Discounted flights to Rome and Burj Al Arab family fun
Time Out staff
Within the UAE
Burj Al Arab family offers Treat yourself to a long weekend at one of the city’s most famous and most luxurious landmarks. 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. Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah (04 301 7400).
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, complimentary pool and beach access at Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort and Spa and 6pm check-out. The Classy Package includes all these things, but with 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 this summer, with 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. 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. Every child aged 12 and under receives a VIK (Very Important Kid) club membership card, which entitles them to one complimentary extra bed per room and free pizza and ice cream. 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 Zabeel Saray Get daily breakfast and beach access when you stay overnight, 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, JZSreservations@jumeirah.com (04 364 7133).
Marriott Dubai’s summer packages Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites is offering guests 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 Royal Mirage family break Book a room for two adults for three nights or more and get a second children’s room at 50 percent off, valid for up to three children for a minimum of three nights. Dhs1,950 per room per night, excluding service charge and municipality fees. Until August 31. One&Only Royal Mirage (04 315 2257).
One&Only The Palm’s Romance in Style package Escape for three nights or more and enjoy a dining experience for two at Zest restaurant and two-for-one treatments at One&Only Private Spa. The package includes complimentary breakfast for two daily, plus receive one complimentary Atlantis Aquaventure day pass per person per stay. From Dhs1,675 per room per night. Valid until September 16 2012 (excluding August 17-24 2012). West Crescent The Palm, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 440 1010).
Desert Palm’s Eid offer Desert Palm is located on Al Awir Road in the direction of Hatta, and offers 38 suites and villas. Set against the backdrop of lush surrounds, green fields and shady palm trees, you can stay in a pool villa for less this Eid. Dhs8,800 for three nights in a pool villa (includes daily breakfast, a spa treatment for two and one private barbecue dinner). Valid August 19-31 2012. www.desertpalm.ae (04 323 8888).
Yas Viceroy’s Family Stay package Yas Viceroy invites children under five to stay free of charge in a deluxe room that connects to a spacious deluxe room for parents. What’s more, the whole family can enjoy a daily breakfast buffet in Origins. From Dhs700 per night for two rooms. Valid until September 15 2012. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi (02 656 0700).
Eid at Dusit Thani Maldives This recently opened resort is offering special room rates over Eid, including breakfast for two. From Dhs1,652 per villa per night. Valid until August 27 and October 28-November 10 2012. Dusit Thani Maldives, Mudhdhoo Island, Baa Atoll, Republic of the Maldives, email@example.com (+960 660 8888).
Emirates flight discounts for Visa cardholders Visa cardholders can fly to Australia or the Philippines for 15 percent less until the end of September, or to Italy and Denmark until the end of August. Card holders can also get a five percent discount at any time during 2012. Valid until September 31 2012. www.emiratesholidays.com.
Late summer offer at The Chedi Muscat This Omani retreat features 21 immaculately landscaped acres and direct access to a prime 370-metre private beachfront. Guests will benefit from discounted meals and spa treatments. Rooms from Dhs1,004 a night. Valid September 30 2012. firstname.lastname@example.org, 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. Six Senses Zighy Bay, Musandam, email@example.com (+968 2673 5888).
Special offers with Emirates Holidays Stay four nights in a three-star hotel, with breakfast and flights included, at one of the following locations: Mauritius (Dhs6,379; also includes dinner), Durban (Dhs6,355), Barcelona (Dhs5,385), Dublin (Dhs5,291), Kuala Lumpur (Dhs4,574), Ho Chi Minh City (Dhs4,855; includes four-star accommodation). Valid until August 31. www.emiratesholidays.com (800 5252).
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan This Egyptian hotel is built in the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile, opposite Elephantine Island, majestically positioned on a shelf of pink granite. The hotel features four restaurants and four bars, and the deal includes breakfast and complimentary spa treatment for two. From Dhs1,450 per room per night. Until September 30 2012. Abtal El Tahrir Street Corniche El Nile (+2 097 231 6000).