Travel company launches new programme from East Midlands Airport direct to Northern Iceland

See the Northern Lights in Iceland
See the Northern Lights in Iceland

Ever wanted to get off the beaten track in Iceland?

Well now's your chance!

Short-break specialist Super Break has launched a new programme of getaways to Northern Iceland - and the good news is, the flights all depart from East Midlands Airport.

The company is the only travel brand to offer direct flights from the UK to Akureyri, and the new packages give travellers the chance to head off the beaten track for a three-night experience.

The packages, which depart from February 2019, include a range of options from car hire, to trips to the Goddafoss Waterfall and the boiling mud pools of Namafjall.

There is also an excursion to see the Northern Lights as part of one of the packages.

Chris Hagan from Super Break said: “We’re thrilled to announce our expanded programme of getaways so that more people than ever before can experience the magical destination that is North Iceland.

"Akureyri is an amazing destination and we take pride in offering the very best bucket list activities for holidaymakers across the UK to experience on this trip of a lifetime.”

To book, visit the Super Break website or call 0800 042 0288.

Incredible Iceland – from £809 per person

Super Break’s ‘original’ Incredible Iceland break includes three nights’ accommodation in a choice of hotels, plus experiences to many of the region’s top attractions such as Lake Myvatn, Goddafoss Waterfall,the boiling mud pools of Namafjall and a stop at Vogafjos working farm. Also included in the break is an excursion to see the Northern Lights, making your Icelandic escape even more memorable. There is also the opportunity to visit Myvatn Nature Baths – the ‘Blue Lagoon of the North’ or take part in a Snowmobiling Experience, Whale Watching or Fishing Experience (extra charge applies).

PRICE: From £809 per person including three-nights’ accommodation at the Hotel Nordurland by Keahotels Hotel, Lake Myvatn Adventure – Land of Fire and Ice full day escorted excursion, Search for the Northern Lights escorted evening excursion, return airport transfers and return flights from East Midlands Airport departing 1st February 2019.

Freedom of North Iceland Self Drive – from £999 per person

For those wanting to get off the beaten track and experience Iceland at your own pace, the Freedom of North Iceland break is for you. With 4* accommodation and a Suzuki Vitara 4WD to use throughout the duration of your getaway, you’ll be able to see all the sights of this incredible destination. What’s more, with unlimited mileage also included, there’s no end to the adventures possible in this amazing part of the world.

PRICE: From £999 per person including three-nights’ accommodation at the 4* Fosshotel Husavik or Fosshotel Myvatn, Suzuki Vitara 4WD for the duration of your break including unlimited mileage, theft waiver, collision damage waiver and personal added insurance, and return flights from East Midlands Airport departing 1st February 2019.

Lake Myvatn Iceland’s Winter Wilderness – from £1099 per person

Experience the true magical wilderness of Iceland with this break that combines the very best experiences with nature. Giving customers the opportunity to bathe in the Myvatn Nature Baths and see the largest private collection of birds in Iceland at the Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, holidaymakers will also be able to see the sights in Akureyri, visit to the impressive Godafoss Waterfall and join small group tours to Lake Myvatn and the Northern Lights.

PRICE: From £1099 per person including three-nights’ accommodation at the Sel Hotel Myvatn in Lake Myvatn, including breakfast, Akureyri Sightseeing and Godafoss Waterfall, Lake Myvatn Highlights and Hidden Gems and Search for the Northern Lights Tours, visit and entrance to the Myvatn Nature Baths and Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, transfers to and from Akureyri Airport and return flights from East Midlands Airport departing 1st February 2019.

Luxury North Iceland Escape – from £1119 per person

Experience pure luxury with a break in Siglufjordur, a cosy and friendly fishing village town with a relaxed atmosphere. With a prime Northern Lights viewing opportunity from the hotel’s outdoor hot tubs as well as brewery tastings, walking tours and signature smoked lamb sampling all included in your stay, you’re sure to feel relaxed and refreshed as you take in the wonderful surroundings that Iceland has to offer.

PRICE: From £1119 per person including three-nights’ accommodation at the 4* Siglo Hotel, Siglufjordur, visits and tastings at Kaldi and Segul 67 Breweries, entry to the Icelandic Pottery Centre & Saga Fotografika Museum, a local sheep farm visit with smoked lamb tasting, meals at Ekta Fiskur and Hannes Boy Restaurant, transfers to and from Akureyri Airport and return flights from East Midlands Airport departing 1st February 2019.