Concierge Travel news and deals: Discount at Bali festival

The Washington Monument, which travellers can see on the 15-day Eastern Discovery tour of the United States with Contiki.
The Washington Monument, which travellers can see on the 15-day Eastern Discovery tour of the United States with Contiki.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE- PRESSE


The BaliSpirit Festival, one of the longest yoga festivals in the world, is happening from March 19 to 26 next year.

The event, a global celebration of yoga, dance and world music, has more than 200 daily classes in yoga, meditation, healing and music, as well as seminars focusing on health, spirituality and personal development.

The festival, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, is offering guests a 10 per cent discount off tickets, which start at US$30 (S$42). Use the promotion code SOUL10 when purchasing tickets online.

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Sedona Hotel Yangon, an elegant five-star hotel in Myanmar, has launched special seasonal packages.

Guests who stay at the hotel before March 31 next year will receive a complimentary room upgrade to the next category based on availability.

For example, those who book a deluxe room will be upgraded to a premier deluxe room, while guests who book a prestige suite will be upgraded to an Irrawaddy suite.

The hotel has also introduced a Celebration Package to welcome the new year, priced at US$201.70 (S$281) a person, for those staying there next month and in December. Guests will stay in a premier deluxe room which comes with complimentary breakfast and Internet access. They will also receive two tickets to the hotel's year-end poolside party on Dec 31and qualify for a lucky draw, where they stand a chance to win a car.

Advance booking is required and bookings must be made through the hotel.

Bookings for the Celebration Package are available from next month. For more information, go to


Youth tour operator Contiki is offering last-minute deals of up to 30 per cent off for travellers aged 18 to 35.

For example, a 15-day Eastern Discovery tour to the United States - featuring 13 states such as New York - now costs US$2,080 (S$2900), down from US$2,599. It departs on Nov 18.

A 13-day Mexico Grande tour, departing on Nov 12, is US$2,204, down from US$2,669.

Travellers for both tours must book by tomorrow. For details, go to

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 30, 2016, with the headline 'Concierge Travel news and deals'. Print Edition | Subscribe