The best locations for a Christmas getaway
Believe it or not, it is now less than 100 days until Christmas! If you are looking for a short break over the festive period, we can fly you there and back in a day, or if you want to make a weekend of it, our Operations Team can arrange your hotel and ground transportation. With restrictions being gradually lifted on international travel, we bet you can’t wait to spend the festive period somewhere extra magical so we’re sharing some of the best locations for a Christmas getaway.
Of course, many of these trips will be dependent on national/international travel restrictions, but we can advise you on the latest guidance at the time of booking/prior to travel.
Christmas in Paris is simply magical. There are plenty of festive activities to do in Paris including outdoor ice skating, Christmas markets and seasonal services at Notre Dame Cathedral. As you can imagine, the food is to die for! Fresh oysters, foie gras, truffles, chestnuts, the list goes on. Only 90 minutes from central London, you can easily make a day of it – or if you want to stay longer, Atlas Helicopters can arrange everything from hotel bookings to ground transportation and entertainment, giving you more time to plan your sightseeing and shopping.
Many will say that Christmas season in London is one of their favourite times of the year. What’s not to love? There are endless things to do over the festive period including pantos, parties, and of course Christmas lights. London has a wealth of department stores to choose from, so you won’t struggle to do all your Christmas shopping! Even if you’ve done your shopping, the Christmas displays in Harrods are not one to miss. From your lawn to London, Atlas Helicopters offers a luxury helicopter charter service, flying you across the illuminated outskirts of the capital city.
Anyone that has been to Edinburgh will tell you what a beautiful city it is, regardless of the time of year. As you can imagine, once decked in Christmas lights and full of visitors, it’s a truly magical place to be. You can visit the vibrant Christmas markets, take a wander along the Royal Mile, check out the illuminations in the Royal Botanic Garden, and sip on hot chocolate (or something a little stronger!).
The UK is currently on Belgium’s red list, so travel to Bruges might not be possible over the festive period, but if things change then it absolutely not one to miss! The gorgeous city of Bruges is the perfect destination for a Christmas getaway. The combination of cobbled streets and winding canals sets an idyllic backdrop for the wonderful Christmas market, which runs from 20th November – 3rd January. Christmas in Bruges is like stepping into your very own Christmas card. If you’re one for collecting beautiful Christmas decorations and ornaments, then the shops in Bruges are the place for you. The city is sure to leave you feeling warm and festive.
We can arrange all of the small details for your trip and meet all your requirements, including booking accommodation, ground transportation from heliport to hotel, trips around the city and evening entertainment.
The pickup point can be your garden (if big enough) or a landing place near your home or office and we can fly you and your companions swiftly to your chosen destination, providing an exciting journey in a comfortably furnished cabin with spectacular views of the world below.
If you want any further details about planning your Christmas, call us on
01256 635000 or get a free quote here.