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All easyJet flights for Winter 2020 / Spring 2021 are £29.99 or less

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easyJet, keen to get some cash in the door, is running a deal for flights over the Winter 2020 season.

It’s a simple deal:

EVERY flight, between 25th October 2020 and 28th February 2021, is £29.99 or less.

This deal ends on Tuesday 31st March.

ALL easyJet flights for Winter 2020 at £29.99 or less

The only ‘catch’ is that not all routes are currently on sale.  You cannot book yet for flights to Germany, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia, Israel and Jordan, so you won’t be flying there for £29.99.

There are some very good deals here if you know where to look, especially around key ski weekends next year.

Book today and – if seats are still available – you’re paying £60 return.

OK, it’s easyJet, so you’re looking at another chunk of cash for seat reservations and checked baggage.  Even with all that, I reckon you can book a family of four – with bags and decent seats – for under £500.  If you were happy to sit at the back of the plane it would be as low as £375 including luggage for four people.

This is excellent pricing for ski holidays.  As you are usually forced to travel Saturday to Saturday to fit around hotel changeover dates, you rarely have much flexibility as to when you fly.

There is, of course, a little bit of credit risk with easyJet at the moment.  In reality, I think the chance of easyJet going bankrupt is low.  In the worst possible scenario – that the airline collapsed by the Summer – you’d still have eight months to book alternative flights and your credit card company would refund you.

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Comments (92)

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  • Matthew says:

    Sadly, lots of flights are not available during half term. But I do think that’s because they are sold out. They were released early and cheap as chips before being snapped up.

    • Matthew says:

      Having said that…as soon as I search for a family of four, loads of destinations in half term are unavailable. 🤔

      • Twipes man says:

        The sale has been on since the 18th of March. Most of the half term dates are all gone… This site has been a bit slow to report this one

        • Rob says:

          Seemed a bit of a low priority to be honest. I admit it would have been better running it when we actually wrote the article, which was a week ago.

        • Ian Wallace says:

          Managed to get our ski flights for (Scottish) half term. Family of 4 (+ 2 hold bags) out of Newcastle for £250! Flights from Edinburgh went like hot cakes and were sold out by the evening of the 18th.

          This will turn out to be either a complete bargain or money down the drain. Let’s hope Easyjet are still operating come February 2021!

          Tried to get the flights by changing an existing booking – but their system wanted £600 to change the outbound leg – so ended up just making a new booking.

  • Dave says:

    Great deals here. Although the use of the word ‘ALL’ in block capitals is misleading, because as you say, a number of destinations are not on sale yet. You should amend this…

  • Nick_C says:

    If Easyjet go bust, you can say goodbye to your money. No S75 protection on transactions under £100.

    • David says:

      But if what matters is the *transaction* being >£100, then someone booking a return for a couple would be over that threshold?

      • Ken says:

        I’m afraid not.

        You get return flights for you and a partner @ £30 per flight. Spend is £120 but you are buying 4 items. No S75 cover here even though total spend is more than £100.
        Chargeback won’t likely work either if you booking flights for skiing.
        For £30 each way it’s surely worth the the risk.
        Book the seats and luggage later maybe.
        Flying regularly to Geneva on EasyJet, I’ve absolutely no idea why sitting at the front of the plane helps (other than exit seats with legroom).

        • David says:

          Some reasons why sitting at the front of the plane helps:
          * Legroom is slightly more in the seats in front of the overwing exit than the ones behind.
          * Sometimes sitting near the back means getting off via stairs (which can mean getting wet) whereas sitting near the front normally means airbridge. Gatwick is normally like this.
          * Generally the front of the plane get off first, even when there are stairs at both doors.

          I fly EDI-LGW and back weekly with easyJet, and typically sit in row 2-4 for the above reasons.

        • Charlieface says:

          I think the FOS has decided differently in the past. A return ticket is clearly one item, you wouldn’t fly only the return for example, Equally if one member of the party can’t fly, no-one will, so all tickets are one item.

          • Nick_C says:

            A return ticket is one item. But do EasyJet sell return tickets?

