Travel Digest: A quick summary of holiday tips

Delphi Resort is targeting families with 20 deals this summer.

Barry Coughlan imparts his travel knowledge.

In America

Pittsburgh has been added to the list of American cities available to those flying with WOW Air out of Cork and Dublin. The Icelandic airline introduced the service on June 16 and is selling seats from €159 one way on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday each week,

via Reykjavik. The company also offers flights to six other American cities and two in Canada. Visit www.wowair.ie.

Taste of luxury

Classic Resorts features an eight night break in Bali in October with prices starting from €2299. For that, clients will get return flights from Dublin and an all-inclusive stay in a superior room at the four-star Bali Mandira Beach Resort and Spa, located right on the

famed Legian Beach. The resort features four outdoor swimming pools, and an onsite spa. Visit www.itaa.ie/2017/05/31/bali/

Family fun

A family of four can holiday in Salou for seven nights in August (20-27) with Shandon Travel from €2420. Staying in the centrally located Cye Holiday Hotel, the Port Aventura theme park is within a 30

minute stroll or a short train ride. The hotel offers fully furnished apartments with fitted kitchens. Details from www.shandontravel.ie or

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The great outdoors

The Delphi Resort is luring family groups with an array of activities to suit young and old alike. Located in Connemara on the Mayo/Galway

border, the resort offers 20 family friendly outdoor activities suitable for kids over four.

Five nights with hotel stay costs from €1,200 and with hostel accommodation from €858. The hotel package includes a full day of adventure activities and free kids club. Visit www.delphiresort.com.


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