Black Friday Deals for some Novel Travel

Thanksgiving is only around the corner which means Black Friday is almost here but you can already make great travel savings. Here are a few of my best deals with something for everyone from cruising to skiing!

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Listen up skiers & boarders! The good people at whose mantra is to make ski holidays affordable for all have just released some exceptional offers for Black Friday. With ski holidays from only €299 and savings of up to 50%, these offers are sure to tempt!

Offers are available right now so make sure to check out

So what’s on offer?

Ski Holidays from Dublin 

  • France. 19th January, 3* Residence La Riviere, Chamonix was €599 now €299pps (Save up to 50%)

(Based on 5 share, Self Catering)

  • Austria. 12th January, 2 * Pension Niedermuhlbichler, Soll was €629 now €349pps

(Based on 2 share, Bed & Breakfast)

  • Italy. 12th January, 3* Livigno Ski Apartments, Livigno was €549 now €349pps

(Based on 6 share, Self Catering)

  • Andorra. 3rd March, 3* Frontera Blanca Apartments, Pas de la Casa was €526 now €399pps (Plus 1/2 price lift pass offer also available)

(Based on 6 share, Self Catering)

Ski Holidays from Belfast 

  • Austria. 12th January, 3* Apartments Muhle, Kaprun was £531 now £299pps

(Based on 4 share, Self Catering)

  • Austria. 22nd December, 4* Hotel Bruckenwirt was £864 now £669pps

(Based on 2 share, Half Board)

Ski Holidays from Cork 

  • Austria.12th January, 3* Apartments Kristall, Zell am See was €621 now €349pps

(Based on 4 share, Self Catering)

  • Austria. 9th March, 4* Sporthotel Austria was €979 now €869pps

(Based on 2 share, Half Board)

To book and for further details visit

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Aer Lingus Black ‘Flyday’ Fare Offers have Landed

Up to €100 off flights to North America


  • €100 off round-trip flights to US West Coast
  • €50 off round-trip flights to US East Coast cities and Canada
  • Travel from 08 January – 22 March 2019
  • Book by midnight 28 November at


Dublin, 19 November 2018 – Whether you’re looking to treat yourself to a trip stateside or are in search of the ideal Christmas gift for the adventurer in your life, Aer Lingus is here to help you make some smart savings with the announcement of the airline’s Black Friday offers. Fare offers are live from Monday 19th November to midnight on 28th November 2018.

Fly to the West for less

Get the New Year off to a flying start and soak up the USA the west coast way, with €100 off round-trips to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle. Live the Californian dream in 2019 and escape to the sunshine haven of LA or explore the rock n’ roll music scene of Seattle, Washington County.

If a cool, cosmopolitan city is next on your travel wishlist, San Francisco is a must-see. From the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, its innovative tech scene and beautiful natural scenery, make a smart saving on an unforgettable adventure to San Fran.

Travel to the trendy East

If the east coast holds more appeal, Aer Lingus is also offering €50 off round-trips to some of Ireland’s favourite North American travel destinations including New York, Boston, Newark, Hartford, Chicago, Orlando, Miami, Washington DC, Philadelphia and Toronto.

Chicago, also known as the Windy City will blow you away. From impressive architecture to a thriving food scene and creative neighbourhoods, visit the vibrant city for its special and unique culture.

Tick the Big Apple off your travel bucket list in 2019 and set out to explore the stylish streets of New York. A one of a kind city and the epicentre for arts, dining and shopping, discover one of the world’s greatest playgrounds with the Aer Lingus Black Friday deals.

Smart books Black Flyday fares

Aer Lingus transatlantic fare offers are valid for travel from 08 January to 22 March 2019. Guests flying stateside with Aer Lingus, Ireland’s only 4 Star airline, will enjoy the all-inclusive offering of complimentary meals and soft drinks during the flight (Smart Fare) and hours of in-flight entertainment featuring the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, games, music and more. Guests can also make the most of their trip with US immigration preclearance before boarding so they can simply grab their bags and go when they touch down in the USA.

For more information on the Aer Lingus’ Black Flyday offers, please visit

Terms and Conditions:

Discount on roundtrip transatlantic fares only for travel between 08 January and 22 March 2019. Book by 28 November 2018. Discount on economy fares only. Offers subject to conditions and availability. Limited availability during holidays and special events.

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**TUI Black Friday Deals NOW ON**

Get your Black Friday deal now with TUI.

With offers running from today, 19th November until Monday, 26th November, make sure to take advantage before it ends.

Whether you fancy a luxury Mexico holiday or something a little closer, TUI has the offer for you.