            Even if they do, AIUI, each return ticket would need to be more than £100 for S75 to apply.

          • Ken says:

            They are not return tickets.
            EasyJet and Ryanair sell 2 single tickets. Miss your outbound? No problem taking the ‘return’ leg.

          • Charlieface says:

            Again I think the FOS ruled if it’s one purchase bought as a single transaction then S75 covers it, the same applies if you bought for example an item plus accessories.
            I think for EC261 it’s a bit more grey.

          • Nick says:

            The FOS ruling was that where true single pricing applied, each way had to be over £100, but where it didn’t, the return could be.

            So for example
            BA at Heathrow charges more for two singles than a return, so the total counts as a transaction (and they autocancel your return if you don’t take the outbound)
            Ryanair prices as two singles, so each way counts separately
            EasyJet prices as singles so also counts separately. Note they USED to have a booking fee which de facto made it a return (as the fee was fixed so effectively penalised single tickets). However they have since removed this (partly so as to get out of this pricing anomaly)

  • Tom says:

    Been on sale for a while, widely reported elsewhere and so most of the best dates are gone.

  • Sandgrounder says:

    Here’s a question. Imagine this. Someone has a return flight booked for Easter at £200. Coronavirus kicks in. Easyjet drop the change fee, and start the sale at the same time. They browse new dates and manage to swap to Christmas for £0 extra. The cash price was £59.98, but they didn’t bother to look, and it’s usually expensive at Christmas. To swap for free looked like a bargain. The virus comes surging back in winter, we are locked down again, all flights cancelled, how much compensation are they now entitled to if they choose to take cash?

    • Michael says:

      I changed some flights booked for last week to dates in September. There was no charge as one of the original flights was cancelled. New receipt lists original payment amount despite new flights being on sale for more than was paid for the old ones.

    • Lady London says:

      If you transfer your booking to another flight because they notified you your originally booked flight was cancelled then their practice is to transfer the original value of your cancelled flight to the new one. So even if you could by the new one for 30, after you move your 120 value flight into it then the value against the new flight on your booking will be 120. If your original flight was 50 then if it costs 75 to book the one you transfer to then you will get the flight but the value on it will be 50.

  • Tom says:

    As others have said..sadly holiday dates are sold out. I was incredibly quick off the mark and half term had already done.. wish easyJet would release the rest of the flights!

    • Ken says:

      They didn’t sell every seat for these flights obviously- and only a few per flight for the obvious Saturday of half term.
      They will be on sale again later but at the usual £200 each way.

  • Paul W says:

    Some locations are still available in half term. Just gotta look a bit harder!

  • Jon says:

    Have seen various things about how to force a refund with BA here, but is there any advice for how to claw back money paid to Easyjet? All I’ve heard from them via email is an offer to rebook up to Feb 2021 without a change fee. What if the flights (end of April) do not operate due to border closures (Czech Republic)?

    • Lady London says:

      IME even in peacetime Easyjet hasn’t been meeting their own stated time of a maximum 28 days for a response on their contact form. One query I sent last year disappeared without trace. No response ever. The other one got its first response after over 2 months. I replied promptly pointing out I had already supplied the requested information on the original request to replace a defective item bought on board. Then, they replied after another 6 weeks. So this was nearly 4 months to get this far. I reconfirmed details and uploaded the item receipt again. As Easyjets new reply now said they couldn’t read it. After another few weeks easyJet came back again wanting proof of postage of the defective item back to them which by then, nearly 5 months after I’d first requested a refund, I’d lost. I’d only used the Easyjet-we-reply-in-28-days contact form after being upset I couldn’t simply return or swop the defective item on board and then had already spent time phoning them. Then they said I had to submit a request for a refund via their contact form

      When I found out through this that when you buy easyJet onboard it’s actually Gate Gourmet who sold it to you, I understood.

      So personally if you’re looking for a refund due to an easyJet flight cancellation I suggest you go straight to your card company if your records are clear enough to show your payment against that cancelled flight.

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