There are bargains to be had for UK travellers seeking to get away this autumn. Flying out from London Stansted up to five times a day, Pegasus Airlines is offering an “inspiring range of destinations” via Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen airport.
With one-way flights from London as low as £114.99, passengers can connect to an ever-expanding network of destinations, as Pegasus flies to 39 airports across Turkey and many more in over 40 countries in Central Asia, the Gulf and the Eastern Mediterranean.
Use the Turkish low-cost carrier for one of its 70 international routes including:
Oman’s charming capital MUSCAT. Launched in July 2018, Pegasus’ newest destination offers thrice-weekly flights available from London Stansted airport. Prices starting from just £114.99, the Sultanate offers the perfect autumn escape for travellers seeking adventure, nature, wildlife or culture.
Egypt for those seeking constant sunshine, sheltered beaches and world-class diving draw visitors to the Red Sea resort of SHARM EL SHEIKH. Just across the bay, the cosmopolitan resort of HURGHADA is the capital of the Red Sea Riviera, with sandy beaches, vibrant nightclubs and, of course, spectacular diving. Both resorts offer incredible value for money. For holidaymakers who prefer a milder climate, this region cools off from October onwards.
Capital of the United Arab Emirates, ABU DHABI’s charms range from family-friendly beaches and water parks to desert landscapes. Just an hour’s drive away, the desert metropolis of DUBAI beckons with its sweeping sand dunes, world-class shopping, the world’s tallest tower and a new arts district. If you’re heading here for sun, sea and sand, autumn is ideal for those on a budget or wanting to avoid the intense summer heat.
Once a Soviet republic, Georgia is gaining a great reputation among tourists, but is still an off-the-beaten-track destination. With stunning scenery – particularly as the leaves turn red and gold in the autumn – inviting cuisine and a lively nightlife, its capital city TBILISI also offers picturesque architecture and a strong arts and cultural scene.
Kazakhstan’s cosmopolitan and largest city ALMATY surprises visitors with its boldly futuristic architecture while more adventurous travellers can hike in the high mountains and green valleys of the Tian Shan. Dry hot summers cool down from September onwards.
Iranian capital TEHRAN offers a heady mix of history, museums, bazaars and traditional teahouses with serene mountain trails in the snow-capped Alborz Mountains. Autumn is the perfect time to see this incredible country, as its intense summer heat finally starts to cool.
And for those preferring to stick with the more familiar, Turkey remains a popular destination in the autumn. Enjoy the coastal resorts of BODRUM on the Aegean and the Mediterranean hotspots of ANTALYA and DALAMAN minus the summer throng of tourists and the intense heat, allowing travellers to explore historical ruins and sightsee at lower prices. Visit cities such as ISTANBUL, with its blend of ancient and modern, or KAYSERI, the Anatolian city laced with narrow streets and bazaars, and the gateway to the fantastical landscapes of Cappadocia. Find flights from London Stansted to Turkey from as low as £44.99!