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The Travel Expert’s Best Travel Deals – 11th January 2024

I’ve searched the web so you don’t have to! My best travel deals from Ireland include last minute holidays, short breaks, early booking offers, cruise deals, and super staycations.


This week’s Best Travel Deals from Ireland include winter holidays in Fuerteventura, short breaks in Sardinia and Ibiza, Summer holidays in Santorini, Crete and the Costa del Sol, an amazing cruise, a trip of a lifetime to Bali and super staycations.


Best Last Minute: Fuerteventura

best travel deals from Ireland to the Canary Islands

Beat the January blues by jetting off to sunny Fuerteventura where the temperatures are a balmy 25 degrees! I spent Easter in Fuerteventura last year and loved its white sandy beaches and laid back resorts. 

I found return flights with Aer Lingus, including 10kg checked baggage, for just €122 on the 23rd of January and €115 on the 27th of February – but you better act fast, the Aer Lingus sale finishes next Monday!

Read: All the January travel sales in one place

A seven-night stay in the popular Surfing Colors apartments is available from €329 per person, or go All Inclusive in the Riu Olivia Beach Resort ( the same beach where the above photo was taken ), from €416 per person, with meals and drinks included.

I have linked all hotels below for the 23rd of January for seven nights, but simply edit the dates via the links below to suit your requirements. You can see lots more hotel options here as well as the top things to do in Fuerteventura:

Read: Fuereteventura travel guide: Top things to do and where to stay

View flights here €122pp

Surfing Colors €329pp

View Riu Olivia €416pp

Best Overnight Escape: Intercontinental Hotel

Intercontinental Hotel, Dublin

Surprise your loved one on Valentines Day with an overnight escape in the luxurious 5-Star Intercontinental Hotel in Dublin for just €124 per person including breakfast! Their Winter Sale offers 20% off stays and complimentary breakfast on selected dates right up to 31st October.

I found prices for €248 per room on Sunday the 18th of February or €256 per room on Valentines Day or Sunday the 4th of February – St Brigid’s Weekend!

View offer here

Best Short Break: Sardinia

Kickstart your Summer with a short break in Sardinia. I found return flights to Alghero from €95 in late April and €109 in May.

A three-night stay at the 4-Star Dromonea is just €147 including breakfast on the 13th of May or choose four nights over the May Bank holiday weekend for just €200 per person – see more options here:

Read: Short break in Sardinia from €258

Search flights here Dublin Alghero from €109pp

View hotel here €147pp


Best Summer Sun: Santorini

Enjoy Summer in Santorini this year! I found return flights for €204 on the 12th of August and a seven night stay in the popular Ira apartments is only €433 per person. There are only 4 rooms left at this price so so, you better act fast!

If you prefer to stay in Oia, Fira or want a luxury hotel, I have lots more recommendations in this post:

Read: Top things to do in Santorini and where to stay

Search flights here 12th – 19th August €204pp

View hotel here €433pp


Best Luxury summer sun: Crete

Cretan Dream Royal

I had the pleasure of holidaying in Chania a few years ago and loved it, so when I found this deal to the 5-Star Cretan Dream Royal Hotel, I was tempted to book it myself! It is one of the top hotels in the area and perfect for couples or friends looking for a luxury stay with plenty of things to do nearby.

Read: Top things to do near Chania


Price for flights and seven nights accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast basis is €879 per person on the 10th of July from Dublin, and you can secure a booking with just €25 deposit.

Read: 10 Great Summer holidays bookable with €25 deposit

Dates, durations and airports can be changed to suit your requirements – simply edit the dates via the link below.

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Best Family Holiday: Costa del Sol

best travel deals for families

For families looking for a great value All Inclusive holiday, then the Cortijo Blanco on Spain’s Costa del Sol is hard to beat.

Its white washed exterior has a villa style appearance, with pretty courtyards and plenty of family friendly facilities on site including swimming pools, mini discos and a large open-air entertainment stage for evening shows.


Price is €2647 on the 24th of July from Dublin or €2736 from Cork, based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing and includes flights, transfers, checked baggage, meals and drinks, and a discount of €150 by using code SALE at checkout. Many more dates available.

See this and lots more family holiday deals in Spain, Greece and Portugal in this post:

Read: Family holiday deals in July and August with TUI

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Best Family Staycation: West Cork

hotel deals in west Cork,

Explore West Cork over the Easter holidays with this great value stay at the Schull Harbour Hotel. Located on the Wild Atlantic Way, close to Mizen Head and the beaches of Barleycove, as well as the pretty towns of Baltimore and Glandore, you will be spoilt for choice for things to do.


You will also have access to a leisure centre with a 16 metre swimming pool, sauna and steam room and there are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants close by.

Price of €369 is based on a family of four sharing a deluxe family room, two bedroom self catering apartments are also available, as are Alternative dates – simply edit the dates via the link below.

Read: 10 family breaks in Ireland for Easter holidays

View offer here


Best Long Haul Holiday: Bali

bali honeymoons from ireland

Is Bali on your bucket list? This amazing trip is the perfect way to see it! Enjoy a three-night stay in he stunning Wapa Di Ume in Ubud, the world capital of wellness, before spending seven-nights on the beach in Nusa Dua.


Price including return flights, 10 nights hotel accommodation and private transfers to and from both hotels is €2199 per person.

Read: Top 10 Honeymoons around the world

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Best Cruise: Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas

Perfect-Day-at-CocoCay cruise

Take in the highlights in Orlando over four thrilling days, before cruising the Caribbean for six nights, and all for just €1699 including flights and checked baggage!


This super deal departs on May 14th and after four days in Orlando you will board Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of Seas and visit Dominican Republic, Labadee and their private island in the Bahamas, Cococay, with all meals included!

View Offer Here  


Best Early Booking Offer: Ibiza

best travel deals from Ireland to Ibiza

Get a few friends together and book a short break in Ibiza this year! I found return flights in October for just €99, and a three-night stay in the top-rated 4-Star Typic Marina Playa Hotel is only €140 per person!

This adult-only beachfront hotel is located close to San Antonio, so you can choose to dance the night away if you wish, or simply relax and enjoy its stunning sea views.


If you prefer to stay on the quieter side of the island, look no further than the adult-only Iberostar Selection Santa Eulalia, which is just €182 per person including breakfast. Alternatively choose the best suites in Ibiza Town – One Ibiza Suites, for just €343 per person.

Search flights here 20th – 23rd October €99p

Marina Playa €140pp

Iberostar €182pp

One Suites €343pp


If you still need more inspiration, check out these posts:

Read: 10 New destinations from Ireland in 2024

Read: Top 10 holidays from Ireland West Knock airport

Read: 30 City break destinations to try in 2024

While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, descriptions and prices are taken from third party websites and are subject to change. Please note some of my best travel deals from Ireland include affiliate links where I receive a small commission if a booking is made.

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