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Atlantis The Palm’s luxury spa package
The ShuiQi Spa package includes one-night stay in a luxurious room, plus a two-hour luxury spa experience for two adults. Also includes unlimited access to Aquaventure waterpark.
From Dhs2,345 per room per night. Valid until December 24 2012. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, reservations@atlantisthepalm.com (04 442 6000).

Burj Al Arab family offers
Treat yourself to a long weekend at one of the city’s most luxurious landmarks. The offer is valid for a family with up to three children under 12.
Dhs3,333 per night for a one-bed suite, Dhs5,555 for a two-bed suite. Valid until September 30 2012. Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah (04 301 7400).

Etihad Towers deals
Stay in the heart of Abu Dhabi by the Ras Al Akhdar beachfront area. Includes 30 percent off food and drinks, late check-out and free Wi-Fi. Quote ‘Weekending’ when booking online. Alternatively, if you’re in town for the F1, book rooms between Sunday October 28 and Wednesday November 7 and get 20 percent off. Quote ‘F15NT’ when booking.
From Dhs775 per room per night. Valid until December 29 2012. Abu Dhabi, www.jumeirah.com (02 575 9814).

Hatta Fort Hotel’s all-inclusive mountain getaway
Take in the scenery of the Hajar Mountains at the unique Hatta Fort Hotel, less than an hour’s drive from Dubai and ten minutes from the Oman border. Avoid the weekend rush and stay midweek (Saturday to Thursday). Offer for UAE residents only and includes three meals, soft drinks and house beverages during lunch and dinner.
Dhs475 per person sharing a double room per night. Ongoing. Hatta Fort Hotel (04 814 5400).

Hilton Dubai’s Gourmet Getaway
A four-course dinner for two at acclaimed restaurant Table 9 by Nick and Scott, and an overnight stay at the hotel with breakfast included.
Dhs999 (before tax). Sun-Fri sunset-midnight. Valid until November 30 2012. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 227 1111).

InterContinental VIP and VIK
Experience Kids stay for free at InterContinental and Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City with this VIK (Very Important Kid) and VIP (Very Important Parent) offer. Quote ‘VIK’ to claim the offer.
From Dhs800 (InterContinental); from Dhs600 (Crowne Plaza). Minimum stay three nights.Valid until September 30 2012. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1110), Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City (04 701 2220)

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel special discounts
Get ten percent off the hotel’s best available rate. Deal includes breakfast, free access to Wild Wadi Waterpark, access to the private beach at Madinat Jumeirah, and free shuttle service to selected malls.
Rooms start at Dhs550 per night. Book online at www.jumeirah.com.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Get daily breakfast and beach access when you stay during September, plus access to Selim’s Kids’ Club and Wild Wadi. GCC residents only.
From Dhs990 per night (standard rate Dhs1,100). Valid until September 30 2012. Palm Jumeirah (04 364 7133).

Kempinski Hotel & Residences’ Family Moments package
Book and stay two nights or more at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah in September and enjoy a Cinq Mondes signature spa treatment for one, complimentary Wi-Fi, daily breakfast for two, and complimentary non-motorised watersports.
Dhs1,575 per night per suite (UAE residents only). Valid until September 30. Kempinski Hotel & Residences, Palm Jumeirah, www.kempinski.com/palmjumeirah.

Sandance packages
Party all night and relax in style at Atlantis The Palm.
From Dhs1,775 per room for two adults, including breakfast for two at Saffron or Kaleidoscope and two tickets to Sandance. Stay on October 12 2012. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantisthepalm.com (04 426 0000).


Further afield

Fly to Casablanca for a discounted price
Etihad is offering cheap flights to this bustling, beautiful Moroccan city.
Dhs2,440 return per person. Book and fly before October 19 2012 or between October 30 and December 10 2012. www.etihad.com.

Fly to Kenya, Sri Lanka or Nepal with Air Arabia
Until the end of the month, Air Arabia is offering discounted flights to all three locations, which include tourist visas. Snap them up while you still can.
Dhs1,585 return to Nairobi, Kenya; Dhs1,445 return to Colombo, Sri Lanka and Kathmandu, Nepal. Travel until September 30. www.airarabia.com.

Fly to Madrid for less with Qatar Airways
Fly to the Spanish capital before September 30 2012 and enjoy winning discounts.
Dhs2,800 return from Abu Dhabi. www.qatarairways.com.

Fly to Paris or Manila for less with Etihad
Book tickets to Paris now (fly before December 15 2012) or Manila (fly before December 14 2012).
Dhs3,970 per return ticket to Paris; Dhs2,600 per return ticket to Manila (coach service from Dubai Marina Mall to Abu Dhabi). www.etihad.com.

Late summer offer at The Chedi Muscat
Enjoy 21 immaculately landscaped acres and direct access to a prime 370-metre private beachfront. Rooms from Dhs1,004 a night.
Valid September 30 2012. reservation@chedimuscat.com, www.ghmhotels.com.

Six Senses Zighy Bay summer wellness offer
Indulge in the three-day Sense of Oman Wellness Programme.
From Dhs8,378 per couple. Valid until September 30 2012. Musandam, reservations-zighy@sixsenses.com (+968 2673 5888).

Stay three nights and pay for two and a half at The Safari Collection, Kenya
The offer is for two people staying for three nights at either Solio or Sasaab lodge.
Save up to Dhs415 per adult per night for travel before September 30 2012; save Dhs334 per adult per night for travel between November 1 and December 14 2012. www.thesafaricollection.com.

Weekend family fun at the Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
Take the kids for a stay in one of KL’s top hotels and see the city’s sights. Flights aren’t included, but Emirates flies direct to Malaysia with return flights from Dhs3,100.
From Dhs1,525 per room. Minimum two-night stay. Valid Fri-Sun until December 30 2012. www.mandarinoriental.com/kualalumpur (+603 2179 8188).

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