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Dreaming of sunshine?

American Holidays: If you're dreaming of a Sunshine State trip this year, check out its Floriday sale.

Deals include low deposits on packages, free car hire upgrades, "Kids eat free" cards as well as three parks for price of two special offers.

Packages start from just €579pp (€50 for extra week), including flights, accommodation, taxes and charges, based on two adults and two children sharing.

The Florida sale ends January 31.

Visit www.americanholidays.com.

TOPFLIGHT: There's a huge array of cruising, camping and city break ideas in its latest Italian brochure, with early bird deals (€150 off per couple) for holidays booked before February 28.

There's a more extensive range of activity holidays which include walking, watersports, cycling, garden visits, wine tasting and culinary breaks, while golfing around Lake Garda and Tuscany is new for 2014.

There are also seven new campsites for families and new destinations include the Tuscan cities of Siena and Lucca.


SUNWAY: Its new summer sun programme has early bookings deals of €100 off per couple, if booked by February 28.

Prices include Lanzarote from €399, Algarve from €349, Turkey from €399, Gran Canaria from €399 and Morocco/Tunisia from €349.

See www.sunway.ie or phone Sunway 01-2886828

FUN IN DUBLIN: If you're still missing Christmas, feel festive again (even bring the kids) at the new-look Funderland at the RDS.

Running until January 12, it's got the usual dizzying rides and ever-popular big dipper, plus a bigger and better ice-skating rink, iSkate, continental Christmas market, puppet shows and Christmas circus.

See www.funderland.com for more details.