Travel News: Algarve, Kos, Dalaman and free Disney dining
Dine for free at Disney with American Holidays
Whether you want to experience Toy Story Land or get up close to wildlife at Disney's Animal Kingdom, there has never been a better time to book you 2020 break to Walt Disney World Resort. American Holidays packages include free Disney Dining when staying at selected Disney moderate, deluxe, or deluxe villa resorts, or free breakfast when you stay at a selected Disney Value Resort, for bookings made January 1-October 3 2020.
Family packages including park entry, memory maker, returns flights from Dublin, checked bag and transfers start at €1,207pp. This is based on two adults and two children sharing, departing February 2020. Americanholidays.com
Explore mid-Ulster with Cookstown break
Overlooking the Ballinderry River and set in nine acres of mature grounds, the three-star Glenavon House Hotel is situated on the outskirts of Cookstown. The hotel's location makes it an ideal base to explore the area's attractions, including Lissan House, Wellbrook Beetling Mill and Drum Manor Forest Park. A weekend break including overnight accommodation with a four-course dinner from the hotel's Table d'hote menu with breakfast the next morning costs from £80 per person sharing. To book call 028 8676 4949. Offer available until December 31, valid on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.
Greek and Turkish Belfast destinations
TUI & First Choice have announced the addition two new destinations, Kos and Dalaman, to their Summer 2020 schedule from Belfast International. Kos is the third largest of the Greek Dodecanese Islands with water sports and archaeological treasures aplenty to discover. Known as the Turquoise Coast, Turkey's Dalaman shoreline, meanwhile, is a chain of coves, bays and long stretches of sand all lapped by turquoise waters. The full programme for summer 2020 is now on sale. To avail of early booking offers, including free child places, log onto Tui.co.uk or Firstchoice.co.uk
Walking and cycling routes in the Algarve
A 450km network of walking and cycling trails has opened to give greater access to the best-preserved coastline of the Portuguese Algarve. The new routes will bring the Rota Vicentina's pedestrian trails to 740km in total, including the Fisherman's trail, the Historical Way, and 24 additional circular routes. The Algarve Tourism Bureau has introduced a dedicated website for walking and cycling in the area; you can access it at Cyclingwalkingalgarve.pt/en.
:: All prices and availability correct at the time of issue.