Craic on the Med cruise

LEE Travel has teamed up with UK-based agency Enjoy Travel to present Craic on the Cruise, Ireland’s only Floating Fleadh!

They have chartered the MSC OPERA for this Mediterranean Cruise departing on September 22 for one week.

There is a huge line-up including Brendan Grace, the Fureys and Davy Arthur, Larry Cunningham, Tony Stevens, Johnny Carroll, Copperplate Céilí Band, Danny Webster and many more.

The itinerary includes visits to Trieste, Sparta, Santorini, Athens, Corfu and Dubrovnik and connecting flights are included from Ireland.

Contact Lee Travel, Princes St, Cork at www.leetravel.ie; or phone 1850-201214.

* SUNWORLD offer special deals for children this summer, as well as free group places and long-stay options.

The company has flights direct from Cork and Shannon to the Algarve, Turkey, Lanzarote, and Majorca, with self-catering prices coming in for a family of two adults and two children for about €2,100.

Prices include flights, transfers, a week’s accommodation and all taxes. Call 01 881 4300 or click on www.sunworld.ie.

* SUNWAY is offering an unusual holiday taking in three popular US destinations: San Francisco and Los Angeles and the romantic Hawaiian island of Oahu.

Clients will fly direct to San Francisco for three nights and stay at the Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf, then head to the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii, and spend five nights at the four-star Sheraton Princess Kaiulani.

After chilling out there, clients will head to LA and spend another three nights in the four-star Westin Bonaventure before flying back to Dublin on a direct flight.

Prices start from €1,809 per person based on two sharing and includes flights, accommodation and airport taxes.

Travel dates are restricted to the period between May 2 and 13 and bookings must be made by this coming Monday.

For further details, see www.sunway.ie; or phone 01-2886828.

* FAMILIES can take advantage of a Stena Line self-catering break (in association with Haven) from €285, but bookings have to be completed by this Monday.

Included in the price is return travel on the Stena Superferry by car from Dublin Port to Holyhead or Rosslare to Fishguard, accommodation in a two-bedroom mobile room and entertainment.

Call Stena Line on 01-2047733, click on www.stenaline.ie/holidays; or visit any local travel agent. But be quick!

* ABBEY Travel is offering special deals for short breaks to Istanbul.

With direct flights ex Dublin with Turkish Airlines, the starting price in the three-star hotel Marble is €289 per person sharing, plus taxes, for three nights, Thursday-Sunday, available from April 3 to June 12.

Call 01-8047100 or visit www.abbeytravel.ie.

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