The Real Deal Vacation package to Ireland includes airfare from New York City on Aer Lingus, one night at Dunboyne Castle in County Meath, two nights at Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa in County Roscommon, two nights at Dromoland Castle in County Clare, one night at the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel in Dublin, weekly manual economy car rental, a 50 Euro (approximately $65) per room credit at Dromoland Castle, and a House of Waterford Crystal tour, from $959 per person including air and hotel taxes and fees.
When Jan. 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 30, 31, Feb. 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 2013 ($959); add $12 for Jan. 11, 18, 19, 25, 26, Feb. 1, 2, 8, 9, 2013; add $20 for Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 2013.
Gateways New York City ($959); additional gateway cities are also available.
The Fine Print Package price does not include meals and gratuities. Based on double occupancy; contact Aer Lingus Vacation Store directly for single supplement pricing. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book By No deadline; based on availability.
Contact Aer Lingus Vacation Store, 800/495-1632, aerlingusvacationstore.com.
Why It's a Deal A recent Kayak search shows the lowest round-trip airfare between New York City and Dublin starts from $569 in mid-January (Delta Airlines). Add to that $57 per person including taxes for one night at Dunboyne Castle, $173 per person including taxes for two nights at the Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa, $272 per person including taxes for two nights at Dromoland Castle, and $58 per person including taxes for one night at the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, and you're already spending $1,129 on airfare and accommodations alone. For $170 less, this travel package gives you all the same perks, plus the Waterford tour, Dromoland Castle room credit, and a seven-day car manual economy car rental, and covers all taxes and fees.
More Upgrade your vehicle to an economy automatic car rental for from $100 more per couple, a compact automatic for from $157 more per couple, or a full size automatic for from $220 more per couple.
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