Head to Macau (above) to celebrate a belated Valentine's Day and soak up its bright night lights.
Head to Macau (above) to celebrate a belated Valentine's Day and soak up its bright night lights. PHOTO: REUTERS


Head to Travel Revolution 2016 next weekend to score travel deals and learn more about your dream destinations from travel agencies and tourism organisations.

Enjoy a free Thai massage at the Tourism Authority of Thailand booth; take a fun photo against a Japanese-themed background at the Japan National Tourism Organization booth; and join travel workshops conducted by tourism organisations each day.

Admission is free to the event, which runs from Friday to Sunday from 11am to 9.30pm at Marina Bay Sands, B2 Expo Halls D to F. It is organised by Singapore Outbound Travel Agents Association and supported by American Express, travel insurer AIG and i-Weekly magazine.

AIG will be offering 25 to 40 per cent off on single-trip plans, a 10 per cent discount on annual plans and free travel organisers with a travel insurance purchase.

Go to for more information.


Star Alliance Gold Card holders enjoy free upgrades on Heathrow Express trains between the airport and London Paddington Station.

Customers just need to buy a standard-class ticket, then choose any available seat in Business First Class and show both their ticket and Star Alliance Gold Card to the attendant.

They get to enjoy the Business First Class amenities, including complimentary newspapers, wider seats, a personal table and a power socket at each seat.

Go to


For a belated Valentine's celebration, Mandarin Oriental, Macau has extended its Season of Love package till March 31.

Starting from $2,299 Macanese Pataca (S$400), it includes one night's accommodation with a chance to upgrade to the next category of guestroom, Internet access and a choice of two of the following specials: two spa treatments for the price of one at the hotel's spa; in-room bubbles and a welcome gift of strawberries; in-room Passionate Blossom Romantic Bath experience; in-room Love Afternoon Tea; or in-room champagne breakfast.

Additional nights are priced at a special reduced rate, starting from $999 Pataca a night from Sunday through Thursday, and $1,499 Pacata a night on Friday and Saturday. Go to

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 21, 2016, with the headline 'Concierge'. Print Edition | Subscribe