Honeymoon in Vegas

IRISH travel company Sunway is offering a special overseas wedding package, embracing the excitement of the world’s gambling capital, Las Vegas, and the sedate, romantic Hawaiian island of Oahu.

According to Sunway, Las Vegas is fast becoming a popular wedding spot for Irish couples who then fly to Hawaii to enjoy a relaxing and romantic honeymoon.

The trip includes three nights at the four-star Planet Hollywood Hotel in Las Vegas and a wedding package at the Little White Chapel (chapel fee, traditional music, witness if needed, religious or civil ceremony, professional photographs, bride’s presentation of roses and groom’s boutonniere all included). Couples will then fly to Hawaii for seven nights on Oahu, staying at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani. Prices are from €1,989 per person.

Further details at www.sunway.ie or phone 01-2886828.

JAMES Villa Holidays are offering early bookers up to 25% per cent off holidays up to May of next year.

The company says booking early will guarantee the best quality villas.

The company offers properties that all have their own private pool.

Flights to most of the destinations are available from Cork and Shannon as well as Dublin.

Book before December 13 to take advantage of the 25% discount offer for holidays departing between March 22 and May 21 next. For more information, call 1890 943 928 or log onto www.jamesvillas.ie

TRAVELLERS on the inaugural trip of the world’s first London to Sydney bus service have arrived in Australia. Having left London 10 weeks ago, the OzBus reached Darwin last week.

OzBus is a groundbreaking new overland service (with a number of Irish clients on board) that launched in September.

Aimed primarily at the backpacker market, but available to all, this regular service allows the traveller to explore 20 different countries in 12 action-packed weeks.

The company will operate a first ever trip from Galway (via Dublin) on February 8 next. More information is available from www.oz-bus.com

LEADING Italian holiday specialist Citalia has arrived in Ireland. The company is launching its premium holiday service here to meet the increasing demands of the Irish market as holiday breaks in Italy increase in popularity.

Last year almost 400,000 Irish people travelled to Italy, with Venice, Lombardy, and Tuscany being the most visited regions, and Rome by far the most popular city among Irish visitors. Citalia wants a slice of the action.

The company offers a 5% discount for all online bookings, and clients will be offered a further 10% reduction (for certain hotels) by booking before March 31.

To check availability or to book call 1890 882388, to order a brochure call 1890 812302 or log on to www.citalia.ie.

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