Irish airline launches a new ‘Discover Your Roots’ package

Aer Lingus is now offering the ‘Discover Your Roots’ vacation package which includes a consultation with a genealogist in Ireland.

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As part of the recent ‘DNA Tourism’ trend which sees people travel to foreign countries to trace their ancestry, Aer Lingus is giving "family vacation" a whole new meaning by helping travelers uncover their Irish roots.

Through the new ‘Discover Your Roots’ package, travelers can opt into a 6, 7, or 8-night trip to Ireland which includes airfare, hotels, and a consultation with a genealogy expert to determine the exact regions in Ireland where their ancestors lived. 

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Included in Aer Lingus’s Discover Your Roots package is:

  •       Round-trip economy class airfare to Dublin
  •       2 nights in a 4-star hotel (with the opportunity to upgrade)
  •       4 nights in your choice of B&Bs throughout Ireland
  •       Admission to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
  •       Admission and a 1-hour private consultation with a genealogy expert at The Irish Family History Centre
  •       Car rental for 6 nights

Prices for the Aer Lingus ‘Discover Your Roots’ package start at $999 per person.

Aer Lingus flies to Ireland from 14 cities across North America, providing people all over the US a smart connection to Europe.

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