Archive and Jet2holidays Expand Croatian Destinations from Newcastle

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July 09, 2012 at 14:21

- Flights to Pula from £46.99 including taxes
- Package breaks available with just £60 deposit
- Two Croatian gems now available for North East passengers and Jet2holidays are giving North East holidaymakers an even greater choice of Eastern Mediterranean hotspots for summer 2013, with the launch of a new destination – the enchanting Croatian resort of Pula.

Flights to this historic port town are on sale today with prices starting from £46.99 including taxes. The weekly Tuesday flight from Newcastle Airport will start operating on 2nd July 2013. Jet2holidays’ ATOL protected package holidays to Pula for summer 2013 can be booked now with just a £60 deposit.

This new destination means North East holidaymakers now have two Croatian hotspots to choose from next year. In addition to Pula, and Jet2holidays already offer flights and package breaks to the stunning coastal resort and UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Dubrovnik.

Steve Heapy, Chief Commercial Officer of and Managing Director of Jet2holidays said: “Croatia continues to be a very popular holiday destination for Brits so we’re thrilled to be able to offer North East holidaymakers the chance to explore more of this great country with the launch of Pula. The addition of this new destination, on the back of our recent inaugural flights to Rome, Venice, Reus, Bodrum and Dubrovnik, highlights our commitment to extending our destinations from Newcastle Airport, giving local customers an unrivalled choice of European flights and holidays.”

Chris Sanders, Aviation Development Director at Newcastle International, said: “The new service to Pula from is a very welcome addition to the destination portfolio from Newcastle Airport. With three weekly flights to Croatia next summer, all from, we expect many more North East people will be visiting this part of the Mediterranean in Summer 2013.”

Set on the southern tip of the Istrian Peninsula, Pula is rich in history and charm. Known as Terra Magica (the Magic Land) there is something to suit all types of holidaymaker. Sun worshippers will enjoy the many beautiful beaches overlooking the shimmering Adriatic Sea. Culture vultures will enjoy exploring the charming old town – home to the Arena, one of the largest surviving Roman amphitheatres – while shoppers will love visiting the quaint markets, perfect for picking up authentic hand-crafted souvenirs. offers flights to 28 city, sun and ski destinations from Newcastle Airport. All passengers enjoy a generous 22kg baggage allowance, allocated seating and perfectly planned flight times so they arrived refreshed for their well-earned break. All Jet2holidays customers enjoy the benefits of flying with in addition to a choice of 2 – 5 star self-catering to all inclusive breaks, with resort transfers included in the holiday price.

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