  • CODE: BF50 – SAVE an extra €50 per booking on short and mid-haul package holidays departing between 19th November, 2018 and 31st October, 2019.*
  • CODE: BF100 – SAVE an extra €100 per booking on holidays to Mexico departing between 03rd June, 2019 and 15th July, 2019.**
  • CODE: BFCRUISE100 – SAVE an extra €100 per booking off Marella Cruises departing between 1st January, 2019 – 31st December, 2019.***

Black Friday WINTER Deals from €329pps:

  • 20-Dec-18, Dublin to Gran Canaria, Cay Beach, Maspalomas, 3*, SC, 7 nights from €799pps
  • 20-Dec-18, Dublin to Gran Canaria, IFA Interclub Atlantic, San Agustin, 3*, AI, 7 nights from €929pps
  • 23-Dec-18, Dublin to Lanzarote, Occidental Lanzarote Playa, Costa Tequise, 4*, AI, 7 nights from €1,059pps
  • 17-Jan-19, Dublin to Gran Canaria, Occidental Margaritas, Playa Del Ingles, 3*, HB, 7 nights from €549pps
  • 18-Jan-19, Dublin to Tenerife, Hotel Catalonia Las Vegas, Puerto De la Cruz, 3*, HB, 7 nights from €529pps

Black Friday MEXICO Deals:

  • 03-Jun-19, Dublin to Cancun, RIU Lupita, Playacar, 3*, AI, 14 nights from €1,619pps
  • 10-Jun-19, Dublin to Cancun, RIU Cancun, Cancun, 4*, AI, 14 nights from €2,019pps
  • 17-Jun-19, Dublin to Cancun, Grand Sirenis Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya, 5*, AI, 14 nights from €1,829pps

Black Friday MARELLA CRUISE Deals:

  • 21-May-19, Dublin to Majorca, Marella Dream- Treasures of the Mediterranean inside, deck 4/5, AI, 7 nights from €1,069pps

*The minimum spend for short & mid haul package holidays is €1000 per booking and before any extras such as insurance, room upgrades & selecting seats, are added. See in store or ask a travel advisor for full terms and conditions


**The minimum spend for holidays to Mexico is €1500 per booking and before any extras such as insurance, room upgrades & selecting seats, are added. See in store or ask a travel advisor for full terms and conditions


***No minimum spend applies. See in store or ask a travel advisor for full terms and conditions

To Book: Visit Call 1850 45 35 45 or visit a TUI store/travel agent.

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Thinking of taking a cruise next year? Cruisholidays have a special deal with €1 flights to connect to your cruise

€1 flights to Europe are back! Back by popular demand, Royal Caribbean have released €1 flights to Europe on sale now. Cruise to the Greek isles from €1029pp including €1 flights to Rome or see Greece and Croatia from just €1299pp including €1 flights to Venice.

To contact cruiseholidays click here
Hurry, don’t miss out on these incredible offers! €1 flight seats subject to availability. For more information and to book, contact Cruise Holiday’s Award-Winning Travel Experts today on 01-8173562 T&Cs apply.

7 night Greek Isle Cruise from €1029pp
Includes return flights to Rome
7 nights onboard Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Sea’s
Based on 2 adults sharing an interior stateroom
Includes €1 flights to Rome
Ref 638635
Depart 23 June 2019
8 night Greece & Croatia Cruise from €1299pp
Includes return flights to Venice 
7 nights onboard Royal Caribbean Rhapsody
Based on 2 adults sharing an interior stateroom
Includes €1 flights to Venice
Ref 638637
Depart 19 July 2019
9 night Greek Isle Cruise from €1099pp
Includes return flights to Rome
9 nights onboard Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Sea’s
Based on 2 adults sharing an interior stateroom
Includes €1 flights to Rome
Ref 638638
Depart 24 September 2019
4 night cruise to Amsterdam from €239pp
Cruise from Southampton to Hamburg with an overnight in Amsterdam
Based on 2 adults sharing an interior cabin
Ref 638329
Depart 22 May 2019
New York & Bermuda cruise from €1459pp
Includes return flights to New York
2 nights Manhattan & 7 nights onboard Celebrity Summit
Based on 2 adults sharing an interior stateroom
Ref 638448
Depart 30 August 2019
Tour America Offers this week
Orlando from only €519pp
Price includes return flights 
7 nights at the Rosen Inn International
Based on 2+2 sharing 
Depart 24 January 2019
Ref 638690
New York from only €529pp
Price includes return flights 
3 nights at the Roosevelt Hotel
Based on 4 sharing
Depart 8 February 2019
Ref 638692
Las Vegas from only €609pp
Price includes return flights
4 nights at the Luxor Hotel
Based on 4 sharing
Depart 1 February 2019
Ref 638693
ALL INCLUSIVE Cancun from only €1279pp
Price includes return flights 
7 nights at the Riu Caribe
Based on 2 sharing
Depart 8 June 2019
Ref 638688

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Book by 30th November


Tuesday, 20th November: The holiday season just got a whole lot better with Emirates Holidays announcing hugely discounted offers for Black Friday. Specialising in tailor-made holidays to a range of amazing destinations, the Black Friday specials include exclusive offers to amazing destinations such as cosmopolitan Dubai, Thailand and Mauritius for a limited time.

Emirates Holidays always go the extra mile, with customers enjoying VIP touches such as meet and greets, airport transfers, complimentary half board offers and tickets to Gala celebrations, to name but a few. All holidays booked with Emirates Holidays include return flights from Dublin with award-winning airline, Emirates.

