What’s Included

Direct flights to Berlin from Glasgow or Edinburgh International

Comfortable city centre hotel

Great city break destination

Three night stay

Opportunity to see Christmas markets

Only pay deposit now – pay rest later

Berlin is one of the world’s most exciting capitals.

Post-reunification Berlin is a vibrant, cultural metropolis that combines the grandeur of a capital city with one of Europe’s most dynamic counter-culture scenes.

It has atmospheric neighbourhoods; hip bohemian shops and bars, and an artistic heritage that stretches from Marlene Dietrich to Cabaret to Bowie.

Today’s Big Deal offers you the opportunity to experience everything this evocative city has to offer (or at least as much as you can pack into a three night break).

Plus if you are a fan of planning ahead, you could even combine your trip with Berlin’s magical Christmas markets in November and December.

Captivating capital

The Big Deal offers return flights to Berlin from Glasgow International or Edinburgh International, with luggage allowance, and three nights room only accommodation in the 3* Best Western Hotel am Spittelmarkt.

The offer is based on two sharing a double or twin room.

Flight dates

The city breaks are for three nights. Available dates for departure from Glasgow International are as follows:

21st April 2019

6th, 28th May 2019

Flight times vary on certain dates, with outbound times between 07:45 to 15:00 and inbound times between 11:00 to 18:00. Timings will be confirmed at time of booking.

Available dates for departure from Edinburgh International are as follows:

4th-5th, 8th-9th, 11th-12th, 14th, 21st-23rd, 26th, 30th April 2019

5th-7th, 9th-10th, 12th-14th, 16th, 19th-21st, 23rd, 28th, 30th May

11th, 21st, 27th June

4th-5th, 12th, 23rd, 25th July

5th, 9th, 22nd, 26th-27th, 29th August

1st-3rd, 5th, 9th-10th, 15th-17th, 19th, 22nd-24th, 29th-30th September

1st, 6th-8th, 10th-11th, 14th-15th, 21st, 24th, 27th-28th, 31st October

3rd, 5th, 7th-8th, 10th-12th, 17th-19th, 21st, 24th-26th November

1st, 3rd, 9th-10th, 15th-16th December

6th-7th, 10th, 12th-14th, 19th-21st, 26th-27th January 2020

2nd-4th, 23rd-25th February 2020

Flight times vary depending on departure date, and will be confirmed upon booking.

Comfy and conveniently located hotel

Centrally located close to Spittelmarkt Underground Station, the Best Western Hotel am Spittelmarkt offers convenient access to Berlin’s main attractions.

Set in a peaceful side street in the heart of the city, it is just a short walk from the famous Friedrichstrasse culture and shopping street. The UNESCO Museum Island is a 15-minute walk away and other visitor highlights, such as the Exhibition Centre, Branderburg Gate, Gendarmenmarkt Square and Potsdamer Platz, can also be easily reached.

Each of the hotel’s modern, classically furnished rooms is ensuite with free WiFi and a flat-screen TV.

The hotel offers a large buffet breakfast each morning and also has a 24-hour bar.

Berlin highlights

Berlin has plenty of attractions to suit all tastes. Sir Norman Foster’s ultramodern Reichstag design and the Brandenburg Gate are obvious architectural highlights, although the old Eastern quarters of the city also exert a fascinating appeal.

Bowie fans may want to make a pilgrimage to the Hansa studios on Potsdamer Platz in Kreuzberg, location for the singer’s iconic Berlin recordings.

Nearby, the grungy S036 club retains its authentic 80s atmosphere and still stages live music.

The city has countless art venues and small galleries, with a cosmopolitan feel. In particular, the hipster neighbourhood of Neukölln is a great area to explore, with its cool bars, shops and clubs.

Experience the Christmas markets

The festive season kicks off in the German capital in late November (best to enquire about dates when booking). The hub of Berlin’s festive celebrations is Winter World on Potsdamer Platz.

Toboggan rides and a 500-square-metre ice rink attract the crowds, and there is no shortage of refreshments. Stalls sell traditional German and Austrian Christmas snacks, like roast sugared almonds, toffee apples and gluhwein (mulled wine).

Every neighbourhood in the city seems to have its own market and funfair as Berliners embrace the festive spirit. So get ready to lose yourself in a winter wonderland (and do a bit of a shop while you’re at it)…

Happy guests

Best Western Hotel am Spittelmarkt has picked up positive TripAdvisor reviews, including these recent ones:

‘Good choice for Berlin. We had three nights in this hotel and appreciated all it had to offer. Staff were very helpful, and spoke very good English. Bicycles were available to rent – and the staff were happy to order a taxi (that came in two minutes). Good location – close to a U-Bahn station, the canal and river (which made for good walks), several sights and a number of good restaurants. Our room was clean, functional and very quiet. The breakfast was extra but good. We enjoyed our stay!’

