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Direct flights to Milan from Edinburgh International

Four stay hotel

Italy’s fashion capital destination

Three night stay

Fashionistas and football fans alike recognise the allure of Milan.

No wonder the stunning northern Italian city is such a popular city break destination for those wishing to pay homage to the San Siro or Dolce & Gabbana.

And if fashion or footie fail to fascinate, well there’s always the opera, the architecture, the food…

Today’s Big Deal, courtesy of the Travel Company Edinburgh, flies you to this enthralling city for a three night break in a modern hotel, offering the perfect opportunity to soak up all that rich Italian culture and heritage.

Fashion capital

The Big Deal, exclusive to 5pm customers, offers direct return flights to Milan Malpensa Airport with EasyJet from Edinburgh International, with hand luggage allowance, and three nights room only accommodation, based on two sharing a standard room, at the four star Ih Hotels Milano Gioia.

Flight dates

The city breaks are for three nights, flying out from Edinburgh International airport. The departure dates are the following:

11th, 14th January

1st, 24th, 25th February

2nd, 7th, 11th March

Four star hotel

Ih Hotels Milano Gioia is a stylish four star hotel situated five km from Milan’s city centre and a fifteen minute walk from Istria metro station. Its rooms are fitted with free Wi-Fi, cable TV with on-demand movies, a safe, coffee/tea makers and a personal computer.

The hotel also has a bar and restaurant which serves Italian specialities. 

Milan highlights

The Milanese regard their city as the industrious and creative capital of Italy and they have a case. It’s a city that offers a graceful combination of the historic and ultra-modern.

Fashionistas will congregate in the Quadrilatero square and the Via Montenapoleone, where the boutiques represent most of the major fashion houses. Vogue rates it as the most important fashion district in the world, but check your credit card limit before deciding to splurge on that to-die-for dress.

Less worldly glory is on display in the refectory attached to the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, the site of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper fresco. Admission tickets are hard to come by, and you only get 15 minutes in the presence of the masterpiece, but it’s an unforgettable experience.

Milan’s Duomo, the 16th century cathedral, dominates the old city. Climb the steps or take the lift to the roof for spectacular views that can reach as far as the Alps on a clear day.

Milan’s other cathedral is the San Siro stadium, home of the rival clubs AC Milan and Internazionale. If you can’t catch a match, take the stadium tour and visit the museum.

Guest reviews

Ih Hotels Milano Gioia has picked up appreciative feedback on TripAdvisor. Recent reviews include the following, edited for length:

‘This hotel is a modern and stylish one, not far from the city centre and transport is good. It is not expensive for what you get, staff are very kind and professional, breakfast choice is large with good tasty food, rooms are clean, modern, large size and efficient.’

‘Nice hotel, clean, good kitchen, rooms are nice and beds are comfortable. Kind people. It is not a nice view from the rooms. Free wifi. Good transport connection with downtown. Bus station and metro are nearby.’

Memorable city break

With designer labels, the Duomo and Da Vinci, Milan deserves its reputation as one of the world’s great cities.

With direct flights and accommodation, today’s Big Deal offers you the ideal opportunity to take a loved one for a memorable stay in this jewel of a destination.

Important Information

The Big Deal is for return flights from Edinburgh International to Milan Malpensa Airport with EasyJet and 3 nights room only accommodation, based on two sharing a standard room, at the Ih Hotels Milano Gioia.

Valid for travel on the following dates:
11th, 14th Jan;
1st, 24th, 25th Feb;
2nd, 7th, 11th Mar.

Price is per person, based on 2 sharing.

Upgrades available at additional cost, prices as at time of booking.

Thursday, Friday & Monday departures: Outbound flights depart Edinburgh at 13:50, arriving into Milan at 17:15. Return flights depart at 11:45, arriving at 13:20.

Sunday departures: Outbound flights depart Edinburgh at 15:15, arriving into Milan at 18:40. Return flights depart at 11:45, arriving at 13:20.

Saturday departures: Outbound flights depart Edinburgh at 09:25, arriving into Milan at 12:45. Return flights depart at 11:45, arriving at 13:20.

Book early to make sure that you get the dates you want at the price advertised, as availability is limited.

Upgrades available at additional cost, prices as at time of booking.

Availability and prices may change until booking is confirmed. We encourage you to make your booking immediately in order to secure dates and prices.

Flight timings are subject to change as per airlines policy.

Due to availability, alternative flight carriers may be booked. Other airports and dates may be available subject to extra surcharge. Please enquire by calling directly.

Deal purchase is for deposit only. The outstanding balance must be paid to The Travel Company Edinburgh upon booking. Payment is required in full though deposit options may be available and options will be given at the time of booking. All booking details are displayed on your email, received upon purchase.

No credit or debit card charges.

Please call The Travel Company Edinburgh for single occupancy option.

Baggage allowance:

Includes: One cabin bag. Maximum size: 56cm x 45cm x 25cm, including handles and wheels. A bag you store in the overhead lockers (or if it’s small enough under the seat in front of you). If the lockers are full, and your bag is the correct size, it will be put in the hold free of charge.

You must be able to lift the bag into the overhead locker without assistance. Bags larger than this will be added to the hold and you must pay for this.

Pre-booked seats are not included.

Customers are responsible for their own transfers. Taxi info can be found here.

Check-in from 2pm. Check-out by noon.

Please note there will be a local resort tax to be paid upon check-in, approx. 8€ per room per night.

Your travel booking is with The Travel Company Edinburgh and financially protected under ATOL licence 9150 and ABTA C7292. 5pm cannot facilitate any refunds once the booking is made or after the initial 14 day cooling off period, from date of purchase.

Images used for illustrative purposes only.

Subject to availability and allocation. The beginning and end of the validity period is often busiest. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Please refer to our Ts&Cs for full information.

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