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Five Ways to Visit Las Vegas

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Las Vegas is one of those places everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. Go for a city break, combine with a beach holiday or stop off on a road trip. Here are five ways to visit Las Vegas!


From stag parties to honeymoons, road trips to shopping breaks, Vegas caters for everyone. Some people go to gamble, many for the endless entertainment, while others see it as a gateway to visiting the Grand Canyon. I have teamed up with American Sky to show you that no matter what type of Vegas visitor you are, they have a holiday to suit you. How will you visit Las Vegas?


City Breaks:

Las Vegas & New York, 7 Nights, Flights & Hotels, €959!

 New York and Las Vegas are two of America’s most iconic cities. From shows to shopping, culture to casinos – they have it all. Zipline the full length of Fremont Street in Vegas, take in a world class show and make sure you take a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon. You will then fly to New York for three nights. Spend the afternoon in Central Park, visit the poignant 9/11 museum at the World Trade Centre, take in the views from the Top of the Rock and don’t miss Times Square at night time.

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This amazing trip includes a four-night stay at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas and a three-night stay in the ROW hotel, New York. Both hotels are ideally located to explore all the highlights, but if you want to choose alternative accommodation, just talk to the team in American Sky and they will match hotels to suit your requirements.

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San Francisco, Las Vegas & Los Angeles, 9 Nights, All Flights & Hotels, €1389!

Why visit one city, when you can visit three? This three centre holiday is a great combination, and the price includes all internal flights too! Fly to San Francisco first and enjoy three nights exploring this iconic city. Visit Alcatraz, cycle across the Golden Gate bridge and stroll down Fishermans Wharf. You will then fly to Las Vegas for three nights before flying to Los Angeles for your final few days. Choose to stay in Hollywood or chill out in Santa Monica. Stroll down Hollywood Boulevard, ogle at the shops in Beverly Hills or spend the day in Universal Studios, the choice is yours!

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Las Vegas & Beach

All Flights, 3 Nights Las Vegas & 7 Nights All Inclusive in Cancun, €1139!

Now this is my kind of holiday! Stay three nights at the 4* Luxor Resort & Casino in Las Vegas before jetting off to Cancun for seven nights at the Occidental Grand Xcaret Hotel.  This is one of Cancun’s most popular hotels which offers unlimited drinks and meals throughout your stay. With five swimming pools, nine bars and eleven restaurants you won’t want to leave!

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Las Vegas Road Trips

13 Night Best of the West Self-Dive,  Flights, Hotels & Car hire €1729!

American road trips are great. I drove the Pacific Coast Highway with my family and loved it. American Sky offer a host of self drive options without the hassles of looking for places to stay. This classic road trip begins in Los Angeles with stops in Palm Springs, Phoenix, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Death Valley, Yosemite, San Francisco, Monterey and Ventura. This trip combines some of the world’s most exciting cities with America’s magnificent National Parks for the ultimate California adventure.

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15 Night Route 66 Drive with Flights, Hotels & Car hire, €1779!

Adventure seekers will enjoy this 15 night Route 66 drive, from Chicago to Los Angeles. Stops include Oklahoma City, Amarillo, Alburqueue and Las Vegas before spending two nights in Santa Monica, where Route 66 officially ends. Add on some extra nights in Los Angeles or chill out on the beach in San Diego before catching your return flight home.

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Las Vegas & Cruise

14 Nights, Las Vegas, Hawaii Stay & Cruise, €3339

Start this trip of a lifetime by taking in all the highlights over four-nights in Las Vegas. You will then fly to Honolulu where you will spend three nights on the world famous Waikiki Beach. Spend your second week cruising around the Hawaiian islands for seven nights on Norwegian Cruise Lines’, Pride of America. This is the only cruise ship to sail to all four main Hawaiian islands. Enjoy the benefits of Norwegian’s premium all-inclusive arrangement with drinks, gratuities and an internet package included in the cost. So sit back, sip a cocktail and enjoy some of the pacific oceans most incredible views.
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The Worlds Best Road Trips – Prices from €1429 Including Flights, Hotels & Car Hire.

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From California to Cape Town, Christchurch to Canada, check out the worlds best road trips and get planning your next adventure.


I spent a month driving through France and Italy, drove the PCH from San Francisco to San Diego, the Garden Route in South Africa and even drove Sydney to Byron Bay – as you can see, I’m a big fan of road trips! I love visiting different places. Having a car ensures you go off the beaten track and experience places you may not have seen otherwise.

However, while I like the freedom a car brings, I also like to pre-book accommodation so I don’t have to spend my valuable vacation time searching for somewhere to stay. Having your itinerary mapped out and hotels booked also ensures you actually get to all the places on your ‘to do list! I have teamed up with Tropical Sky who through their various brands including, American Sky, Canadian Sky and Australian Sky, offer a wide selection of self drive road trips and escorted tours to destinations all over the world. Here are five of their best road trips, all with flights, hotels and car hire included.



South Africa: Cape Town, Winelands and Eastern Cape Safari

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We went to South Africa for our honeymoon and loved it so much we went back at Easter with the kids! On this trip you will stay in one world’s greatest cities, visit the magnificent wine region and hopefully see the Big 5 in one of South Africa’s best Game Reserves. In between all this you can be adventurous and paraglide off the top of Table Mountain or go shark diving! If that’s not your thing, just spend a day chilling out on one of South Africa’s amazing beaches.

