The holidays are over but for all of us hopelessly romantic Explorateurs out there, Valentine's Day is just around the corner (gasp!). Relax, have we got an emerald of a deal for you that is guaranteed to launch you into VDay rock star status. It's an opportunity to experience one of Ireland's most exclusive 5-star gems, the splendid Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt in charming Wicklow, just close enough to Dublin to experience the vibrance yet far enough to indulge in the serenity of the countryside. When visiting Ireland, it's a great idea to base yourself in one place and plan day trips throughout your stay so this option is ideal, plus at prices starting at $2199* per person including Business Class air, it's a deal you can't afford not to take advantage of! That's right- we're talking:

- Round-Trip Business Class airfare

-6 nights in an interconnecting 2-bedroom suite at Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt

-Automatic car rental with GPS

-1 dinner at Gordon Ramsay's restaurant @ the Ritz-Carlton

-Elegant full breakfast daily.

Trust us, there's no better place to base oneself than at this stunning property, and no better way to get to Ireland than Aer Lingus. Enjoy!

EXPLORATEUR EXCLUSIVE- $2199 pricing based on 4 people travelling together travelling from NY-JFK, pricing is available for 2, 3, 4 and 5 people travelling as well as from Boston and Chicago, and varies by date & gateway. Promotion valid for travel through 23 Aug 2010. For more information contact Aer Lingus Vacation Store at 800-495-1632 or visit and be sure & tell 'em The Explorateur sent you!

*Terms & Conditions: Advertised prices are per person based on four travellers and include roundtrip business class airfare on valid Aer Lingus transatlantic services between New York or Boston to Dublin and a shared, full size automatic transmission car rental including unlVimited mileage. Based on travel from 01.01.10 - 03.10.10. Package includes 6 night's accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt in interconnecting rooms of one suite with Living Room and Deluxe Room both with ensuite bathroom (for 4 or 5 travellers). 2 or 3 passengers' accommodations include one suite with living area. Seats are limited and prices may be restricted to specific flights, class of service, travel dates, length of stay or room type. Holiday periods, flights and dates outside of specified travel period are available at an additional cost. Accommodations include applicable taxes. Full payment is due at time of reservation. Offers apply to North American-originating passengers only. Stated prices exclude government taxes/fees/facility charges of up to $60 eastbound and $120 westbound and the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 for US enplanements. Flight restrictions/terms & conditions apply. Frequent flyer mileage/points do not apply. Tickets are non-refundable. Stopovers are not permitted. Offers cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions. Child/infant discounts not available. Valid for new bookings only. Prices are based on the lowest available airfare at the time of printing and may be subject to availability and change. Substantial restrictions apply for cancellation/changes. Call (800) 495-1632 for full details on change/cancellation policy and detailed land offering. Additional terms and conditions will apply.