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The Travel Expert’s Best Travel Deals – 7th November 2023

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 breaks in Madeira and Andorra, St Brigid’s weekend in Washington, 2024 holidays in Sani Resort, Lanzarote or a Princess Cruise, the best girls night away 🍸 and a luxury family break in Wicklow.


Best last minute: Madeira

best travel deals to Madeira from Ireland

The tropical island of Madeira is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and food lovers. Visit the vibrant capital of Funchal, swim in one of the island’s natural pools, or enjoy Madeira’s fabulous hiking trails and breathtaking scenery. 



I found return flights from Dublin for just €88 on the 20th of November. A seven-night stay in the centrally located Hotel Madeira is just €394 including breakfast, or choose the top-rated Se Boutique Hotel for €545 per person.

View flights here €88pp

Hotel Madeira €394pp

Se Boutique €545pp



Best overnight escape: Clayton Limerick Hotel

Cocktails and sunset views at Clayton Limerick Hotel

The Clayton Limerick’s Girls Night Away package has been a huge hit with my readers for the past few years – and it’s back! This exclusive offer includes an overnight stay with breakfast, 4-course dinner, complimentary cocktail and a bottle of Prosecco in the room on arrival – all from just €99!

Overnight stays based on three sharing are available from €99 per person, or two sharing from €120 per person and it’s available on selected dates until the end of February, even between Christmas and New Year! Supplements apply for Saturday night stays.

*Use code Travelexpert at the check out.

Read: Girls Night Away, Dinner, B&B, Cocktail & Prosecco from €99pp

View offer here



Best City Break: Washington

I’m just back from a short break in Washington and would highly recommend a visit. There is so much to see and do, it is a pleasure to explore, and flight and hotel prices are reasonably priced compared other American cities.

I found return flights with Aer Lingus for €319 over St Brigid’s weekend and a three-night stay in the centrally located 4-Star State Plaza Hotel is just €205 per person, making the total cost €524 based on two sharing!

Want to bring the kids along? The 4-Star Hamilton Hotel is just €603 for a family room.

View flights here €319pp

View hotel here €205pp

View Family Hotel €603


Best winter holiday: Andorra

skiing in Andorra

Book a skip trip to Andorra over St Patrick’s weekend. Topflight is offering one week package holidays from just €659 including flights, hotel on a half board basis, return airport transfers and checked baggage.


Choose the 4-star Hotel Magic Pas in the lively resort of Pas de la Casa, or the Hotel Palarine in the quieter resort of Arinsal. If you really want to ski in style, I can highly recommend the 5-star Park Piolets & Spa, priced at €1148 for a seven-night holiday including flights, meals, transfers and baggage.

Read: Top 10 reasons to book a ski holiday to Andorra

View offer here



Best family holiday: Lanzarote

best travel deals to Lanzarote

Secure a Free Child Place next Summer in one of Ireland’s favourite holiday destinations – Lanzarote. The 4-star Las Costas Hotel is rated as Excellent on TripAdvisor and receives glowing reviews from guests due to its beachfront location and super service.


Considering its high rating it offers surprisingly good value for a family stay in July. The price for flights, transfers, checked baggage and a seven-night stay with breakfast and evening meal included, is just €3049, based on a family of fou – this includes a limited Free Child Place. And that’s not all – a deposit of €75 per person secures your booking.

View offer here



Best family staycation: Druids Glen Resort

best travel deals in Ireland

Treat yourself and the family to a five-star stay at Druid’s Glen Hotel and Golf Resort for St Brigid’s weekend. This luxury hotel is popular choice for families due it’s child friendly facilities, including the swimming pool, playground and games room.

Price for a two-night weekend stay arriving on Friday or Saturday of the bank holiday weekend is €495 based on a family of four.

View offer here


Best Cruise: Princess Med Cruise

Black Friday has started early with some great offers from Princess Cruises. Cruise the Med next Summer on the brand new Sun Princess from just €1175 per person including flights, transfers and checked baggage. Add on Princess Plus, which includes a drinks package and gratuities for an additional €406.


Cruise from Barcelona to Rome and visit Genoa and La Spezia ( gateways to the Cinque Terre and Portofino) as well as Marseille and Gibraltar – this is a similar itinerary to the one I cruised on Sky Princess.

Read: My review of Sky Princess

View offer here


Best early booking offer: Sani Resort

deal to Sani Beach Resort

Flights are now on sale to Thessaloniki for next summer, and there are some great deals to Sani Resort if you can travel in April, when the resort re opens.


Price for flights and a seven-night stay in Sani Beach Hotel, with breakfast and dinner included, is €808 per person based on 2 sharing. A family holiday over the May bank holiday is €4168, based on two adults and two children.

I’m sure most of you know how I feel about Sani Resort at this stage, but incase you don’t, you can read my review here:

Read: The ultimate guide to Sani Resort

Direct flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki are available from from April to October so if the dates don’t suit below simply edit the dates to suit your requirements.

Search flights here 18 – 25 April: €113pp

Search flights here 30 April – 7th May: €172

View hotel here €695pp

View family €3480 

Note: At the time of publication Love Holidays is offering a lower price of €765 per person.


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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