Travel deals and steals: Jan 12 to Jan 19

Travel deals and steals: Jan 12 to Jan 19
Travellers can enjoy Cherry Blossom viewing at Mt Jangbok park at Jinhae with Chan Brothers. Photo: Chan Brothers
Cherry Blossom viewing with Chan Brothers; Star Cruise’s new itinerary; Win a 5D4N Siem Reap trip
Published: 4:00 AM, January 12, 2017

Cherry Blossom Viewing in Korea with Chan Brothers

As part of Chan Brothers’ 8D6N Grandeur of Korea package, travellers can view cherry blossoms at various sites in Korea, such as Mt Jangbok Park in Jinhae and Ho’am cherry blossom street. The package also includes a visit to Udo Island as well as a Korean culinary lesson. Prices start from S$1,988. Travellers can enjoy 50 per cent off the second pax. The package is valid for travel between March 27 and April 10. For booking and enquires, call 6438 8880.

Star Cruises’ new itinerary connects to four scenic cities in Asia

Asia Pacific cruise line Star Cruises has launched an exciting new itinerary called Jewels of the South China Sea that connects four scenic cities in Asia — Hong Kong, Manila, Laoag and Kaohsiung — in a 6D5N cruise. To celebrate the launch, travellers get to enjoy a special promotional rate for the 6D5N cruise, starting from HK$4,390 (S$812) per person (twin share); with the third and fourth passengers (quad share) enjoying an additional 50 per cent discount, starting from HK$2,195 per person. Passengers have to sail within the promotion period of March 17 to May 26. Visit the official Star Cruises website at for more information.

Win a 5D4N Siem Reap Experience for two

If you are itching for a getaway from city life, look no further than Heritage Suites Hotel. The luxury boutique establishment is holding a contest in which travellers and a buddy or significant other stand a chance to win a 5D4N Siem Reap trip for two. Highlights include exploring Siem Reap’s rich and vibrant landscape in a guided quad-bike tour, and savouring unique Khmer cuisine at Heritage Restaurant. Interested travellers simply have to “like” the Heritage Suites Hotel Facebook page, locate the post with the contest, and follow the instructions on it. The contest ends on Jan 31 at 11.59pm.

Celebrate Chinese New Year at North Hill City Resort in Chiang Mai

Ring in Chinese New Year at the luxury North Hill City Resort, which opened in October last year. It is offering a 2017 Year of the Rooster package priced at THB22,488 (S$906) with 28 per cent off, inclusive of three days’ accommodation, a festive Chinese New Year dinner at Zest Restaurant, and a signature spa treatment for two. The package is available for bookings from now until Jan 29, and is valid for stays between Jan 16 and Jan 31.