x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 21 January 2018

Ride the new Airbus A380 to a free night at a Raffles hotel

Experience the Orient this spring with free night deals, discounts at new properties and luxury weekend getaways.


Enjoy two nights for the price of one at the Capitol Hotel Tokyu, a five-star landmark designed by the architect Kengo Kuma in Akasaka, downtown Tokyo. For ¥30,000 (Dh1,341), guests get two nights in a deluxe king room plus one extra night, free internet and access to the fitness centre and swimming pool. The price is inclusive of taxes and is valid until April 30. For more information, call 00 81 3 3503 0109 or visit www.capitolhoteltokyu.com.

Koh Samui

Spend a sumptuous weekend on Bhoput beach at Outrigger Koh Samui Resort and Spa. The property, which opened last week, features three swimming pools, a kids' club and Navasana wellness centre. The special introductory rates for the seven room types range from 3,823 Thai baht (Dh452) for a beach deco room to 7,080 baht (Dh837) for a studio suite with spa bath and up to 13,805 baht (Dh16,290) for a grand pool villa. All prices are per night, based on two people sharing, and include breakfast, free internet, round-trip airport transfers and taxes. The offer is valid until June 30. For more information, visit www.outriggerthailand.com.


W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak has a "premiere to Bali" package to commemorate its opening next month. Prices start from US$469 (Dh1,722) per night for a garden-view room, $651 (Dh2,391) for an ocean-view room and $930 (Dh3,416) for a one-bedroom villa, with breakfast, $150 (Dh550) credit (food only), an upgrade to the next room category (subject to availability), and a gift. The offer is available from March 1 until June 30. For more details, call 00 62 36173 8106 or visit whotels.com/baliseminyak.

Stay two nights in a one-bedroom pool villa at the Chedi Club Tanah Gajah and enjoy the third free. Located in the foothills of central Bali, the resort is offering the "elite episode" package for 10,163,340 Indonesian rupiah (Dh4,110), with airport transfers, breakfast, daily afternoon tea, one dinner for two and taxes. Visit www.ghmhotels.com for more details.


Book a suite on an A380 flight with Singapore Airlines (SIA) to Sydney, Melbourne, Tokyo or Hong Kong via Singapore for a complimentary night at the Raffles hotel. The package includes round-trip airport transfers, breakfast, free in-room internet and a 40-per-cent discount on the Jet Lag treatment at Amrita Spa. Return flights in a suite cost Dh31,035 to Sydney and Melbourne; Dh30,575 to Tokyo and Dh17,575 to Hong Kong. All prices include taxes. The stay must be utilised immediately on arrival in Singapore, and travel must be completed by March 30.

Fly first class on SIA for a free night at one of Singapore's best hotels - the Shangri-La, Fairmont or Ritz Carlton - with breakfast, limousine transfers and discounts on spa treatments, food and beverages. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul. First-class fares cost from Dh12,105, including taxes. Travel must be completed by March 31 for stays at the Fairmont and Ritz Carlton, and by February 28 at the Shangri-La. Call 02 622 1110 for more details.


Grand Hyatt Beijing has a family getaway package for two adults and up to two children under 12. Priced at 1,900 yuan (Dh1,060) for a night in a grand deluxe two-bedroom, the offer includes breakfast, access to Club Oasis and the swimming pool, welcome gifts for the children (toy pandas, children's movies on DVD, ice cream and popcorn), a 25 per cent discount on manicures, pedicures and massages at Club Oasis, a complimentary upgrade to a six-seater limousine when booking airport transfers, and late checkout until 4pm. Visit www.beijing.grand.hyatt.com for more details.