A DARLINGTON man has been left "over the moon" after paying just a tenner for a four-star holiday abroad for him and his family.

David Leitch ended up paying just £10.61 for a seven night trip for two adults and two children in Antalya, Turkey, after placing a bid via Jet2Holidays.

The holiday operator, which flies from Newcastle to dozens of destinations across the EU, recently launched its 'bid for a break' for customers using its mobile app.

Read more: Bishop Auckland woman pays just 2p for Jet2 holiday to Crete 

It comes as last month, one County Durham woman was left shocked after paying just 2p for a luxury break to Crete which should have cost hundreds.

The Northern Echo: He won the trip to Antalya in Turkey Picture: JET2HOLIDAYSHe won the trip to Antalya in Turkey Picture: JET2HOLIDAYS

But Mr Leitch spoke of his disbelief after becoming the tenth holidaymaker to win a break for next to nothing via the Jet2 app and said he had been left "excited."

He said: "I honestly can’t believe I have just bought a break with Jet2holidays for £10.61.

"My family love Turkey, it’s our go to holiday location, so I’m over the moon to have placed the successful bid.

"I’m so excited and can’t wait to head off on this much-needed holiday. I’d urge everyone to get involved, as you’ve got to be in it to win it, after all."

The Northern Echo:

How the bids work

Jet2Holidays said its 'bid for a break' applies to holiday destinations across Europe, the Mediterranean and Canary Islands.

It said there will be a new seven-night holiday available to bid on each week to hotspots including the Balearics, Canary Islands, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and Spain.

Bids open at 9am on a Monday every week and can be placed until midday on the Thursday, before the lowest unique bid is announced on the same day.

But all is not lost for those unsuccessful, Jet2 said those who do not win their bid will receive a discount code giving them £100 off their next holiday with Jet2holidays.

What Jet2 have said

Steve Heapy, chief executive officer of Jet2 and Jet2Holidays, said: "Congratulations to David who is the tenth lucky holidaymaker to successfully bid for a holiday with Jet2holidays.

"We know how much UK holidaymakers want to get away to enjoy some much-needed sunshine and now we are giving them the chance to do just that in a fun way for only a few pounds.

"Everyone deserves the chance to get away and our ‘Bid for a Break’ campaign offers every person to do just that without breaking the bank, so make sure you have a bid in mind for next week’s holiday."

For further information and to book visit www.jet2.com or www.jet2holidays.com 


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