Sarah Slattery compiles a list of the top Travel Trade Deals from trade partners, including airlines’ seat sales, special offers from tour operators, hotel deals from bedbanks, and the latest cruise deals.
Lowcostbeds has Caribbean savings for September arrivals. Jamaica, 3-star Rooms on the Beach, Negril, from €27 B&B; Mexico, 5-star Occidental Grand Xcaret, from €66 all-inclusive and 5-star Secrets Akumal Riveria Maya from €149 all-inclusive; Aruba, 5-star Occidental Grand Aruba, from €137 all-inclusive. Prices are per person per night, based on a seven-night stay.
Sunway is offering a free upgrade to a junior suite in the Los Fariones Hotel, Lanzarote, for September arrivals. Price based on two sharing for seven nights is €699, including flights, transfers and a junior suite on a B&B basis.
Falcon Holidays is offering seat only to Kos on 5th and 19th September for €189 for seven nights.
Sunway is offering reductions on Shannon departures to Izmir. Price for seven nights in the 4-star Sea Pearl Hotel on 5th September is €379 based on two sharing, including flights, transfers and baggage.
Falcon Holidays has early booking offers for bookings to Jamaica for 2016. Price based on two sharing in the 5-star Grand Palladium is €1,859 per person. This includes flights, transfers, baggage and hotel on an all-inclusive basis for two weeks from 12th June.
Crystal Alfresco is offering seven nights in the Altomincio Family Parc in Lake Garda from €299 per person on 29th August. Price is based on four sharing a two-bedroom mobile home, with flights from Dublin, for seven nights.
Island Escapes is offering free all-inclusive in the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. Price based on nine nights during September and October is €1,960 including flights and transfers.
Emirates Business Class sale includes Dubai from €2,049, Maldives from €2,429 and Sydney from €3,269. Selected departures from 1st September – 10th December. Book by 31st August.
Etihad Airways seat sale includes Dubai from €498 and Phuket from €754. Book by 21st August for selected departures from 9th August – 17th March 2016.
Aer Lingus Europe sale includes flights from €29.99. Price based on selected departures in September and October. Book by 26th August.
Royal Caribbean International is offering a 16-night Mediterranean cruise onboard Explorer of the Seas from Southampton for €1,299 per person on 2nd September.
Thomson Cruises is offering seven nights onboard Thomson Spirit for €784 on 24th August. Price includes flights, transfers and baggage.
Celebrity Cruises is offering a seven-night Greek Isles and Turkey cruise onboard Celebrity Equinox for €1,049 on 11th June 2016.
Insight Vacations is offering an eight-day tour of Austria and Bavaria’s Christmas markets from €1,669 on 29th November. Price includes fights, transfers, selection of meals and visits to Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck and Munich.