The Natas Travel Fair is back next weekend at Singapore Expo Hall 7.

Held from Friday to Sunday (10am to 9.30pm), the three-day fair will be packed with travel promotions, packages and travel-related activities, including tips on how to take good travel pictures from Mr Lance Leong, resident instructor of Canon Singapore, and personalised advice on travel-related vaccinations and health matters from specialists from Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Travel deals will include British Airway's World On Sale promotion, which offers discounted return fares to more than 185 destinations across Britain, Europe, Africa and the Americas.

The exclusive fares, which are available for booking till March 14 and valid for flights departing Singapore between Feb 17 and Dec 31, are as low as $1,198 to London and $668 to Sydney, return. Admission to the fair is free.

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Tomorrow is the last day to enjoy Trafalgar's European promotion.

Pick one of 25 tours to European destinations such as Prague, Rome and Edinburgh and the second traveller will get up to 50 per cent off his itinerary when payment is made with an HSBC credit card.

For more information, go to or call 6922-5965.


The award-winning, Paola Navone-designed resort, Point Yamu by Como in Phuket, has opened Como Beach Club on Naka Yai Island, located 20 minutes from the resort by boat.

The island beach club features a saltwater swimming pool with sundeck and loungers, 13 private salas for a break in the shade, children's activities organised by Play by Como, a watersport centre and a beachside restaurant and bar. Accommodation at Point Yamu includes 27 one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom villas, 50 suites and 29 rooms.

For more information or to make a reservation, e-mail or call +66-0-76-360-100.


In partnership with Zen Harmony Diving scuba and snorkelling operators, Alila Manggis resort on Bali's east coast is offering two special diving packages.

The four-day, three-night Harmony Dive package is for non-certified divers, while the five-day, four-night package caters to certified divers.

The packages start with a pre-dive consultation, which includes a health-and-fitness assessment and instruction in calming, deep-breathing techniques.

Divers can enjoy looking at the flourishing underwater life at some of Bali's best scuba sites, including Gili Mimpang, Nusa Penida and Manta Point.

Dives are followed by rejuvenating massages, meditation, yoga and Zentsu relaxation practice conducted in the swimming pool.

Starting from US$335++ (S$470) a night with a minimum of three nights' stay, the Harmony Dive package is available only on weekends, every Friday to Sunday, from now till March 31.

For more information or to make a reservation, e-mail or call +6- 36-341-011.

Lydia Vasko

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 28, 2016, with the headline 'Concierge'. Subscribe