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Carrickfergus Vacation Package Deals

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Carrickfergus Travel Guide

Where is Carrickfergus?

Plane tickets? Got 'em. Bags all packed? Yep. Wait... where exactly are we going again? Before you climb into the airport bus, it's good to know just where Carrickfergus is.

It's situated 11 miles northeast of the national capital, Belfast, and 7 miles northeast of Newtownabbey.

Visitors to this area of Antrim will be rubbing shoulders with roughly 29,000 people.

Places to Visit in Carrickfergus

St. Nicholas Church is not just a house of worship, but a well-known tourist attraction too. Need some more options? Imagine another place and time at Carrickfergus Castle, a castle established for protection and residential means. But wait, that's not all there is! Having catalogued major historical conflicts, Andrew Jackson Centre allows visitors the chance to peruse its fascinating military collections and unique wartime memorabilia.

Car Rentals in Carrickfergus

Hey there, globetrotter. We know you're eager to squeeze the most out of your escape, so why not check out car rentals in Carrickfergus? Book with Orbitz and get your epic adventure on the road today!

Will you be arriving by plane? Collect your car at the start of your trip at George Best Belfast City Airport. Avis and Budget are both a short walk from the arrivals hall.

Where to stay in Carrickfergus – Hotel Accommodation

Planning to spend a night or more in Carrickfergus? Get set to make some snappy decisions. Currently, Orbitz has just 4 hotels in Carrickfergus.

Have a look at the fantastic amenities and services at the Culloden Estate & Spa and Dobbins Inn Hotel.

Nearest Airports to Carrickfergus

Navigating airports can be a bit frustrating sometimes, but the vacation at the end of that long plane ride is always worth the effort. George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) is the closest to Carrickfergus. It's situated 9 miles to the south of the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Carrickfergus

Carrickfergus has an abundance of things to see and do, but if you want to branch outwards, you're in luck! You have world-famous attractions right around the corner! Giant's Causeway entices tourists from every corner of the globe. Bushmills, just 40 miles from Carrickfergus, is a handy base when stopping by this unmissable attraction.

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Feeling a little miserable because you have to cancel your journey? Don't sweat it — there's no way we're going to make a bad situation worse by charging you a fee.^ If you contact them quickly, your chosen airline and hotel might not either.

*Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.