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Travel news: €50 off US flights, navigate Belfast by gin map, staycation in Cork

Aer Lingus is offering €50 off return flights to Washington DC and its other American destinations from Dublin

€50 off Stateside flights 'til Monday

Whether you plan to visit friends and family, take a city break or embrace your independence on a solo travel adventure, Aer Lingus are currently offering €50 off return flights to any of its 13 North American destinations. Book before midnight on Monday July 9 and travel from September 1 to October 31 2018 to avail of the offer to Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Orlando, Washington, Boston, Toronto, Hartford, Newark, Miami, Philadelphia or Seattle. Guests will also make the most of their trip with US immigration pre-clearance before boarding so they can simply grab their bags and go when they touch down in the USA. See aerlngus.com

Belfast really puts gin on the map

Visitors to Belfast – or even residents – can now navigate their way around the city by gin map. Yes, you read that right – the just-launched Belfast Gin Map is an innovative, independent guide to Belfast bars and eateries that provides local gin enthusiasts and thirsty tourists alike with the perfect way to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the city, while enjoying refreshing gin-centred interludes. Destinations were selected on the basis of their gin offering, naturally, with every location presenting a different menu and creative interpretation of juniper-berry-based alcoholic beverages served. See belfastginmap.com

Summer staycation in east Cork resort

Families can enjoy the five-star treatment at Castlemartyr Resort in east Co Cork this summer. With accommodation starting at €199 per night, there are family suites available in the main hotel, as well as Walled Garden lodges set within the historic original walled gardens of the estate, which is home to one of Ireland's oldest trees. With outdoor lawn games, a kids’ playroom and walking trails on site, Castlemartyr Resort is also close to blue flag beaches and lots of fun family attractions, including Fota Wildlife Park and Leahy's Open Farm. Castlemartyrresort.ie

July all-inclusives from just £739pps

Looking for a July all-inclusive break in the sun? Fist Choice have a number of local offers including £739pps for even nights all-inclusive at the Globales Hotel Santa Ponsa park in Majorca, leaving Belfast International on July 28. For City of Derry departures to Majorca, a four-star offer is seven nights at Globales Bouganvilla, Sa Coma, from £1,049pps. More at firstchoice.co.uk

:: All prices and availability correct at time of publication.

j.lee@irishnews.com

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