggage allowance.  Another British low-cost carrier is Bmibaby.  It brags about giving travelers big benefits on tiny fares; you can choose and reserve your seat, cancel and reschedule flights and check-in your luggage on the web.   Meanwhile, SkyEurope boasts of its on-time economy flights and online seat reservation.

Like most countries in Europe, it is always less expensive to get a flight during the winter season.  But you have to book your flights early to save a big amount on your winder holiday budget.  It’s advisable to book online to find the cheapest flights to London.  Some carriers even offer special packages and discounts when you book your flight on their websites.