Budget airline Jet2.com is giving Glasgow holidaymakers the chance to enjoy a bite of the Big Apple after putting two, five-night New York trips on sale from the city’s airport today

The breaks are perfectly timed, with an October half-term holiday departing on October 15 and a Thanksgiving/Black Friday trip leaving on November 22.

As well as flights, there are holidays for sale across iconic three to five- star hotels in central New York locations, including the popular Westin New York Grand Central, Hotel Mela Times Square, and Riu Plaza New York Times Square.

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In total, the company is putting on 28 New York trips from six UK bases for Winter ‘18.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks, said: “Our New York trips from Glasgow are always a huge success with seats selling very quickly, in particular during holiday periods and over Thanksgiving.

“This is why we have timed these trips to depart from Glasgow during key holiday periods, so holidaymakers can experience New York in all its glory.

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“This is a fantastic programme and we are looking forward to another successful year operating these trips to New York from Glasgow Airport.”

Packages from Glasgow with start from £769* per person, and can be secured now for only £60pp deposit.

Jet2.com flight-only options are also available from £399* per person, including taxes.

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In addition to this New York trip, the airline said it is operating its biggest-ever winter programme from Glasgow in Winter ‘18.

This programme includes 16 winter destinations, including a new route to Antalya, with a total of more than 210,000 seats on sale.

For further information or to book, visit jet2.com or jet2citybreaks.com.

*Prices were correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.