A Mauritius Getaway

Yes please! Set on a preserved white beach, experience the stunning 5* Radisson Blu Azuri Resort in Mauritius for the most beautiful getaway experience. An ideal retreat for couples or an enjoyable holiday for families, the island has the world’s third largest coral reef and is renowned for its white sand beaches and clear lagoons.

The exclusive Black Friday offer from Emirates Holidays includes:

  • 7 nights from €1,449pp at the 5* Radisson Blu Azuri Resort in Mauritius
  • Deluxe Garden Room
  • Half board
  • Save up to 35% on your stay
  • Travel on selected dates from 1 June to 9 July 2019
  • Return Emirates flights from Dublin
  • Book by 30 November

Experience Buzzy Bangkok

Get lost in the crowds of vibrant Bangkok city and be mesmerised by all it has to offer. From stunning temples and beautiful attractions, to sampling quirky and wonderful street food, the list is endless when it comes to getting lost in Thailand’s culturally diverse capital.

Making your trip a memorable one and book with Emirates Holidays below:

  • 5 nights from €769pp at the beautiful 4* Rembrandt Hotel and Suites in Bangkok
  • Superior One Bedroom Suite
  • Breakfast
  • Receive 1 complimentary night
  • Return Emirates Economy class flights from Dublin
  • Valid for travel on selected dates from 1 June to 9 July 2019
  • Book by 30 November 2018

Cosmopolitan Dubai

If there’s one destination to add to your bucket list for 2019, it’s Dubai.

With incredible offers for the family as well as breaks for two, Dubai is the destination for everyone with an abundance of activities to suit every age.

Make Dubai a reality with this amazing Emirates Holidays offer for Black Friday:

5* Atlantis The Palm, Dubai 

  • 3 nights from €899pp at the 5* Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
  • Ocean Room King
  • Complimentary half board
  • Save up to 63% on your stay
  • Travel on selected dates from 8 June to 7 July 2019
  • Return Emirates flights from Dublin
  • Book by 27 November

To avail of these fantastic offers check out  or call the Emirates Holidays call centre on 1 800 800 740 and talk to an expert team member about these or more special offers.

*All offers subject to availability at the time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time.  Prices will vary depending on dates of travel. T&Cs apply.

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WOW air launches ‘Purple Friday’ flash sale with low cost fares to Iceland and seven North American destinations 

  • Fares from €119.99 one way to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, St Louis, Pittsburgh, Toronto and Montréal;
  • Dublin to Iceland from €49.99 one way;

WOW air, Iceland’s low-cost airline, has today announced low fares to Iceland and seven of its North American destinations to celebrate ‘Purple Friday’.

With Black Friday being one of the most anticipated shopping days in the year, WOW air has made the day its own by creating Purple Friday, offering its Irish passengers even lower fares for travel to Iceland and to the airlines North American destinations.

From today (Tuesday), WOW air is offering its Irish customers fares from as little as €119.99 one way, including taxes and charges, to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, St Louis, Pittsburgh, Toronto and Montréal via Reykjavik.

The airline is also offering fares from Dublin to Iceland from €49.99 one way including taxes and charges.

The offer is available for booking from today, Tuesday, 20 November, until midnight on Sunday, 25 November, for travel between November 2018 and April 2019.

Earlier this year WOW air announced it will be connecting its Irish passengers to two new North American destinations. The airline will begin flying from Dublin, via Reykjavik, to Orlando from 18 December this year and will operate flights from Dublin, via Reykjavik, to Vancouver beginning in June 2019.

Commenting today, Svanhvít Fridriksdóttir, Director of Communications at WOW air, said:

“With Christmas fast approaching, we are delighted to offer our annual Purple Friday discounts to our customers. We always say there is no better gift than the gift of travel and we are excited to continue to offer our customers even lower fares for travel to Iceland and North America just in time for the gifting season.”

The ‘Purple Friday’ discount is valid for new online bookings on selected WOW air flights when booking a round trip. Fares are based on lowest one-way WOW basic fare and includes all taxes and charges.

To book flights simply visit before 23:59 on Sunday, 25 November.

About WOW air

WOW air is Iceland’s only low-fare airline and the most punctual, with 92% of flights arriving on time in 2014.

WOW air offers the lowest fares, a modern fleet with the lowest emissions and the biggest smile; this is the WOW air promise to its valuable customers. The airline began flying to Reykjavik Iceland from Dublin in June 2015 and now operates daily flights between the two cities.

WOW air has since launched a number for US routes from Ireland via Reykjavik. Flights connect passengers to 14 North America destinations via Reykjavik including New York, Boston, Washington DC, Toronto, Montreal, LA, Pittsburgh, Chicago and Orlando which will commence in December 2018. The airline will be connecting Irish passengers to Vancouver, via Reykjavik from June 2019.

Established by Icelandic entrepreneur Skúli Mogensen, the purple airline currently flies three Airbus A320 aircraft across Europe, three Airbus A330 aircraft and eleven Airbus A321 aircraft that service its transatlantic routes. By the end of 2018 the fleet will consist of 24 brand new aircrafts.

WOW air was ranked as the 7th best low-cost airline in Europe at the 2013 and 2014 Skytrax World Airline Awards and was the youngest airline in the top ten. To book flights and for more information visit:


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