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Short breaks + weekend breaks 2024

Only got a few days to spare? Whether you’re after a quick dose of sunshine or a generous helping of city culture, our range of pocket-sized breaks has something to suit everyone. Short and sweet may be the name of the game, but our great range of hotels and destinations means there won’t be much that’s mini about your minibreak. 

All you need to worry about is where you’re headed. And you needn’t worry if you’re lacking inspiration, we’re here to guide you to your perfect short break – and with flights, accommodation, and luggage all wrapped up in one easy package, we’ve done the hard work for you. 

Short breaks

Sometimes, all you need is a quick break to recharge the batteries. Whether it’s a romantic escape for two or a family adventure the whole gang can get involved in, we’ve got a getaway to suit most every traveller. Explore our collection of short breaks which are a 3hr flight or less from the UK, and start planning that itinerary… 

Majorca

Prague

Costa Blanca

Milan

Weekend breaks

There’s a time and a place for quiet weekends spent catching up on errands – and it’s not here. Pack your bags and jet off to one of our popular weekend break destinations that are a 3hr flight or less from the UK. You could take a punt on a new city or dash off to your favourite beach resort – the choice is yours. Use our handy filters to plan your perfect weekend, and start counting down the days until you can get away. 

Paris

Barcelona

Amsterdam

Krakow

UK short breaks

With impressive landscapes, culture-rich cities, and loads more to find close to home, why not opt for a staycation? You never know what you might discover.

London City

Edinburgh City

Belfast City

Glasgow City

Popular types of short breaks

Tempted to head off on a whirlwind getaway? Choose from our most popular types of short break...

City breaks

Discover a hidden gem in a new city or revisit an old favourite, the possibilities are endless with a weekend city break.
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Short breaks to Disneyland

Disneyland Paris weekend breaks are nothing short of magical. Get your flights to Paris and a local hotel in one easy package!
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Last minute breaks

No plans? No problem! If you're a sun seeker or city explorer, book a last minute break and get away for a mini adventure.
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Discover short breaks and weekend breaks with easyJet holidays

Short getaways come in all shapes and sizes – and there’s bound to be one that’s right up your street. With a great range of hotels and destinations to suit all kinds of breaks, prepare to be inspired.

Experience a romantic weekend by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, take in the scenes while walking the canals in Amsterdam or go port tasting in Porto. There’s plenty to do, even if you only have a few days to enjoy it. The hard part is planning where to go, it’s all so tempting!

If thrills are what you seek, why not try a city break with a twist? Explore the bustling markets and ancient temples of Marrakech, go skiing in the Swiss Alps, or take a hot air balloon ride over stunning landscapes in Turkey. Whatever your interests, there's sure to be a short getaway that will leave you feeling refreshed.

Top tips for planning your short break

Frequently asked questions

There are so many destinations to visit for a quick adventure. Consider the charming streets of Paris, where you can sip coffee at a sidewalk cafe and take in the views by the iconic Eiffel Tower. Or how about a cultural excursion in Rome, where you can throw coins into the Trevi Fountain and devour pizza and gelato to your heart's content? For a dose of history, Edinburgh in Scotland offers stunning architecture, the imposing Edinburgh Castle, and the picturesque Royal Mile.

Absolutely! Weekend breaks are a fantastic way to recharge your batteries while exploring a new destination. Think about it – a brief escape where you can immerse yourself in vibrant cultures, indulge in local cuisine, and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Escape the stress of the daily grind without eating into your annual leave – that’s a win-win in our book. Plus, with our Free Child Places on beach holidays, family weekends become even more affordable and enjoyable. So, go ahead and treat yourself to a weekend break – you deserve it!

When it comes to spending a couple of nights in the UK, Scotland and Northern Ireland offer an array of beautiful places to visit. In Scotland, you can head to Edinburgh and explore its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant nightlife. Alternatively, you could venture to Belfast, where you can discover the beauty of the botanic gardens, explore the Titanic museum, or head for the impressive Giant’s Causeway.

Not at all! While longer holidays are wonderful, a 5-day getaway can still give you plenty of time to relax, explore, and create lasting memories. Imagine spending a few days in stunning Barcelona, strolling along the vibrant Las Ramblas, marvelling at Gaudi's architectural wonders like the Sagrada Familia, and enjoying delicious tapas in cosy taverns.

Perhaps you'd prefer the magical atmosphere of Prague, wandering through the charming Old Town, visiting Prague Castle, and savouring traditional Czech cuisine. With our short break packages, a 5-day holiday will be perfectly tailored to fit your needs and desires.

There are so many wonderful ways to make the most of this extra day off by having a long weekend on a European excursion. Head to Amsterdam to cruise through picturesque canals, visit the Anne Frank House, and indulge in delicious Dutch pancakes. 


If warmer weather is what you're after, Madrid has a bit of everything, from delicious food, buzzing nightlife, and brilliant architecture. Whatever you choose, our packages will ensure your 3-day weekend is stress-free, affordable, and filled with amazing experiences.