Travel News: Sun holiday bargains, cultural break to Malta and autumn in Killarney

Why not make this Halloween one to remember with a spooky evening on the Valletta waterfront?

October in European

Capital of Culture

Looking for a cultural break in the sun this autumn? Then consider Malta's capital, Valletta. European Capital of Culture 2018, there's a host of special events, including Halloween activities, planned in the city. With Budget Travel you can depart Dublin on the October 16, staying seven nights at the three-star Topaz Hotel, Bugibba (room only) for €389 pp. With Mercury Holidays you can depart Dublin on October 30 and stay a week at the four-star Soreda Hotel, Qawra (all- inclusive) from €529 pp. Price includes flights, transfers, hand luggage plus taxes.

Autumn short or

long sun breaks

For a short city break, why not consider Alicante city? Jet2CityBreaks are offering three nights, room-only at the three-star Daniya Alicante, departing Belfast on October 1 for £259 per person based on two sharing; includes 22kg baggage allowance. For a longer break, you could jet off to the Antalya area of Turkey for just £289 per person, staying seven nights room-only at the 3 star Lemas Suite Hotel. Departing Belfast on September 27; price based on two sharing; includes a 22kg baggage allowance and transfers.

Pick up a bargain at

new holiday website

The new Holiday Ninja website promises to take the hassle out of searching for the perfectly priced holiday by collating offers and deals from a wide range of travel companies, tailored specifically for the Northern Ireland market. The website, updated daily, only provides offers with departures from Belfast, Derry and Dublin. All offers are sourced from local travel companies and bookable through them. The website will allow users to search for holidays based on type – city breaks, sunshine holidays, luxury breaks, cruises.

Cosy up in the

heart of Killarney

As green fades to red and gold in Killarney National Park, Muckross Park Hotel & Spa sets it's log fires and invites you to curl up with a good book and enjoy a relaxing autumn break at the five-star destination hotel in the heart of Co Kerry. The autumn delight package, which is available from €200 pps, includes a two-night stay with breakfast each morning, dinner on one evening in the award-winning Yew Tree restaurant and complimentary use of the vitality suite in The Spa at Muckross. See

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