Within the UAE
Ascott Park Place Dubai
Chill out in one of the spacious and luxurious serviced apartments, or in the temperature-controlled 40-metre pool.
Prices start from Dhs690 per night for a one-bedroom apartment. Valid until June 14 2012 or from July 20 to August 13 2012. Park Place Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.the-ascott.com (04 310 8503).
Atlantis’s Visa family fun Package
The deal includes a one-night stay in a deluxe room, a Dhs800 dinner voucher at a choice of three restaurants (Ronda Locatelli, Rostang or Levantine), breakfast for two adults and two children, a voucher at ShuiQi Spa & Fitness and an afternoon session at the kids’ club for two children. Redeem the offer by presenting your Visa card.
Dhs1,595 per family. Valid until September 30 2012. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantisthepalm.com/promotionpages/visa.aspx (04 426 0000).
InterContinental and Crowne Plaza’s VIK and VIP Experience
Every child under 12 receives a VIK (Very Important Kid) membership card, which entitles him or her to a free extra bed per room, free meals from the kids’ menu at selected outlets. The VIP (Very Important Parents) experience includes a Dhs200 shopping voucher, Dhs200 dining voucher and Dhs200 spa voucher with every stay in a one- or two-bedroom suite, and bowling vouchers for two people. Minimum stay three nights.
From Dhs800 (InterContinental); from Dhs600 (Crowne Plaza). Until September 30 2012. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1110); Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City (04 701 2220).
Jumeirah Summer Flavours at Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Add some zest to your summer and treat yourself to complimentary breakfast with a choice of lunch or dinner in any of the 37 participating restaurants for the entire duration of your stay, plus access to Wild Wadi waterpark and private beaches. Minimum stay five nights.
From Dhs1,100 per night. Until September 30 2012. (04 364 7133).
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
The all-inclusive weekend package at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island offers a one-night stay in a sea-view room, including unlimited food and beverages during the entire stay.
Dhs1,600 per couple per room. Valid until August 31 2012 . www.abudhabi.park.hyatt.com (02 407 1234).
Pullman’s Cats package
Experience a memorable theatre getaway this summer: stay for two nights in a superior room and get a complimentary ticket to watch Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats at Ductac. End the night with a glass of bubbly after the show at the hotel’s bar.
Prices from Dhs600 per night. Valid July 10-14 2012. www.pullman-dubai.com.
Shangri-La Summer Escapes
Enjoy 50 percent off the best available rates at Shangri-La hotels and resorts in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Muscat. Just quote ‘summer escape’ for phone bookings.
Valid until August 31 2012. Shangri-La Dubai (04 343 8888), Shangri-La Abu Dhabi (02 509 8888), Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat (+968 2477 6666), www.shangri-la.com.
Yas Viceroy’s family fun package
The deal includes an overnight stay at the Yas Island hotel, plus day tickets to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi for two adults and two children less than 1.5m tall. The price includes two rooms, plus breakfast for the whole family.
From Dhs990 per night. Valid until September 15 2012. Yas Viceroy Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi (02 656 0700).
Emirates Holidays discounts for Visa cardholders: Brazil, South Africa, Spain and China
Visa debit and credit card holders can get a 15 percent discount on selected Emirates Holidays destinations throughout 2012. Travel to Brazil and South Africa until Saturday June 30 2012 or travel to Spain or China for 15 percent less until Monday July 30. Visa cardholders can get a five percent discount at any time during 2012.
Gran Meliá Fenix, Madrid
Pay for three nights and stay for four, and enjoy benefits such as exclusive butler service and concierge, private reception area, amenities and late checkout.
From Dhs1,400 per room per night. Valid July 27-August 9 2012. Hermosilla 2, Madrid (+34 9 1431 6700).
Hilton’s Great Getaway
Save up to 40 percent when you book at selected Hilton destinations across the world.
Prices vary. Book by July 23 and stay by September 30 2012. hhonors1.hilton.com (+44 8705 466677).
Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort, Mauritius
Stay seven nights for the price of five and enjoy unlimited green fees at Golf du Château.
Dhs1,010 per night including breakfast (seven-night minimum stay). Valid June 1-September 30 2012. www.heritageletelfair.mu (+23 0266 9700).
The City family special Children under the age of 12 stay for free, and you’ll receive complimentary meals for the duration of your stay. Hotel guests also receive Dhs302 worth of restaurant vouchers.
From Dhs645 per night. Valid until September 1 2012. (+974 4484 4444).
Java, Indonesia: six-day wellness and eco-adventure
This yogalates retreat will involve spa pampering, three healthy meals a day, a cooking lesson, trekking and lots of yogalates.
Dhs9,300 for an all-inclusive couple’s package. Valid October 20-26 2012. www.yogalatesblissindubai.com.
One & Only Reethi Rah, Maldives
Stay five nights and only pay for four. Offer includes free half board for two people in Reethi restaurant and complimentary shared return boat transfers for two people from/to Malé International Airport.
Prices from Dhs2,909 per night per couple. Valid until October 19 2012. reethirah.oneandonlyresorts.com
Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg
Stay three nights during the week (Monday to Thursday) or two nights at weekends (Friday to Saturday) and get 15 percent off.
Valid until August 31 2012. email@example.com (+27 11 245 8000).
Six Senses Zighy Bay’s Sense of Oman wellness programme
Stay three nights in a luxury pool villa, with breakfast and a personal wellness consultation.
Dhs8,378 per person for three nights. Valid until September 30 2012. Zighy Bay, Musandam, firstname.lastname@example.org (+968 2673 5888).
Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit
This new flagship hotel represents Sofitel’s new luxury concept, and is an ideal base from which to explore Bangkok.
Rooms from Dhs525 per double per night (before taxes). Ongoing. www.sofitel.com (+66 2 126 9999).