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Rush hour at Yas Waterworld. Pawan Singh / The National
Rush hour at Yas Waterworld.  Pawan Singh / The National

This Eid Al Adha, if you have the time, they have the trip

We compare the pros and cons of three deals for Eid Al Adha getaways: Istanbul, Yas Island and Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort.

Three nights in fabulous Istanbul ...

Benefits This package deal on Groupon.ae includes return ticket, hotel, meals, tours and more, starting from Dh2699,

a 23 per cent discount. It is valid for stays from October 14 through October 18. Spend your three nights in a three-star or four-star hotel.

Watch out for: This is a group deal and there is a deadline on its purchase. Cancellation and refund are not available after the booking is confirmed.

... two nights of fun and food on Yas Island ...

Benefits Cobone.com offers you a package with entry to Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and two nights at the Park Rotana hotel including breakfast. Prices start at Dh1,445 for two adults and rise to Dh1,613 for two adults and a child. So, that’s an extra Dh168 for the kid to tag along.

Watch out for: This deal expires by the end of September. It is valid for stays from October 10 to October 20.

... or, one night at Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort

Benefits For rates starting from Dh899, spend a night in a standard seaside room at Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort in western Abu Dhabi emirate. The price includes in-room Wi-Fi, a daily buffet breakfast for two adults and two children under age 12, a 20 per cent discount on food and beverage bills, and a 25 per cent discount on massage and beauty treatments. Also, a lovely fruit basket.

Watch out for: The offer is valid for GCC residents only. It runs from October 10 to October 15.

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