RYANAIR is increasing the frequency of flights from Bournemouth to Tenerife, with a special offer for those who book a winter break by the end of this Friday, August 14.

The budget airline said it would be operating a twice-weekly service from October 26.

Ryanair is offering winter getaways from then until March 2021, highlighting the health measures it has introduced to protect its passengers and crew.

The move comes even though the government currently advising against non-essential travel to Tenerife and the other Canary Islands, with travellers advised to self-isolate for 14 days after returning to the UK.

Ryanair has launched a seat sale, with fares from 35.99 euros, for travel from late October until the end of December. Seats must be booked by midnight on Friday on the Ryanair website.

Ryanair’s Eimear Ryan said: “Ryanair is pleased to announce the increased service from Bournemouth to Tenerife operating twice weekly, commencing on October 26, as part of our Winter 2020 schedule. Customers in Bournemouth can now book flights to Tenerife as far out as March 2021.

“To celebrate this, we are launching a seat sale with fares available from just 35.99 euros, for travel from late October until the end of December 2020, which must be booked by midnight Friday, August 14.”