Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updated 31 August 2020

While the government travel advice remains as avoid non-essential travel and even though some destinations are included in the Green List of destinations, we are working with all our customers to help them with their holiday plans, so please be patient we will be in contact with you.

The safety and wellbeing of our customers will always remain our top priority.


The Green list – things to know

  • Destinations will be updated by the Government at any time
  • Countries can come off the green list if they do not meet the criteria set out by government
  • People returning from a Green List country, do not have to self-quarantine, however they are asked to restrict their movements
  • If you book a holiday to a green list destination and should it come off the green list while you are there or before you are due to travel – we will contact you and offer assistance
  • Please refer to the following link for an up to date list of countries included in the Green List

I am booked to travel to a destination included in the Green List, can I still go?

Government advice for countries included in the Green List is currently to avoid non essential travel, however you may still travel if wish to do so. We will be contacting all customers regardless of the destination they are travelling to and will discuss what options you have.

I am booked to travel to a destination that is not included in the Green List?

We will contact you and discuss your options as you would be travelling against government advice. Travel Insurance may not cover you, so it is essential that you check your travel insurance policy.

I am due to travel from September onwards

A lot of flights are operating albeit on a reduced frequency for September and beyond. If you are due to travel in September we will contact you and discuss all options with you. We will be contacting people in order of travel date, so bear with us we will get to you.
We are prioritising all rebooking’s based on travel date.

I am due to pay the balance of my holiday, but I’m concerned
We will do our very best to work with you in this regard. On some selected destinations we may be able to delay the balance due date. Please contact our sales team regarding your booking.

I want to change my holiday, what do I do?
Depending on when and where you are travelling to, we will assist you where we can but please bear in mind our focus is on September holidays at the moment.

You are welcome to contact our office during our normal office hours of 9.00am – 5.00pm Mon-Fri. You may also email info@sunway.ie and one of our team will get back to you.

I’m still worried, can I cancel my booking?
If your flight is still operating and you choose to cancel your holiday, then this would be subject to our cancellation policy as per our booking conditions.

I want to book a new holiday but I am concerned I will lose my money?

  • You can book your holiday in complete confidence with Sunway
  • We are an Irish Family owned and operated holiday company, taking Irish holidaymakers on holiday for more than 53 years
  • Sunway Travel is licensed and bonded with the commission for aviation (TA 0731 and TO 101) Do not take chances with unlicensed travel companies

I hope the above information has helped answer some of the queries you may have. Finally, I would just like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the kind words of support you’ve shared with me over the past few weeks. These are really tough times for Sunway and the Travel Industry of Ireland, but we look forward to planes flying soon so we can take you on holidays.

I remain convinced that, when we do return to the skies, we will be both stronger and better than before.

Let’s all look forward to travelling again soon!

Warm regards
Mary Denton
CEO

Gran Canaria, Canaries Holidays

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Gran Canaria, Canaries Holidays

Gran Canaria is the 3rd largest island in the Canaries. Enjoying a wonderfully warm climate all year round, Gran Canaria is a very popular holiday destination for the Irish catering for every kind of holiday maker. Offering both bustling lively resorts and relaxing picturesque resorts with excellent facilities and activities. An island of contrasts with its green and leafy north, a mountainous interior and the desert south. The south of the island is where the most popular tourist resorts are located including our featured resorts of Maspalomas, Playa del Ingles, Puerto Mogan, Puerto Rico and San Agustin.

Things to do in Gran Canaria, Canaries

 

  • All year round sunshine
  • Duty free
  • Family favourite resorts & properties
  • Great Golf Courses
  • Family fun Water & Activity Parks
  • Water sports
  • Diving
  • Fantastic beaches
  • Historic Walking Tours of Las Palmas City


With 230km of coastline Gran Canaria has a huge selection of beaches, from long wide sandy beaches, the sand dunes of Maspalomas, to secluded coves and rocky inlets. Playa Del Ingles boasts a 2.7km long sandy beach with a promenade and offers a multitude of leisure and water sports activities, restaurants, cafes and bars. A lively beach to go with a lively resort! For those looking to get away from the crowds San Agustin offers a quieter alternative. Puerto Rico is known as the sunniest spot on the island and offers a beautiful man-made sandy beach. A very popular resort with families. Puerto Mogan is a quaint resort often dubbed ‘Little Venice’ due to its network of canals and bridges. An upmarket resort where quality rather than quantity is the motto.

With plenty of shopping centres where you can take advantage of the duty free shopping, leisure zones for the kids, restaurants offering every type of cuisine you can think of, a buzzing nightlife in the larger resorts, excursion opportunities a-plenty, fantastic golf courses, water parks, miles of sandy beaches and a sunny climate year round it’s easy to see why Gran Canaria is such a favoured holiday destination so what are you waiting for?!

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