According to the long UK range weather forecast it's going to be cold right up until Christmas and beyond, with sharp frosts at night and wintry showers continuing for many areas.
On the plus side, it's reported on metcheck.com it will get slightly milder, however, this could lead to the added hazard of freezing fog in some regions.
The forecasted icy roads are not the best weather news for those who are planning to fly from one of the UK's airports over Christmas and the New Year.
Traffic conditions are often at their worst in the busy morning times, coinciding with early check-in times. Many travellers will be looking avoid the morning traffic and stay the night before their flight at an airport hotel. If you are looking to book a Manchester airport hotel at the last minute, then Holiday Extras has some fantastic deals for the Christmas Holiday.
Remember... availability goes down when demand is high so best plan ahead and book your room, with or without parking.
Manchester Premier Inn - with up to 8 days parking from £80*
Manchester Hilton - with up to 8 days parking from £94.00*
The Crowne Plaza Hotel - with up to 8 days parking from £89.00*
The Cresta Court Hotel - with up to 8 days parking from £69.00*
*Please note: This price is correct for bookings searched on December 7, 2010. Prices are subject to change. Book a Manchester Airport Hotel in advance to get the best price and availability.