Travel News: Late summer sun with Jet2, Kerry by coach with Travel Solutions & Centre Parc fun in Longford

Travel Solutions Kerry coach tour includes the famous Ring of Kerry
Gail Bell

:: Summer sun deals

THE summer holidays may be nearly over, but there are still some late deals direct from Belfast International Airport with Jet2holidays.

Three nights (room only) at the 3-star Daniya Alicante in Alicante costs £189pp (based on two sharing), departing September 18.

For Turkey's popular Dalaman region, seven nights at the 3-star Celay Hotel in Ovacik is priced £329 pp departing September 11.

In Cyrpus, accommodation at the 3-star Hotel Agapinor in Paphos is £349pp for seven nights, departing September 19.

Seven nights self-catering at the Casa Vidonia in Albufeira, Portugal, can be booked for £519, based on six sharing and including car hire. Departure date is September 15.

To book, call 0800 408 5594 or visit or

:: Ring of Kerry tour

SOME spaces are still available on a Travel Solutions Kerry coach tour in September which takes in some of Ireland's most breathtaking scenery around the famous Ring of Kerry.

Including luxury coach travel, the trip departs on September 2 from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Belfast, Banbridge and Newry.

Passengers will enjoy two full day tours exploring the region – including the Dingle Peninsula – and four nights accommodation at the 4-star Innisfallen Hotel, Fossa, Co Kerry, with Irish breakfast and evening meals provided.

The price is £429 per person sharing and includes the services of a Travel Solution tour manager.

:: To book, call Travel Solutions on 028 9045 5030.

:: Late cruise offers

CRUISE holidays remain popular for 2018 and there are still a number to choose from, including a 'deal of the week' from TUI aboard the Marella Dream.

Seven nights cruising around Majorca is currently on offer from £999 per person, leaving Belfast on August 28. Price includes an outside cabin.

A cruise to Corfu is also available on the Marella Discovery, priced from £1,209 per person sharing and leaving Belfast on August 31.

TUI has a number of other offers for late August to September in popular resorts including Menorca, Rhodes, Lanzarote, Majorca, Costa Dorada and Mljet Island, Croatia.

Prices range from £319 to £659 for seven nights and comprise 3-star and 4-star hotels with a selection of bed and breakfast, half-board and all-inclusive options.

For details visit or your nearest TUI store.

:: Longford resort list

CENTER Parcs Ireland has announced a raft of activities for its new Longford Forest Resort due to open in summer 2019.

There will be over 100 indoor and outdoor activities for families to enjoy, including everything from aerial tree trekking and laser combat to den building, paddle boarding and pottery, plus a few more unusual enterprises such as geocaching – a treasure hunt-style game using GPS signals – and a miniature 'off-roaders' track for young drivers.

With 466 luxury lodges and 30 apartments, The Longford Forest resort will accommodate up to 2,500 guests as well as offering a range of restaurants, shops and a subtropical swimming complex which will be Ireland's biggest indoor water park.

:: See for more info.

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

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