Travel deals and steals: April 20 to 27

Want your child to fly for free? Read on... Plus, Amari Mother’s day travel ideas; Antipodean’s VIP Rugby Collection 2017; Jetstar post-Easter sale
Published: 4:00 AM, April 20, 2017

Amari’s travel ideas for Mother’s Day

Spoil your mum with an Amari hotel package. For the adventurous mum, the four-day, three-night Koh Samui Wanderlust Package at Amari Koh Samui might be just the thing. Priced at THB 16,970 (S$689) for a Superior Garden Wing King room, the package includes round-trip transfers from Samui Airport. Explore the island with a self-drive sightseeing tour, stopping at the Magic Gardens and Golden Pagoda along the way. The culturally inclined traveller will enjoy the four-day, three-night Phuket Uncovered package at Amari Phuket (priced at THB 21,506++ for a Superior ocean-facing room, with a 20 per cent discount at restaurants and spas). The package includes a half-day guided tour that takes guests to Phuket’s architectural shophouses and shrines. Visit

Jetstar’s post-Easter flight sales

Jetstar has launched a post-Easter sale with all-in sale fares starting at S$35. Travellers can fly to Kuala Lumpur for S$35, to Hong Kong for S$59, and to Taipei for S$109. Book by April 21. Visit for more information.

Antipodean Luxury Travel launches VIP Rugby package

Take to the seas to sail around Auckland in a private yacht on a day charter, hosted by a rugby personality — on the list are former All Blacks and British and Irish Lions players. You and up to 30 guests will board a private 102-foot yacht, and enjoy a buffet lunch with fine wines and on-board entertainment on a tour from the Antipodean Luxury Travel VIP experience. The full-day package starts at S$23,500. Also on offer from Antipodean is a four-day Cultural, Volcano and Heli Charter package in which travellers will sail aboard a private yacht with luxury cabins, complete with daily breakfast and gourmet lunches. The package includes a helicopter ride around New Zealand’s only active volcano, White Island. For departure dates, visit

Get a package at this fair, and kids may fly for free

Freebie alert! Chan Brothers Travel is holding its All Star Travel Celebration fair at Suntec City Mall on April 22 and 23. There, your child may be eligible to fly for free with the purchase of a selected Asia package tour. Also, get up to S$200 off per room on top of ongoing offers for selected Asia, Australia, China, Europe or US package tours departing from October this year, to March 2018. Attractive packages include an eight-day, seven-night Central Japan Semi Tour from S$2,488, which offers up to S$200 off per couple. The package will take you to sights such as Osaka Castle and Nagano’s Shiraito Falls. The fair will be held at Suntec City Mall Level 1, West Atrium.