Travel and hotel deals

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Within the UAE

Dusit Thani Dubai
Stay in the newly refurbished executive suites.
From Dhs699 per night (minimum three night stay). Valid until September 30. (04 343 3333).

InterContinental and Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City
New VIK (very important kid) and VIP (very important parent) packages. Quote ‘VIK’ when booking.
From Dhs600 (Crowne Plaza). From Dhs800 (InterContinental). Valid until September 7. (04 701 1110).

Mafraq Hotel Abu Dhabi
A summer camp for children aged five to twelve.
From Dhs399 (one week). Until August 15. (02 659 6666).

Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates
The shopper- suite package includes a personal shopper appointment and a Dhs200 voucher, both for Harvey Nichols.
From Dhs1,975. Valid until August 31. (04 377 2000).

Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
A discounted rate during summer, plus free entry to Yas Waterworld.
From Dhs1,255 (double room). Valid until September 30 (excluding Eid). (02 656 0733).

Further afield

Al Bustan Palace in Oman
Package includes accommodation and a buffet breakfast for two adults at Al Khiran Terrace restaurant.
From Dhs810 per room per night. Ongoing. (+968 2476 4205).

Art in Barcelona
The U232 Hotel allows guests to enjoy the city’s best art exhibitions.
From Dhs469 per room per night. (+34 93 322 4153).

Baros Maldives
A summer offer for GCC residents.
From 2,809 per night (based on double occupancy for seven night package). Valid until September 31. (+960 664 2672).

Beach House Iruveli, Maldives
The romance package includes a couple’s spa treatment and candle-lit dinner.
From Dhs5,200 per couple per night. Valid August 15-September 30. (+960 3325 977).

Last-minute deals for summer holiday rentals in Europe including apartments in Lisbon from Dhs388 per night.
Prices vary. (+44203 463 0087).

Inca trail with G Adventures
A 14-day tour of Peru.
Dhs11,100 per person (based on twin sharing). Valid until December 1 2013.

Eid in Istanbul
The Rixos Pera and Rixos Taksim in Istanbul are both offering packages for Eid.
From Dhs1,200 per couple per night (Rixos Taksim Istanbul). From Dhs1,442 per couple per night (Rixos Pera Istanbul). Valid August 7-10. (+90 212 373 0100). (+90 212 377 7000).

Pera Palace Hotel, Istanbul
The ART International package offers VIP access to the premier art fair in the region, taking place from Monday September 16-18.
From Dhs1,581. Valid for stay September 16-18. Book by August 23. (+90 212 377 4000).

Selous discovery in Tanzania
The package at the game reserve includes return flights and four nights full-board in a luxury camp.
From Dhs6,214 per person. Valid until December 31. (+254 734 699822).

Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman
A four-night stay for the price of three, including a sunset cruise for two.
From Dhs15,964 per couple. Valid until September 30 (excluding Eid). (+968 2673 5555).

The Chedi Muscat
Includes a stay in the hotel and session at the Almouj Golf, Muscat Hills and Ghala Valley course.
From Dhs2,575 per person per night. Offer is valid until September 30. (+968 2452 4401).

Yoga Retreats in Vietnam
A nine-day trip, featuring visits to UNESCO heritage sites, national parks and an orphanage. The company will donate Dhs500 per participant to children’s charity CNCF.
Dhs5,999 (excluding flights). Valid August 21-29.

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