LONDON, 2016-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — For those looking to ‘go further’ for Father’s Day (Sunday June 19), British Airways has compiled a list of top ten European destinations for gift inspiration.
To mark the day, the airline had fun re-naming some of its destinations on a departures board at Heathrow Terminal 5, to read; ‘Amster-Dad’, ‘Kuala Lum-Pa’, ‘Trini-Dad’, ‘Abu Daddy’ and ‘Cheng-Dad’.
British Airways’ top ten picks for amazing Father’s Day gifts are:
1. Mad for it in Manchester
Get your hands on a highly sought after Stone Roses ticket and take your Dad to one of the most talked about comeback gigs this year. What’s more, it takes place in their home town of Manchester on Father’s Day itself.
British Airways flights from London to Manchester, start from £51 one-way in June.
2. Football Mad Dad
Can there be a greater bonding moment than shouting ‘C’mon England’ with your Dad during the football!? Fly to Lyon to cheer on the team when they play on 20 June.
British Airways Holidays offers return flights from London and two nights at the 4 star Holiday Inn Lyon, from £339 per person, travelling June 19 to 21*.
3. The ‘Reyk’ Stuff
The perfect excuse to combine a fishing trip with an opportunity to discover the natural beauty of Iceland. Take one of the many fishing tours from Reykjavik´s Old Harbour to Faxaflói Bay to catch your own dish of the day.
British Airways flights from London to Reykjavik, start from £86 one-way in June.
4. Pampered Papa
It’s amazing what you can do in a day. Get the 9.35am flight from Leeds to Heathrow and treat Dad to the ‘Super Charger Men’s’ massage at Mayfair’s Elemis Spa. Enjoy a spectacular lunch at nearby Nobu, washed down with one of 180 gins to choose from in Soho’s ‘Graphic’, all in time to catch the 5.40pm flight home.
British Airways flights from London to Leeds Bradford, start from £44 one-way in June.
5. Steak Out
If your Father’s a foodie, then take him to one of the best steak houses in Italy. ‘Officina Della Bistecca’ has carved out quite a reputation for its porterhouse cuts, from organically reared Catalonian cattle hung for 30 days. Be sure to book ahead.
British Airways Holidays offers return flights from London and two nights at the 3 star Hotel Giardino Tower Inn, from £169 per person, travelling June 19 to 21*.
6. On the Rocks
If your Dad enjoys a ‘wee dram’ then the Malt Whisky Trail in Speyside will hit the spot. It’s home to the greatest number of distilleries of any of the whisky-producing areas in Scotland.
British Airways Holidays offers return flights from London and two nights at the 4 star DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Centre including breakfast, from £239 per person, travelling June 18 to 20*.
Amsterdam in a day? Easy. Take the 6.45am flight and pack in a day of sightseeing and local culture, most of which can be discovered by foot, before getting the last flight (9.05pm) of the day home.
British Airways flights from London to Amsterdam, start from £39 one way in June
8. Spanish Getaway
For an all-round weekend away with Dad, head to the vibrant city of Barcelona, which offers great tapas, golden beaches, art galleries and museums. It’s also home to the famous ’Nou Camp’ football stadium, which has walking tours.
British Airways Holidays offers return flights from London and three nights at the 4 star Holiday Inn Express Barcelona – Molins De Rei, from £189 per person, travelling June 18 to June 21. *
9. Man Up!
From the city to the country in less than an hour. Enjoy nature trails and golf clubs by day, and a flutter in the casino at night.
British Airways Holidays offers return flights from London City and two nights at the 4 star Best Western Palace Hotel & Casino, from £189 per person between 17 to 19 June.
10. For Kids and Big Kids
In just two hours, you can be in Billund, home to Denmark’s most famous export – Legoland. A destination for kids and big kids, it’s a hit for all the family to enjoy.
British Airways flights from London to Billund from £46 one-way in June.
For more information, please visit ba.com, or to make a booking with British Airways Holidays call 0344 493 0125.
*Book by June 10.
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