‘Really high quality budget hotel. This is a fantastic hotel. Foyer is small but functional and they even designed a bar. There are 2 lifts which is great so you are not hanging around waiting ages. Rooms are amazing. Really clean. My room had a bath & shower. Staff were also very helpful. WiFi great too as worked here for a couple of hours. Nice quiet area with great restaurant opposite. I did not eat in the hotel. Really great hotel with fantastic value.’

‘Clean, modern and central located hotel. Very friendly staff, reasonable prices, clean and for its super location, very roomy. The breakfast buffet blew our mind. Compared to all Best Westerns we visited in the US, it was outstanding. We will come back to this location!’

Romantic getaway

For fans of espionage thrillers, Bowie’s Berlin trilogy, cool neighbourhoods or spectacular modern architecture, a Berlin city break is the perfect escape.

With direct flights and conveniently located accommodation, today’s Big Deal puts you right in the heart of this energetic city.

Plus if you are one of those super-organised types, you could even plan your trip to coincide with the fabulous Christmas markets.

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Important Information

The Big Deal is for return flights to Berlin from Glasgow International or Edinburgh International and a 3 night room only stay in the Best Western Hotel am Spittelmarkt.

Glasgow departures fly with EasyJet.

Edinburgh departures fly with Ryanair.

Valid for travel on the following departure dates from Glasgow:
21st Apr 2019;
6th, 28th May.

Valid for travel on the following departure dates from Edinburgh:
4th-5th, 8th-9th, 11th-12th, 14th, 21st-23rd, 26th, 30th Apr 2019;
5th-7th, 9th-10th, 12th-14th, 16th, 19th-21st, 23rd, 28th, 30th May;
11th, 21st, 27th Jun;
4th-5th, 12th, 23rd, 25th Jul;
5th, 9th, 22nd, 26th-27th, 29th Aug;
1st-3rd, 5th, 9th-10th, 15th-17th, 19th, 22nd-24th, 29th-30th Sep;
1st, 6th-8th, 10th-11th, 14th-15th, 21st, 24th, 27th-28th, 31st Oct;
3rd, 5th, 7th-8th, 10th-12th, 17th-19th, 21st, 24th-26th Nov;
1st, 3rd, 9th-10th, 15th-16th Dec;
6th-7th, 10th, 12th-14th, 19th-21st, 26th-27th Jan 2020;
2nd-4th, 23rd-25th Feb.

Price is per person, based on 2 sharing.

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

Hotel may be upgraded to 4* if available, this will be confirmed at time of booking. Additional upgrades available at additional cost, prices as at time of booking.

Later travel dates may be available from Glasgow, these may be subject to a flight surcharge. Please enquire when booking.

Flight timings may vary depending on date, and are subject to change as per airline policies.

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.

Purchase is for deposit only. The outstanding balance must be paid to myholidaysnow.co.uk upon booking. All booking details are displayed on your email, received upon purchase.

Payment options are available: Pay 50% at time of booking and remaining balance 8 weeks before departure. Please discuss when booking.

No credit charges will be applied.

Single supplement applies to cover the full cost of holidays.

No children.

Hotel check-in noon; check-out 11am.

A local City Tax is applicable to all guests and must be paid on day of arrival at hotel. Total amount of fee will be 5% of total stay fee.

Included baggage:

1x cabin bag weighing up to 10 kg with maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm, plus 1 small bag up to 35 × 20 x 20 cms may be carried per passenger.

Customers are responsible for their own transfers.

Local transport readily available at the airport, available to view here

Schönefeld Airport (SXF) is connected to the S45 and S9 S-Bahn lines as well as regional express mainline trains departing in half-hourly intervals from the Hauptbahnhof, Zoologischer Garten, Friedrichstraße, Alexanderplatz and Ostbahnhof stations.

The expected airport transfer time is 30 minutes.

EU nationals and British Citizens can travel with a valid national identity/passport. Non-EU citizens require valid passport and visa to travel to Germany.

It is essential that you read the Air Travellers Terms & Conditions prior to purchasing your deal.

Your travel booking is with myholidaysnow.co.uk and financially protected under ATOL licence T7564. 5pm cannot facilitate any refunds once the booking is made with myholidaysnow.co.uk, or after the initial 14 day cooling off period, from date of purchase of voucher.

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

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