Jet off to the Costa Blanca with cheap flights to Alicante from Birmingham
Cheap flights to Alicante from Birmingham
For a fun break on the Mediterranean, the Costa Blanca has been a favourite destination for British holidaymakers since the 1960s. Whether you are heading for Benidorm or exploring some of the quieter resorts along the coast, cheap flights to Alicante from Birmingham will get you there on a budget.
There is plenty of choice of flights from Birmingham, especially in the summer months when charter carriers like Thomson (thomsonfly.com) offer flight only deals on some of their package holiday flights.
Ryanair (ryanair.com) offers direct flights to Alicante from Birmingham. Experienced Ryanair customers will know that you need persistence to find the best fares. We found great deals on tax-free flights at £29.99 each way. You will have to add on some surcharges for luggage, EU levies, credit card payments, check-in and the like, but it is still possible to get a bargain, especially if you can track down one of the £9 fares that Ryanair advertises occasionally.
Monarch (monarch.co.uk) offers flights from Birmingham to Alicante all year round, with fares starting from £60 return including taxes.
Bmibaby (bmibaby.com) has cheap direct flights to Alicante from Birmingham with fares starting from £65 return, including all taxes and charges. Look out for their Family Fly offers, if you are travelling with children.
Before heading off to your resort, take the opportunity to see the old city of Alicante (alicante.com) with its dramatic promenade and warren of old town streets and squares. It's a great place to have a wander, and sample some of the tapas at small seaside bars.