Magic Monday: Your weekly ticket to travel happiness!
You might hate Monday, but you'll love Pól Ó Conghaile's weekly pick of five fab travel deals.
Magic Monday is an exclusive selection of special offers designed to brighten up the worst morning of the week. Our focus is always on value, rather than cheap for the sake of cheap. Enjoy!
€165: Two nights with Tifco
Tifco Hotels have a generous spread of summer specials on offer right now, including what looks like a real steal at the Johnstown House Hotel & Spa in Enfield. Two nights’ B&B for a family of four, with dinner on one evening and a family pass to Wallaby Woods, starts from €165. 01 862-9000; www.tifcohotels.ie
€285pp: Late summer sun in Tenerife
If you can delay your holiday departure to August 28th, then you stand to make big savings with GoHop.ie. The company has seven nights at the three-star La Carabela Apartments on a self-catering basis from €285pp, with return flights from Shannon. 01 241-2389; www.gohop.ie
€689pp: Three nights in NYC
Flights alone regularly cost more than this package offer. Tour America has a three-night stay in the Fitzpatrick Grand Central hotel including flights, based on two sharing, from €689pp. The offer is based on a January 15th departure date, REF: 471896. 01 817 3535; www.touramerica.ie and www.itaa.ie/offers
€749pp: 7 Night Fly/Cruise with Royal Caribbean
Sunway has a week-long cruise with Splendour of the Seas departing November 8th. The holiday, which includes connecting flights, departs from Venice and takes in Dubrovnik, Kusadasi and Santorini among other ports of call. The price is based on two sharing an inside cabin. 01 231-1800; www.sunway.ie
€1,049pps: Five-star Cancun
As the schools re-open, so do the holiday specials. Topflight has seven nights at the five-star Dreams Sands Cancun on an all-inclusive basis from just €1,049pp this September, including flights from Dublin to Mexico. The resort opens next month. 01 240-1788; www.topflight.ie
PS. A little extra...
Topflight has a three-day Italian sale starting today. It’s offering up to €250 off on packages to Italy this August. Book by Wednesday, July 30th. www.topflight.ie
NB: All prices subject to availability.