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Travel deals and steals: May 18 to 25

Travel deals and steals: May 18 to 25
Turneffe Island Resort is a haven for divers, snorkelers, and anglers. Photo: Turneffe Island Resort

Travel deals and steals: May 18 to 25

Ideal travel options for couples and families

UOB deals with British Airways

Summer adventures to Australia, Spain and America are now more affordable thanks to British Airways. From now until May 29, UOB cardholders can enjoy special fares to 185 destinations, with return flights to London priced from S$1,188 or to Sydney priced from S$638 on the airline’s World Traveller economy class. Visit www.ba.com for more information and bookings.

Fly to Croatia with Emirates

Emirates now flies to Zagreb in Croatia, bringing the total number of its European destinations to 39. The airline is offering travel deals on its Business and Economy classes, tempting travellers to immerse themselves in the rich history and beautiful architecture of the European continent. Deals are on until May 24, for travel until Dec 31. Business Class fares from Singapore to Europe start at S$5,109 to Milan; while Economy fares start at S$1,019 to Athens. Visit www.emirates.com/sg for more information.

Check out Shanhaitian Resort Sanya for your destination wedding plans

Situated on China’s Hainan Island (aka the “Hawaii of the East”), Shanhaitian Resort Sanya — part of Marriott’s Autograph collection of boutique hotels — is where brides and grooms looking for a destination wedding might want to tie the knot. Its Unlimited Love at Autograph package (RMB 29,999, or S$6,076), includes the use of an ocean-view poolside stage for the wedding ceremony. The wedding set-up, as well as the services of a DJ, a ceremony emcee, a make-up artist and an event supervisor, are included, along with a two-night stay in the Autograph Suite. Call +86 898 8828 5688 or visit www.marriott.com/syxak.

Caribbean private island travel deals

Book a four-night stay at Turneffe Island Resort in Belize, and get three additional nights free. This Caribbean private-island resort is a haven for divers, snorkellers, and anglers. Book now for stays between July 1 and December 15. Visit www.turnefferesort.com/promotions.