RTÉ Travel's Ed Leahy rounds up the best late deals and holiday offers.
Sunway Summer Sale starts this weekend
From Friday April 25 until Thursday May 1, Sunway is holding a sale for all their summer destinations departing during June, July and August from Dublin, Cork, Shannon and Knock.
Choose from Tunisia, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Algarve, Fuerteventura, Sicily, Lisbon Coast, Fuerteventura, Bulgaria, Sorrento and Costa del Sol and prices start from just €369.
For more information, visit www.sunway.ie or call 01-2886828.
Go Walkabouts in Cavan in May
From beginners to experienced ramblers and hikers there is a walk for you this May at the Cavan Walking Festival. The Cavan Walking Festival takes place every May (2-11 May) with guided walks taking place over 10 days throughout the county, hosting over 25 walks of varying distances and grades.
Stay in Cavan during the festival at one of the great selection of accommodation ranging from contemporary hotels and lakeside chalets to homely B&Bs. 2014 is the fourth year of the festival, which has a packed programme of themed trails, rambles and hikes all led by trained local guides. Choose from night, nature, forest and history rambles, archaeology, geology, family and fitness trails, teddy bear adventures, atmospheric dusk walks, along with hikes for the more experienced such as the Cuilcagh Mountain Climb. Accommodation offers from just €25 per night
For more information, visit www.lakelandswalking.com.
Latest Summer Sunshine Offers from Thomson
Thomson Summer 2014 offers:
May 22, Dublin to Lanzarote, Riu Olivina, Playa de los Pocillos, 3T+, 7 nights All Inclusive, 2 sharing from €655pp
May 22, Dublin to Majorca, Mariners Club , Alcudia, 3T, 7 nights Self Catering, 2 sharing from €359pp
May 28, Dublin to Ibiza, Hotel Riomar, Santa Eulalia, 3T, 7 nights Half Board, 2 sharing from €365pp
May 28, Dublin to Rhodes, Lindos Gardens, Lindos, 3T, 7 nights Self Catering, 2 sharing from €469p
May 25, Cork to Lanzarote, Caybeach Sun, Playa Blanca, 3T, 7 nights Self Catering, 2 sharing from €419pp
May 10, Shannon to Majorca, Aparthotel Sol De Alcudia, Alcudia, 3T, 7 nights Self Catering, 2 sharing from €329pp
For more information, visit www.thomsonholidays.ie, call on: 1850 45 35 45.
Big Three Wine Tour with Travel Department
Take a trip to three of the most famous wine regions in the world, all located in the beautiful south of France. Fly direct to France with Aer Lingus, including guided transfer on arrival to your hotel. Stay 3 nights in 4* accommodation in Reims with breakfast included each day. While in Reims you can visit the lighthouse at Verzenay, which offers an exceptional 360°view of the Champagne vineyards. Pamper yourself with a Champagne tasting and lunch at Marguet in Ambonnay, and a wine tasting at Montaudon. You can also enjoy a morning guided tour of Reims including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Palace of Tau, the Basilica and Museum Saint-Remi Abbey. Before you leave Reims, visit Champagne house Bollinger at Ay, and use your free time to explore the lively city.
From Reims, transfer to Auxerre and stay 4 nights in 3* accommodation with breakfast included each day. From there you can visit Domaine Denis Race in Chablis, Domaine Garnier and Fils in Ligny for tasting and lunch. Take a trip to the ancient village of Irancy and explore the unique red, rosé and white wines of Irancy AOC. Finally, enjoy a day trip to Sancerre for tasting at Domaine Raimbault-Pineau followed by lunch by the Loire.
Throughout the package you will be escorted by a representative from Mitchell & Son Wine Merchants. From €1299 incl tax pps
Departs May 24th from Dublin (7 nights)
For more information, visit www.traveldepartment.ie or call 01-6371600.
Latest Turkey Offers from WingsAbroad
Book a holiday to Gumbet and you could find yourself relaxing on the longest beach on the Bodrum Peninsula or enjoying a great meal at one of the resort's many excellent restaurants and cafes. Holidaymakers looking for a great night out will also find that Gumbet is home to a brilliant selection of bars where they can dance until the early hours.
Stay in the Kaseria Hotel on a B&B basis from only €369pp for 7 nights, €469pp for 14 nights. Travel: May 16th
Stay in the Baba Hotel on a B&B basis from only €379pp for 7 nights, €479pp for 14 nights. Travel: May 16th
For more information, visit www.wingsabroad.ie or call 01-8719444.
Malta Sunshine Offers in May
Enjoy an early summer break and experience some of the fantastic cultural events on offer this May. Musical lovers can witness the Malta International Music Festival & Competition which runs from the April 27th until 11th of May.The festival consists of consists of a series of piano, saxophone, violin, cello, voice and chamber ensembles, master-classes and concerts in the leading venues of Malta & Gozo.
Concorde Travel is offering seven nights at the 3* St Georges Park & La Vallette Apartments from May 2nd for four people sharing, self catering, from €349pp. Alternatively, from May 8th you can stay at the 4* Paradise Bay, Mellieha, on a B&B basis for €444pp.
With Sunspot Tours/Mercury Direct you can stay for a week at the Bella Vista Hotel, Qawra from €550pp or a week half board from €485pp at the Bugibba Hotel, Bugibba from May 6th.
For the entire month of May, with Belleair, you can stay at the 4* Qawra Palace Hotel, Qawra, from just €21.00 per person per night based on two adults sharing on a bed and breakfast basis.