Go free


Shakespeare in the Park (Central Park in New York, that is) is celebrating its 50th anniversary and has announced two free open-air plays. The first is As You Like It (June 5-30), followed by Into the Woods (July 23-August 25). You can pick up two free tickets per person from the theatre at 1pm on the day.

The nearby Hotel @ Times Square offers free wifi, breakfast, national phone calls and newspapers, and kids under 12 stay free. Rooms in June and August from $234.99 (€177).

Catch:Tickets on a first-come, first-served basis.

Take note: thehotelattimessquare.com.

Mourne Lodge in Kilkeel, Co Down, offers free wifi, breakfast and maps as well as free bicycles for touring the Mournes. Available to guests who book two nights in May and June and costs £35 (€42) per person based on four sharing and £45 (€54) per person based on two sharing.

Catch:The pressure is on to have an all-action cycling holiday.

Take note: themournelodge.com