Asian Affair Holidays

Asian Affair Holidays
Don't shiver on the sidelines this winter...take your kids on a tropical island holiday they'll remember forever!

If you're a parent, chances are you've been spending many Saturdays shivering on the sidelines cheering your kids on, so these winter holidays why not take them away for an exotic tropical island holiday they'll remember forever? With fantastic Asian destinations on our doorstep, together you'll experience new cultures, people and amazing food, relax on gorgeous beaches, go snorkelling or scuba diving, go sightseeing or shopping, and best of all - enjoy fabulous weather - all at attractive exchange rates.

Singapore Airlines has some great family deals in its Asian Affair Holidays for the winter break. Here are three - Phuket, Penang and Singapore.

English is spoken widely in all three destinations, and most hotels in the Asian Affair Holidays collection have excellent facilities for kids and babysitting services.

Phuket, Thailand

Phuket is a fantastic family destination offering tropical-island cruises, water sports, horse riding along picturesque beaches or walking through mountain trails. The Phuket Aquarium, is an educational adventure for children of all ages, providing detailed information on local marine life, which is a great place to visit before snorkelling on a nearby reef.

Singapore Airlines is offering family packages to Phuket this winter as part of their Asian Affair Holidays. Airfares and ten nights accommodation for a family of two adults and two children under 12 years at the Holiday Inn Phuket, starts from just $4,100 ex Perth and $4,612 ex Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane (excluding taxes). This includes a daily buffet breakfast and airport transfers. Families can also stay for ten nights for the price of five, at other fantastic Phuket resorts like Patong Merlin Hotel, Merlin Beach Resort and Laguna Beach Resort. With Singapore Airlines' daily flights from Singapore to Phuket, families can enjoy easy and convenient air travel.

These prices are valid for travel from now until 26 June, 18 July - 18 September and 9 - 31 October 2002.

Penang, Malaysia

Just three kilometres off Malaysia's west coast is the tropical island of Penang, where families can enjoy exotic beaches, trek though thick jungles and play beneath swaying palms.

Penang is the oldest former British settlement in Malaysia, and Georgetown, the largest city on the historical island, is steeped in history, rich in culture and cuisine. Children can learn about the history of Malaysia, and enjoy the character of the streets filled with old Chinese houses, vegetable markets and participate in temple ceremonies, throughout the city.

Family packages to Penang are available through Singapore Airlines' Asian Affair Holidays, where a family of four pays for four nights and receives the fifth night's accommodation for free at Penang's exclusive resorts including: Holiday Inn, Casuarina Beach Resort or Mutiara Beach Resort. Five night packages for a family of two adults and two children under 12 years, staying at the Holiday Inn Penang, including airfares, airport transfers and a daily buffet breakfast, start from just $3,628 ex Perth and $4,188 ex Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

These prices are valid for travel from now until 26 June, 18 July - 18 September and 9 October to 13 November 2002.


Singapore has an abundance of family attractions including Sentosa Island, Jurong BirdPark and the Night Safari, which your children are sure to love.

It also offers great shopping, year-round warm weather and the taste sensations of cuisines from around Asia. Most of Singapore's hotels offer child minding facilities and play areas, leaving you free to relax by the pool.

Singapore is a friendly place, and its people will go out of their way to welcome you and show you the city that, only 30 years ago, was a newly-independent, fledgling port. Now it is one of Asia's true centres of commerce, however retains a local character for which its people are well renowned.

Singapore Airlines will keep your children entertained with its leading inflight entertainment system, KrisWorld on board flights to Singapore.

KrisWorld features a channel dedicated to children, called "Young Explorer" which shows animated movies and cartoons, as well as special music channels and Nintendo GameBoy. All children receive a Snoopy toy when boarding the flight, and benefit from Singapore Airlines' new personal headsets which have separate earphones that clip to each ear so they are light and comfortable for children to wear. Singapore Airlines also provides a range of special meals for little travellers, including baby meals, post weaning meals and children's meals.

Singapore Airlines is renowned for its inflight service and for providing an enjoyable travel experience for both adults and younger passengers.

For more information about Singapore Airlines Holidays offers, call 1300 767 227 or see your licensed or AFTA travel agent.

Please note some hotel seasonal surcharges apply. The offer is subject to availability and some conditions apply. Government taxes, airport charges and insurance surcharges are not included in the prices, and no Frequent Flyer points accrue with these packages. Prices for Adelaide departures are available on application due to flight schedules.

Singapore Airlines flies direct to Singapore from Sydney (three times daily), Perth (18 times weekly), Melbourne (twice daily), Brisbane (12 flights weekly) and Adelaide (three times weekly).