EasyJet has launched a new service from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Santorini for those looking for a late summer holiday this year, while it has also added extra flights to popular tourist destinations for summer 2021.
Fares to Santorini this September start from less than £32 one way, and flights operate three times a week, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
EasyJet’s existing London Luton to Santorini service (with fares from £26.99) is in high demand as Greece is one of the few destinations exempt from both the UK Foreign Office (FCO) advice against non-essential travel and the requirement for returning visitors to quarantine for 14 days in the UK.
However, if you are tempted to grab a last-minute flight to Santorini, or anywhere else in Greece, check the FCO advice before you go as you need to fill out a Passenger Locator Form first. You should also be aware that you might be tested for Covid on arrival in Greece, and if you test positive you will be asked to self-isolate, possibly in government accommodation.
More flights next summer
EasyJet will also offer extra holiday flights from Gatwick and Luton to popular holiday hotspots next summer, including additional services to Lanzarote, Malta, Naples and Athens.
It will offer two flights a day to Lanzarote, 18 a week to Malta and Naples, and 17 a week to Athens.
Next summer, services from Luton to Rhodes, Heraklion, Thessaloniki, Tenerife, Krakow and Porto will all increase to seven flights a week.
EasyJet will also increase the number of seats to Palma in Majorca by 30%, offering 28 flights a week from Gatwick, while the number of seats to Milan will increase more than 50% as the airline will offer three flights a day to the Italian city.