TRAVEL DIGEST

Irish Examiner - Weekend - - Travel - Barry Cough­lan

FOR STARTERS

Pam­porovo, in Bul­garia, is a town that prides it­self on 270 days of sun­shine a year. The town is also noted as a ski re­sort that’s per­fect for begin­ners. Kanes Travel has a Jan­uary of­fer on file priced from €699 to in­clude lift passes and tu­ition. Ac­com­mo­da­tion is in the cen­tral Ho­tel Orlovetz. De­tails on: www.itaa.ie/2017/08/21/b/

FOUR OF THE BEST

It’s the time of year again when Flynn Ho­tels of­fers 15 per cent dis­counts off room rates in the group’s four ho­tels. Prices at the Im­pe­rial Ho­tel in Cork, the New­park in Kilkenny, the Old Ground, En­nis and the Park Ho­tel in Dun­gar­van will be dis­counted in the sale that ends on Septem­ber 8. In­for­ma­tion: www.fly­nnho­tels.com.

FAR EAST

The Far East is un­like any­where else in the world, and world­wide hol­i­day spe­cial­ists Trav­el­mood has a range of spe­cials on of­fer, from Bali to Bangkok and Vietnam to Sin­ga­pore. Ten nights in Bali at the four-star Taum Re­sort is on of­fer from €1,169 with re­turn flights from Dublin. Travel is for Novem­ber. The com­pany also of­fers five nights in Sin­ga­pore. Visit www.trav­el­mood.ie or call 01 4331063.

TRAVEL TO LOUR­DES

J Barter Travel in Cork has lim­ited avail­abil­ity for a sur­face travel trip to Lour­des de­part­ing Septem­ber 16. This group tour has bus pick ups in Cork, Mi­dle­ton, Castle­mar­tyr, Youghal, Dun­gar­van, Water­ford and Tramore. Overnight ferry in­cludes cabin and there are five nights in ho­tel with break­fast and three evening meals plus ex­cur­sions. Priced from €725, de­tails are avail­able on www.trav­el­net.ie

THE OTHER CANADA

Just a four hour flight from Dublin, St. John’s is an al­ter­na­tive Cana­dian get­away. Go Hop has pack­ages and of­fers sug­ges­tions as to what to do, amongst them vis­its to the Quidi Vidi Brew­ery, the Sig­nal Hill his­toric site and, even at this late stage of the hol­i­day sea­son, whale watch­ing on a day long boat tour. Check out the deals avail­able on www.go­hop.ie

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