RelatedBest value destinations for 2019 With new flight routes launching and some brand new hotels entering their soft opening phase, these five destinations are a bargainous choice for your 2019 travels. From tropical long-haul beauty spots to bustling cities where there’s always something going on, there’s something to suit every type of traveller. Cancun, Mexico…Norwegian Black Friday DealsSave money and see the world with the Norwegian Black Friday 2018 sale. The budget airline will be slashing their prices during the weekend of November 23rd to 26th, and this is wehre you’ll find their very best offers. From long-haul city breaks to short-haul beach trips, keep your eye…20 reasons to fly Air TransatHave you every heard of Air Transat? Well it’s time to find out more, as this award-winning airline is offering some incredibly cheap transatlantic flights to Canada. Norwegian’s London Gatwick to Las Vegas route is the airline’s newest. Las Vegas has enjoyed a major makeover recently and it’s now no longer just about the Strip – although you’ll probably love the recently-unveiled The Park, where you’ll find landscaped gardens and fantastic restaurants. Some love attention has gone into renovating Las Vegas’s downtown area, now the location of the city’s first boutique hotel: Oasis at Gold Spike. If you prefer being closer to the Strip then consider a stay at Aria Resort and Casino, and get ready to party at their swanky new nightclub Jewel, or Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino which, if things go to plan, will be even more accessible, thanks to a proposed monorail extension. If you fancy admiring Vegas from the air then splash out on a helicopter flight above the city with Sundance Helicopters. Keen to discover Las Vegas’s lesser-known attractions? Read up on the ten best alternative things to do in Las Vegas.2. London Heathrow to New Orleans with British AirwaysCheapest return flight for this route on Skyscanner: from £656Check flight pricesFlight duration: 10 hoursWhat to expect: Lots of tech. The route will be served by the hi-tech 787 Dreamliner. Perks will include the motion-activated toilets and sinks, and 8.9-inch seat-back touchscreens. Lower-altitude pressurisation design makes for a much quieter flight. Manchester’s only – and very reasonably-priced – direct route to Houston launched in October 2016, and comes courtesy of Singapore Airlines. The new flights are part of their Singapore to Houston route, which originally went via Moscow, but which now flies via Manchester. Houston is regarded as one of Texas’s hottest shopping and dining destinations. Head to The Blind Pig on Westheimer Rdfor some authentic southern cuisine, and to the enormous River Oaks Shopping Centre to make the most of the weak dollar right now. When it’s time to crash out, opt for one of the many chic but cheap hotels in Houston. The [Club Quarters Hotel(https://www.skyscanner.net/hotels/hotel/Club+Quarters+Hotel+In+Houston?idx=0&id=46963198&sd=2016-11-24&ed=2016-11-28&na=1&nr=1&q=Houston%2C+Texas%2C+United+States&jbi=b530f6333a9053ed5a38daa763684198&tq=Houston&eid=o_27538417&trps=0&trld=1), housed in a restored historic building within walking distance of the city’s clubbing and dining district, Bayou Place, is a good shout. Planning on exploring more of Texas while you’re there? Austin is the place to be, and here are six reasons why.4. London Gatwick to Los Angeles with NorwegianCheapest return flight for this route on Skyscanner: from £296Check flight pricesFlight duration: 11 hours, 20 minutesWhat to expect: Stylish aircraft (each one is adorned with the image of a famous Norwegian) and a more comfortable flight, thanks to larger-than-average overhead storage lockers. 1. London Gatwick to Las Vegas with NorwegianCheapest return flight for this route on Skyscanner: from £355*Check flight pricesFlight duration: 10 hours, 45 minutesWhat to expect: Some of the friendliest staff in the air. Norwegian has deservedly developed a reputation for great customer services. Norwegian rolled out their Gatwick to Los Angeles flights in 2014, and now’s the perfect time to see LaLa-Land for yourself. The recently-opened Broad Museum houses more than 2000 works of contemporary art, including pieces by Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons. And it’s now much easier to explore areas around LA, with the new Metro Expo Line Extension connecting Culver City with Santa Monica – head this way for more info on LA’s quieter suburbs worth seeing. Los Angeles’s downtown area has recently been given a major makeover too. One of the highlights is the Skyslide, a clear glass slide which you can use to whizz from the 70th to the 69th floor of the US Bank Tower. Heading to the City of Angels for the first time? Brush up on the main attractions with our guide to the top ten things to see and do in Los Angeles.5. London Heathrow to Montréal with Air CanadaCheapest return flight for this route on Skyscanner: from £356Check flight pricesFlight duration: seven hours, 30 minutesWhat to expect: a no-frills flight and friendly attentive customer service staff. If your mode of transport is one of the airline’s new Boeing 787 Dreamliners, you’ll enjoy seat-side power points, larger personal television screens and a wider range of programmes to keep you entertained during the flight. Thinking of heading to Miami in 2017 then you’ll have no shortage of new fancy hotels to stay in. Nobu Hotel Miami Beach is the latest opening, featuring three swimming pools and a Japanese-fusion restaurant. At the other end of the budget, the new Aloft Miami Dadeland is ideal for those searching for somewhere cheap but still stylish – rooms start from just £124* per night. Make sure you check out the city’s hippest new neighbourhood, too. The Faena District can be found sandwiched between North and South Beach, and it’s where you’ll find some of Florida’s coolest galleries and museums. Whether you’re hoping to hang with Miami’s beautiful people or simply fancy sampling some award-winning cuisine, our guide to the 10 best things to see and do in Miami is essential pre-holiday reading.7. Manchester to New York with Thomas Cook AirlinesCheapest return flight for this route on Skyscanner: from £314Check flight pricesFlight duration: 7 hours, 25 minutesWhat to expect: More comfort that you’re probably imagining. Thomas Cook Airlines recently upgraded their long-haul economy cabins, and passengers will now find 8.9 inch seat