Travel Digest: TUI deals, Croatia, Hotel Kilkenny, Canary Islands

NEW YEAR

TUI has 2018 options for those interested in Switzerland, Germany, Slovenia, Austria and Italy, priced from €499. 

The company also has specials out of Cork, Shannon and Ireland West Airports from €449 between May and August to Majorca, Lanzarote and the Spanish Costa Dorada. Check out www.tuiholidays.ie

FAMILY FUN

Shandon Travel, through Vacansoleil, offers a Croatian family break early next May priced from €1228 with return flights from Dublin included. 

The deal is for the Strasko Campsite close to Novalja with several swimming pools. It also has a variety of shops and residents can rent bikes. www.itaa.ie/2017/10/26/croatia

ROUTE 66

American Holidays has just launched a brand new Road Trip Reminder to make planning a dream USA road trip come to fruition. 

Travellers can enjoy any one of several adventures including The West Coast highway and, naturally, Route 66 from €1999. Check it out on 01- 673 3804 or go to www.americanholidays.com.

PEACE AND QUIET

Not everyone believes that Christmas is just for kids. Peace and quiet is good for some and Hotel Kilkenny is to cater for those in that group this year with a package starting on December 24. 

There’s a traditional lunch and dinner, with live musical entertainment. Priced from €359 sharing, see www.hotelkilkenny.ie

WINTER SUN

Classic Collection Holidays has luxury four and five-star packages available all winter, many in the sun-soaked Canary Islands.

There are savings of up to €544. A week in January staying at the Radisson Blu Resort and Spa in Mogan comes in from €1,145 per person. 01 5413000 or www.classic-collection.ie.


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