Book it: The best deals
Christmas markets:The Christmas season begins in Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, next week. Flights with SAS from €150 return and weekend breaks with flexibletrips.iefrom €271pps.
Football tickets and trips
Book your trip to Sweden v Republic of Ireland in Stockholm in March from €425, with match ticket, and Abbey Travel will give you a ticket for the Greece match on November 14th. Tel: 01-804 7102, abbeytravel.ie.
Citybreaks in the US
Find the best deals for American cities on a new website launched by Platinum Travel, citybreakusa.ie. Four- and five-night trips to 17 cities cost from €999pps and all the majors destinations are available.
Tel: 01- 853 5000.
Lads’ pad chalet
Book ski holidays for the lads during November and €50 will be donated to the Movember cause for men’s health. A week in Chalet Lolana in Morzine, an exclusive man pad with its own full-size pool table, costs from €980pps with meals, drinks and ski guiding. Tel: 01-677 1100,
On song in Kenmare
Get your hymn sheets out for the Choral Festival in Kenmare on Nov 30th-Dec 2nd. Stay in Sheen Falls Lodge for two nights with one dinner and passes for the events, from €245pps. Tel: 064-6641600,