Travel Digest with Barry Coughlan

Havanna good time: Cuba Travel offers a seven night twin-centre getaway to Havana and Varadero with return flights from Ireland on both a B&B and all-inclusive basis. 

Three nights in Havana at the Mercure Seville and four in Varadero at the Royalton Hicacos Resort are included, with prices starting from €1,600. Bookings to be made by August 4, for travel in September. Call 01 241 2356 or email

Just cruisin’

With prices starting at €1,529, Sunway, as Irish agents, have a range of AmaWaterways river cruises on offer in Europe, Asia or Africa. These cruises provide a bit more than the norm given that they are inclusive of food, drink, and guided tours. In Europe, there are seven night deals available for cruises on the Rhine and Danube.

Contact 01-2311800 or go to

Classic honeymoon

Honeymooners seeking something different might consider some specialities on sale with Classic Resorts. The company has a current seven night beachfront stay on offer, combined with two night jungle/lake safari in Thailand during May and June of next year.

Flights are from Dublin and details are available by phoning Classic Resorts on 0818 332 515 or go to any travel agent.

All-inclusive, alright!

Online operator GoHop is selling all-inclusive deals to a number of destinations this summer. A five night deal in Tenerife is now on sale from €393 and in the Costa Del Sol from €553.

The company offers Bulgarian Sunny Beach resort hotels from €533 for a week, with flights out of Dublin.

Details on, or call 01-2412389.

Wow to Windy City

WOW Air has announced deals flying from Ireland to Chicago following the inauguration of flights to O’Hare Airport from Reykjavik earlier this week.

Prices start from €159 each-way to the Windy City and the special prices are for travel between October 2017 and March 2018.

There are flights from Reykjavik four times a week. Visit

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