DEALS:The Ritz Carlton (pictured) is celebrating five years in Powerscourt, Co Wicklow next month with a special deal: the Gordon Ramsay Dining Experience package is €155pps and includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner in the restaurant. Tel: 01-274 8888 or see ritzcarlton.com
Take a tour of Portugal from October 20th for seven days, from Lisbon to the Algrave, visiting Estoril, Sintra, Cascais, Évora and Vilamoura, with breakfast and dinner each day, from €675pps plus flights. Book on 01-490 9311 and rathgartravel.ie
It’s cruise week this week and one that really stands out is a 15-night trip on the MSC Sinfonia from Cape Town to Malaga, sailing up the west coast of Africa. Book now for next spring, with flights to Cape Town and back from Malaga, prices from €1,169pps. Tel: 01-240 1788, topflightworldwide.ie
Get some late Turkish sun with weekly Sunway charters from Knock airport until November 4th. A week in the Sea Pearl resort departing October 14th costs from €389pps, and a family mid-term break in the Palmin Resort is from €2,119 for two adults and two kids. Tel: 01-288 6828, sunway.ie
There are a few seats left for holidays to Croatia departing on October 20th, staying in the five-star Hotel Croatia in Cavtat for six nights, from €768pps, BB with half-board option an extra €70.
Tel: 01-878 0800, croatia.ie