Concierge: Travel news and deals

Fly to Stockholm on Singapore Airlines and visit picturesque Djurgarden Island. Ayana Resort and Spa Bali is perfect for the sun-loving traveller. Set sail on luxury expedition vessel Hebridean Sky and encounter penguins in Antarctica.
Set sail on luxury expedition vessel Hebridean Sky and encounter penguins in Antarctica.PHOTO: JOSE CORTES
Fly to Stockholm on Singapore Airlines and visit picturesque Djurgarden Island. Ayana Resort and Spa Bali is perfect for the sun-loving traveller. Set sail on luxury expedition vessel Hebridean Sky and encounter penguins in Antarctica.
Fly to Stockholm on Singapore Airlines and visit picturesque Djurgarden Island.PHOTO: EMBASSY OF SWEDEN
Fly to Stockholm on Singapore Airlines and visit picturesque Djurgarden Island. Ayana Resort and Spa Bali is perfect for the sun-loving traveller. Set sail on luxury expedition vessel Hebridean Sky and encounter penguins in Antarctica.
Ayana Resort and Spa Bali is perfect for the sun-loving traveller.PHOTO: AYANA RESORTS

ANTARCTICA CRUISE DEAL

Bespoke travel company A2A Safaris is offering discounts of up to 18 per cent for voyages to the white continent of Antarctica.

Passengers booking October and November cruises on the luxury expedition vessel Hebridean Sky will get air credits of US$1,500 (S$2,000) to US$2,500 a person for selected cruises and suites.

These journeys are the 12-day cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula and the 21-day voyage to the Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula.

For instance, an all-inclusive Antarctic Peninsula cruise in a 24 sq m veranda suite with a private balcony has a published price of US$21,795 a guest - with savings of US$2,000.

In Antarctica, travellers will encounter penguins and whales, cruise around iceberg fields on inflatable Zodiac boats and walk on the continent with guides.

An expedition team that includes naturalists will share insights and stories about wildlife, climate change, heroic quests to this frontier and other topics.

For more information, contact enquiry@a2asafaris.com or go to www.a2asafaris.com.


SINGAPORE AIRLINES ADDS STOCKHOLM ROUTE

Travellers can now fly to Stockholm on Singapore Airlines as the airline has just added a service to the Swedish capital.

The route, which will have a stopover in Moscow, takes travellers to Stockholm's Arlanda airport and is serviced by the Airbus A350-900, the latest generation of the A350 aircraft.


AYANA RESORT'S PACKAGE DISCOUNT

Resort group Ayana is offering a VIP Package for two of its Bali properties: Ayana Resort and Spa Bali and Rimba Jimbaran Bali by Ayana.

It is valid for stays from June 20 to July 14 and is priced from US$170 (S$235) a night. It includes breakfast and a wellness-and-relaxation session in Ayana Resort's Aquatonic Seawater Therapy Pool.

For this package, Rimba Jimbaran Bali guests can use the pool at Ayana Resort.

For more information, go to www.ayana.com


VILLA-FINDER'S DISCOUNTS

Singapore villa rental company Villa-Finder.com is offering discounts of up to 38 per cent on villas in Bali and Koh Samui.

Two Bali villas are on offer: the seven-bedroom Villa Nag Shampa (usual rates start at $2,618 a night) and the three-bedroom Villa Bewa (usual rates start at $286 a night). Guests at either villa will enjoy 30 per cent off the usual rates and the offer is on until June 30.

At Koh Samui, the usual rate for the two-bedroom Villa Koru starts at $338 a night and there is a discount of 38 per cent for stays till June 26. From June 27 to Sept 3, the discount is 27 per cent.

For more information, go to www.villa-finder.com

Cara Wong

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 04, 2017, with the headline 'Concierge: Travel news and deals'. Print Edition | Subscribe