HOLIDAYMAKERS are told to leave more time to get to and from Bristol Airport, since a busy Backwell road is due to close from next week.

The A370 West Town Road will be closed in both directions from Monday, October 23 until Friday, October 27, from the hours of 8am until 5pm.

The road will be open over the weekend, followed by another closure from Monday, October 20 until Thursday, November 2, from 8pm until 5am.

Because of the closure, it has been recommended that customers allow additional travel time.

Posting on Facebook, a spokesperson from the airport said: "All customers are advised to allow additional travel time to and from the airport whilst the road closures are in place."

There will be diversions in place.

Please note that most airlines recommend customers to arrive at least two or three hours before international flights.