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Flying this winter? 29 facts you need to know before you go

Love Exploring Logo By Olivia Rawes of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 30: From long-awaited trips home for Christmas, to once-in-a-lifetime adventures to see the Northern Lights, winter can be the most magical time to travel. However, flying in winter isn't always easy, with snow wreaking havoc on flight schedules and airports heaving with crowds. With a little planning though, you can avoid the brunt of the season's travel woes. From the quietest days for festive flights, to the savviest ways to navigate cancellations, we've rounded up the facts you need to know before you jet off.

Put the magic back into winter flying

From long-awaited trips home for Christmas, to once-in-a-lifetime adventures to see the Northern Lights, winter can be the most magical time to travel. However, flying in winter isn't always easy, with snow wreaking havoc on flight schedules and airports heaving with crowds. With a little planning though, you can avoid the brunt of the season's travel woes. From the quietest days for festive flights, to the savviest ways to navigate cancellations, we've rounded up the facts you need to know before you jet off. Click through the slideshow above.

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