new flights from dublin airport

There’s a whole host of new flights from Dublin Airport in store in the coming months, with no fewer than nine different carriers involved. Some are extra services on existing routes, while others are to whole new destinations. They’re in addition to new services that began during March, when Ryanair upped its frequency to both […]

cheapest city breaks 2018

Fancy a cheap city break in Europe, but wondering where to go? The advice is to head east, to Poland or the Baltic States, according to this year’s instalment of one of the most comprehensive price surveys around. The source is the perhaps surprising one of the UK’s Post Office Bank. Each year, it compiles […]

tips for long haul flights

Long-haul travel has entered a new era with the introduction last week of regular scheduled non-stop flights between London and Perth in Western Australia. Qantas is the airline offering the ultra-long 9,009 mile (14,498 km) route. It is the second-longest regular route in the world, only marginally behind the Doha to Auckland route that Qatar […]

direct flights dublin to beijing 2

Waiting for direct flights from Dublin to China is like waiting for a bus. You wait and wait and wait, and then two come along at once. Cathay Pacific announced last year that they will fly direct from Dublin to Hong Kong from June 2018 onwards. Now comes the announcement that starting the same month, […]

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Ever thought about Morocco as a holiday destination? It’s closer to Ireland than The Canary Islands, but it’s a world apart. Its North African Arab culture is a fascinating experience, it offers great value, and you can have either a beach or a city holiday with direct flights from Ireland. Agadir is by far the […]

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Aer Lingus is about to further add to its list of American destinations, with direct flights from Dublin to Philadelphia taking off from March 25th next. The new route will operate four times weekly, using a Boeing 757. Fares start at €199 each way, when booked as a return trip. It will further consolidate Dublin […]

new ryanair routes

Despite what ‘the Beast from the East’ might bring this week, we’re just coming out of winter…but already, Ryanair is looking ahead to the next one. It’s a little like how some supermarkets put out Easter eggs during January, or Christmas decorations in September! The budget carrier has just announced nine new routes from Ireland […]

favourite destinations abroad

What are your favourite travel destinations abroad? Or of all the places you’ve been, where would you most like to return to? They’re some of the questions people considered recently as the Irish Independent held its annual Reader Travel Awards. One of the most interesting categories was for Ireland’s favourite destination overseas. Read on to […]

croatia airlines direct flights from dublin to zagreb

The Croatian capital of Zagreb is about to become the latest destination that passengers can reach directly from Ireland. Croatia Airlines will introduce direct flights from Dublin to Zagreb on May 3 next, and continue them until October 25. Fares will begin at €189 return. However, it will be quite a limited service, with direct […]

honeymoon destinations for irish couples

With Valentine’s Day coming up, thoughts of love are in the air. If you’ve another love-filled day coming up in the form of a wedding, thoughts of travel may be in the air too, as you consider your honeymoon. To help you along, Weddings Online have just published the results of their annual survey on […]