A holiday in Portugal for €99 and other great escapes
The best travel deals at home and abroad
Rocky Coast of Algarve, Portugal
Visit the Algarve for €99
Get a three day holiday in the Algarve for €99 from December 3rd to 6th with Ryanair. Staying in the Monica Isabel Beach Hotel in Albufeira, in a self-catering apartment, you will be right on the beach. Other holidays on the Algarve over the next three months will cost €115 - €200, including flights and accommodation. Ryanair Holidays take a deposit of 40 per cent on booking and the balance 28 days before travel. See holidays.ryanair.com
Qatar flight sale: Up to 40% off flights worldwide
Qatar Airways which operates a daily service from Dublin to Doha is discounting flights around its world network in both economy and business class. Valid for bookings made until September 19th, the promotion includes discounts of up to 40 per cent. Economy class fares to some popular destinations include €529 to Bangkok, 549 to Hong-Kong, 609 to Chiang Mai and 769 to Seychelles. Business class fares are starting at 1,929 to Delhi, 2,299 to Singapore and 3,089 to Canberra in Australia. Fares are valid for travel from September 15th to May 31st, 2018.
Shopping and a show in London for €199
Book a shopping and show trip to London with Click and Go for December. Matinees are good value and let you cram more into your days. Staying in the RE Hotel in London’s trendy neighbourhood of Shoreditch, two nights – with Aer Lingus flights – cost from from €199 per person. See clickandgo.com.
Last-minute sun in Menorca
Departing this Sunday, September 17th, you can spend a week in the Roc Lago apartments in Cala’ n Bosch in Menorca from €589 per person. Price includes flights, accommodation, 20kg baggage and transfers with sunway.ie, 01-2311800.
All-inclusive holiday in Crete for €665
You can book now for an all-inclusive holiday to Crete on October 18th in the Porto Platanias Beach Resort, near Chania on the western side of the island. Right on the beach, the hotel has a spa and pool facilities. See steintravel.ie, 01-5175990.
2018 holidays with discounts and low deposits
Vacance Soleil camping and mobile home holidays with Brittany Ferries are on sale now through shandontravel.ie. There are discounts of €75 available and low cost deposits of €200 if you book by September 30th, (021)4277094.
Irish breaks from €37.50 per person
Looking for a reasonably priced autumn break in the country? Lidl Breaks has a selection of good value weekend and midweek breaks from €37.50 per person sharing. Two nights, with one dinner, at the Rose Hotel, Tralee from €195 for two, or one night dinner, bed and breakfast in the Viking Hotel Waterford from €54 per person sharing. See lidlbreaks.ie