Escape to the sun: five deals to get you on your way
Palma: Grab a seat from Cork on this Aer Lingus flight to Palma from €145 return and find a hotel or apartment on Playa de Palma, five minutes from the airport, from €280 per room per week. See hotels.com and aerlingus.ie for more
Turkey: Sunway has two weeks for the price of one at the four-star Sea Pearl Hotel. Departures April 6th and 13th. Adults €299, Children €199. See sunway.ie
The Canary Islands: Clickandgo.com can get you to Lanzarote (above) in Puerto del Carmen from €591pps and Gran Canaria, Las Palomas from €486pps (both self-catering). See clickandgo.com for more
Sail Dubai to Barcelona: Dip your toes in the warm Arabian Gulf for four days and then board Serenade of the Seas for a 15-night cruise from Dubai to Barcelona via the Egypt and the Suez Canal, prices including flights, accommodation in Dubai and all meals and entertainment on board from €1,339pps, from April 11th. See cruiseholidays.ie for more.
Thailand: Let the warm tropical air wash over you as you enjoy an extra week in the four-star-plus The Sands Khao Lak, Thailand, 14 nights from €1,549. Includes flights from Dublin to Phuket with Etihad Airways, daily breakfast & seven free nights. Valid for specific departure 13 Apr. Book by 1 April. Trailfinders.ie