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The Sunsational January Holiday Giveaway on WLR

The Sunsational January Holiday Giveaway on WLR Is Back!

Every week this month, we are giving you the chance to beat the January blues with a sunsational holiday for two people to the Algarve, Costa Del Sol, Salou and Rome up for grabs!

What's more, each destination has been specifically selected to give you much-needed sunshine to look forward to!

Thanks to Harvey Travel, you could be flying from Cork Airport to the 5-star Pestana Alvor Praia Hotel in the Algarve, the 4-star Oxford Hotel in Rome, the 4-star H10 Mediterranean Village in Salou or the 3-star Myramar Apartments in Fuengirola.

With swift security queues, convenient and great value car parking near the terminal building, all within a two-hour drive from Waterford and a 60-minute drive from Dungarvan, the convenience of flying from Cork Airport can’t be argued with. Ryanair is now operating 29 routes as part of their biggest-ever Summer schedule from Cork Airport, with increased frequency on the most popular routes. They have also added five new routes. (La Rochelle, East Midlands, Venice and Rome).

The Sunsational Holidays


5* Pestana Alvor Praia Hotel, Portugal

An iconic hotel with lush gardens and sea views, the Pestana Alvor Praia is perched on the cliffs of one of the Algarve's famous beaches.

With direct access by elevator to the Três Irmãos beach at the foot of rocky bronze cliffs, this hotel has one of the best locations in the Algarve. Most rooms have magnificent sea views, making the sea the main character of this fabulous five-star resort.

4.5 hectares of green fields surround this hotel, with golf greens nearby. You’ll find the small Alvor village a short walk away, where its fishing culture allows the hotel to have delicious freshly cooked fish every day.


3* Myramar Apts in Fuengirola, Spain

Fuengirola is located in the sunny Costa del Sol and with 6km of fantastic beaches you won't be disappointed.

The broad sandy beaches of Fuengirola, Las Gaviotas and Los Boliches have plenty of facilities including a variety of water sports, restaurants, cafes and sunbeds and parasols for hire.

The Myramar Apartments are located just 10mins from the resort centre and the beach and they are next to the largest shopping centre in Fuengirola.

4* H10 Mediterranean Village, Spain

Salou is a large resort in the Costa Dorada located just 90mins south of Barcelona.

Famous for its golden sand beaches and beautiful promenade, it is popular with families and couples.

Located just metres from the beach, the H10 Mediterranean Village is an iconic four-star hotel.

Visit Europe's biggest theme park Portaventura or Ferrari Land to test your nerves on the Red Force rollercoaster.

4* Oxford Hotel Rome, Italy

Visit the Eternal City of Rome, brimming with attractions for tourists.

Wander through the old streets of Rome and visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Trevi Fountain just to name a few.

The Oxford Hotel is located around the corner from the Via Veneto and just a short walk from the Spanish Steps.

How To Win A Sunsational Holiday

Each day for the month of January, you’re listening out for the Sunsational Double Play!

We will play two summer songs back-to-back sometime between 6am and 6pm and when you hear the two songs played in full and back-to-back, text or WhatsApp ‘HOLIDAY’ plus your name to 083 3333 975 to be entered into the draw.

It could be played on The Big Breakfast Blaa with Vinny and Aobhin, Déise Today with Damien, The Lunchbox with Geoff on The Spin Home with Ollie.

The week’s 4 qualifiers will then go through to Friday’s live final with Ollie on The Spin Home.

The winner will be headed for either the Algarve, Costa Del Sol, Salou or Rome – the destination will be revealed on Friday!

Listen in to WLR from 6am all month long to win

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Terms and Conditions 

  • The voucher can not be used for travel in June, July, or August, at Easter, Christmas or midterm school breaks
  • The voucher is non-transferable ie the winner must use the voucher and can not pass it on to someone else
  • No cash alternatives