Whether it is to get the best deals at The Great Singapore Sale, go on a boat tour of Halong Bay in Vietnam, experience a colorful welcome of the New Year in Sydney, indulge in a Michelin-starred cuisine in New York, or show off that fabulous tan at the Maldives, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines (SIA) make it affordable for Cebuanos to travel to their dream destinations.
SilkAir and SIA offer all-inclusive promotional fares for trips out of the Philippines to Singapore and other Southeast Asian countries, Dubai, Australia, New Zealand, United States, and Europe.
The SilkAir and SIA seat sale is available for booking up to July 31, 2016. Travel period is from July 12, 2016 to March 2017.
SilkAir Manager Philippines Jake Jeow said Singapore Airlines, with its regional wing SilkAir, has been a long-term player in the Philippines and is committed to promoting its routes here. SilkAir operates 12 flights out of Cebu or a total of 24 flights out of Cebu, Davao, and Kalibo.
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According to Jeow, round-trip promo fares start from US$190 for Singapore, US$230 for countries in Southeast Asia, US$600 for Australia and Dubai, US$850 for Europe and South Africa, and US$950 to New Zealand and the United States.
The promo is in partnership with MasterCard and made available to its cardholders who are at the same KrisFlyer members. Jeow said the KrisFlyer membership is free and can be accomplished online via the SilkAir website.
SilkAir, he said, will be opening up routes in Vientiane and Luang Prabang in Laos come October 2016. This completes SilkAir’s network in ASEAN so that it now flies to every country in Southeast Asia.
With Singapore Airlines in Manila and the SilkAir hubs in Cebu, Davao, and Kalibo, Jeow said they are able to fly Philippine passengers to 98 destinations around the world. This July 21, Singapore Airlines will start servicing Dusseldorf in Germany via using its A350 aircraft.
SilkAir and Singapore Airlines will also join the International Travel Festival (ITF) 2016 at Ayala Center in Cebu with promotional fares for Mastercard and KrisFlyer members.
As an added bonus, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines passengers transiting Singapore are eligible for a SGD20 Changi dollar voucher that they can use to pay for coffee, food, or souvenirs at the airport.
Krisflyer members who use their Mastercard credit cards to purchase tickets during the promo period also get a chance to win a trip for two to Dusseldorf or Cape town in South Africa. A counterpart
Jeow said the Mastercard counterpart is a complimentary package that could include luxury accommodation, hotel transfers, fine dining, and guided tours.