The price of discount flights to Turkey varies depending on your UK departure airport and arrival airport in Turkey. The most popular direct flights to Turkey take off from the main airports in London (Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton) and land in Ankara or Istanbul airports. Turkey flights take between three and a half and five hours and you can fly with a wide variety of cheap airlines such as British Airways and Ryan Air. It is also possible to find a flight to Turkey with a stopover in Paris or Amsterdam. These airline tickets are generally cheaper and may be more suited to your travel plans. However you decide to plan your Turkey holiday you can find the cheapest airline tickets online using a flight comparator tool. All you have to do is type in your departure dates and preferred route and you will be able to choose from a wide range of Turkey airlines. If you are flexible with your dates and search well in advance you are sure to pick up a great deal on cheap flights.
Whether you're looking to fly to Antalya, Izmir or Bodrum, Easyvoyage's online flight comparator tool can help you to find cheap flights to Turkey. Seasonality is an important factor to be taken into consideration during your search for low cost flights to Turkey since the seaside resorts tend to be overcrowded during the summer period. For the cheapest flights to Turkey it is vest to fly to Antalya during the winter when the cost of airline tickets drops to less than £120. It is, of course, less warm than in the summer but the sun continues to shine! On the other hand, the Izmir and Bodrum are practically dead during the winter so it is better to fly to these two holiday destinations in May and June or September and October, thus avoiding the crowds and taking advantage of the cheap flight offers. No trip to Turkey is complete without a detour to the capital, Istanbul. The most economical flights to Istanbul can be found in December. Having said that, be sure to pack a warm coat given that temperatures can come close to 0°C.
29 June - 5 July: Edirme Oil Wresting Festival. This big festival is a unique event that you will not see anywhere else in the world. Oil wrestling is a traditional, and very old, Turkish past time and here you can see the very best wrestlers show off their skills.27 August: Bursa Folklore Festival. This annual festival is the best place to come to see traditional Turkish crafts, culture, songs, and music alive and kicking.30 August - 20 September: Aspendos International Festival of Opera and Ballet. This grand cultural occasion showcases some of the very best of contemporary opera and ballet. Plenty of top class Turkish acts are represented, but musicians and dancers come from all over the world to perform here.29 October: Republic Day. This annual national holiday celebrating Turkey's status as a republic is celebrated with fireworks, parties, and food. 7 December: Dervish Festival. Held in Konya, this glorious display of traditional whirling dervishes happens every year to celebrate the life of a 13 century Sufi saint.