Why BA Holidays?

Plan and book your holiday with British Airways, online or by phone. Enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Combine and save - book your flight + hotel or flight + car rental together for the best deals
  • Choose from a wide range of hotels
  • 24-hour support helpline
  • Low online deposits
  • All holidays booked on ba.com are protected, giving you peace of mind whilst on holiday

Edinburgh breaks

Explore the city’s rich history and soak up the culture on Edinburgh short breaks. Visit essential Edinburgh sights like its dramatic castle, pick up some purchases on Princes Street and enjoy an exciting variety of shows at festival time.

On Edinburgh breaks, stay at one of our handpicked Edinburgh hotels to suit all tastes and budgets. Choose from our selection of opulent luxury hotels to complement deluxe holidays. Arts lovers should time theatre breaks for August, when Edinburgh is in full arts-festival swing. Save money on budget breaks when you book your hotel and flights together.

Edinburgh car hire

See Edinburgh your way with one of our car deals

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Exciting experiences

Edinburgh City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Edinburgh City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops at 24 locations and an interesting commentary, this truly is the best way to see the sights of Edinburgh. You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. Tour highlights include the Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyrood House, the historic Royal Mile and Our Dynamic Earth.

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Edinburgh Pass

Edinburgh Pass

Visiting Scotland's capital city has never been easier with the Edinburgh Pass. With this electronic smart card you can experience quick and hassle-free entrance to attractions. From museums and historic buildings to breathtaking art exhibitions and interactive visitor attractions, fine dining and shopping - you can use the Edinburgh Pass to make the most of your trip to Edinburgh. There is something for everyone, with free entry to over 30 of the city's most exciting attractions.

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The Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia

For over forty years, the Royal Yacht sailed over one million miles on nearly a thousand official visits for the British Royal Family. Now berthed in Edinburgh's historic port of Leith, Britannia is a fascinating attraction. Here you can view displays and see historic photographs that detail Britannia's fascinating past. Tour highlights include the State Drawing Room, The Queen's Bedroom, the Sun Lounge and the Admiral's cabin. Britannia is berthed alongside the stylish Ocean Terminal shopping centre.

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Oban And The West Highlands Day Trip From Edinburgh

Oban And The West Highlands Day Trip From Edinburgh

This breathtaking area of Scotland contains coastlines, moorlands and mountains, which encompass the dramatic beauty of the West Highlands. Explore the cosy, wee villages of Oban, Luss and Inveraray and take in the scenery. Pass the hauntingly beautiful ruins of Kilchum Castle on the shores of Loch Awe, and hear tales of the Campbell Clan who once claimed the land as a stronghold. Loch Awe also follows the Pass of Brander, where Robert the Bruce (Scotland's heroic King) fought many a fierce battle in bygone times.

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Murder and Mystery Walking Tour of Edinburgh

Murder and Mystery Walking Tour of Edinburgh

Take a look at Edinburgh's dark side, including tales of witchcraft, plague and torture on this Murder and Mystery Walking Tour of Edinburgh. Visit the scenes of many horrific tortures, murders and supernatural happenings as you walk along eerie alleyways an creepy courtyards of the Old Town. Your guide leads you through the haunted alleyways and dark courtyards of Old Town Edinburgh telling tales of executions and torture, ghosts and witchcraft, and the notorious 19th century trade of body snatching.

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