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Cheap flights from Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands, Falkland Islands, or Islas Malvinas, is a British overseas territory that has internal self-governance, with the United Kingdom handling its foreign and defence affairs. Falkland Islands are an archipelago located south of the Atlantic Ocean, on the Patagonian Shelf, with an area of 4,700 square miles, it is made up of East and West Falkland, along with 776 smaller islands. Falkland Islands’ capital, Stanley, is within East Falkland.

The archipelago is mainly made up of Falkland Islanders, British, Saint Helenian, and Chilean, with a small number of Argentines mixed in. It has also been known that most of its inhabitants also comprise of Scottish and Welsh descent, with a mix of French, Gibraltarians, and Scandinavians. Previously, the archipelago faced a decline in population when most of its young inhabitants search for a modern lifestyle and better job opportunities. Nowadays, the population has steadied due to immigrants from the United Kingdom, Saint Helena, and Chile. The archipelago’s currency is called Falklands pound, or FKP, and its official language is English.

When in the Falkland Islands, its climate can be cold and windy, and can also have humid oceanic climate. Throughout the archipelago, rain averages at 610 millimetres within Stanley, with scattered light snowfalls all throughout the year. Falkland temperatures range from 21.1, to negative 11.1 degrees Celsius, or 70.0, down to 12.0 degrees Fahrenheit.

Where to go

The Falkland archipelago is more than meets the eye. Among its notable destinations include: East Falkland, West Falkland, and the Outer Islands.

East Falkland, being the largest island within the archipelago, offers sights such as Bertha’s Beach, Cape Bougainville, Darwin, Elephant Beach Farm, Fitzroy, Kidney Island, Murrell Farm, North Arm settlement, Port San Carlos, and the Volunteer Point, to name a few. East Falkland is also home to the country’s tallest mountain, Mount Usborne, with the Ceritos Corral, built into a slope at its base.

Catch yourself saying “West is best” with West Falkland. It is the second largest island within the archipelago and is home to plenty of wildlife and gorgeous scenery. Among its sights include, Crooked Inlet Farm, Fox Bay, Little Chartres, Shallow Bay, in addition to Port Edgar, Howard, and Stephens. Most of the West is accessible via ferry, through East Falklands’ ferry services, or via the Falkland Islands Government Air Service (FIGAS).

Also to be visited are the Falkland Islands’ Outer Islands, which could possibly be the highlight of any Falkland adventure. Islands such as Bleaker Island, Carcass Island, Pebble Island, Sea Lion Island, and Weddell Island can be visited and accessed via plane, cruise ship, or boat.

Chile and Brazil are ideal, when looking for a destination near Falkland Islands. Fly out to Santiago or São Paulo, and experience what the countries have to offer through their capital and largest cities.

Santiago, Chile, a modern metropolis, and the retail capital of Chile, offers theatres, restaurants, and shopping centres, to name a few. Among the city’s most memorable stops include the tallest building in Latin America, Gran Torre Santiago; and department stores such as Falabella, Ripley, and La Polar, along with high-end brands such as Louis Vuitton, Hermès, and Emporio Armani. Santiago is also home to the most exclusive nightclubs and cafes, within Barrio Bellavista.

On the other hand, São Paulo, in Brazil, offers destinations that include monuments, parks, museums, such as the Latin American Memorial, the Ibirapuera Park, Museum of Ipiranga, São Paulo Museum of Art, and the Museum of the Portuguese Language, to name a few.

To experience difference in scenery and climate, fly out to Los Angeles, California in the United States, or to Budapest in Hungary.

Los Angeles is known for landmarks such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Kodak Theatre, the Hollywood Sign, Hollywood Boulevard, the Staples Center, and Dodger Stadium, to name a few. These destinations offer a bit everything for everyone.

Budapest, Hungary is one of the largest cities in the European Union. It offers museums, operas, festivals, in addition to various sights and tourist attractions. When in Budapest, be sure to check out Matthias Church, Fisherman’s Bastion, New York Palace, Dohány Street Synagogue, and Margaret Island, to name a few.

How to get out

Falkland Islands is served by the Port Stanley Airport, a civil airport and the RAF Mount Pleasant, a military airport. Fly out with airlines like LAN Airlines, Hi Fly, and the Falkland Islands Government Air Services (FIGAS).

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