Travel News: Orlando thrills, Camino pilgrimage, ski Val d'Isère & shop in Derry

Experience the natural beauty of Everglades Safari Park during a trip to Florida
Experience the natural beauty of Everglades Safari Park during a trip to Florida

:: Early offers for Orlando 2019

THERE is no doubting Orlando is the biggest holiday playground in the world, with attractions ranging from Universal Studios and Walt Disney World Resort to The Kennedy Space Center and Florida Everglades National Park.

American Holidays have a number of early booking offers for next summer. Spend 14 nights in the 3 star Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando in June 2019 from only €645pp, based on two adults and two children sharing.

Price includes return direct flights from Dublin, taxes and charges.

:: Camino de Santiago, a journey for the soul

FOR centuries, pilgrims have made their way to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, North-West of Spain. Today, more than a pilgrimage, the Camino is an unforgettable experience and unique journey, whether on foot, by bike or coach. have announced new dates for their Camino guided tours 2019, including a special Easter pilgrimage via Francigena. Also new for 2019 is a walk and coach tours on the Camino del Norte from the Basque Country and the Camino Portugues from Lisbon.

Early birds get 10 per cent off their 2019 trip. Book at

:: Ski getaway in luxurious Val d'Isère

ONE of the world's premier ski resorts, Val d'Isère combines some of France’s best skiing conditions with an exciting après ski scene.

This winter, treat yourself to a stay in one of Crystal Ski’s new chalets with underfloor heating, Netflix, whirlpools and heated boot racks. This is in addition to the usual perks of homemade breakfast, dinner and freshly baked cakes.

Offers from Dublin include seven nights at the 4 star Chalet Manitoba, Val d'Isère, on a catered basis, departing January 19, from €1,155pps and seven nights at the 4 star Chalet Ontario, Val d'Isère, on a catered basis, departing February 9 from €1,269pps. Book at

:: Shop and be pampered in Derry

LESS than five minutes drive from the historic walled city of Derry, the four-star Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel is the perfect location to combine sight-seeing, retail therapy and spa pampering.

From £102.50 per person sharing the hotel is offering an overnight B&B stay with a bottle of bubbly on arrival, a four-course evening meal in the hotel’s 68 Clooney Restaurant, a £25 Foyleside Shopping Centre voucher per room and a back, neck & shoulder massage per person.

To book call 028 7186 0606. Offer available until March 31 2019.

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