Concierge: Travel news and deals

Travel to Europe and visit famous sites such as the Arc de Triomphe in France. Wyndham Garden Kuta Beach Bali is a one-minute walk from Kuta Beach.
Travel to Europe and visit famous sites such as the Arc de Triomphe in France.PHOTO: CHAN BROTHERS TRAVEL
Travel to Europe and visit famous sites such as the Arc de Triomphe in France. Wyndham Garden Kuta Beach Bali is a one-minute walk from Kuta Beach.
Wyndham Garden Kuta Beach Bali is a one-minute walk from Kuta Beach. PHOTO: WYNDHAM GARDEN KUTA BEACH BALI

CHAN BROTHERS TRAVEL SALE

Today is the last day of the Chan Brothers Travel Powerhouse Sale, which is happening at the travel agency's office in Fook Hai Building.

Visitors can look out for deals such as a one-for- one discount on selected package tours to China and 50 per cent off the second booking for selected package tours to Asia and Europe.

Package deals on offer include the 12-days Exquisite England, Scotland and Ireland package (from $3,488), which has a discount of up to $400 for every two bookings.

For more information, call 6438-8880 or visit Chan Brothers at Fook Hai Building, 150 South Bridge Road.


DORSETT MONGKOK'S EXPERIENCE PACKAGE

Four-star hotel Dorsett Mongkok in Hong Kong has introduced a 24-hour experience package.

It includes 25 per cent off the best available rate for the Room Executive category, for which prices start at HK$770 (S$139) for a one-night stay.

Guests who book this package can enjoy a flexible check-out time of up to 24 hours after their check-in time. They also get free access to the hotel's Dorsett Lounge, which provides free flow red and white wine from 5 to 6.30pm daily and serves a spread of coffee, tea, fruit and snacks all day.

To enjoy this offer, which is valid till December, guests must make their bookings via the hotel's website at least three days in advance.

To book, go to www.mongkok.dorsetthotels.com


FULLERTON PACKAGE DEALS

The Fullerton Hotel group has released two accommodation packages.

Those who book the Fullerton Spring Package can enjoy 20 per cent off The Fullerton Hotel's best available rates for stays between Saturday and July 31.

There is also a 20 per cent discount off all a la carte treatments at the hotel's spa. Guests who dine at the hotel's restaurants after 6.30pm enjoy 30 per cent off a la carte dishes.

To enjoy the discounts, guests must make their bookings between tomorrow and April 9.

The other package, the Easter Weekend Stay Package, is available at both The Fullerton Hotel and The Fullerton Bay Hotel for six weekends (Fridays to Sundays), starting from Friday.

At The Fullerton Hotel, get 10 per cent off all best available rates, while for The Fullerton Bay Hotel, there is a discount of 5 per cent.

Prices are available upon request. For more information, go to www.fullertonhotels.com


WYNDHAM HOTEL OPENS IN BALI

Wyndham Hotel Group has opened a new hotel in Bali. The 155-room Wyndham Garden Kuta Beach Bali is a one-minute walk from Kuta Beach.

Equipped with a children-friendly family pool and a rooftop pool, the resort also has executive rooms and suites with ocean views and pool access.

The new hotel is a rebranding of the existing The Kuta Playa Hotel & Villas and 151 rooms will be added to the hotel's capacity by the end of the year.

Rates start at US$66 (S$92) a night for a deluxe room.

For more information, go to www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham-garden


SKILLSEED'S WILDERNESS LIVING EXPERIENCE

Home-grown social enterprise Skillseed has organised a 10-day trip to Sweden and Copenhagen, where travellers will learn to live in the wilderness.

With a maximum group size of 15 participants, the tour will take travellers to a wilderness school in Sweden, where they will pick up skills such as starting campfires, fishing and canoeing.

After six days in Sweden, the group will head to Copenhagen, where participants are free to explore the Danish city on their own.

The programme costs $2,790 and excludes airfare, insurance and other personal expenses. Accommodation and meals are provided.

The trip takes place from June 5 to 14 and is open for registration till April 3. Participants must be aged 21 and older.

For more information, go to www.skillseed.sg/into-the-wild

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 26, 2017, with the headline 'Concierge Travel news and deals'. Print Edition | Subscribe