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Club Med announces ‘Seaside’ flash sale

Club Med has announced its Seaside flash sale for bookings made on six of its resorts – each at a fixed price for two weeks only.

Bookings must be made between 8 – 19 July 2019, for travel from 31 August – 30 November 2019, with resorts in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Mauritius and Mexico.

  • Club Med Bali, Indonesia
  • Club Med Phuket, Thailand
  • Club Med Bintan Island, Indonesia
  • Club Med Cherating Beach, Malaysia
  • Club Med Cancun, Mexico; and
  • Club Med La Plantation d’Albion, Mauritius.

Package prices include accommodation, all-day dining at multiple restaurants, premium open bar, a wide range of sports and activities, childcare and extra family services in kids club, nightly entertainment, WiFi, and basic travel insurance.

 

Back-Roads launches brand new Europe 2020 brochure with launch offer

Small group touring experts Back-Roads Touring have launched its highly anticipated 2020 Europe tours, offering guests an exclusive 10 per cent off launch offer.

Back-Roads’ new brochure includes nine all-new tours, two new countries and 20 improved itineraries, alongside some of Back-Roads’ most popular tours such as Corners of Cornwall and Italian Indulgence.

The nine new additions to Back-Roads’ existing European tour offering include:

  • Hampton Court Flower Show
  • English Christmas Markets
  • Treasures of Scotland
  • The Headlands of Ireland
  • A Traditional Alsace Christmas
  • Christmas Markets: The Best of Saxony and Bohemia
  • An Austro-Hungarian Christmas
  • A Scandinavian Journey
  • Northern Lights: A Lapland Winter.

Costsaver introduces new trips and experiences for 2020

Costsaver Vietnam Ha Long Bay

Costsaver has launched its 2020 Asia trips for the second year in a row.

Alongside the suite of successful 2019 itineraries, the brand is expanding to include two new exotic destinations, as well as the official unveiling of their new ultra-flexible Mini Breaks and four new tours expanding the total brand offering to 10 trips across eight countries.

These include: Essence of South East Asia, and Thai and Malaysian Odyssey.

Tasmanian Expeditions reports surging demand for self-guided itineraries

Overland track

Tasmanian adventure travel specialist, Tasmanian Expeditions, has reported an increase in demand for its self-guided itineraries and has launched a new six-day cycling exploration of Tasmania’s east coast highlights to meet growing demand.

The new Self-Guided Cycle East Coast Highlights is designed for more independent cyclists who want all the logistics of their holiday taken care of along with a greater level of flexibility.

As well as its new cycle trip, the self-guided Overland Track and Walls of Jerusalem walks have both been very popular, and Tasmanian Expeditions is in the process of developing additional self-guided itineraries to meet demand.

Shamrocker Adventures wins 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for Experiences

Shamrocker_Ireland

Shamrocker Adventures has announced it has been recognised as a winner in the Multi-Day Tours – World category of the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Experiences, ranking first out of 10.

The second annual Travellers’ Choice awards for Experiences highlight the world’s top bookable experiences on TripAdvisor, by category and country, based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings by travellers worldwide.

Since 1999, Shamrocker Adventures mission has been to make everyone’s experience of Ireland an insight into the country’s history and culture, to meet local characters and understand what it means to be Irish by offering truly authentic experiences.

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