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Far away for far less: 11 long-haul flights under £300

Whether you want to enjoy an iconic road trip in the USA, devour street food in Southeast Asia or discover the sights and smells of India, you can go further for less with these cheap long haul flight deals.

Globetrotting doesn’t have to cost a fortune – these cheap long haul flight deals all cost less than £300* each. From bustling cities studded with shops and skyscrapers to dreamy beaches with sugar-soft sand, these far-flung destinations will make you the envy of all your friends. Especially when they find out what you paid!  

Our pick of low-cost long-haul flights are taking off in the next few months. Which last-minute long-haul break will you choose?


London Gatwick to St Lucia from £288 return

Get a taste for the laid back Caribbean life in St Lucia. Soak up the sun from your poolside lounger in one of the island’s luxury resorts, swim among shoals of tropical fish above coral reefs or take in the views from the peak of Gros Piton – one of the west coast’s dramatic mountains.

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London Heathrow to San Francisco from £280 return

It’s always leg day in the hilly northern Californian city of San Francisco. Visit iconic attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz before spending a lazy afternoon checking out the restaurants at Fisherman’s Wharf – look out for the seals at Pier 39. Don’t forget to squeeze in a day trip to the Napa Valley, one of America’s best wine regions.

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London Heathrow to Phuket from £293 return

Snorkelling in turquoise seas, elephant trekking in lush jungles and partying until the sun comes up in vibrant beach bars – a holiday in Phuket is made of Instagrammable experiences. Pay homage to the Big Buddha statue in Chalong, check out the nightlife on Patong’s Bangla Road and haggle for street-food in the shophouses of Phuket city.

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London Gatwick to Toronto from £286 return

Set on the shores of Lake Ontario, bustling Toronto has the perfect mix of skyscrapers and green spaces. Enjoy the view and get your adrenaline pumping with a visit to CN Tower’s EdgeWalk, then steady your nerves with some Canadian craft beer in the trendy bars of the Distillery District.

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London to Montreal from £276 return

Quebec’s largest city, Montreal takes its name from the three-peaked hill that sits in the city centre. It’s made up of lots of quirky neighbourhoods – once their own individual towns and cities, they still maintain some of their unique character. Takes a stroll around the cobblestoned Vieux-Montreal with its French colonial architecture and then enjoy the buzzing nightlife on Rue St-Denis.

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London to Fort Lauderdale from £272 return

Fort Lauderdale is less than an hour’s drive for Miami, one of America’s most vibrant destinations. Art deco architecture and buzzing cocktail bars dominate on South Beach, while the Wynwood district is a dream come true for fans of street art. Splash in the Caribbean Sea, snack on Cuban sandwiches and enjoy the glorious year-round sunshine.

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Birmingham to Banjul from £284 return

While the dusty streets and colonial buildings of The Gambia’s tiny capital are well worth exploring, most people fly in and head straight for the country’s incredible beaches. The coastline may be small, but it’s also incredible with long stretches of golden sand that are often peaceful even in the height of summer.

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London to Boston from £229 return

One of the USA’s most historic cities – and home of prestigious Harvard University – Boston is an underrated destination for an American city break. Learn about the Revolution and admire the red brick buildings with a stroll along the 2.5 mile long Freedom Trail, lose a few hours in the excellent Museum of Fine Arts and knock back the best New England shellfish at Island Creek Oyster Bar.

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London Heathrow to Chicago from £264 return

Famous for its towering skyscrapers, avid sports fans and deep dish pizza, the Windy City is a fantastic destination for a quick American break. Head to Millennium Park and take a snap with the iconic Bean sculpture, take in the views from the 103rd floor of Willis Tower and tuck into an iconic pie at Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria – one of the originators of the city’s famous pizza.

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Manchester to Orlando from £209 return

The family holiday destination of a lifetime, Orlando is world famous for its theme parks. That said, you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy days strolling around Walt Disney World, Epcot and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

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Manchester to New York from £217 return

There’s never a dull moment in the Big Apple. Hang with hipsters in Brooklyn, spot the Statue of Liberty from the Staten Island ferry and shop until you drop in Manhattan. Make your budget go even further with these 11 free things to do in NYC.

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London to Bangkok from £283 return

Whether you’re knocking back Chang beers with backpackers along Khao San Road or paying tribute to Buddha at Wat Arun, you’ll need more than one night in Bangkok to get to grips with Thailand’s capital.

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London to New Delhi from £292 return

India’s capital is bound to shock and awe your senses in the best way possible. Stroll around iconic sandstone buildings like the Red Fort and Humayun’s Tomb before heading to hipster neighbourhood Haus Khas for dinner and drinks. You can’t visit Delhi without making a pilgrimage to the Taj Mahal – you’ve already come this far, what’s another three hours?

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Flight prices are subject to change and based on Skyscanner search results. They were correct at time of writing on 18th March 2019.

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