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The Travel Expert’s Best Travel Deals – 6th June 2023

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

In this bumper Best Travel Deals post I have summer holidays to Rhodes and Lanzarote, a family holiday to Fuerteventura, short breaks in Cinque Terre and Vienna, a super deal to Dubai, a cruise on Marella Voyager, an early booking offer to Italy and staycations in Clare and Cork.




Best last minute: A week in Rhodes

Lindos, Rhodes

Rhodes is one of my favourite Greek Islands. There is so much to do, from the stunning Colossus of Rhodes to the charming hilltop town of Lindos, and a boat trip to Simi is also a must do!


I found a great deal to the charming Amfitriti Hotel. This is an ideal choice for someone looking for a peaceful location, but also want the option of exploring the nearby town of Lindos, pictured above. There is a pool and lounge onsite and the hotel is rated as Excellent on TripAdvisor.

Price for a seven-night stay from Dublin on the 17th of June including flights, transfers and checked baggage is only €432 per person.
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Best overnight escape: Clare in June / July

best travel deals from Ireland

Enjoy an overnight escape at the 4-star Killaloe Hotel & Spa for just €65 per person including breakfast, a bottle of wine to share when dining at O’Brien’s, €20pp Spa Credit and a late checkout.


Want to stay a bit longer and explore Clare’s rugged coastline – the price is €125 per person for two nights – a saving of 47%! This offer is valid for stays on selected dates until 6th July.

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Best summer sun: Lanzarote in August

Lanzarote is one of the most popular holiday destinations from Ireland, and I’ve found a deal in one of its most popular hotels! The Las Costas Hotel is located right on the beach andt also boasts a pool with stunning sea views. There is also a snack bar, cocktail bar, gym and Spa. Check out the reviews on TripAdvisor if you still need convincing.


Price for a seven-night stay from Dublin with flights, transfers, checked baggage, and breakfast and evening meals is €875 on the 28th of August.  Price is €834 from Shannon on the 31st of August, or €864 on the 27th of August from Cork.

Read: Why Lanzarote is my favourite Canary Island
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See lots more hotel deals in August, including Sorrento, Santorini, Lido di Jesolo and lots more.

Read: 12 holiday deals in August for adult getaways



Best family holiday: Fuerteventura in July


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We enjoyed a relaxing family holiday in Fuerteventura over Easter holidays and there is still some great value available for family holidays there this summer. Return flights are available from Dublin on the 19th of July for €300 per person, or Shannon on the 16th of July for €417 per person.


A seven night stay in the highly rated Fuentepark apartments is just €777, based on a family of four sharing. Situated in the heart of Corralejo, the location couldn’t be better! I have lots more recommendations on where to stay, in my Fuerteventura travel guide.

Read: Top 10 things to do in Fuerteventura, and where to stay

Search flights 19th – 26th July –  €361pp

View Apt here €777



Best family staycation: Charleville Hotel, Cork in July / August

family hotel deals in Ireland at Charleville Park Hotel

If you are looking for great value family hotel deals in Ireland, this will be hard to beat! The Charleville Park Hotel is located 40 minutes from Cork and 30 minutes from Limerick, so you have the option to explore both counties as well as the wonderful Wild Atlantic Way.


There is a leisure club with 25-metre pool on site, as well as a restaurant and bar serving drinks and snacks. Rated as Excellent on TripAdvisor, this is the ideal hotel for families looking to explore Cork’s top attractions, without breaking the bank.

Read: 20 family staycations in July & August

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Best short break: Weekend in the Cinque Terre in September


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Spend three glorious days exploring the five villages of the Cinque Terre. I found weekend flights to Genoa for just €72 in September. The 4-star Hotel Al Terra di Mare is located in Levanto, and is priced at just €290 per person including breakfast. I have lots more hotel options in my travel guide to Cinque Terre here:

Read: Where to stay in Cinque Terre, how to visit and my top tips.

Search flights 22nd – 25th Sep –  €72pp

View hotel here €290pp



Best city break: Vienna for October bank holiday

weekend break to vienna

Oh Vienna….. Vienna is a city that is still on my own wish list, and I’m tempted to book this one myself! I found great value flights departing Dublin on Saturday the 28th of October and returning on Tuesday the 31st for just €124 from Dublin, and the 4-star Hotel Schani Wien is just €172 per person for a three-night stay. 


This hotel is highly rated on TripAdvisor, was awarded a certificate of excellence this year, and is located just 300 metres from the main train station. 

If you fancy some five-star luxury, the centrally located Hotel Ambassador is well priced at just €230 per person for a three night stay.

Read: October Bank Holiday Weekend in Vienna, Flights & 4-star Hotel, €296
Search flights 28th – 31st October €124pp

View 4* hotel €172pp

View 5* hotel €230pp



Best cruise: Marella Voyager


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If you were following me last week you may have seen I was fortunate to be at the launch of Marella Voyager. This energetic all-inclusive ship is the perfect choice for first-time cruisers or for cruisers looking for a lively atmosphere on board. There is a great choice of dining and entertainments option too.


I found a Mediterranean Secrets Cruise departing on the 12th of August visiting Italy, France and Spain over seven days. Price for flights, transfers, checked baggage, and a seven-night cruise with meals and drinks included is €1379 per person. Family cabins are also available from €6719, based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing.
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Best long haul: Dubai

best travel deals from Ireland to Dubai

Emirates is having a seat sale with return flights to Dubai available on multiple dates from €641 including baggage. Hotel rates are lower in September and hopefully the temperatures will be too!


I found great value in the highly rated 4-Star Millennium Place Dubai Marina which is ideally located to explore Dubai’s highlights. Price for a five-night stay in a Deluxe King Room with Balcony is only €233 per person! 

I have linked flights via Skyscanner to show you the various options available, and I recommend clicking through to the Emirates website to book flights –  this shows the airfare at €641 per person.

Note: There are many dates available so if my chosen dates don’t suit, simply edit the dates via the links below.

View flights here €641pp

View hotel here €233pp



Best early booking offer: Lake Garda, Venice & Verona 

group holidays in Lake Garda, Italy from Ireland

This seven-night Italy group tour is incredible value! Discover the stunning cities of Venice and Verona, as well as the lakeside towns and villages of Lake Garda on one epic trip!


Price of €839 per person on the 11th of October includes flights, transfers, checked baggage and a seven-night stay in a highly rated hotel in Riva del Garda on a half board basis. Full day tours to Venice, Verona and a half-day boat trip around Lake Garda or excursion to Bolzano, are also included.

Price includes a discount of €60 per person when you use code TTE60. Many more dates are available.

Read: 5 holidays in Italy to take this year

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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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