CHINA FOR CHRISTMAS
A Christmas break with a difference is available from the Travel Department, with the company selling a 12-night deal to China, starting on December 22. This guided tour includes return flights from Dublin, transfers, excursions and all taxes with prices starting from €2149. Call 016371600
SEEK AT THE ISLAND
Fota Island Resort is readying itself for the 2018 Christmas experience which has proved one of the highlights of the year for families in or visiting the Cork area. The Seek at Fota Island experience runs from November 24 to December 23 and individual ticket prices are from €10.50 for adults and €15.50 for kids. Tickets are now available on www.fotaseek.ie. For details on accommodation packages see www.fotaisland.ie
Early season 2019 breaks to Lanzarote are on offer from Sunway and those booking well in advance are likely to get the best deals. The four-star Los Jameos Playa Hotel is particularly popular with Irish clients and family deals – two adults and one child – start at €2,200. The Sands Beach Resort in the Costa Teguise is priced from €1,540. Both are for May departures. Details on www.sunway.ie or telephone 01-2311800.
WOW Air is to operate a new route to Vancouver from Dublin, via Reykjavik, from June 6 next year. The airline will offer fares from €129.99 and will be the first low cost, long-haul airline to service the Canadian city from Dublin. There will be a stop-over of about four hours in Iceland. Details on www.wowair.com
Uniworld is to add four new ships to its fleet of floating boutique hotels over the next three years, operating on the Nile, The Douro, Mekong, and the Volga. The company also revealed details of a renovation process for other vessels, making it one of the most luxurious products on this highend of the market. Visit www.uniworld.com for details.