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Panorama and Sunworld Holidays celebrate their first departure to the Algarve from Ireland West Airport Knock

Panorama and Sunworld Holidays are delighted that this new destination has really taken off with the first flight filled to capacity and the subsequent departures proving to be a big hit also. Servicing the West and North West region of Ireland, this new charter programme to the Algarve takes the hassle out of travelling for local holidaymakers, cutting travel time and thus making package holidays to Portugal all the more enjoyable!

Portugal’s Algarve resorts are a paradise for couples, families and sports enthusiasts alike; a destination simply waiting to be discovered, where the finest beaches and weather in Europe meet traditional historic Portugal. Known for its warm hospitality and family-friendly resorts and accommodations, it is the perfect place to spend a family holiday in the sun. World renowned golf courses and extremely reasonably priced gourmet restaurants offering a fabulous selection of fresh fish on a daily basis add to the appeal of the Algarve. Watersports in the crystalline waters, evening entertainment, breathtaking scenery is all now easily accessible via a short direct flight… this destination is simply irresistible.

Whether its Panorama’s Summersun brochure or Sunworld’s superb brochure dedicated exclusively to Portugal, these tour operators have holidaying in the Algarve fully covered. Both brochures are jam-packed with the most sought after resorts and spectacular properties meaning there’s something to suit everyone, from Villas in Vilamoura to Apartments in Albufeira. Splendid townhouses and spectacular hotels located in an array of both quiet and lively resorts, making it even easier to tailor your trip to your own taste. In addition to great deals, both brochures bring lots of extra savings including thousands of FREE child places and FREE group places.

Panorama and Sunworld Holidays offer fully bonded flights and holidays, meaning you can rest assured that your holiday to the sun is secure. With a combined choice of over 15 stunning resorts along the sun-drenched Algarve coastline, a week’s holiday in June is available for as little as €299 per person based on two sharing in the Valmangude Jardim in Albuferia direct from Ireland West Airport Knock.

In addition to one and two week package holidays, Panorama and Sunworld Holidays are also offering spectacular value on return flights to Faro, Algarve that often work out cheaper than ‘low cost carriers’ and always have a 20kg baggage allowance and all taxes and charges included in the price. 

There has never been a better time to book, so hurry to your local travel agent and pick up a brochure. For further information on unbeatable offers and holiday packages available from Panorama and Sunworld Holidays direct from Ireland West Airport Knock pick up a copy of Panorama’s Summersun 2009 brochure or Sunworld’s Portugal & Madeira 2009 brochure or visit (tel. 0818 20 20 20) and  (tel. 0818 20 04 00) or keep an eye on for special offers and promotions.

Flights from Ireland West Airport Knock to Faro depart on Thursdays at 5.15pm and return into Ireland West Knock at 4pm.  For further airport information log onto

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Note:  Prices exclude the Ireland West Airport Knock Development Fee of €10 which is payable at the airport by all departing passengers aged 12 years and over.