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.
Emirates seat sale includes Dubai from €499, Maldives from €619 and Phuket from €729. Travel by 10th December, book by 24th 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.
Lowcostbeds has savings to the Algarve during September. Albuferia 3-star Vilanova Resort, from €18 self-catering; Portimao 5-star Agua Hotels Riverside, from €32 B&B; and Albuferia 3-star Monica Isabel Beach Club, from €43 all-inclusive. Prices are per person per night, based on a seven-night stay.
Bookabed has discounted rates for the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the month of December, including the dates of the Conor McGregor flight. Price are €44 per person per night based on two sharing for four nights. Stay must include a Saturday night. A low deposit of €100 is available if booking flights and accommodation.
Falcon Holidays winter offers include the Cinco Plaza Apartments in Lanzarote from €389 on 3rd January. Price is based on two sharing for seven nights and includes flights and baggage.
Sunway’s seat only sale includes Menorca €199, Fuerteventura €249, departing the 22nd of August; and Verona on 29th August €249. Price is based on seven nights and include taxes and baggage.
Topflight is offering last-minute deals to Sorrento. Price based on two sharing for seven nights in the Ascot hotel, half board is €869 on 23rd August.
Red Sea Holidays is offering seven nights in the Sharm Resort Hotel on 3rd September for €619 per person. Price includes flights, hotel on an all-inclusive basis, transfers and late check out.
Uniworld’s Bordeaux,Vineyards & Chateaux cruise has reductions on 4th October. This seven-night all-inclusive cruise was €3,648 and is now €1,889. Price includes meals, drinks, excursions, wi-fi, transfers and gratuities. Flights are excluded.
Sunway’s Celebrity Cruise offers include a nine-night Italy, France & Spain cruise onboard Celebrity Silhouette from €1,470 on 24th September.
Royal Caribbean International is offering a seven-day Arabian Gulf & Dubai cruise from €1,369 on 4th January. Price includes direct flights from Dublin to Dubai with Emirates.
Thomson Cruises is offering seven nights onboard Thomson Spirit on 31st August for €659 per person. Price includes flights, transfers and baggage.
Classic Resorts is offering seven nights in the 4-star Occidental Grand Punta Cana from €1,299 on an all-inclusive basis. Travel during September or October, book by 31st August.