Magic Monday: Your weekly ticket to travel with independent.ie...
You might hate Monday, but you'll love Pól Ó Conghaile's weekly pick of five fab travel deals.
Welcome to Magic Monday, a round-up of fresh travel deals designed to brighten the worst morning of the week. My focus is always on value, rather than cheap for the sake of cheap. We holiday happier that way. Enjoy!
€487pp: 7 Days in Lanzarote
Falcon Holidays has seven nights self-catering at the three-star Rosamar Apartments in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote from €487pp based on two sharing. It departs July 17th. www.falconholidays.ie
€778pp: A cost-effective cruise...
It’s not easy finding competitive cruise prices this summer, but Thomson Cruises has a seven night ‘Ancient Wonders’ trip departing Turkey this July 9th from €778pp. The price is full-board, and even includes flights. www.thomsonholidays.ie
€139pp: Flash sale in Westport...
Hotel Westport has let fly with a flash sale bundling two nights’ B&B plus one dinner on an evening of your choice from €139pp. July 23-24; www.hotelwestport.ie
€1,449pp: Splash in Sri Lanka...
Sri Lanka is back with a bang, and Trailfinders has a sensational seven-night package including flights, transfers and 5-star accommodation from €1,349pp, valid for September and October departures. www.trailfinders.ie
€145pp: A Blue Book Weekend Break
Newforge House in Co. Armagh has two nights’ B&B and one dinner for two on Friday or Saturday from €145pp based on two sharing. The six-bedroom Georgian country house is an Historic Hotel of Europe. www.irelands-blue-book.ie
NB: All deals subject to availability.