back screens and USB ports, along with ergonomically-designed seating which will have you drifting off to the land of nod in no time at all. Thought you had to slog it to London to get a direct flight to New York? Think again. The cheapest, quickest route to New York from Scotland’s capital flies out to New York Newark, which is just 15 miles from New York City and easily connected to the Big Apple by a range of transport options. And there’s plenty to see in New York right now. Fans of JK Rowling’s latest book, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will know that the film was set in 1920s New York, so why not track down some the era’s famous buildings? Bergdorf Goodman, which dates back to 1928, can still be found on on Fifth Avenue, and then there’s the iconic Central Park Zoo, which opened in the 1920s. And of course, there’s the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, one of America’s powerful reminders of its history as a nation of proud immigrants. Love a good museum? We’ve got 10 of the best for you to check out once you land in NYC.9. London Heathrow to Mexico City with British AirwaysCheapest return flight for this route on Skyscanner: from £445Check flight pricesFlight duration: 11 hours, 50 minutesWhat to expect: A great range of complimentary drinks, for a start – whether you love a mile-high gin and tonic or prefer a glass of vino. The airline’s also a fantastic option for families. Younger flyers get Skyflyer activity packs and a great selection of children’s films and games, and parents can apply a parental lock to the in-flight entertainment. Mexico City has become really popular in recent years, with more Brits visiting now than ever before, due in part because of its starring role in the opening scenes of James Bond flick Spectre. But you might be surprised to know that the Day of the Dead parade – which Bond so rudely interrupted – didn’t officially exist until this year, when tourism officials decided to stage the event for the first time. It was a huge hit, and will now take place every summer. But there are so many other reasons to head to Mexico’s capital. It’s one of the world’s greenest cities; Chapultepec Park, in the city centre, is the biggest park in the Americas. And if you like Amsterdam’s meandering waterways, you’ll love the UNESCO-listed Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, a network of canals with a total length of 50 miles.Looking for more flights deals? Head this way…Flight deals of the weekWe bring you the best flight deals for winter sun, alternative city breaks and even a few ideas for next summer!Cheap flight deals for weekend breaksThe weekend is over. Friday feels like a lifetime away. We’ve got cheap flights. Do you need any more reasons to escape this weekend?*Published November 2016. Any prices are lowest estimated prices at the time of publication, for travel during November and February, and are subject to change and/or availability.Skyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map Canada’s in the spotlight next year for several reasons. To start off with, Prince Harry’s new girlfriend lives there, and 2017 also marks the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. This spectacular waterfront city has it all – fantastic shopping in the famous subterranean shopping mall, beautiful architecture (including the Notre-Dame Basilica, where Celine Dion got married) and some of Canada’s best restaurants, including many specialising in the region’s delicious French cuisine. Get the full guide here and start building your Montréal must-see list.6. London Heathrow to Miami with British AirwaysCheapest return flight for this route on Skyscanner: from £323Check flight pricesFlight duration: 12 hours, 30 minutesWhat to expect: Lots of room – British Airways recently deployed its A380s for their London to Miami route, so you’ll enjoy larger-than-average screens and the famous mood lighting, designed to help passengers adjust to new time zones. On 27 March 2017, British Airways will launch their London Heathrow to New Orleans route, marking the first time Brits have been able to fly direct to the city since the 1980s. New Orleans, which is perched on the edge of the Mississippi River, is famous for its firefly-filled bayous, delicious food (alligator sausage anyone?) and jazz bars. It’s also a city where you don’t need to spend a lot to have a great time. Free events include the Creole Tomato Festival and the Cajun-Zydeco Music Festival, and if you’re a fan of seafood, head to Le Bon Temps Roulé in Uptown on a Friday, where you’ll be able to chow down on delicious oysters – for free. New Orleans is surrounded by some of southern America’s most beautiful spots, making it the ideal place for a fly-drive holiday. If you love to hit the road when on holiday, you’ll love our guide to the top fly-drive destinations.3. Manchester to Houston with Singapore AirlinesCheapest return flight for this route on Skyscanner: from £309Check flight pricesFlight duration: 10 hours, 5 minutesWhat to expect: Singapore Airlines’ crew have a brilliant reputation and the airline has won several customer service-related awards. You’ll also enjoy a more-than-generous cabin baggage allowance of up to 30kg. Think New York, think award-winning restaurants, soaring skyscrapers and some of the world’s best retail therapy. So where are New York’s best shops? Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side is where you’ll find designer brands like Monique Lhuillier, Chanel and Armani, while East Ninth Street in East Village is home to eclectic, independent boutiques founded by the city’s most exciting up-and-coming designers. Fifth Avenue in Midtown is where to go for the Big Apple’s biggest department stores, including Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue. As for hotels, don’t make the mistake of thinking hotels near Times Square, or similar city centre destinations, will be out of your price range. The Wyndham New Yorker Hotel is just one of the many affordable hotels close to New York’s main attractions. Rooms here start from just £145* per night.8. Edinburgh to New York with LufthansaCheapest return flight for this route on Skyscanner: from £305Check flight pricesFlight duration: seven hours, 55 minutesWhat to expect: New York Newark, not New York JFK. The airport is just 15 miles from the centre of New York, so it’s by far the cheapest and quickest route to get to the Big Apple from Edinburgh.