Jet2.com scraps golf carriage fee to Algarve

Budget airline Jet2.com is offering golfers free golf club carriage on flights to the Algarve in Portugal this Spring.

In partnership with the Algarve Promotion Bureau, the airline is offering free carriage on flights to Faro throughout April and May 2012.

The promotion is a welcome boost to golf travelers wishing to take an early season golf break to the Algarve, one of Europe’s most popular and busy golfing destinations.

Palmares Golf Portugal's Algarve
Palmares Golf on Portugal's western Algarve

Global Golfer recently reported on golf companies hitting back at excessive airline carriage charges for golf tourists.

Irish budget airline Ryanair recently hiked its prices on carriage to £50 per bag and another company Clubstohire.com – set up by Ryder Cup hero Paul McGinley – has seen rapid business growth with its club hire business in major European airports.

  • The offer is valid for flights between 1st April returning on or before 31st May 2012
  • Jet2.com offers flights to Faro from Belfast, Blackpool, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle
  • To qualify for the discount golfers need to add carriage to the booking as normal and enter promo code: FAOGOLF at the payment stage of booking

The Algarve is serviced by 26 UK regional airports and has more than 30 golf courses.

With good year-round weather and high quality accommodation it is an excellent choice for a European golf break.

For more: www.jet2.com/golf and Algarve Promotion Bureau www.algarvepromotion.pt/golf

For more on the Algarve, read Global Golfer’s Europe’s Golf Coast and West is Best features to see where we recommend you play and stay.

 

 

 

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