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Jet2holidays Eases Scrum for Six Nations Flights from Manchester

23rd September 2011

Exclusive rugby supporter packages from £386 per person

Jet2.com flights during match week start from £41.99 one way including taxes

Package holiday specialist Jet2holidays has launched special rugby breaks to Rome to help North West rugby fans travel to catch every tackle and pass of the Italy versus England RBS Six Nations showdown next February.

6 Nations Rugby 2012

From £386 per person, fans can enjoy a four night break at the stylish and conveniently located three star Santa Costanza Hotel in Rome, with breakfast and return Jet2.com flights to Manchester Airport included. This great value offer includes Jet2holidays’ £100 off promotion which is valid for all bookings made up to 31 October 2011 and is redeemed by entering ‘100SAVE’ at the time of booking.

The direct flight from Manchester arrives at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport on Wednesday 8 February, giving supporters ample opportunity to explore one of the world’s most historic cities before the England team’s big kick off on Saturday 11 February 2012 at 5pm. And with the return flight taking off on Sunday 12 February at 18.50, fans have plenty of time to recover from any victory celebrations!

Jet2.com’s Rome service departs six times a week from Manchester Airport, so fans looking for flights only have plenty of options to choose from, with prices during match week starting from £41.99 one way including taxes.

Steve Heapy, Managing Director of Jet2holidays, commented:

“We’re delighted to be able to help England fans be there to soak up all the action when the team take on the home nation at the Stadio Olimpico - Italy’s largest arena. It promises to be a real treat in one of Europe’s most beautiful and historical cities. And with our friendly flight times, rugby fans will have plenty of time to see some of the iconic ancient sights including the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain, in addition to cheering on their team. What more could you want from a long weekend away?”

Steve added:

“Rome is always a very popular destination with Manchester passengers – it’s a city which offers something for everyone – whether it’s visiting the famous sporting arenas, taking in awe-inspiring sights such as Vatican City or checking out the latest fashions from designer favourites, Prada and Armani.”

In addition to great flight times, allowing sightseers to make the most of their city break, Jet2.com passengers also benefit from allocated seating so friends and family can sit together and share their most memorable moments of this magical city.

Jet2.com now offers flights to 36 city, sun and ski destinations from Manchester Airport, with flights starting from £21.99 one way including taxes.

For more information or to book a great value package holiday visit www.Jet2holidays.com or to book a flight visit www.Jet2.com.

*Price is based on two sharing and includes the extra £100 off Jet2holidays promotion which is valid for bookings made up to 31 October 2011 – to receive the offer customers simply need to enter the code ‘100SAVE’ at the time of booking.

Written by Will

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September 23, 2011 at 15:38

Tagged with Rome, Rugby, Six Nations, breaks