Concierge: Travel news and deals


To celebrate its reopening after the winter break, Banyan Tree Ringha in Yunnan, China, is offering a Back To Ringha package until April 29.

Up high on the Himalayas, Banyan Tree Ringha boasts views of snow-capped mountains, rivers, lakes and valleys.

The package, priced from 3,888 yuan (S$797), includes a minimum stay of two nights in a Tibetan Farmhouse, a local hotpot dinner for two, a visit to the home of a local family, a day tour of Dabao Temple and a spa treatment for two.

For more information, go to or e-mail ringha@banyan


Luxury resort The Siam in Bangkok has launched a new Tuk-Tuk night experience for guests who wish to explore the lesser-known bars of Bangkok.

In chartered auto-rickshaws, guests can drop by six bars located near The Siam. The experience is priced at 1,000 baht (S$40) an hour for two guests, excluding the cost of food and beverage.

For more information, go to


Chan Brothers is having a sale for its free-and-easy travel packages from Friday to March 12.

Expect deals such as a one-for- one discount on selected Asia Free & Easy+ holiday and Europe river cruise holidays. Other deals include a free one-night stay and a free domestic flight with any selected Maldives Free & Easy+ holiday.

Citi Card members enjoy extra perks. For every $3,800 charged to their card, cardmembers will take home a free piece of trolley luggage.

The Chan Brothers Free & Easy+ Fiesta will take place at the Chan Brothers Travel Powerhouse in Fook Hai Building. For bookings and inquiries, call 6438-8880.


Today is the last day of Changi Airport's Save 2X7 percent GST Promotion. Customers who spend at least $30 nett at participating retail outlets in Changi Airport will enjoy an additional 7 per cent discount on top of any existing store discounts.

Changi Rewards members will enjoy a 14 per cent discount.

Participating outlets include shops in the airport's public areas.

For more information, go to

Correction note:  This article has been edited to update Chan Brothers' deal for Maldives Free & Easy+ holiday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 05, 2017, with the headline 'Concierge: Travel news and deals'. Print Edition | Subscribe