Win a dream trip to Turkey with Dublin Airport and Turkish Airlines

Dublin Airport is partnering with Turkish Airlines to offer an incredible opportunity to win a round trip for with a companion to any destination in Turkey.

Turkey, a captivating country with its stunning landscapes, intriguing history, and remarkable architecture, is a must-visit destination for any traveller.

To enter the competition and have a chance at winning this prize, visit Dublin Airport’s Twitter page and follow the instructions provided in the competition tweets. The winner will be selected randomly, and the announcement will be made on its official Twitter page.

Whether you choose to explore the historical wonders of Istanbul, relax in the natural beauty of Antalya, or embark on an adventure in Cappadocia, Turkey promises an experience like no other. Istanbul, a city that seamlessly combines ancient traditions with modern vibrancy, and with a history spanning 300 thousand years, offers a truly unique and captivating experience. The awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia, the bustling lanes of the Grand Bazaar, or the captivating Bosporus coastline.

Antalya, another gem in Turkey, is renowned for its natural wonders and rich historical heritage. Visitors can indulge in the crystal-clear blue waters and turquoise seas, unwind amidst the lush green landscapes, and unravel the captivating stories that have shaped this region for thousands of years.

For the yet more adventurous, Cappadocia promises an unforgettable journey with its spectacular landscapes, ancient rock-carved churches, and the exhilarating experience of hot-air ballooning. Visitors can immerse in the region’s rich cultural heritage and explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Goreme National Park.

The competition has opened and will run until Thursday, June 29, 2023. The lucky winner will be announced on Friday, June 30, 2023.

Jet2holidays offers ‘Bid for a Break’ for third year

Jet2holidays has announced that its ‘Bid for a Break’ campaign will return for another year.

Popular with customers since its launch in August 2021, Jet2’s ‘Bid for a Break’ campaign gives holidaymakers the opportunity to bid for their next holiday for as little as just a few pence. Through the campaign over 50 holidaymakers have successfully ‘Bid on a Break’ over the last three years. Following customer request, Jet2holidays has confirmed that ‘Bid for a Break’ will relaunch today, April 17.

The first holiday to bid on, when the campaign relaunches, is a seven-night holiday for two adults and two children to the Pine Bay Holiday Resort in Izmir. The other holidays available to bid on will include: a seven-night holiday for two adults to the Porto Platanias Luxury Selection in Crete; a seven-night holiday for two adults and two children to the Jupiter Albufeira Hotel in the Algarve; and a seven-night holiday for two adults to the Oludeniz Beach Resort by Z Hotels in Dalaman.

With a new holiday available to bid on each week, holidaymakers have a number of opportunities to successfully bid on a break throughout 2023. Bidding opens at 9.00am every Monday and closes at 12pm on a Thursday.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: ‘Since its launch, our Bid for a Break campaign has been extremely popular with holidaymakers, and we are delighted to announce that it is returning for another year. The campaign is much sought-after, so we have no doubt that customers will be as delighted as us to see it come back and it will prove to be a big hit once again. We know how much UK holidaymakers want to get away from the UK and enjoy a well-deserved holiday in the sunshine. With some fantastic holidays available to bid on every week, we are offering them the chance to do just that for as little as just a few pence. We wish everyone the best of luck and look forward to welcoming the successful bidders on holiday.’

To Bid for a Break, holidaymakers need to download the Jet2 mobile app and add in their bid to the nearest pence. If they are the only user to bid that amount and that amount is the lowest, they will purchase the holiday for the same price as their bid. The Jet2 mobile app can be downloaded from the App Store or on Google Play.

Qantas announces ‘The Ultimate Trip’ flights from Heathrow to Sydney

Qantas is offering 70 people the opportunity to win ‘The Ultimate Trip’: a five-night stay in Sydney, Australia, travelling from Heathrow on the Qantas A380.

The announcement comes as Qantas honours Heathrow’s 70th anniversary and its partnership with the airport. ‘As part of [the] celebration, travellers are invited to share their favourite Heathrow memory – from amusing anecdotes to heart-warming tales – to be in with a chance to win one of the 35 pairs of tickets available,’ the airport said. Entrants can upload their story at

As part of ‘The Ultimate Trip,’ which is set to commence in May 2017, the winners will have the opportunity to explore the Australian city during their five-night stay in a central Sydney hotel. Heathrow will announce the full itinerary at in January 2017 as part of Qantas’ Australia Day celebrations, it said.

Markus Svensson, Qantas Regional General Manager, UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa said; ‘We’re thrilled to be partnering with Heathrow at this very exciting time for the airport. Qantas has held a fantastic partnership with Heathrow for almost 70 years and we’re proud to be able to offer 70 passengers complimentary flights to Sydney, as a celebration of the past, present and future of air travel.’

Heathrow is the UK’s hub airport, operating more than 80 airlines connecting to more than 180 destinations and welcoming over 70 million passengers every year. Following an investment of more than £11bn over the past 10 years, passengers have voted Heathrow the ‘Best Airport in Western Europe’ two years in a row, ‘Best Airport Terminal’ for the Terminal 5 five years in a row and ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ seven years in a row.

Qantas A380 flies daily from London Heathrow to Sydney and Melbourne, both via Dubai, Heathrow said.