Travel News: American holiday sale, seaside stay in Portstewart, Provence food focus

Las Vegas is famed for its vibrant nightlife, 24-hour casinos and many entertainment options

Catch a stateside

deal in January

If the US is high up on your travel bucket list for 2019, then hurry to avail of these fantastic offers in American Holidays' January sale. Treat the family to a trip of a lifetime, with a week of thrills in Universal Orlando from only €599pp, departing Dublin in May and spending seven nights at three-star Rosen Inn International. Or chance your luck in America's playground with an exciting stay in Las Vegas plus New York from only €824pp, departing in February. Alternatively, tour the west coast, taking in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas from only €1193pp, departing March 2019. Alternative dates available.

Seaside break offer

on the north coast

With our unsually mild weather, the beaches of our north coast have been packed with visitors enjoying the fresh air and majestic views. If you fancy a short break to the seaside, the four-star Cul-Erg is conveniently situated only a two-minute walk from Portstewart Promenade and close to all restaurants, golf courses and beaches. The tastefully furnished bed and breakfast is offering a weekend in a superior room from £190 per stay. To book call 028 7083 6610. Offer available until March 31.

Centre Parcs to take

bookings for August

Centre Parcs Ireland has announced that its new Longford Forest resort will be available for booking for breaks from August 23. Although an earlier summer stay is possible, depending on progress of building, those looking to book a unique family break before the kids go back to school can start planning. The 400-acre forest resort will include 470 luxury lodges and 30 stylish apartments, which will accommodate up to 2,500 guests in a safe, peaceful, car-free environment. The centre will include over 100 family activities and Ireland's biggest water park.

Fancy a gourmet

year in Provence?

This is an excellent year to sample the cuisine of France and in particular the Bouches-du-Rhône region of France. The Southern France region, whose principal town is Marseille, is hosting a year-long celebration of the culinary know-how and lifestyle of Bouches-du-Rhône. Events will focus on its cuisine, from producers to plate starting with the Goût de France (Taste of France) grand opening in March. For further information visit

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

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