Travel Digest by Barry Coughlan

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Travel Digest by Barry Coughlan

The company will operate its new charter programme from Dublin with a Thomson Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner and will operate for six weeks.

Prices have still to be determined, but the company reports strong early interest.

BLARNEY RESORT DROPS PRICES

Prices for stays at self-catering lodges in Blarney’s golf and leisure hotel have been reduced and with some extras thrown in.

Three nights now comes in for €299, down from €399, five nights for €549 and seven nights for €789, both down by €100 but with one dinner/two dinners included for all the family. Details on www.theblarneyhotel.ie

CRUISE JUST YOU YOUZE

American Holidays is currently marketing a number of cruise/city stays for travel over the coming months. One of the offers is a three-night stay in Las Vegas, another night in Miami and four nights on board Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas for €1,249.

Flights are ex Dublin (September). A December departure is available for €1,799 with a couple of nights in New York and seven nights cruising. www.americanholidays.com

IT’S YANKEE DOODLE HANDY

Sunway features several package deals to north America, both for later this year and into 2016. Fly-drive options available include an eight day/seven night deal along the California Coast from €1,355 to include an economy car hire with a November departure. In October, the company is marketing a fly-drive deal in Massachusetts with eight nights accommodation and car included. www.sunway.ie

RED HOT OFFER FROM RED SEA

It’s strictly on a first come, first served, basis and only for the first child, but Red Sea Holidays is offering 1 holidays to kids aged between two to 12 out of Dublin this summer.

With many family friendly hotels on offer in the popular sun-soaked resort of Sharm El Sheikh, those with young families may be tempted. Details on www.redseaholidays.ie

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