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Avoiding Dublin Airport this summer? Here are the best last-minute travel deals flying out of Cork


By Sarah Gill
31st May 2022

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Avoiding Dublin Airport this summer? Here are the best last-minute travel deals flying out of Cork

If you don’t fancy joining the queue at Dublin Airport, there’s still plenty of time to plan a summer escape that flies out of Cork Airport.

I’m sure we’ve all seen the scenes from Dublin Airport as queues stretch out the door and around the corner. Over the weekend, a confirmed 1,000 hopeful travellers missed their flights due to delays, and there are growing concerns that this will continue into June and July.

From staffing shortages to an increased number of holidaymakers attempting to set off on their first foreign getaway since the pandemic put paid to international travel, Dublin Airport is truly feeling the pressure.

So, if you would rather avoid the pandemonium, we recommend heading for Cork Airport and bypassing the madness before you jet off on your summer holidays.

From city breaks to all-inclusive packages, we’ve rounded up the best travel deals flying out of Cork Airport that might just tempt you into booking a last-minute escape from reality this summer.

A holiday in the sun

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H10 Estepona Palace, Costa del Sol, Spain

€1064 per person

There’s nothing quite like the comfort of an all-inclusive package holiday. Taking all the stress out of vacationing, having full board will alleviate any and all worries so that you can focus on soaking up the sun and revelling in relaxation.

This package includes Aer Lingus flights from Cork Airport, seven nights in a beautiful balcony room at the H10 Estepona Palace, and all your meals, snacks and drinks. This resort hotel has its very own spa and an outdoor pool, and just so happens to be located right across from the beach.

Check out the deal on TUI Holidays.

A beach holiday

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Secrets Lanzarote Resort & Spa, Urbanizacion Cortijo Viejo, Yaiza

€1,838 per person

If you want to soak up the sun in Lanzarote, this adults-only hotel getaway is an ideal destination for switching off from reality. With Aer Lingus flights leaving from Cork Airport, this seven-day holiday includes everything you could possibly need.

The hotel itself has four pools for you to lounge by, a spa and sauna, tennis courts and an on-site library. This particular package includes full board, a welcome drink to put you straight into holiday mode, and a double room with a pool view.

Check out the package on Cassidy Travel.

A city break

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Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam

€1,141 per person

If you’re partial to a city break, seven nights in Amsterdam will be right up your street. Flying out from Cork Airport, this Aer Lingus flight takes just under two hours and lands directly into Schiphol.

A truly luxurious hotel, the Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam has a modern fitness centre, an indoor pool and Finnish sauna, a solarium and beauty salon, and 24-hour room service for when you just want to stay in bed.

Check out the package holiday on Love Holidays.