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 is offering all-inclusive deals in Cuba and Mexico. Cuba: 5-star Iberostar Playa Alamdea from €72, Iberostar Varadero from €97; Mexico: Secrets The Vine from €157. Prices are per person per night based on seven-night stays, arriving 15th May.
Bookabed is offering package deals to Dubai with Emirates and USA with United Airlines. Highlights include flights and a four night stay at the 5* Marina View apartments in Dubai from €650 per person.
Sunway is offering seven nights in the Meridiana Hotel, Lake Garda, from €749 on 4th June. Price includes flights, transfers and baggage.
Sunway is also offering seven nights in the International Palms Resort from €519 per person, based on two adults and two children sharing in May.
Falcon Holidays is offering seven nights in the Bitacora, Lanzarote, from €369 on 3rd April. Price includes flights, transfers and baggage.
Falcon Holidays is offering seven-night half-board deals to Majorca in May. The More Hotel is €379 on 7th May from Cork and the Vell Mari is €369 from Shannon on 14th May. Prices include flights, baggage and transfers.
Topflight is offering seven nights half-board in the Bristol Hotel, Sorrento, from €999 on 8th May. Price includes flights, transfers and baggage.
Celebrity Cruises is offering an 11-night Eastern Mediterranean cruise onboard Celebrity Reflection from €2,239 on 8th August. Price includes flights from Dublin, a balcony stateroom and a free drinks package.
Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas Western Mediterranean cruise offers include 12th June from €1,659 and 3rd July from €1,845. Prices include flights from Dublin and a seven-day cruise on an all-inclusive basis.
Thomson Cruises is offering a seven-night Hellenic Classic cruise onboard Thomson Dream from €1,050 on 3rd June. Upgrade to all-inclusive from €10 per person per night. Price includes flights, transfers and baggage.
Aer Lingus’s North American summer sale includes New York from €225, Washington from €285 and Los Angeles from €325. Prices are one way including taxes and valid on selected dates from 1st April – 30th September.
Emirates’ seat sale includes Dubai from €519, Maldives from €635, Cape Town from €745 and Sydney from €909. Prices are valid on selected dates up to 14th December and include taxes. Book by 16th February.
British Airways is offering a free upgrade to First Class (one way) when you purchase a Club World ticket on selected flights. Book by 11th March and return before 16th April 2016.
Wendy Wu Tours is offering a Business Class upgrade from €130 per person (one way) departing on selected dates and flying with Cathay Pacific.
Classic Resorts is offering a 10-night trip to South Africa including stays in Cape Town, Winelands, Garden Route and a safari from €1,639 per person. Book by 17th February for departures from 1st May – 30th June.