Wednesday 20 June 2018

Top 5 travel deals: Ryanair sale releases one million seats from €9.99


A Ryanair plane prepares to land at Barcelona's El Prat. Photo: JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images
A Ryanair plane prepares to land at Barcelona's El Prat. Photo: JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images
Pól Ó Conghaile

Pól Ó Conghaile

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€9.99: Ryanair flash sale

In the wake of last week's flight cancellations fiasco, Ryanair has released one million seats from €9.99 in a flash sale that ends at midnight tonight.

Destinations still available at the price include Cologne and Hamburg from Dublin, and London (Gatwick and Stansted) from Cork (see

As of yesterday, Ryanair says it has "re-accommodated" 95pc of customers affected by cancellations with either refunds or re-routings.

Passengers whose flights were cancelled between September 10th and October 2nd due to the scheduling issues are entitled to compensation, it says, but any cancellation after October 2nd will not qualify for compensation. Read our full Q&A here.

€189pp: Christmas Markets in Rome

ITAA member Kanes Travel has three nights in Rome, including flights and a hotel stay, from €189pp departing November 28. "The Piazza Navona Christmas Market is the biggest and best in Rome," it says. 043 333-4500;;

€249pp: Short breaks in Benidorm

Cassidy Travel has short breaks to Benidorm next month from €249pps for four nights in the 3-star Acuarium Apartments (self-catering). The package departs Dublin on Friday, October 20. 01 969-5266;

€429pp: Family fun in Florida

Tour America has teamed up with Virgin Atlantic to offer seven nights in Orlando from €429pp. The deal includes flights and accommodation, based on two adults and two children sharing in June 2018 (Ref. 609434). 01 817-3535;

€919pp: Kick back in Kenya

Save up to €250pp on a seven-night stay at the Leopard Beach Resort & Spa in Mombasa between November 1 and December 10, if booked before 31st October. Tropical sky has the deal from €919pp, based on two sharing on a half-board basis. 01 664-9999;

PS: Jurys Inn 48-hour flash sale

Starting Wednesday, September 27, Jurys Inn has a 40-hour flash sale offering 30 off stays in all 36 of its hotels in Ireland, the UK and Prague. Book on

NB: All travel deals subject to availability/change.

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