This weeks best travel deals include last minute holidays in Sicily, Christmas market breaks, a ski weekend in Austria, a super all-inclusive deal to Mauritius, an Alaska cruise and family holidays to Salou and Venice for next summer.
Best last minute:
Enjoy a week in sunny Sicily from only €337 on the 19th of October! Upgrade to the beachfront San Vincenzo Hotel for €447, or stay at the 5-star Diamond Hotel and Resort Naxos Taormina for just €561. All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing and include flights, accommodation, transfers and checked baggage, departing the 19th of October for seven nights.
Best winter break:
Enjoy a ski and rock weekend in the Austrian resort of Söll in January. Irish bands such as The Academic and The Blizzards are performing, so it is bound to be a super festival. Price for flights and a four-night stay in the Hochfilzer hotel is only €527, based on 2 sharing.
Best family deal:
Combine camping with culture by bringing the kids to Venice next summer. Stay at the popular Waikiki campsite in Lido di Jesolo, which offers the best of both worlds. With a private beach on your doorstep and the ferry terminal to Venice close by, its no surprise that its a popular choice with families. Prices from €412 per person, based on 2 adults and 3 children sharing, include flights, transfers and 2 bedroom mobile home for seven nights, departing 1st of July.
Cruise Alaska with the luxury cruise line – Holland America. See Glacier Bay and the spectacular fjords from an ocean-view cabin on the 5-star Holland America Ms Koningsdam. Prices from €1929 in an inside cabin or €2299 in an ocean view cabin include flights, an overnight stay in Vancouver and a seven-night cruise. For a limited time, receive a free drinks package – which is worth €850 per person, if you stay in an ocean view cabin.
Best long haul:
If you want to go long-haul next summer, without breaking the bank, then this is the deal for you! Enjoy a week at the Veranda Grand Baie Hotel in Mauritius, with all meals & drinks included, for just €1389 including flights & transfers!
Best city break:
Aer Lingus has up to 30% off European cities for travel up to the 18th of December, so now is the time to book your Christmas market break. Holidays with Aer Lingus have a wide selection of offers that include flights and hotels. Two-night breaks are available to Amsterdam and London from €159, and three-night breaks are available to Lisbon and Barcelona from €176. Prices include Aer Lingus flights and hotel accommodation. You can also collect double Avios points on bookings made in October.
Best early booking offer:
Secure your summer 2020 holiday now with a Free Child Place. Salou is always a popular choice and the Sunclub apartments are ideal for families looking for good value self-catering apartments, within easy reach of Port Aventura and the resort centre. Price for flights, accommodation, transfers and checked baggage, based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing, is €1767 on the 24th of July. Price for 2 adults and 3 children is €2283. Deposit of €75pp secures booking, with the balance due 10 weeks before departure.
The 4-star Ferrycarrig Hotel in Wexford is always a popular choice for a staycation. Enjoy an overnight stay for two for €89, including breakfast, leisure access and chocolates. Price is €129 for two nights, or €179 for three nights.
Prices are correct at the time of issue but are subject to change. Please note some of my best travel deals include affiliate links where I receive a small commission if a booking is made.