This luxury road trip includes flights, car hire, a four night stay in Cape Town and a three night stay in Stellenbosch, before catching a flight to Port Elizabeth for a three night stay in the five star Shamwari Game Reserve. You will be staying in luxury hotels throughout and on safari you will have two game drives per day and meals included. You can add on extra nights if you wish, Tropical Sky will tailor make an itinerary to suit you.

Price from €4209 – click here for more details:




13 Night Great Parks Of  Western Canada

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Vancouver, the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Jasper, Whistler – this road trip is firmly at the top of my bucket list! Hike, cycle, try white water rafting or kayaking, Canada will make you want to get active and bring out the nature lover in you. You begin your holiday in Vancouver before setting off to explore the magnificent Canadian National Parks. Explore the Okanagan Valley and Glacier National Park before spending two nights in the resort town of Banff. Visit Lake Louise, one of the world’s most spectacular lakes. Stay in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Jasper and explore the largest National Park in the Rockies. Go hiking, white water rafting or check out the Japer SkyTram for stunning views from the top of the mountains. Drive through the Yellowhead Pass and enjoy a host of outdoor activities in the celebrity town of Whistler. This 13 night road trip will allow you experience the best of Western Canada. Price includes flights, car hire, 3 nights in Vancouver, 1 night in Penticton and Revelstoke, 2 nights in Banff, Jasper, 100 Mile House, and Whistler.  You will also receive a personalised Canada Roadbook, containing essential travel information featuring overview notes, local sightseeing and attractions, daily itinerary highlights, provincial maps with city guides and customised day-by-day routing maps.

Price from €2129  – click here for more details.




13 Night California & Las Vegas – Best of the West

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I drove the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco to LA last year and loved it, but this trip is even better! The Best of the West road trip includes Arizona and Nevada too. It combines the coastal towns of Santa Barbara and Monterrey with the jaw dropping cities of LA and San Francisco, the natural landscape of Death Valley with the dazzling lights of Las Vegas. Visit Alcatraz, cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge or hang out in Hollywood. You can go designer shopping in Palm Springs and take a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon. This trip also allows you to see the spectacular rock formations in Yosemite National Park. This 13 night trip includes flights, car hire, 2 nights Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and San Francisco, 1 night in Palm Springs, Phoenix, Grand Canyon, Death Valley, Yosemite, Monterey and Ventura. You will also receive a welcome kit with maps and a day-today itinerary. Add on extra nights or make the trip shorter by flying home from San Francisco. Like all of these road trips, Tropical Sky can tailor make an itinerary to suit you.

Price from €2059 – click here for more details.




22 Night, Grand New Zealand Road Trip

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Spend over three weeks exploring the islands of New Zealand on this once in a life time road trip! Explore the vibrant city of Auckland before setting off to to see the magnificent Bay of Islands. Travel through the wilderness of Waipoua Forest and Rotorua, the heart of Maori culture. Marvel at the geysers, waterfalls and overall thermal activity and enjoy a traditional Maori dinner. En route to Wellington you can visit the Lord of the Rings territory before taking a scenic boat trip to the South Island. Go whale watching in Kaikoura and enjoy some wine tasting in the Waipara Valley before arriving in Christchurch. Take the Milford Sound Nature Cruise, cutting through the fiords in search of dolphins, seals and penguins. Drive south past wineries, glaciers and breathtaking scenery to the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown, your home for two nights. Skydive, bungee jump, go white water rafting, you name it, it’s in Queenstown. Visit the Franz Josef Glacier before ending your trip on the iconic Tranz Alpine Scenic Train back to Christchurch. The price below includes flights, car hire including insurance, GPS, ferry / terminal fees, motel accommodation and a tour pack with detailed driving instructions, maps and guide books. When you click on the link the price will show at €2699, which is excluding flights. If you wish to add or reduce the number of nights on this itinerary, talk to the staff in Australian Sky and they will tailor make an itinerary to suit you.

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11 Night, Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road, Kangaroo Island & Adelaide.

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The Great Ocean Road is no doubt one of the world’s most iconic coastal drives and many say is was the inspiration for our own Wild Atlantic Way. You will begin your journey in the dynamic city of Melbourne where you can soak up Australian city life for three nights before embarking on your road trip.  Your first stop will be Torquay, the surfing capital of Australia before driving onwards to famous Bells Beach and spending a night in Apollo Bay. Drive along the Great Ocean Road to Port Campbell passing the iconic Twelve Apostles and discovering the London Bridge. You can then choose the short route to Robe or choose to drive via the Grampians National Park, both options offering stunning scenery and interesting attractions. Drive along the coast to Coorong National Park past Lake Alexandria and Lake Albert before arriving at the seaside town, Victor Harbour. Walk across the Causeway and explore Granite Island. Take the car ferry to the unique Kangaroo Island and enjoy two days with the native kangaroos, koalas and sea lions! You will finish your journey in Adelaide where you will have two days to explore this city of culture. The price below includes flights, accommodation and car hire but when you click on the link the price will show at €1299, which is excluding flights. If you wish to add on stays in other Australian cities, talk to the staff in Australian Sky and they will tailor make an itinerary to suit you.

 Price from €2299 – click here for more details.


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