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The best travel deals this March

Explore the world – and save money off plane tickets, hotel stays, and tours while at it

By Dewi Nurjuwita and Aiko Tun

Collect experiences and not material things, they say. And if you've tried out everything Singapore has to offer, why not see another part of the world? If you play your cards right, you get to save a few bucks off your travel fares and hotel stays. Here are some travel deals to take advantage of this March, so you can save for more experiences.

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Airline deals

Singapore Airlines
Photo: Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines

Validity: from now to March 21, 2020

Take advantage of Singapore Airlines' all-in return fares from $138 for foodie paradise Penang and $508 to destinations in India like Kolkata, Delhi and Hyderabad. Popular Japanese destinations (including Hiroshima and Tokyo) also start from $628 and $648 respectively.


Validity: From now to 31 March 2020

Take the plunge and fly solo with Scoot's promotional deals for travellers who are ready to single-handedly explore the world. From slashed flight prices, we're talking $149 for a flight to Australia, to travel essentials like insurance, Scoot goes above and beyond to make sure you're starting your solo travel experience off on the right foot.

Photo: Tourism New Zealand/Chris McLennan

Qatar Airways

Validity: From now to 30 April 2020

This one goes out to all the UOB cardholders out there. Enjoy a whopping 12% off 50 destinations worldwide with the quote 'UOBQR2020', and experience the world's most memorable destinations with an unforgettable journey.

Photo: Yang Jing on Unsplash


Validity: from now to September 30, 2020

Take advantage of Mastercard's exciting fares to over 70 destinations worldwide when you fly with Singapore Airlines and SilkAir. Fares start from $178 for Indonesian destinations like Yogyakarta and Surabaya, from $488 for Australian cities, and $988 to Europe. 

Photo: Cindy Chan on Unsplash


Validity: Depending on the destination 

Even if you've missed Jetstar's flash deals, the low-cost airline still has fares to popular destinations in the region for a quick weekend getaway. Fly to Okinawa from $139 (valid from January 6 to March 30, 2020), Hong Kong from $88 (valid from October 15 to November 20, 2019), or Darwin from $116 (October 30 to March 28). All fares are available until sold out. 


Singapore Airlines x COMO Shambhala
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Singapore Airlines

Validity: From September 2019

Our national carrier has partnered up with COMO Shambhala to introduce wellness cuisine to passengers on SIA flights from this month. The partnership will offer specially curated wellness dishes for first class and business class passengers on selected flights (departing Singapore to Hong Kong, Frankfurt, London, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney) from this month onwards, aimed at enhancing customers' holistic well-being and travel experience. Cuisine on the menu includes spiced buckwheat and pumpkin pancakes, coconut poached fish, and silken chicken salad. 

Hotel deals

Avani Sepang Goldcoast
Photograph: Avani Sepang Goldcoast

Avani Sepang Goldcoast

Escape the hustle on a quick romantic getaway with your significant other at Avani Sepang Goldcoast up north in sunny Malaysia. At only S$298, be showered with sweet affectionate perks from flowers, wine, to even a 60-minute Signature AvaniSpa Couple’s Massage. Just to be clear, they come with your very own Avani accomodation. Look forward to waking up to the picturesque views of blue skies and crystal clear waters.

Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur,
Photo: Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur,

Millenium Copthorne Hotels

Planning a quick weekend getaway just got better with Millenium Copthorne Hotels. Save up to 10 percent off its hotels in the region like Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur, The Heritage Hotel Manila, Millennium Resort Patong Phuket, Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang, and Millennium Hotel Sirih Jakarta when you check in on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
Photograph: Facebook/The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore

The Fullerton Bay Hotel

Score some attractive discounts with The Fullerton Bay Hotel's Staycation By The Bay offer, from 20% off spa treatments at The Fullerton Spa to 30% off your food and beverage bill.

Photo: Contiki


If you've always wanted to solo travel but it's too intimidating to start, Contiki hosts intrepid travel experiences for groups of 18-35's. Their last-minute travel deals allow you to explore Italy (including Rome, Vatican City, San Gimignano, Florence, Pisa & Venice) from $1,677 for an 8-day trip, or discover New York's hidden gems for $803 – all while making new friends. 

Club Med
Club Med

Club Med

Club Med is offering all-inclusive 4D3N stays from $377 per adult from nearby destinations such as Bintan and Cherating, to exotic beaches in the Maldives and world-famous ski destinations in France. 

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