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31-12-2018, 11:43   #16
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I've been to most of the ones in the UK and they are great.
They are expensive but very relaxing, and lots to do.
Not sure how long it will take the wildlife to get used to that many people (staff in UK I talked to said probably about a year or two) but it's very nice to have squirrels, ducks etc at your backdoor, stopping on the path to let a load of baby swans cross etc.
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Has a Nazi youth or Scientology recruitment vibe off it.
Wouldn't drink the Coolaid.
You do mean Kool-aid snowflake?
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Here’s their website.

https://www.centerparcs.ie/breaks-we...E&gclsrc=aw.ds


The subtropical swimming pool focal point of Center Parcs Longford under construcion



Family lodges nearing completion. This will be a huge economic boost for Longford.
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Had a look online today at pricing. 23rd of Aug to the 26th for 3 adults 929 euro self catering. Same dates in Malaga Spain flights and accommodation coming in at 824 euro plus gauranteed sunshine.
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The fact it is Longford just turns me off.
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The fact it is Longford just turns me off.

The fact that I checked particular dates in Ireland and the same dates in the UK yet there is a 150 euro difference says it all for me. Guess which location is the more expensive?
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The fact that I checked particular dates in Ireland and the same dates in the UK yet there is a 150 euro difference says it all for me. Guess which location is the more expensive?
The one I can drive to in an hour ?
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The fact that I checked particular dates in Ireland and the same dates in the UK yet there is a 150 euro difference says it all for me. Guess which location is the more expensive?
School holidays finish up earlier in the UK than in ireland. Is that a possible reason?
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The one I can drive to in an hour ?

You are the reason why a UK executive referred to Ireland as ' treasure Island' .
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School holidays finish up earlier in the UK than in ireland. Is that a possible reason?

Just an observation but have you skin in the game? On a different thread you were highlighting the great value of a weekend break in September for 540 euro when I highlighted the cost of a stay 23rd Aug to the 26th Aug as being 929 euro versus a stay in Malaga including flights for 824 euro for 3 people.
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You leave your car at the gate. You are captive for your time there. Convienience = expense. It is a very expensive weekend based on the above. Once in, you pay for everything. Better off getting a caravan on dogs bay. Better location and way more freedom.
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Just an observation but have you skin in the game? On a different thread you were highlighting the great value of a weekend break in September for 540 euro when I highlighted the cost of a stay 23rd Aug to the 26th Aug as being 929 euro versus a stay in Malaga including flights for 824 euro for 3 people.
. I’ve booked a weekend that’s all. Your Malaga trip is not comparing like with like.
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. I’ve booked a weekend that’s all. Your Malaga trip is not comparing like with like.

I compared the same dates in Sherwood forest in the UK with Longford here and Ireland was almost 150 dearer. Any thoughts?
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The one I can drive to in an hour ?
That's quite the logical fallacy to try explain the price disparity between the UK and Ireland when it comes to similar goods and services :/
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I compared the same dates in Sherwood forest in the UK with Longford here and Ireland was almost 150 dearer. Any thoughts?
More competition in the UK.
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