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 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

01 2311889

Call us Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm

New England Back Roads, Fly Drive

New England Back Roads Holidays with Sunway

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New England Back Roads

Highlights: Start in Boston and follow the famous Freedom Trail before heading north to New Hampshire and its treasure trove of shops, taverns and historical sites before continuing the coastal route to Maine and then Portland. From Portland continue through the White Mountains as you drive through Vermont and visit quintessential New England. Head South into the Berkshires then east to Hyannis and Cape Cod to explore the delightful coastal villages & relax by the white sandy beaches before heading back to Boston.

Itinerary - 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

DAY 1 Boston

Arrive Boston. This evening, enjoy one of Boston's many restaurants, take in a show in Boston's theater district or stroll through lively Quincy Marketplace. Overnight Midtown Hotel.

DAY 2 Boston

A full day free to explore Boston, the cradle of American liberty. The Revolutionary era comes to life along the Freedom Trail walking route. Visit the haunts of the patriots who stoked the fires of democracy throughout the Colonies.

DAY 3 Boston - Coastal Maine - Portland, ME (152km)

Along the route north of Boston lies almost four centuries of history, as well as some of the coasts finest beaches and seascapes. First stop is Salem, the location of the infamous witch trials. Then drive along the coast to the charming harbor towns of Gloucester and Rockport. Enjoy the old-time seaport atmosphere of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and its wealth of historic buildings before crossing into Maine. Pass through Kennebunkport, summer home to Presidents, and enjoy exploring Portland, Maine’s largest city. Overnight Best Western Merry Manor Inn or Similar, 1 Night.

DAY 4 Portland - White Mountains (234km)

Your drive today takes you inland towards the spectacular scenery of the White Mountains, the rooftop of New England; a landscape dotted with historic villages and enchanting covered bridges. En-route, experience breathtaking views of mountain ranges and pristine forests. Overnight Town & Country Inn, NH or Similar, 1 Night.

DAY 5 White Mountains - Stowe (208km)

Today, traverse the White Mountains that divide the New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont. The mountains are home to bears, moose, wild turkey, and deer. This route takes you through some of New England’s most beautiful scenery. Drive by Lyndonville and see Willey’s General Store in Greensboro before continuing through Craftsbury, a Grandma Moses kind of village, to Stowe. See picture-perfect villages and some of Vermont’s famous covered bridges. Overnight Golden Eagle Resort, VT or Similar, 1 Night.

DAY 6 Stowe - Green Mountains - Connecticut (240km)

Your drive today takes you alongside the Green Mountains of Vermont, part of the Appalachian Mountain range that stretches from Quebec in the north to Alabama in the south, and through the Connecticut River Valley. Step into Old Sturbridge Village and find yourself transported back in time. In historic households and shops, at water-powered mills and on working farms, explore the everyday tasks and seasonal celebrations of early 19th-century New England. Overnight Holiday Inn Express Mystic or Similar, 1 Night.

DAY 7 Connecticut River Valley - Cape Cod - Hyannis (224km)

Journey south towards the Massachusetts coast. Many of America's most prominent families - from the Astors to the Vanderbilts - have summered in Newport. Many of their homes are now preserved and open for tours. Continue along the coast on your way to the Cape. Explore magnificent Cape Cod with its high cliffs, rolling dunes, broad beaches, miles of walking trails, picturesque villages and delicious seafood. This peninsula is a beloved vacation spot for visitors and natives alike. Stop in Plymouth, a living panorama of Pilgrim and Colonial times and see the Mayflower II. Overnight Hyannis Harbour Hotel or Similar, 1 Night.

DAY 8 Hyannis -Boston (70mi/112km)
Morning to relax on the Cape. Drop your car off at Boston Logan airport.

Package includes:

  • Prices are based on 2 adults sharing
  • Flights Ex Dublin (For Shannon or Cork contact Sunway)
  • Accommodations as stated above
  • Standard 2 Door Economy car Hire
  • Taxes
  • Hotels may be substituted for higher categories
  • Car Hire can be upgraded
  • Car Hire Extras are payable locally

*=local charge

New England Back Roads Special Offers

  • New England special offers with Sunway
    11 May '21 - 7 nights, 3*
    Boston & New England Ref: IV1083910 - Price from

Prices are 'from' prices per person, based on 2 sharing and include: Return Flights & Taxes from Ireland, Accommodation & Board as specified above

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