Visitors to the Canary Islands are spoiled for choice when comparing flights from London and Las Palmas. There are plenty of operators on the route, which generally takes about four hours, so it should be possible to find a cheap flight. Airlines running flights between London and Las Palmas include British Airways, Easyjet and Iberia, and all flights depart from London Gatwick.After the flight between London and Las Palmas, visitors arrive at the airport, which is conveniently located for the city centre. Taxis will take about half an hour to reach town, but expect to pay around £40 or more. Buses are cheaper, and take about the same amount of time.
To travel between London and Las Palmas at a low cost, Easyvoyage provides two major pieces of information: the calendar and the price history for London - Las Palmas flights. These elements will allow you to analyse the cheapest London - Las Palmas flights by departure date.
One of the best city beaches in the world, Playa de las Canteras sweeps around the bay upon which Las Palmas sits and offers a great place to relax. There are restaurants and beach bars, and safe swimming due to the protection afforded by a barrier reef.2 Shop at Triana
Recently crowned as Spain's best shopping street, Triana is also a vibrant district with plenty of clothing boutiques and restaurants. Possibly the most elegant area of Las Palmas, Triana is a wonderful place to sit and watch the world go by, or to spend some serious money.3 Walk around the old town
The Vegueta district is the historic centre of town, and is well worth touring around. Stroll along cobbled streets and imagine being Christopher Columbus before he embarked for the New World. Visit the town Cathedral and when night falls sample the city's best nightlife, with live music and bars open all night. Vegueta is also a great area to stay.4 See the Casa de Colon Museum
What used to be the Governor's Mansion now houses an exhibit dedicated to Christopher Columbus, who spent time on Gran Canaria before he sailed for America. The museum also has fascinating material relating to the indigenous inhabitants of the islands and is also a real bargain. A fascinating way to spend an afternoon.5 Visit the Atlantic Centre of Modern Art
With over 300,000 inhabitants, the city sustains a lively interest in art, as this stunning museum proves. See works that were inspired by the landscape of the Canary Islands and created by its native sons, and see wildly imaginative creations by some of Spain's most creative artists.