Emirates brings a world of experiences closer with free Dubai Stopover offer

Posted On 11 Feb 2020
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Emirates brings a world of experiences closer with free Dubai Stopover offer

Emirates brings a world of experiences closer with free Dubai Stopover offer

Two nights of free hotel stay between 20th February and 31st March for every new booking made before 24th February

Contrary to the popular adage on free lunches, Emirates is offering two nights of free hotel stay in Dubai, with no strings attached, for those travelling via the airline’s home base en route to Europe, the Americas and Africa.

The exciting offer is valid on all new bookings made between 11th and 24th February 2020 on Economy, Business or First Class, for travel with Emirates beyond Dubai between 20th February and 31st March 2020.

Adding even more value to the incentive to take a break in Dubai, Emirates has announced that bookings made during this period would also be eligible for a complimentary 96-hour visa, subject to UAE Immigration approval.

Emirates’ fares from Colombo to Europe during the period of the promotion start at US$605 (around Rs 110,000) to Paris, inclusive of taxes. The fares in Rupees are subject to the rate of exchange on the day of purchase.

Partnering with Emirates on this amazing offer are five-star hotels of the calibre of Dubai’s Address Sky View and Address Fountain Views as well as Rove Hotels, part of the Emaar Hospitality Group, which owns properties such as Rove Healthcare City and Rove City Centre.

For Economy passengers, the offer includes two complimentary nights’ stay at a Rove hotel or equivalent on room-only basis, subject to availability. First, Business Class or mixed class passengers will be entitled to two complimentary nights’ stay at Address Sky View, Address Fountain Views or equivalent on room-only basis, subject to availability. The offer covers taxes and Tourism Dirham Fee.

The top events in Dubai during the offer period include Dubai Food Festival, Dubai Jazz Festival featuring Lauryn Hill, Lionel Richie and OneRepublic, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship, Taste of Dubai festival, Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity, Paper World Middle East convention, Art Dubai Fair, British comedian Romesh Ranganathan, Concert by ‘Disney Legend’ Lea Salonga, Concert by Gipsy Kings and Giuseppe Verdi’s celebrated opera “La Traviata.”

“What a great way to experience Dubai at a huge cost saving,” was how Chandana de Silva, Emirates’ Area Manager for Sri Lanka and Maldives described this latest value addition from the award-winning airline. “The partnering hotels are iconic properties, perfectly located to offer easy access to some of Dubai’s most exciting attractions. Staying at one of these hotels is the perfect complement to a luxurious flight on Emirates.”

First and Business Class passengers would also be able to avail of Emirates’ chauffeur drive facility for airport transfers for a seamless travel experience in Dubai.

Additionally, travellers to Dubai can download and use Skywards Everyday, a location based app. It gives Emirates Skywards members the power to earn Skywards Miles anytime, every day at more than 1,000 retail, entertainment and dining outlets across the UAE and with over 250 international brands. Members can see their Skywards Miles racking up in real-time, which they can spend instantly on flights, upgrades and more.

Of the partnering hotels, the twin-tower Address Sky View in the heart of Downtown Dubai is walking distance from the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, while the Address Fountain Views, described as a “three tower marvel” and as a “premium entertainment gateway,” offers excellent views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain as well as unfettered access to the Dubai Mall.

Rove Hotels position their properties as “designed  for  the  new  generation  traveller  who  recognises  value,  stays  connected  through  technology  and  gravitates  towards culturally-inspired surroundings.” Defining a new niche in Dubai’s vibrant hospitality sector, Rove Hotels are reliable, modern, fuss-free and super-efficient for the young and young at heart who lead fast-paced urban lives.

Emirates, which has been serving Sri Lanka since April 1986 and currently operates four flights a day from Colombo to Dubai, believes in making every flight experience extraordinary. By making continued investments in refreshing the world’s biggest fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s, passengers travelling with Emirates are able to Fly Better on every single flight.

Passengers in all cabin classes enjoy the friendly service from Emirates’ multicultural cabin crew, meals prepared by gourmet chefs, and more than 4,500 channels of movies, TV programmes, music and podcasts, including channels in Sinhala and Tamil on ice, the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system.

For more details of the Dubai Stopover offer or to book flights, please visit www.emirates.com/lk or call 4704070.

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