Tadhg Peavoy rounds up the best late deals and travel offers.

Wings Abroad
Wings Abroad caters for the Turkey travel market and has excellent deals for both Kusadasi and the Bodrum Peninsula.

Kusadasi is a prime beach resort with Aegean beaches, shopping and history within close proximity.

Marina Hotel - 4* - Bed and Breakfast Basis
Package price for 7 nights is €299pp

A holiday paradise, the Marina hotel overlooks the coastline, while shops, bars and restaurants are a short walk from the premises.

Pine Club - 3/4* - Self-Catering Basis
Package price for 7 nights - €299pp

The Pine Club, built specifically for the Irish market, is a firm favourite with Irish holidaymakers. Its exclusive country club atmosphere, along with its excellent entertainment and animation programme, make this complex an ideal choice for families with children of all ages, or the independent traveller.

Package price includes: Flights/transfers/accommodation for 7 nights/luggage.

Date of Departure: ex Dublin April 28 2013. Only extra €3 government tax pp. Prices are per person and based on a minimum of two sharing.

Bodrum is a historic city nestled on the southern side of Turkey's south-west coast. The city offers a choice of beaches, chilling out and shopping, as well as open-air nightclubs and partying. Wings Abroad offers deals to Gumbet, located just 3km from Bodrum.

The town offers warm, shallow sea, centred around a golden arc of its gently curving beach.

Here you’ll find an abundance of cafés, restaurants and shops that never seem to close.

Kaseria Hotel - Gumbet - Special Category Hotel - Bed and Breakfast Basis
Package Price for 7 nights - €326pp

This family-run hotel provides a friendly and wonderful atmosphere with amazing views over the bay of Gumbet. Located 200m from the beach and just 400m to the nightlife of Gumbet.

Package price includes: Flights/transfers/accommodation for 7 nights/luggage.

Date of Departure: ex Dublin May 19 2013. Only extra €3 government tax pp. Prices are per person and based on a minimum of 2 sharing.

A third option is Bitez, the hidden gem of the Bodrum Peninsula, and located just 2km from Gumbet. Here you can catch a glimpse of the real life of the local village people in this small, charming and laidback resort.

Summer Gardens - Apartments - Bitez - 3*Self-Catering Basis Package Price for 7 nights - €399pp
The Summer Garden Complex stands within an established tangerine grove just a stone's throw from the centre of Bitez and the beach.

This wonderful location - together with the excellent on-site facilities - make this a perfect choice for families and couples alike.

Package price includes: Flights/transfers/accommodation for 7 nights/luggage.

Date of departure: ex Dublin May 19 2013. Only extra €3 gov tax pp. Prices are per person and based on a minimum of 2 sharing.

For more, see www.wingsabroad.ie

Air France Long-Haul Flights
Air France is currently offering some superb deals on long-haul
flights. Amongst the bargains are flights to the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius; Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa; and the commercial hub of Thailand - Bangkok. These special fares are valid for travel before the end of October.

Johannesburg from €599*

Mauritius from €661*

Bangkok from €666*

Nairobi from €674*

Cape Town from €850*

Accra, Ghana from €815*


*Including taxes and charges.

For more, see www.airfrance.ie.

Trailfinders Cruises
Trailfinders continues to provide excellent deals in the cruise market. At present Trailfinders is offering excellent deals on trips including: Barcelona to Venice; Rome and the Balearics; Norway; and New York and the Caribbean.

7-Night Venice to Barcelona Cruise with Royal Caribbean International €659 - departs November 16
Includes flights, transfers and 7-night cruise aboard Splendour of the Seas from Venice to Barcelona visiting Split (Croatia), Naples (Italy), Rome (Civitavecchia, Italy), Florence/Pisa (Livorno, Italy) and Provence (Toulon, France)

8-Night Rome & The Balearics Cruise with MSC Cruises €749 - departs October 4
Includes flights, 1 night 4* Rome hotel and 7-night cruise aboard MSC Orchestra from/to Rome visiting Palermo (Italy), La Goulette (Tunisia), Ibiza (Spain - overnight stay), Villefranche Sur Mer (France) and Genoa (Italy)

8-Night Norwegian Fjords Cruise with Royal Caribbean International €799 - departs 18 May
Includes flights, transfers and 8-night cruise aboard Independence of the Seas from/to Southampton visiting Flam, Skjolden, Olden, Alesund and Stavanger (all in Norway)

11-Night New York Christmas Shopping & Caribbean Cruise with Royal Caribbean International €1199 - departs December 1
Includes direct flights from Dublin to New York with Aer Lingus,1 night 3* New York hotel and 10-night cruise aboard Explorer of the Seas from/to Cape Liberty, New Jersey visiting Labadee (Haiti), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Charlotte Amalie (St Thomas) and Philipsburg (St Maarten)

All cruises include accommodation, full board, and most onboard entertainment.

Cruise Trailfinders: Dublin (01) 881 4948, Cork (021) 464 4948 or Limerick Travel Centre (061) 292748
http://cruises.trailfinders.ie/

Ebookers
If you only have a few days to take off this summer, Ebookers is offering some very good deals for breaks around Europe, with fashion capital Milan, and sunny Alicante standing out (see offers below).

Log on to ebookers.ie to see the full range of offers.

Milan
Flight + 3 nights
3* Gala Hotel
€182pp room only inc taxes
Departing from Dublin on Tuesday April 30

Alicante
Flight + 3 nights
3* Hotel Castilla
€238pp room only inc taxes
Departing from Dublin on Sunday May 5

Sunway
Sunway is a travel company that always offers superb value for money, and has some great deals for Portugal, Prague and Orlando at present.

Portugal in May
7 nights in the 4* Paraiso Aparthotel in Albufeira just €429
Valid for travel on May 12

Price includes flights from Dublin, transfers, 7 nights' self-catering accommodation, 20kg baggage allowance, resort representative service and all taxes. www.sunway.ie or phone Sunway (01) 288 6828

Prague Short Breaks
4 nights in the 4* Courtyard by Marriott Hotel just €269
Valid for travel June 30 – September 9

Price includes flights from Dublin, 4 nights' B&B accommodation and all taxes. www.sunway.ie or phone Sunway (01) 288 6828

Orlando in September
7 nights in the 3* International Palms Resort just €575
Valid for travel on September 20

Price is based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12 sharing and includes flights, 7 nights' accommodation and all taxes. www.sunway.ie or phone Sunway (01) 288 6828

Tadhg Peavoy
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