Rio and Falls double deal

Abbey Travel has packaged a five-night trip which combines magical Rio de Janeiro and the Iguassu Falls.

Prices for the full package are priced from €1,390, including taxes, with flights from Dublin to Rio, three nights in a three-star hotel, half-day tour to the Statue of Christ, Corcovado and a cable car ride to the top of the Sugar Loaf Mountain. Two nights at Iguassu Falls, which features a half-day tour on the Brazilian side of the falls and a full day tour of the Argentine side — including the train ride to Devil’s Gorge is included.

Visit or call the company on 01-804 7100.

SLATTERY Travel has cut the cost of an eight-day trip to South Africa by 25%.

The company offers flights to Cape Town with four nights accommodation, a rental car, two further nights accommodation in the Cape Winelands and two nights safari in the Malaria-free private game reserve of Kariega.

The price has been reduced to €1,553 including flights, accommodation and taxes for travel during May to August. For enquiries and reservations locall 1890 200 525 and from Northern Ireland 0800 515 900 or log on to

SCOTTS Hotel, Killarney has teamed up with Nathan Kingerlee from Outdoor Adventure to create a tailor-made package, combining hotel accommodation with active fun. Nathan specialises in hill walking, rock climbing, mountaineering, kayaking and canoeing.

The event takes place from June 12 to 14 and takes in Carrauntuohill as well as kayaking on the Lakes of Killarney and rock climbing in the Gap of Dunloe. The three-night package costs €375 and includes accommodation with breakfast, one evening meal and transfers.

Call 00 353 (0) 64 6631060 or email

TOPFLIGHT’S family holidays to Lanzarote and Portugal this summer have prices starting from €1,799.

The prices quoted are for two adults and a child for a one-week holiday or €2,399 for two weeks at the Sol Lanzarote Aparthotel in June. Prices rise to €2,899 for July.

Prices for the Algarve start from €1,999 for a one-week stay for two adults and a child, with a special deal at the four-star Hotel Pestna in Delfim (two adults and two kids) is available for €3,459 on a bed and breakfast basis. or call in to any local travel agent for a brochure.

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