Travel news: Palma, the Causeway Coast, Ardara and faster in-flight Wi-Fi

One of the attractive squares in Palma de Mallorca
Joanne Sweeney

Check out vibrant

capital of Mallorca

Get acquainted with the vibrant, modern capital of Palma in Mallorca on a three-night break from Belfast International on April 19. Staying at the four-star NH Ciudad de Mallorca hotel, it's priced at £289 per person based on two sharing for room only and includes a 22kg baggage allowance. Or explore sister island Majorca with seven nights self-catering at the Villa Tintoretto in Alcudia, from Belfast International on April 21. Price: £289 per person based on six sharing, includes a 22kg baggage allowance and car hire. To book visit

Go inclusive for

Causeway break

Renowned for its hospitality and award-winning food, the three-star Lodge Hotel in Coleraine is the ideal base for touring the Causeway Coast, as recommended by Lonely Planet. Portrush and Portstewart, and the medieval Dunluce Castle and the Giant's Causeway are less than 20 minutes' drive away, so there's lots for the whole family to explore and do. Offer is from £219 per stay and includes a two-night break with breakfast and main course evening meal for all the family on both days. To book call 7034 4848. Offer available until December 23.

All roads lead to

Ardara, Co Donegal

Voted in 2012 as the best village in Ireland to live in, Ardara is south Donegal is a place known for craic agus ceol, its many festivals and as the home of the famous Nancy's Bar. The town's long-established Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel is offering a last-minute Easter midweek two-night stay, with bed and breakfast for two adults and up to two children only £130 (€149), or one night for only £78 (€89), subject to availability. Call to enquire on 00 353 74 9541 103 and quote FACEBOOK

Sky high Wi-Fi

coming to Ireland

Airline passengers will soon have access to superfast broadband on board flights across Ireland and the wider continent. The new connectivity service developed by innovators Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom, will mean that Wi-Fi in the air will compete with speeds currently available on the ground for the first time. Available on commercial flights later this year, the European Aviation Network (EAN) allows passengers to stream their favourite Netflix shows, Snapchat their journeys live, keep track of unmissable sporting events and much more.

:: All prices and availability correct at the time of publishing.

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