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Travel News: Adventure in India, golf in Dundee, party in Cork or sail to Haven

The Old Course, St Andrews – Loganair has announced new Belfast-Dundee flights

Savings on Haven breaks with Stena

Ferry company Stena Line is giving families the chance to save up to £500 on a seven-night summer self-catering holiday between March and October 2020, if booked by February 29. Breaks start from £429 for two adults and two children and include return travel by car on any of Stena Line's Irish sea routes, seven nights' accommodation at a range of 11 Haven Holiday Parks including Craig Tara, Ayr, which is only an hour's drive from Cairnryan. For more see Stenaline.co.uk/haven

Dundee link with Belfast takes off

Loganair have announced the introduction of a Dundee-George Best Belfast City service – the first between the two cities since the end of a previous Loganair service in 2012. Flights will take off from Thursday April 2 and will operate up to six times each week (daily except Saturdays) during the summer season and three times each week in winter. The service will have a lead-in fare of £44.99 one way. The coastal Scottish university city attracts a number of Irish students and its nearby Open Championship golf course of St Andrews is popular with golfers. Visit Loganair.co.uk

Have an adventurous year of travel in 2020

Looking to start the new decade with the gift of travel? G Adventures is offering discounts of up to 25 per cent on more than 350 itineraries across six continents. Examples include a 28-day India trip from Delhi to Kochi reduced from €2,149pp to €1,720pp or an eight-day trip from Antsirinana to Nosy Be in northern Madagascar reduced from €1,149pp to €861pp. The Great Adventure Sale will run until January 31, for trips departing before October 31. More at Gadventures.com/travel-deals

Trabolgan Holiday Village music fest

The only music festival in Ireland where festival-goers check in to self-catering houses on the festival grounds, It Takes A Village returns to Cork's Trabolgan Holiday Village from May 8-10. The festival involves a weekend of music, house parties and chilling by the pool. First acts announced include New York house DJ Joe Claussell and Mad Professor, one of the pioneers of the UK dub scene. Tier 1 tickets are on sale now from €154, which includes three nights' accommodation, festival tickets and private parking. Details and booking at Ittakesavillage.fm

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