Croatia deals on offer

DUBLIN-based specialist tour operator Croatia Tours is one of the few Irish travel companies that can claim to be experiencing an increase in demand for the 2010 summer holiday season.

Hotel prices start from €450 per person on a bed and breakfast basis with half board supplements an add-on option. Croatia tours operate direct day flights to Dubrovnik from Dublin, Cork and Belfast throughout the summer. Telephone bookings can be made by calling Croatia Tours on (01) 8780800, book online at or contact any local travel agent.

- TOPFLIGHT has kicked off a programme of charters from Cork to Lanzarote.

Anyone booking the Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel luxury resort before May 15 (for holidays before July 15), the company is guaranteeing an upgrade from double room to a one bedroom suite. Guests will also benefit from one free admission to the Thalasso Centre. For these and other deals, contact Topflight on 01 2401700, visit or contact local travel agents.

- ROAD Safety messages regarding collision zones, alcohol limits and driver fatigue warnings are incorporated into the latest Road Atlas of Ireland.

The first Ordinance Survey Ireland map to be published in three years includes an up to date road network featuring almost 750kms of new motorway, toll areas, speed cameras and speed detection zones. The publication had the co-operation of the Road Safety Authority and information from the Garda Traffic Bureau; the new OSI atlas has been developed to help drivers be aware of key road safety messages, and for the first time an official map shows dangerous collision zones, the location of speed cameras and zones.

- JOE WALSH TOURS have a variety of combined pilgrimage and sun holidays on offer this summer, with one featuring San Viovanni Rotondo and Sorrento, with prices starting from €899 plus taxes.

This particular package includes return flights from Dublin to Naples, three nights in San Giovanni Rotondo on a full board basis and four nights in Sorrento with half board. Excursions to Monte Sant’Angelo, St. Matthew’s Monastery and Pietrelcina are also included.

Visit or call 01 2410816 for details.

- DISCOVER Travel offer a 10-day privately escorted classic tour of coastal Vietnam to allow clients get a rich insight into a fascinating country.

The deal, on offer for €1,860 per person including taxes, takes in Halong in the north, to the Mekong Delta in the south with visits to tropical beaches in between. Flights are from Dublin, Cork or Shannon with Malaysian Airlines and fares are valid for travel up to July 6 and then between August 7 and December 11.

Details from Discover Travel on 021 4635440 or on

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