The Concierge: Enjoy Valentine's Day with these offers


Get up to 30 per cent off on an all-inclusive couple's getaway to a Club Med property in Phuket, Cherating Beach, Bali, Guilin, Yabuli or the Maldives.

Book before the end of this month to enjoy the discount, which is valid for travel before the end of April and for stays of at least three nights.

Packages, including flights, start from $835 for a three-night stay in a superior room in Club Med Cherating Beach.

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The Grand Copthorne Waterfront hotel has launched a luxurious Valentine's Day package for a couple looking for a quick romantic escapade while staying in town.

The "Ti Amo" (Italian for "I love you") package includes a stretch limousine pick-up, a night's stay in the hotel's Presidential Suite, a bottle of prosecco, a five-course Italian set dinner prepared specially by the head chef of the hotel's Italian restaurant, Pontini, and a pair of Gold Class movie tickets at Golden Village.

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The Armenian Street Heritage Hotel opened last month in the Unesco World Cultural Heritage zone of Georgetown in Penang.

The 92-room hotel, managed by Tune Hotels, is within walking distance of heritage trails, museums, temples and eateries.

A double room at the hotel starts from RM160 (S$61.50), while a family room for four starts from RM260 (S$95.90).

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Save on upcoming stays at any of 30 participating Sofitel hotels in the region with the hotel group's Chinese New Year promotions.

Guests at Sofitel hotels across China, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines, India, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji will receive US$60 (S$76.70) to spend on food and beverages at the hotel for every night they stay.

Breakfast for two guests a room a night, as well as a gourmet welcome gift basket, will be included. This offer is available for stays until the end of this month.

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This article was first published in The Sunday Times on Feb 2, 2014

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