18 UAE travel deals this week

Splash out on St Moritz or spend 24 hours up the Burj Khalifa

Within the UAE

Belevari Marine F1 package, Abu Dhabi
Enjoy the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from a yacht. The deal includes premium beverages from 1pm to 1am on board the yacht, plus canapés and buffet served throughout the day, a DJ onboard, and access to all post-race concerts.
From Dhs6,000 per day; Dhs12,000 for three-day package. Valid November 2-4 2012. Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, grandprix@belevari.com (050 661 2176).

Burj Al Arab UAE residents’ offers
Enjoy a suite complete with a complimentary breakfast buffet. Includes full range of Hermès luxury amenities. The offer is open to UAE nationals and residents only – quote ‘UAE Resident’ when booking.
From Dhs3,990 per night in a one-bedroom suite, Dhs6,490 in a two-bedroom suite. Valid until December 22 2012. BAAreservations@jumeirah.com (04 301 7400).

At The Top at the Burj Khalifa open 24 hours
This Eid al-Adha, the Burj Khalifa’s viewing deck will be open 24 hours a day at weekends, giving you the opportunity to enjoy 360˚ views of the city at night – or, better still, as it wakes up in the morning. Special discounts apply and visitors can enjoy 25 percent off merchandise.
Dhs85 (adults); Dhs65 (children). Until November 3 2012. Downtown Dubai (800 288 43867).

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 (04 227 1111).

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s The X Factor Packages
The Palm Jumeirah hotel, which recently hosted The X Factor, is offering royal and deluxe packages to celebrate. Minimum three-night stay.
From Dhs2,700 per person (royal package), Dhs950 per person (deluxe package). Until November 30. www.jumeirah.com/JumeirahZabeelSaray (04 364 7133).

Pullman Dubai packages
The Mall of the Emirates-based hotel is offering three different packages: the Wellness Break (a three-night stay with access to leisure and fitness facilities, plus a Dhs250 spa voucher); Golf Getaway (three-night stay and play at The Els Club), and Sand and Snow (three-night stay, desert safari and access to Ski Dubai).
From Dhs748 per room per night. Ongoing. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.pullman-dubai-malloftheemirates.com (04 377 2000).

St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort’s Friday brunch and stay
An overnight stay with Friday brunch and bubbly for two at Olea, and breakfast the next day. Offering rich tapenades, traditional tomato bread and live cooking stations, the Friday brunch includes fresh seafood and grilled delicacies.
From Dhs1,850 per room per night, double occupancy. Valid until December 1 2012. St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi (02 498 8888).

The Ritz-Carlton’s desert night-golf package
Stay for a minimum of five nights in a Ritz-Carlton club room or suite and play into the night at the floodlit Faldo course, complete with private hotel transfer to Emirates Golf Club, complimentary club rental and access to the Club Lounge.
From Dhs2,450 per room per night, double occupancy. Valid until December 25 2012. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, The Walk at JBR, rc.dxbrz.reservations@ritzcarlton.com (04 399 4000).

Further afield

Ascott Doha opening exclusive
This new hotel, in the Qatari capital’s prestigious West Bay area, features a gym, indoor pools, a Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna, plus a coffee lounge and café.
From Dhs850 per room per night. Valid until December 31 2012. Ascott Doha. Diplomatic Area, Doha, Qatar, www.the-ascott.com (04 497 1234).

British Airways global sale
Take advantage of a discount offer on flights in first class, Club World, business class, premium economy and economy class to the UK, Europe, USA and Canada.
Economy fares to London from Dhs2,770 return. Book by October 31 2012 for travel until March 31 2013. www.ba.com.

Emirates Holidays’ Eid al-Adha offers
Emirates Holidays is offering a selection of special deals for Eid trips to Germany (Dhs4,230 per person for three nights in a three-star hotel), Thailand (from Dhs3,145 per person; three nights in a three-star hotel), the Seychelles (from Dhs5,004 per person for three nights in a three-star hotel), and Turkey (from Dhs2,845 per person for three nights in a three-star hotel). Accommodation and flights included.
Valid until November 10 2012. www.emiratesholidays.com (800 5252).

Emirates direct flights to Adelaide
The Dubai-based airline is flying to this Australian hub from Thursday November 1 2012.
Prices TBD. For details, see www.emirates.com.

Etihad flight deals to London
Book on Wednesday October 31 and snag a return flight to London for Dhs2,810, for flights up until December 13 2012, or between December 23 2012 and March 15 2013.
See www.etihad.com.

Etihad flight deals to Seychelles
Fly to this island paradise for Dhs2,970 (a saving of at least Dhs1,000) before March 31 2013.
See www.etihad.com.

Gran Meliá Don Pepe, Marbella
Located at the centre of the exclusive Spanish Costa del Sol, guests can stay in the new RedLevel ocean suites, with views over the Mediterranean and access to the premium RedLevel lounge.
From Dhs2,294 per double room per night. Valid until December 20 2012. (+34 95 277 0300).

KLM’s autumn offers to the USA or Canada
Fly to New York for Dhs3,990, Chicago for Dhs4,710, Vancouver for Dhs5,040 or LA for Dhs5,170 – a saving of at least Dhs1,000. Book before March 31 2013.

Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam – seven-day cruise
The fully refurbished Costa Victoria has a sleek design and premium facilities.
Prices start at Dhs2,660 per person (saving you 28 percent off full price). Departs December 22 2012. Valid until November 5 2012. gsa@dnata.com (04 316 6671).

The Carlton Penthouse St Moritz
Splash out on this swanky penthouse this winter. The price includes the breakfast buffet; dinner; complimentary use of the spa, private butler service; drinks from the mini bar; free wifi access and a shuttle service to an from the airport.
Dhs71,312 (for up to six guests). Penthouse opens December 14 2012. Sonnenbergstrasse, Switzerland, en.tschuggen.ch (+41 813 789 999).

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