Hurghada boasts year-round sunshine making it the ideal destination for a winter break.
A new flight from Cardiff to Egypt will be introduced from November 2018.
TUI (formerly Thomson) has announced the service to the Egyptian town of Hurghada, connecting Welsh customers to resorts on the Red Sea coast.
Departing Cardiff every Monday, flights will take off from November 5 .
Hurghada boasts year-round sunshine making it the ideal destination for a winter break. The Red Sea resort has everything you need to escape the cold with beautiful beaches and warm weather making it perfect for popular activities such as snorkeling and diving.
There are a number of day trip packages available from Hurghada so keen explorers can visit various attractions. The Sahara desert frames the city, offering opportunities for quad biking and camel riding experiences while Egypt’s biggest water park is on the town’s doorstep, offering fun for the whole family.
Deb Barber, CEO of Cardiff Airport said: “ The return of flights to Egypt from Cardiff is great news for our customers. We are delighted that TUI has chosen Hurghada as the new addition to its choice of destinations. Egypt is a fantastic winter destination and it’s great to continue to see our airlines adding even more holiday options for customers who are choosing to fly from Cardiff.”
Karen Switzer, Director of Aviation Planning for TUI UK & Ireland, said: “We are delighted to be adding Hurghada to our programme from Cardiff Airport for winter 2018. We know customers want winter sun and with this new addition local holidaymakers can now fly to the Red Sea resort of Hurghada from Cardiff. In total we have nine destinations for customers to choose from when booking their winter holidays from Cardiff Airport. ”
Source: walesonline.co.uk – By Karen Price