BRITISH AIRWAYS DAILY AIRBUS TO LONDON
British Airways launched its daily Airbus A380 service from Singapore to London last Friday.
The double-decker jumbo plane offers one of the quietest cabins in the sky, extra storage space, cleaner air, mood lighting and more power sockets for personal electronic equipment.
Return fares next month start at $1,329 for economy and $2,099 for premium economy.
The A380 service will temporarily serve the route three times a week between Dec 25 and Feb 24. The daily service will resume from Feb 25.
For booking and more information, go to ba.com.
GREEK VILLA BAGS AWARD
Villa Hurmuses on Mykonos, Greece, has been named Top Private Pool Villa in Europe at the 2015 World Luxury Hotel Awards held in Hong Kong.
The five-bedroom villa is on the island of Mykonos and is owned by Singapore-based Greek-Canadian Jeff Hurmuses and his Singaporean wife Sharon.
Located near a picturesque beach in the charming Mykonos town, the villa offers beautiful views of the island's traditional white-washed villages, harbour windmills and famous sunset.
For more information, go to www.villahurmuses.com.
DISCOUNTS AT LUXURY CHAIN
As part of its Luxury For Less programme, the five-star Anantara hotels, resorts and spas chain is offering complimentary daily breakfast for two and 20 to 30 per cent off its villas and suites.
The deal applies to all Anantara establishments (subject to availability), which include resorts in Koh Samui, Bali and the Maldives, for stays before Dec 23.
TRAVEL TIPS FOR VEGETARIANS
Vegetarians and vegans who have trouble finding suitable food while on vacation can now go to Vegvisits.com, a new United States- based home-sharing platform which helps such travellers find suitable homes to stay at and gain access to vegan or vegetarian kitchens.
Travellers can filter their search for a suitable host by dietary type (for example, raw, nut-free and gluten-free) and favourite appliances (such as food dehydrators, processors and blenders).
Go to www.vegvisits.com for more information.