Shop 'til you drop on a Turkish bazaar break

Thursday, 3 February 2011 9:42 AM

This spring, Istanbul is hosting its first ever shopping festival, with dozens of shopping malls and bazaars staying open 24 hours a day. To accompany this, Turkish airline, Pegasus is launching affordable flights from London Stansted.

In total, 90 shopping centres and popular shops in Istanbul’s busiest shopping districts will be participating in the festival, which takes place from March 18 to April 26.

Istanbul is well known for its historic Grand Bazaar, which sells everything from traditional leather goods to antiques, while the Egyptian Spice Bazaar boasts a colourful array of herbs and spices, as well as several apothecary shops offering cures for all manner of ailments.

To make it easier for you to head east and pick up a bargain, Pegasus is offering flights from London Stansted to Istanbul for just £59.99 each way, including taxes and charges.

These low-cost flights are expected to go quickly, so book online now to get your cheap flight to Turkey this spring.

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