About Us


BudgetAir is a member of the Club Travel Group, Ireland’s largest Travel Agency and is Government Licensed & Bonded by the Irish Commission for Aviation (aviationreg.ie) Licence No: TA054 so all your holiday money is fully protected.

Club Travel is the single largest Travel Company in Ireland, employs 200 Travel Professionals, and are Ireland's most financially secure Travel Company with accumulated cash reserves of €50 million.

Club Travel is the original Irish specialist in discounted airfares. Our experience in the Irish low fares market is unparalleled. Owner and Managing Director, Liam Lonergan co-founded Ryanair with Tony Ryan and subsequently went on to operate flights into Dublin with Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic’s using Club Air aircraft.

We now operate in 4 areas of outbound travel;

1.      Corporate Travel

2.      Retail Travel

3.      Online Travel

4.      Wholesale Travel 


Air Fares

Club Travel offers the cheapest available Air Fares from Ireland and the UK on over 50 Airlines (see below list) and our air content includes;

§  Seat Only Net Fares

§  Inclusive Tour Net Fares

§  VFR Net Fares

§  Low Cost Fares



Club Travel is the single largest Travel Agent in Ireland and the No. 1 TMC in the Corporate Market.

Club Travel is an award-winning Travel Agent most recently winning ‘Best Travel Agency in Ireland’ awarded by the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA).

We account for nearly 20% of all long-haul flight sales in Ireland.

Liam Lonergan has served on the Board of The Irish Travel Agents Association and as Chairman of the Guild of Business Travel Agents.


Abbey Travel

One of the largest retail outlets in Ireland situated on Abbey Street, which is 100 yards off O’Connell St. Specialises in Long Haul Sun and Cruise Travel.

Australia Travel Centre

Our Australian Direct Sell Specialist, located in Middle Abbey Street. Specialises in discount fares on Qantas, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Etihad.

Club Travel HRG

One of Ireland's leading Corporate Agencies. Accounts include Irish Government Account, Glanbia and Twitter EMEA. We are also the official affiliate to HRG Worldwide handling their Global Accounts requirements from Ireland.

Club Travel

Club Travel has been established for 44 years and is the single largest Travel Company in Ireland with annual revenues of € 150 million. Club Travel employs 200 professionals, and are Ireland's most financially secure Travel Company with accumulated cash reserves of € 50 million.

Budget Travel

Budget Travel is part of the Club Travel Network, Ireland's largest travel agency, and was acquired in February 2010.


Our Longhaul Holiday Direct Sell Specialist, located in Middle Abbey Street. Specialises in holidays to the Caribbean, Middle East, Asia and Africa using discount fares on Air France-KLM, British Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Etihad and Emirates amongst others. Also specialising in Honeymoons, Thailand and Egypt, a dedicated Longhaul Division with the best deals to Thailand, Egypt, Mauritius, Maldives, South Africa, Caribbean, Dubai and the USA.


Student and youth specialist primarily online. Second agent to be appointed by Aer Lingus to distribute Student Fares in the Irish Market, and in addition runs its own J1 Visa programme and Work in USA Visa, Work in Canada Visa programmes.

Budget Travel USA

Our newest venture specialising in Holidays to the USA


Online Presence

We own/operate five of the Top Ten visited Travel Agent Websites namely:










Wholesale - Fulfillment

Club Travel consolidate for over 50 of the worlds leading airlines to –

  • Australia – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, Cairns
  • Asia – Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Cochin, Delhi, Islamabad, Manila, China
  • USA – New York, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando, Miami
  • Europe – Paris, Rome, Milan, Madrid, Barcelona, Budapest, Brussels, London
  • South America – Rio de Janeiro, Buneos Aires, Lima, Caracas, Bogota
  • Caribbean – Cuba, Antigua, Barbados, Bahamas, Jamacia

Since 1999 we have operated online with www.easyfare.ie – an OBT for Travel Agents (closed user site ) selling discounted fares on the following Airlines: -


Aer Lingus

Air Canada

Air China

Air France

Air Mauritius

Air New Zealand

British Airways




Egypt Air



Etihad Airways


Gulf Air


Japan Airlines

Korean Air

Kuwait Airways


Malaysia Airlines




Singapore Airlines

South African

Sri Lankan


Thai Airways

Turkish Airlines


US Airways


Vietnam Airlines

Virgin Atlantic


Best Value City Breaks & Package Holidays

Our website www.clubtravel.ie offers great deals on Cheap City Breaks to Paris, Rome, Milan, London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Prague, Barcelona, Budapest, Bucharest, Brussels, Lisbon & Vienna.

We also offer Low cost Package Holidays to the Canary Islands – Las Palmas, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote & Tenerife, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, Turkey & Tunisia.

Club Travel is one of the largest sports travel agencies in Ireland with match packages and tickets to all major sporting events.

Club Travel is fully Licensed and Bonded by the Irish Government – so your money is secure when you book with us. Our Travel Agents Licence Number is TA0054.


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