RTÉ Travel's Ed Leahy rounds up the best late deals and holiday offers.
New Year Spa Break Offer from Hastings Hotels
Dust off the winter cobwebs and enjoy a mid-week spa break in January at the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in Newcastle from only £154pps or the Culloden Estate & Spa in Cultra, just outside Belfast, from only £164pps and enjoy overnight accommodation with hot chocolate and tray bakes on arrival, a deeply relaxing and restorative spa experience with your choice of two treatments - a personalised ESPA Aromatherapy Massage, personalised ESPA Facial, File and Polish for the Hands OR feet, Maternity ESPA Massage or Gentleman’s ESPA Facial – along with a delicious light lunch, full use of the spa facilities and breakfast the following morning.
For more information, contact +44 48 9042 1066 and quote January Spa Break.
Enjoy a St Valentine’s Break in Westport
Share a Love Potion cocktail in the intimate setting of the Plaza Bar. Then set the mood for an evening of romance, where dinner for two will be served in the French influenced Restaurant Merlot. And for the ultimate couples experience, bask in the relaxation of the Rasul Chamber at Spa Sula, where you can indulge in a detoxifying Mud Therapy in your own private chamber, then take a dip in the outdoor Jacuzzi rock pool and relax in the Couples Relaxation Suite, overlooking the Zen Garden.
The ‘Love Nest’ package includes a two-night stay at the Westport Plaza, with full Irish breakfast each morning and dinner on an evening of your choice all from only €125pps midweek and €189pps at the weekend. This package is available from 11-17 February.
For more information, visit www.westportplazahotel.ie or call +353 98 51166.
Aer Lingus January Sale Now On
Aer Lingus are offering seats to Britain, continental Europe and the USA in their New Year sale until 14 January.
The choice is wider with Aer Lingus for Summer 2013 with brand new sunshine holiday destinations and additional frequency on lots of your favourite routes.
Fly to Britain from €25.99, Europe from €35.99, USA from €229 and Canada from just €289. You can also connect to over 50 destinations in the USA and Canada from just €269.
Book by 14 January for travel dates between 8 January and 30 April.
For more information, visit www.aerlingus.com.
Emirates 2013 Sale Offering Great International Fares
Emirates is welcoming 2013 aboard by offering very attractive fares to more than 120 destinations until 10 January, for travel from 18 January to 10 June.
Return Economy Class fares to Dubai start from €497 and other great prices include:
- Australia from €971
- New Zealand from €1,012
- Indian Ocean destinations from €573
- China from €568
- Africa from €617
- South East Asia from €708
- North East Asia from €860
All prices are based on return fares from Dublin and are inclusive of all taxes and charges.
For more information, visit http://www.emirates.com/ie/english/destinations_offers/special_offers/enjoy/perfect-start.aspx
Save 10% on Big Challenge trips with Intrepid Travel
Intrepid is offering 10% off a range of trips that challenge the body, mind, senses and limits including:
Annapurna Circuit – 22 days was from €876, now from €788
Active Thailand – 12 days was from €1,130, now from £1,017
Explore Mexico & Guatemala – 10 days was from €761, now from €685
Buenos Aires to Rio Unplugged – 17 days was from €1,750, now from €1,575
Experience Colombia – 8 days was from €971, now from €874
All prices exclude flights
Book: 3 January – 2 February 2013
Travel: 3 January – 31 August 2013
Promotional code: quote 9497 at time of booking
For more information, visit www.intrepidtravel.com/bigchallenge or call +44 844 4998487.
Family Panto Break in Fermanagh
Enjoy post-Christmas pantomime fun for all the family with Aladdin at Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh from January 10–19. Throw in a magic carpet, a mystical Spirit of the Ring, the Emperor of China, a beautiful princess and a couple of inept policemen and you have all the ingredients for a fantastic tale and great entertainment.
Why not turn your visit into a short break and avail of Northern Ireland Tourist Board’s (NITB) special accommodation offer at the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen, with two nights’ accommodation, breakfast and one evening meal from £79pps.
For more information, call 1850 230 230 or visit www.discovernorthernireland.com.