Sarah Slattery compiles a list of the top Travel Trade Deals from trade partners, including airlines’ seat sales, special offers from tour operators, hotel deals from bedbanks, and the latest cruise deals.
Aer Lingus are offering up to 25% off selected European airfares from 1st July to 31st October. Book by 19th May.
Falcon Holidays June specials include Turkey from €280 on the 8th of June in the Sun apartments, Zakynthos on the 9th of June from €368 in the Ilios apartments and Crete on the 14th of June from €369 in the Stefania apartments. Prices based on two sharing for seven nights.
Sunway Fly Cruise offers include Norwegian Epic on the 14th of June from €869 and MSC Fantasia on the 3rd of July from €999 both sailing from Barcelona for seven nights and include flights from Dublin.
Sunway have a 3 day summer sale to Turkey from Shannon, with prices starting at €299 per person for seven nights in the 4* Sea Pearl hotel on the 23rd of May.
Royal Caribbean Cruises ‘Pack more in’ May campaign offers a free cabin upgrade and ¢200 on board credit. Highlights include Splendour of the Seas, Greek Isles cruise on the 21st of October for €1095 including flights, transfers and baggage.
Irish Ferries and Stena Line have offers from Rosslare to Cherbourg from €99 each way for a car and two adults for travel up to 28th May or after 24th August.
Red Sea Holidays are offering seven night package holidays to Sharm el Sheikh from €419 per person on the 21st and 28th of May.
Topflight’s May sale continues with reductions across all Italian resorts including the Bristol Hotel in Sorrento, seven nights half-board from €799 per person on 24th May.
Lowcostbeds are offering great value on accommodation in Greece. The Pantheon Studios in Kos are only €10 per person per night or the 5-star Holiday Palace in Corfu half-board is €27 per person per night; both based on arrivals up to the middle of June.
Wendy Wu Tours are offering €200 per person off all-inclusive tours booked by 31st May. Highlights include a 10-day China Experience tour from €2,940 departing 15th August and an 18-day Vietnam Panorama tour from €2,990 departing 12th July. All tours include flights from Ireland.
Classic Resorts are offering the 4* Occidental Grand Punta Cana from €1339 inc taxes for seven nights, all inclusive in the Dominican Republic. Travel between 1st September – 31st October, book by 31st May.
British Airways’ Rest of the World seat sale continues with fares to Beijing from €200 in World Traveller or €480 in World Traveller Plus and Sydney from €360 or €800 World Traveller Plus. Book by 19th May for travel up to 5th December 2015, fares exclude taxes and surcharges.
Emirates’ sale includes flights to Dubai for €499 in economy class or €1,999 in business class and Hong Kong €632 in economy and €2,222 in business. Book by 17th May.
Etihad Airways sale includes flights to Abu Dhabi from €500 and Phuket from €754, book by 31st May.