Aisling Jones: arranging car hire in advance kept transport costs to about €30 a person for the week, including petrol. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irish holidaymakers spend about €1,000 on their summer holiday overseas. While that figure includes the cost of getting to a destination and stayin(...)

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Timing is off Depending on your circumstances you should either book your holiday well in advance or leave it until the last minute. If you’re tr(...)