Planning holidays right in the lead up to Christmas may seem a tad nutty, but really, there’s no better time to make travel plans.
So make the most of the impending new year and add a once-in-a-lifetime trip to your 2019 wish list.
Keep reading for this week’s best travel deals…
Las Palmas – The best of both worlds
Beaches meet charming city sights in Gran Canaria’s cosmopolitan capital, Las Palmas. The buzzing city combines historic buildings, trendy shops and gold-tinted sands. Explore the old quarter, Vegueta. Here, you can climb up Santa Ana cathedral, stroll past handsome monuments and check out the Christopher Columbus museum, where the great explorer is said to have stayed. Meanwhile, 20 minutes’ drive out of the city gets you to the Caldera de Bandama – a huge, 2,000-year-old volcanic crater.
It’s quick and easy to switch from sightseeing tofor sunbathing in Las Palmas. Playa de las Canteras, is rated as one of the best urban beaches in Europe. Spend Christmas in Las Palmas with an unmissable deal from €649 per person sharing. Departing December 20th, fly from Dublin to Gran Canaria and stay in the 4-star Mannix Apartments for 7 nights. For more information and to book, visit tuiholidays.ie, call 1850 45 35 45 or visit a TUI Store/travel agent.
Save 50% on Flights
WOW air has announced 50% off return flights for Irish passengers in its annual Christmas sale. The offer is available for booking from today (Wednesday) 12 December until 23:59 on Sunday, 16 December using the promo code WOWXMAS. The discount applies on select return flights to any of the WOW air destinations from Dublin for travel between 12 December until 31 March 2019.
The WOWXMAS promo code is valid for new online bookings on selected WOW air flights when booking a return flight. To redeem the code, simply book a return flight from Dublin before 23:59 on Sunday, 16 December. To book flights, visit wowair.ie and use the promo code WOWXMAS.
Bali, Lombok & Gili Islands Multi Centre
Enjoy savings of up to €400 per person on an 13-night Bali, Lombok & Gili Islands Multi Centre for stays various 2019 dates, if booked before 19th December 2018. The offer means that this holiday now costs from €2,129 per person based on two sharing on a bed and breakfast basis, and includes return flights from Dublin and transfers. From the soaring volcanic mountains and sweeping rice paddies of Bali, to the breath-taking, sugary sand beaches of Lombok and the Gili Islands.
The 13-night trips includes five nights in Bali, three nights at Gili Meno, and five nights in Lombok, staying in luxurious hotels and spending your time delving into the culture. Transfers by speedboat, boat and road are included in the cost of your holiday. For more information and to book, visit tropicalsky.ie or phone 01 664 9999.