BANGKOK: Home for the holidays

Thailand April 02, 2014 00:00

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Centre Point Hotel Silom is offering a special Songkran package from now until April 30.

Rates range from Bt2,766 to Bt3,981 per night and include daily buffet breakfast for two, late checkout, access to executive lounge with free flow snacks and soft drink, a Songkran Survival Kit for those staying between April 10 and 15, and free One Day Pass ticket for the Chao Phraya Express Boat. Call (02) 630 6345 or e-mail: Book online at
A splashing good time
Celebrate Thai New Year at the Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit 22 and experience all the action of Songkran. The “Stay Splashed” package starts from Bt2,600 and includes a Songkran kit of themed shirt, two water guns, two water proof bags for telephones and wallets, two bottles of energy drink and a map for the best areas where you can experience the action. This package is available for stays from April 11 to April 20. Call (02) 683 4888 or Visit
Tropical soakings
The Imperial Hua Hin Beach Resort is now offering a Songkran package for those wanting to celebrate the holiday close to the sea. The package is priced at Bt7,299 and covers two nights in a Sea View Deluxe Balcony room, daily breakfast, welcome drink, welcome fruit, two scoops of ice cream per room, Buddha image bathing at the hotel lobby, one set of food offerings for monks on the morning of April 14 and  two water guns. Call (032) 520 162-6 or e-mail:
Cosying up to the turtles
The 5th Mai Khao Turtle Release is scheduled for April 13 on Phuket’s beautiful Mai Khao Beach. Organised by Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation and JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, this important annual event raises funds for and awareness about the plight of Phuket’s critically endangered sea turtles. JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa is also offering the Remarkable Songkran Getaway with the Sea Turtle Release package. Starting from Bt5,900 per room per night, it includes accommodation in a Deluxe Sala Terrace room, daily international breakfast for two, and adoption of a turtle for release at the 5th Mai Khao Turtle Release. Call (076) 338 000 or e-mail: Book online at
Wild and wet on the isle
Conrad Koh Samui welcomes the summer holiday season and celebrates the Thai New Year 2014 with an exclusive weekend promotion. The Songkran package includes a complimentary airport transfers to-and-from the resort and a complimentary in-villa BBQ dinner for two. The rate for an Ocean view Pool Villa starts from Bt23,200 per night, inclusive of daily breakfast for two. Book at least three days in advance for stays between April 4 and 27. The offer is valid for weekends only and a minimum of two nights is required. Call (077) 915888 or 
e-mail:conradkohsamui.reservations@conradhotels.comand quote “Weekend Offer” package or Plan Code “PR42EE”.
The sky’s the limit
Air France is now offering Sunshine deals for travellers from Thailand to Europe. Rates start from Bt30,640 to Bt36,525 and destinations include France, UK, Italy, Spain, Germany and Switzerland. Check out more rates and destinations at Call Air France call centre in Bangkok at (02) 610 0808 or 0018004410771 (toll free).