Neil Steedman compiles a list of Top Travel Deals from tour operators, airlines, cruise lines, and bed banks.
Insight Vacations offers include an Enchanting Canyonlands escorted tour, including flights, transfers, excursions, six buffet breakfasts and four dinners with wine, and seven nights’ accommodation in central locations, from €2,809pps (was €3,029). Flight cost must be paid at the time of booking. Book and pay in full by 28th February 2019, depart 19th April 2019.
Stein Travel, Authorised Sub-Agent for the Rugby World Cup 2019, has tournament packages from 10-21 days, including flights, accommodation, sightseeing and guaranteed match tickets.
Sunway offers include a Best of Eastern Canada and Toronto escorted tour, including flights from Dublin, 20kg checked-in baggage per person, taxes, eight nights twin sharing in 4-star and 5-star hotels, complimentary schedule airport transfer, some meals and tours as per itinerary. Price includes early payment discount of €1,89pp. Subject to availability and change, from €2,259pp, departing 10th May 2019. Dublin to Europe for a 5-star Romantic Danube river cruise, including flight from Dublin, return port transfers, seven nights twin sharing outside stateroom with fixed window, unlimited wine/beers at meals, sip and sail daily cocktail hour, and daily complimentary excursions, from €2,309pps, departing 12th April 2019. Does not include gratuities and port charges of €150pp. Subject to availability and change.
Topflight Black Friday offers end Monday 26th November 2018. Dublin to Brides Les Bain, France, seven nights self-catering at the 3-star Résidence Cybele, four sharing, from €349pps (was €516), departing 19th January 2019. Dublin to Zell Am See, Austria, seven nights self-catering at the 3-star Apartments Kristall, four sharing, from €399pps (was €621), departing 12th January 2019. Dublin to Arc 1800, Les Arcs, seven nights self-catering at the 4-star Résidence Le Belmont, five sharing from €649pps (was €749), departing 22nd December 2018. Dublin to Plagne Centre, France, seven nights catered chalet at the 3-star Chalet Lily, two sharing, from €999pps (was €1,171), departing 19th January 2019.
TUI Ireland’s Black Friday deals run until Monday 26th November 2018, with savings of an additional €50 per booking on short- and mid-haul package holidays departing up to 31st October 2019; an extra €100 off per booking on holidays to Mexico departing between 3rd June and 15th July 2019. Terms and conditions, including minimum spends, apply. Dublin to Gran Canaria, seven nights self-catering at the 3-star Cay Beach, Maspalomas, from €699pps, departing 20th December 2018. Dublin to Gran Canaria, seven nights all-inclusive at the 3-star IFA InterClub Atlantic, San Agustin, from €839pps, departing 20th December 2018. Dublin to Lanzarote, seven nights all-inclusive at the 3-star Suneoclub El Trebol, Costa Tequise, from €879pps, departing 23rd December 2018. Dublin to Lanzarote, seven nights self-catering at the 2-star Lanzarote Paradies Club, Costa Tequise, from €329pps, departing 27th January 2019. Dublin to Gran Canaria, seven nights self-catering at the 3-star Monte Feliz, Bahia Feliz, from €329pps, departing 17th January 2019. Dublin to Tenerife, seven nights self-catering at the 2-star Las Piramides Resort, Playa De Las Americas, from €359pps, departing 25th January 2019. Dublin to Cancun, 14 nights all-inclusive at the 4-star Riu Lupita, Playacar, from €1,619pps, departing 17th June 2019.
Aer Lingus ‘Black Flyday” deals from Dublin to North America include Los Angeles €338, San Francisco €358 and Seattle €358 for travel between 8th January and 22nd March 2019. East coast deals include Hartford, Boston, New York and Newark €308, Philadelphia €328, Toronto and Washington DC €330, Miami and Chicago €348, and Orlando €368. Book by 28th November 2018.
Emirates’ Australasia flight sale includes Perth from €1,095, Brisbane €1,125, Melbourne €1,145, Sydney €1,199, Adelaide €1,279, and Auckland €1,250. Business Class fares from €3,820.
Celebrity Cruises is offering a nine-night Western Caribbean cruise onboard Celebrity Equinox flying from Dublin on 8th March 2019 from €1,999pps with a free upgrade to a Balcony guest room. Includes one-night pre-cruise hotel stay.
Royal Caribbean International is offering up to US$1,000 onboard spend on selected 2019 sailings.
Bookabed has a Black Friday special offer of €39pppn for a Superior room and breakfast at the 4-star Blue Sea Costa Jardin, Tenerife, with the first child staying for free and an upgrade to an El Teide view room.