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The Travel Expert’s Best Travel Deals – 30th 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.

In this week’s best travel deals I have luxury overnight escapes in Ireland, a ski trip to Andorra, Patrick’s weekend in Bordeaux, summer holidays in Croatia and Morocco, a cruise on the brand new Sun Princess, family holidays in Majorca and Wexford, luxury for less in Thailand and a girls weekend in Marbella.


Best last minute: Ski Andorra from €442pp

10 reasons to book an Andorra ski trip

Hit the slopes and ski Andorra in March. I found a great deal staying in the top-rated ( number 1 on TripAdvisor ) Xalet Verdu Hotel hotel in Arinsal.

Price for flights, transfers, checked baggage, and a seven-night stay with breakfast and evening meal included is just €442 per person, departing the 17th of March.

This includes a discount of €100 per booking when you use code SAVE100

Read: 10 reasons why you should book a ski trip to Andorra

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Best overnight escape: 5-Star Valentines Day Gift Ideas from €99pp

spa breaks in Ireland

Give the gift of a hotel stay this Valentines Day! Price for an overnight stay at the 5-star Mount Juliet Hotel is just €98 per person on the 18th of February, or choose the Muckross Park Hotel in Killarney for €99 per person on the 25th of February – both prices include breakfast!

Many more dates are available at these prices on Sunday and Mondays in February and early March, or find more ideas here:

Read: 5-star hotel deals in Ireland – 15 February stays from €75pp

Mount Juliet Muckross Park

Best city break: Patrick’s Weekend Bordeaux from €147pp

best time to visit Bordeaux

Spend Patrick’s weekend in Bordeaux from just €147 for three nights – yes you read that right! I found return flights for €45 from the 17th – 20th of March and a three-night stay at the popular MEININGER Hotel Bordeaux Gare Saint-Jean is just €102 per person!

If you fancy some royal treatment, check out the 5-Star Château Léognan complete with a Spa and wellness centre and wine tasting experiences. You can find the top things to do as well as more hotel options in my Bordeaux travel guide:

Read: 10 things you must do in Bordeaux and where to stay

View flights here €45pp

View Hotel here €102pp

Chateau Leognan €375pp

Best Spring / Summer: A week in Morocco from €189pp

best travel deals to Morocco from Ireland

May is a great month to grab a bargain, and this year is no exception. Kickstart your summer with a week in Morocco from just €189 per person! This incredible deal includes flights, 10kg checked baggage, priority boarding and a seven-night stay in Intouriste apartments in Agadir.

There are many options to choose from including the popular Argana Hotel from €338, and all-inclusive resorts from €734.

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Best Summer sun: 1 week in Croatia from €398pp

best travel deals to Croatia from Ireland

Explore Croatia this summer from just €398 per person. I found a top-rated (no 1 on TripAdvisor) apartment in on of Croatia’s hidden gems – the pretty village of Mlini. This is ideally located halfway between Cavtat and Dubrovnik.


You can enjoy the best of both worlds here, with plenty of places to relax and dine, and only a 15 minute drive or water taxi away from Dubrovnik and the upmarket resort of Cavtat.

Read: Top tips for discovering Dubrovnik

Price of €396 per person is based on two sharing for seven nights and includes flights from Dublin to Dubrovnik on the 17th of June.

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Best family holiday: Puerto Pollensa, Majorca

Club del Sol, Puerto Pollensa

Puerto Pollensa is my favourite resort in Majorca and the Club del Sol are one of the best family properties there. Complete with kids club and a tropical themed splash park, as well as an entertainment program and a beachfront location, they tick all boxes for a family holiday this summer.


I found a package with a Free Child Place departing on the 6th of June. Price for a family of four including flights, transfers, checked baggage and a seven-night stay is €1848. This includes a discount of €100 when you use code SALE.

View offer here

Best family staycation: Summer breaks at Riverside Park Hotel

Riverside Park Hotel summer family breaks in Wexford

The Riverside Park Hotel have released their summer breaks and given me a further 10% discount off the rates! Two-night family breaks are available from €420 for 2 adults and 2 children and €528 for 2 adults and 3 children and include:

  • 4-Course meal for all the family on the evening of your choice
  • Full Irish breakfast each morning
  • Family Activity Pass to one of Wexford’s family attractions 
  • Ice cream treat for kids on arrival
  • Full access to swimming pool and Leisure Club

Read: Family breaks in Wexford at the Riverside Park Hotel

Prices include a 10% discount when you use CODE Early10 and book by 20th February.

Check prices here

Best cruise: Sun Princess from €1119pp

Sun Princess is the brand new ship from Princess Cruises and she is going to be a beauty! I was surprised to see such great value on the 27th of July with seven-night cruises from €1119 including flights, checked baggage and all meals. You can add on Princess Plus for €58 per day which includes drinks, WiFi and gratuities.

I love the itinerary too – you will cruise from Athens and visit Kotor in Montenegro, Corfu, Sicily and Naples before arriving in Barcelona where you will disembark to fly home.

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Best long haul offer: 2 Weeks in Thailand from €1179

Thailand offers

Jet off to Thailand in June for a two-week stay at the 4-Star Hotel Mai Khao Lak Beach Resort and Spa. This hotel has spacious rooms that sleep up to five, with a pool view, sliding doors and balcony. It is located on the beach and a 15 minute shuttle bus drive from the centre of town.  

This is amazing value for a two-week stay in Thailand and is an ideal base to explore some more of the country. Price includes flights, checked baggage, seat selection and a hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.

This includes a discount of €150 when you use code SALE. Prices are even less in May, simply edit the dates via the link below to suit your requirements.

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Best early booking offer: Girls weekend in Marbella, €274pp

girls weekend away

Get your girlfriends together and plan a weekend in Marbella! I found great value flights departing Saturday morning the 5th of October, and returning on Tuesday night the 8th of October, this gives you four days to enjoy a nice long weekend together. 


The 4-Star Alanda Club apartments offer great value at just €135 per person based on 3 or 4 sharing and the Hard Rock Hotel in Puerto Banus is just €298 based on 2 sharing. You can see more options in this post:

Read: Girls weekend in Marbella, flights and apartment from €274pp

View flights here 5th – 8th October €139pp

Alanda Club €135pp 3 / 4 sharing

Hard Rock Hotel €298 pp 2 sharing

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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