United Kingdom Private Jet Flights and Jet Hire UK
Private jet charter flights into the U.K. will take you to London Heathrow International Airport (LHR) or Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London, Glasgow Airport in Scotland (GLA), Cardiff Airport in Wales (CWL) or Belfast International Airport in Northern Ireland (BFS). Regardless of which destination you choose, you will be transported into a land that is simultaneously modern and ancient.
Traditionally, the best time to travel to the United Kingdom is from the months of April to October. It is during this time that the weather is cooperative and the majority of social and sporting events take place. Although it’s harder to find charter flights during this time of the year, a bit of searching will yield good results. Check with local broker agencies and check out their travel deals. Newsletters featuring top travel deals and travel discounts are also available from these brokers. Another great resource is travel websites. They generally feature vacation packages with excellent hotel deals. The most important thing to remember is that when you book, save money by doing it early.
Where to stay
Great hotels abound in the United Kingdom. In London, Le Meridien Piccadilly, located at 21 Piccadilly, provides luxurious accommodations located on the west end of Piccadilly Circus and only one-half mile from Buckingham Palace.
If your feet land on Irish soil, the Europa in Belfast, located at Great Victoria Street, is one of the most luxurious hotels youll find, which makes it the choice of many visiting dignitaries and celebrities.
In Wales, the traditional countryside prevails and while modern accommodations abound, Castell Deudraeth, located at Portmeirion, Gwynedd, LL48 6ET, holds a rustic appeal that matches the Welsh attitude of hard work and pride in what you do.
In Glasgow, one hotel stands heads above the rest: the Malmaison, located at 278 West George Street. Featuring luxurious modern amenities and fine food, this hotel, which was formerly an Episcopal Church, has been fully renovated and conveniently located in the middle of Glasgows hustle and bustle.
What to do
During a visit to the United Kingdom, youll want to explore and experience some of the most amazing sites in the world.
The world’s largest inhabited castle stands as a monument to the royalty of England. Be sure to visit during May so that you can enjoy the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Two other “cant be missed" attractions in London: London Bridge and Big Ben.
The Giants Causeway in Northern Ireland is a natural formation that resulted from an ancient volcanic eruption. Interlocking, hexagonal columns of basalt reach out to the sea and cause one to wonder at natures majesty.
As small as it is, Wales is home to over 400 castles, so naturally, visiting any one of them would be high on the list of things to do there. If you need a hint as to where to start, try the medieval Cardiff Castle.
Two things that are not to be missed in Scotland are the Highland Games and a round of golf at Musselburgh Old Links, the world’s oldest golf course. Another option would be to search for Nessie in Loch Ness.
Where to eat
If all you know about U.K. cuisine is fish and chips, haggis, potatoes and Welsh rarebit, then you are sorely in need of experiencing some of the finest restaurants in the world.
For truly modern British food, The Gun; 27 Coldharbour, offers a terrace overlooking the Thames and savory foods that will make you long to return.
Naturally, when in Northern Ireland, only a pub will do and Kellys Cellars; 30 Bank Street, is the oldest pub in Belfast and delivers both traditional atmosphere and amazing food. Sit back and try the steak pie and wash it down with a pint of Guinness.
Portmeirion, Wales features the Seafood and Gastropub; located in Castell Deudraeth. This excellent restaurant offers cuisine that features local produce and seafood, served either inside or al fresco on their beautifully manicured terrace.
Glasgow, Scotland, known for culinary delights such as haggis; is home to a small restaurant called the Red Onion; 257 West Campbell Street. The menu features an eclectic and international flair and offers everything from traditional Scottish dishes to Asian cuisine.