Within the UAE
Atlantis’s Visa family fun Package
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).
Grosvenor House ‘Romantic’ and ‘Classy’ weekend packages
The Romantic Package offers a one-night stay in a deluxe room, in Tower One (double occupancy), buffet breakfast in Sloane’s, dinner for two in Embassy Dubai (with one glass of Italian bubbly), complimentary pool and beach access at Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort and Spa and 6pm check-out. The Classy Package includes all these things, though the free glass of bubbly is French and there’s also a ‘Classic’ afternoon tea at Rhodes in Residence. Romantic package Dhs750 per person per night); Classy package Dhs900 per person per night.
Valid until August 23 2012. Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina (04 399 8888).
Hilton Dubai’s Gourmet Getaway
Head to the Hilton for a culinary feast, with a four-course dinner for two at Table 9 by Nick and Scott, and an overnight stay at the hotel with breakfast. Dhs999. Sun-Fri 6.30pm-midnight.
Valid until November 30 2012. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 227 1111).
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Get daily breakfast and beach access when you stay overnight, plus access to Selim’s Kids’ Club and Wild Wadi, and free internet. GCC residents only. From Dhs990 per night (standard rate Dhs1,100).
Valid until September 30 2012. The Palm Jumeirah, JZSreservations@jumeirah.com (04 364 7133).
Kempinski Palm Jumeirah’s Ramadan
UAE Residents’ Package Enjoy complimentary breakfast and suhoor, and discounted spa treatments and iftar buffet (20 percent off each), and late check out. Dhs1,250 (for a one-bedroom suite).
Valid July 18-August 18 2012. The Crescent West, Palm Jumeirah (04 444 2000).
Marriott Dubai’s summer packages
Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites offers a five-night stay for the price of four. Book your stay using promotional code SUM.
From Dhs750 per night. Ongoing. www.marriott.com/dubai (800 6277 4688).
One&Only Suite Dreams offer
Book a suite at either One&Only Royal Mirage or One&Only The Palm for a minimum of two nights and receive 25 percent off on the daily suite rate. Two nights before discount: Dhs1,675.
Valid until September 16 2012 (excluding August 17-24). One&Only Royal Mirage, email@example.com (04 399 9999), One&Only The Palm, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 440 1010).
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. Until July 14 2012. www.pullman-dubai.com.
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).
The Address Montgomerie Dubai
Combine a world-class golf course and a luxury stay. Golfing enthusiasts can spend one night at The Address Montgomerie Dubai (including breakfast) and enjoy one round of golf on its championship course. From Dhs1,500 for two people, Dhs595 golf package per person.
Valid until August 31 2012. Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Yas Viceroy’s Ferrari World and ESPA package
The package includes two day tickets to Ferrari World. Recharge your batteries with a treatment of your choice in ESPA and make use of the spa. Dhs950 per night (minimum stay of two nights).
Valid until September 15 2012. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi (02 656 0700).
Hotel d’Angleterre, Geneva, Switzerland: Summer discount
Stay three nights, pay for two – Hotel d’Angleterre’s lakeside location is in the heart of Geneva’s shopping and financial districts. The hotel has great views of the Swiss Alps and the ‘Jet d’eau’ across Lake Geneva. For Muslim guests, there’s a welcome letter and hotel guide in Arabic, prayer mat, Qibla direction, a copy of the Qu’ran in the room, and Arabic newspaper and TV channels.
Prices start at Dhs9,290 (per person). Valid until September 15 2012. email@example.com.
Emirates flight discounts for Visa cardholders
Visa debit and credit card holders can get a 15 percent discount on selected Emirates Holidays destinations throughout 2012.
Enjoy 15 percent off flights to Spain and China (until July 31 2012) or Italy and Denmark (until August 31 2012). Visa card holders can also get a five percent discount at any time during 2012. www.emiratesholidays.com.
Emirates Holidays special summer packages
Go to Bangkok and stay at Citin Pratunam for Dhs3,409 or The Arnoma Hotel for Dhs3,557 (per person, return flights, three nights’ stay, valid until August 31 2012). Alternatively, head to Paris and stay at the Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg for Dhs7,144 or the Novotel Gare Montparnasse for Dhs5,875 (per person, four nights’ stay return flights, valid until August 31 2012).
Lastly, book in at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, Maldives for Dhs5,859 (per person, return flights, three nights’ stay half board). www.emiratesholidays.com (800 5252).
Six Senses Zighy Bay summer wellness offer
Take a well-earned break by indulging in the three-day sense of Oman Wellness Programme.
From Dhs8,378 per couple. Valid until September 30 2012. Six Senses Zighy Bay, Musandam, firstname.lastname@example.org (+968 2673 5888).