Concierge: Flight deals to Australia

Enjoy discounts for flights to Canberra (left) by booking at travel website
Enjoy discounts for flights to Canberra (above) by booking at travel website VISIT CANBERRA


As part of its Magnificent Month Deal, travel booking website Cheap is offering Singapore travellers $40 off flights to Melbourne.

They have to book by Sept 30using the discount code, FLY2MELBOURNE, when checking out.

The discount is applicable to only the first 1,000 bookings and is not valid for bookings with AirAsia, ThaiAirAsia, Tiger Airways, Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Scoot and other low-cost airlines.

This month, the website also has a $60 discount on flights to Canberra from Singapore. Bookings must be made by Sept 30 with the code, CANBERRA.

The discount is applicable to the first 100 online bookings.

The first direct flight from Singapore to Canberra is operated by Singapore Airlines and departs on Tuesday.

For more information, go to


Amari Hua Hin has created the Hua Hin Hideaway package.

For a two-night minimum stay in all room categories, guests pay 4,000++ baht (S$156++) a night, with a 20 per cent discount for the third and subsequent nights.

The package includes a special welcome treat on arrival, afternoon tea at Coral Lounge worth 850 baht a person, a 60-minute massage at the Breeze Spa worth 1,800 baht and a candlelit dinner at the Shoreline Beach Club worth 400 baht.

Guests in deluxe rooms will also enjoy a complimentary upgrade to the next deluxe room category with a minimum two-night stay.

The promotion is valid till Dec 31 next year and the package price is subject to change based on room category and period of stay.

For more information or to make reservations, go to


Resort hotel Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila is having an all-year promotion, with additional discounts off flexible rates for longer stays.

Guests can enjoy 25 per cent off their third or fourth night stay and 30 per cent off the last night if they book five to seven nights.

This promotion is applicable to all room categories except for the opera suite and imperial residence.

For more information and to make reservations, go to or call +63-2551-5555.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 18, 2016, with the headline 'Concierge'. Print Edition | Subscribe