Neil Steedman compiles a list of Top Travel Deals from tour operators, airlines, cruise lines, and bed banks.
Classic Resorts Asia offers ex-Dublin for May 2019 include Thailand and Dubai: 10 nights from €1,219pps, with three nights b&b at the Four Points Sheraton, Dubai, and seven nights b&b at the 4-star Old Phuket Karon Beach Resort, Thailand. 50% discount in Thailand included. Honeymooners in Phuket receive a bed decoration with flower and sparkling wine (Ref: 77984). Bali and Hong Kong: 10 nights from €1,379pps, with three nights room-only at the 4-star Harbour Plaza 8 Degrees, Hong Kong, and seven nights b&b at the 4-star Tanjung Benoa Beach Resort, Bali. 10% discount and free room upgrade included in Hong Kong and one free night in Bali. Honeymooners in Bali receive a bed decoration, flower petals on bed on arrival and a honeymoon cake (Ref: 77980). Malaysia: 10 nights from €1,569pps, with three nights b&b at the 5-star Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur and seven nights b&b in a Garden Villa at the 5-star Pangkor Laut Resort. Two free nights at Kuala Lumpur and 15% discount at Pangkor Laut. Honeymooners at Pangkor Laut receive a bottle of bubbly. Bonus offer with a minimum three-night stay at Pangkor Laut: daily spa treatment (50 minutes) for two pax when staying in Sea, Spa, or Suites (Ref: 77988). Bali and Hong Kong: 12 nights three-centre from €2,099pps, with three nights room-only at the 5-star Harbour Grand Kowloon, three nights full-board at the 5-star Spa Village Tembok with daily spa treatments, and six nights b&b at the 5-star Mulia Resort. 10% discount in Hong Kong and one free night, 20% discount in Bali. Honeymooners in Hong Kong receive a bottle of wine and dessert plate, in Bali receive a blessing ceremony by village priest, purification ritual and traditional herbal drink and chocolate amenities (Ref: 77983).
Insight Vacations is offering an eight-night Amazing Spain and Portugal escorted tour on 11th May 2019 from €2,009pps (was €2,199), including flights, transfers, and accommodation in central locations. Flight cost must be paid at the time of booking. Book and pay in full by 28th February 2019.
Sunway offers ex-Dublin include: Mexico: seven nights all-inclusive at the 4-star Riu Cancun from €1,169pps, in May 2019; Florida: two nights Miami, four nights cruise onboard Navigator of the Seas, and four nights Las Vegas, from €1,399pps, departing 4th May 2019; Morocco: seven nights all-inclusive at Club Med Marrakesh, adults from €1,495pps, children under six years free, departing 20th June 2019; Japan: eight-night Japan Express Tour from Osaka to Tokyo, including flights, 20kg checked-in baggage per person, some meals and tours, from €2,895pps (including saving of €354pp promotion ending 31st December 2018), departing 13th March 2019; Lapland: one night half-board at the 3-star Pohjanhovi Hotel for two Adults and one child from €2,855, departing 22nd December 2018.
Topflight offers ex-Dublin include: Soll, Austria: seven nights self-catering at the 3-star Schindlhaus Apartments, four sharing from €499pps, departing 12th January 2019; Chamonix Valley, France: seven nights self-catering at the 4-star Les Chalets Elena, six sharing from €549pps, departing 22nd December 2018; Livigno, Italy: seven nights self-catering at the 3-star Casa Antonietta, four sharing, from €519pps, departing 2nd March 2019; Andorra: seven nights half-board at the 4-star Hotel Magic Pas from €869pps, departing 23rd December 2018.
TUI Ireland offers ex-Dublin include: Gran Canaria: seven nights self-catering at the 4-star Cordial Mogan Valle Apartments, Puerto Mogan, from €739pps, departing 20th December 2018; Lanzarote: seven nights b&b at the 3-star Hyde Park Lane, Puerto Del Carmen, from €459pps, departing 6th January 2019; Tenerife: seven nights b&b at the 3-star Catalonia Las Vegas, Puerto de la Cruz, from €379pps, departing 11th January 2019; Cancun, Mexico: 14 nights all-inclusive at the 3-star Riu Lupita, Playacar, from €1,519pps (save €300pp), departing 17th June 2019; Tenerife: seven nights full-board Canarian Flavours cruise onboard Marella Dream, with inside guestroom on deck 4/5, from €749pps, departing 8th February 2019.
Aer Lingus 12 Days of Christmas fares ex-Dublin include €35.99 to Milan; €39.99 to Faro, Lisbon or Rome; €45.99 to Venice; and €63.99 to Verona. Book by 11th December 2018 for travel between 8th January and 10th April 2019.
Air France Winter in Europe fares from Dublin and Cork via Paris, including taxes and charges but excluding checked-in baggage, are Paris €99 (€128 ex Cork), Budapest €136 (€208), Oslo €136 (148), Vienna €137 (€149), Stockholm €137 (€159), Munich €148 (€209), Moscow €188 (€260); St Petersburg €197, and Warsaw €137 (€198).
Celebrity Cruises has an ex-Dublin to Norway to Belfast eight-night cruise onboard Celebrity Reflection departing 26th May 2019 from €1,099 per person sharing an interior stateroom. Upgrade to an oceanview stateroom for €525pp and receive a Classic drinks package.
U by Uniworld offers include a seven-night Gems of Northern Italy river cruise, departing 11th August 2019 from €2,449 per person sharing (was €3,319) Price includes flights, airport tranfers, all meals and drinks, all shore excursions, and seven nights in a classic stateroom onboard the River Countess. Flight cost must be paid at the time of booking. Port charges are excluded. Book and pay in full by 31st December 2018.
Bookabed offers include €75pppn bed&breakfast at the 4-star Jardin Tropical Hotel in Costa Adeje, Tenerife, from 3rd January to 30th April 2019; €25pppn self-catering at the 3-star Broncemar Apartments in Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura, up to 21st December 2018; €39pppn self-catering at the 3-star San Valentin and Terraflor Park bungalows in Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, up to 30th April 2019; €49pppn all-inclusive at the 4-star db Seabank Hotel in Mellieha, Malta; €39pppn all-inclusive at the 4-star Emotions an Expression of Hodelpa in Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic from 1st January to 30th April 2019; €20pppn room-only at the 3-star Westgate Towers Resort in Kissimmee, Orlando, Florida, up to 7th March 2019; and €69pppn room-only at the 4-star Park MGM Hotel in Las Vegas up to 30th September 2019.