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.
Royal Caribbean Cruises is offering a 50% discount to the 2nd passenger on selected sailings. Highlights include a 9 night Canada & New England cruise for only €1525 for the 1st passenger and €1085 for the 2nd passenger. Depart on the 10th of September on board Liberty of the Seas and price includes flights, transfers and baggage.
Celebrity Cruises is offering a 12 night Greece, Turkey and Croatia cruise, on board Celebrity Constellation, on the 18th of September, for only €893 per person.
Uniworld is offering savings of €1,559 per person on its Bordeaux, Vineyards & Chateaux eight-day river cruise. Depart on 16th August from Bordeaux. Price was €3,248 and is now €1,689 per person on an all-inclusive basis.
Sunway is offering a 10-night Canary Island cruise onboard the Norwegian Epic from €799 including flights ex Dublin and soda package. Book by 3rd August for departures on 2nd and 24th January, 14th February or 16th March.
Sunway has long-haul offers for September. Price for seven nights at the Berjaya Beau Vallon on a B&B basis in the Seychelles is €1,199 and the Ocean Paradise Resort in Zanzibar on a half board basis is €1,499.
Falcon Holidays has some reductions on Greek destinations throughout September. Highlights include Rhodes, Tina’s Apartments, on 2nd September from €350 per person and Corfu, Loulas Village Apartments, from €379 on 11th and 18th September. Prices are based on two sharing for seven nights and include transfers and baggage.
Falcon Holidays has some early booking winter sun deals. Fly to Lanzarote on 1st November and spend seven nights in the Bitacora Apartments for €317 or travel on 10th January for seven nights in the Rosamar Apartments for the same price. Price is based on two sharing for seven nights and includes transfers and baggage.
Red Sea Holidays is offering seven nights all-inclusive in the 5-star Grand Hotel, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, on 13th August. Price for two adults and two children is €2,658 including flights, transfers, baggage and a late check out.
Crystal Holidays is offering four nights in Lake Garda for €409 on 8th August. Price includes flights, transfers, baggage and four nights in the 2-star Hotel Miravalli in Garda.
Topflight is offering seven nights in the 4-star Esplanade Hotel on the Tuscany coast from €579. Price is based on B&B for seven nights on 18th October.
Stena Line is offering families the chance to visit Legoland before the children are back in school. Price for return car ferry and two nights in a 4-star hotel with one-day tickets to Legoland are €599 for two adults and two children.
Emirates’ seat sale includes Dubai from €499, Johannesburg €689 and Perth €869 on selected dates from September – 10th December 2015. Book by 31st July.
Etihad Airways Business Class special offers include Nairobi €1,829, Dubai €1,949 and Hong Kong €2,158. Book by 2nd August.
Air France seat sale includes Dubai from €459, South Africa from €605 and Singapore from €655. Selected dates from September – 14th December. Book by 5th August.
KLM seat sale includes Shanghai from €575, Bangkok from €615 and Rio de Janeiro from €915. Selected dates from September – 14th December. Book by 5th August.
Bookabed has free places for children under six and preferential rates for children under 14 at the 4-star Canyamel Classic Hotel in Majorca. Prices per adult per night in August from €52 half board or €74 all-inclusive.
Lowcostbeds has reductions in the Costa del Sol this August, with the 4-star Vik Gran Hotel, Costa del Sol, from €68 all-inclusive, and the 5-star Blue Sea Gran Hotel Cervantes, Costa del Sol, from €70 all-inclusive. Prices are based on two sharing per person per night for seven nights.