Concierge: Travel news and deals

Book a return flight to Tokyo to visit Asakusa (left) and get a Grab promotional code worth $10.
Book a return flight to Tokyo to visit Asakusa (above) and get a Grab promotional code worth $10.PHOTOS: SIX SENSES YAO NOI, ZUJI
Book a return flight to Tokyo to visit Asakusa (left) and get a Grab promotional code worth $10.
Six Senses Yao Noi resort.PHOTOS: SIX SENSES YAO NOI, ZUJI

FREE GRAB RIDES WITH ZUJI

Travel agency Zuji has partnered ride-sharing company Grab to offer travellers free rides when they book return flights from Singapore.

From now till May 31, those who book return flights to Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok and Shanghai will get a Grab promotion code worth $10 via e-mail.

The code is valid for use only in Singapore and for all Grab services, except GrabHitch.

For more information, go to www.zuji.com.sg

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HOTELS.COM'S OFFER FOR STANDARD CHARTERED CARDHOLDERS

Standard Chartered cardholders will get up to 12 per cent off when they make their bookings through travel website Hotels.com.

For instance, they get 10 per cent off their bookings with a minimum spending of $350. Those with Standard Chartered Priority Banking Visa Infinite or Visa Infinite cards will get 12 per cent off with a minimum spending of $500.

Both discounts are valid till Feb 28 next year.

For more information, go to tinyurl.com/n55hl3l


FREE HOTEL STAYS DURING DOHA STOPOVER

Qatar Airways passengers in transit in Doha, Qatar, can now choose to stay longer in the country with complimentary hotel stays in the city.

The airline and the Qatar Tourism Authority will offer transit passengers a free night's stay at four- or five-star hotels such as The Four Seasons, Marriott Marquis and Radisson Blu.

To enjoy the offer, travellers must book a multi-city ticket with transit in Doha on the Qatar Airways website, apply for a free transit visa and then book the "free hotel stay" offer.

Bookings must be made by Aug 31 and a minimum transit time of 12 hours is required.

The promotion is valid for travel till Sept 30. For more information, go to www.qatarairways.com


SIX SENSES YAO NOI RETREAT EXPERIENCE PACKAGE

Six Senses Yao Noi resort in Thailand is offering a special accommodation package for its newly refurbished Retreat Villa.

The package includes a minimum stay of three nights at the duplex Retreat Villa, a 60-minute spa treatment each for four adults, a private villa barbecue, a half-day island tour around Koh Yao Noi island and daily breakfast at the hotel's Living Room Restaurant.

The package is valid till Dec 19 and prices start at 69,100 baht (S$2,802) a night for four adults.

For more information, go to tinyurl.com/mnf9zp4

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 14, 2017, with the headline 'Concierge: Travel news and deals'. Print Edition | Subscribe