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.
Aer Lingus summer sale continues with 25% off travel to Britain and Europe from May to August, every seat, every day. Book by 24th April.
Malaysia Airlines seat sale is now on with fares from €570 to Bangkok and Phuket, €790 to Perth, and €850 to Sydney. Book by 30th April for departures up to 7th December. Free one-night stopover is included in Kuala Lumpur in either Berjaya Times Square Hotel or Sama-Sama Hotel.
Emirates sale continues with prices from €499 to Dubai and €672 to Seychelles. Book by 26th April.
Air France-KLM is offering flights to Beijing from €549 and Rio de Janeiro from €735. Book by 7th May.
Etihad Airways has Business Class fares to Nairobi from €1,729, Dubai from €1,869, and Hong Kong €2,165. Book by 6th May.
Stena Line is offering a seven-night deal to Centre Parks Les Bois Francs on 18th June from €1,199 for two adults and two children. Price includes return crossing by car Rosslare-Cherbourg, accommodation and access to Aqua Mundo. Book by 27th April.
Royal Caribbean International is offering a seven-night France and Spain cruise onboard Anthem of the Seas on 13th June for €1,605 per person. Price includes flights from Dublin, one checked bag and a balcony stateroom.
Uniworld is offering an eight-day Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux all-inclusive cruise on 10th May for €1,769 (originally €3,408).
Silversea is offering single supplements starting at only 10% above Silver Privilege Fares on select voyages. Silversea’s all-inclusive 2015 Mediterranean voyages also include Shore Excursions and Wi-Fi on every voyage in every port of call.
Lowcostbeds has reductions in 4-star hotels in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt. Prices based on 2nd June departure for seven nights based on two sharing are: Sharm El Sheikh, Park Inn by Radisson, all-inclusive, €27 per person per night, and Agadir, 4-star Tildi Hotel, B&B from €17.50 per person per night.
Falcon Holidays has added extra free child places from Dublin, Cork and Shannon during July and early August. Prices based on two adults and one child for seven nights include the Bouganvilla Apartments in Majorca on 1st August from Shannon for €1,619 and the Lambis Apartments in Rhodes on 29th July from Dublin for €1,389.
Thomson Holidays is offering seven nights in Rhodes on 16th September from €366 in the Rodos Sun Apartments.
Sunway is offering a seven-night package in the Bayside Salgados Apartments, Algarve, for only €249 per person on 9th May.
Sunway has free upgrades available in the 5-star Princessa Yaiza Resort, Lanzarote, for departures between 16th May – 27th June or 29th August – 3rd October. Prices for seven nights in a relax suite from €1,029pp based on two sharing.
Island Escapes are offering deals to the Dominican Republic throughout the summer months. Prices for seven nights, all inclusive in the Occidental Grand Punta Cana Resort are €1025 or €1175 for eleven nights. Price includes flights, taxes and transfers.