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Fly to a winter wonderland with Emirates

SINGAPORE:  As the year wraps up and the Northern Hemisphere cools down, travellers looking to tick off their travel bucket list can now escape Singapore’s tropical heat with Emirates’ seasonal fare specials. With all-inclusive Economy Class fares from Singapore starting at S$1,169, and all-inclusive Business Class fares from Singapore starting at S$5,859, holiday-goers can look forward to experiencing breathtaking, snowy winters in Europe and the US.

For a limited time, passengers can book special Economy Class and Business Class fares to selected destinations within Emirates’ global network and end the year on a high note, or plan special holidays for yourself or your family way into 2019.

Bookings must be made between 16 October and 28 October 2018 for travel between 19 October 2018 and 31 May 2019.

Whether it’s to ski, skate, snowboard or just to enjoy the winter breeze, beat the tropical heat with promotional fares to these key destinations: Business Class Fares from Paris S$5,859, Manchester S$6,319, Barcelona S$6,449, New York S$7,959.

With the dynamic and vibrant city of Dubai as its hub, Emirates provides travellers with direct connections to 161 destinations in 86 countries and territories. From Singapore, Emirates operates five flights daily to Dubai, where passengers can connect onwards to North America, Europe, South America, the Middle East and Africa.

The Emirates experience begins the moment travellers leave their homes. Complimentary chauffeur-drive services to and from the airport are available for Business Class ticket holders in over 70 cities worldwide, so that travellers can enjoy a seamless journey from start to finish.

Before the flight, Business Class passengers can enjoy the Emirates Lounge in Terminal 1 of Singapore Changi Airport and benefit from its convenient amenities, which are also available at Emirates’ premium airport lounges across 42 locations, including seven in its hub in Dubai. Passengers flying for work can also keep ahead of the game with Emirates’ fully equipped business centre with state-of-the-art touch screen workstations and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Onboard the Emirates A380, Business Class passengers can look forward to shared experiences with other jetsetters in the Emirates Onboard Lounge, which was redesigned to feature a new seating arrangement along the windows on both sides of the bar, integrated LED mood lighting and subwoofers for surround sound. Passengers can also stay up to date with the latest flight information or enjoy live TV broadcasts on a 55 inch LCD screen, and mingle and network with each other as they enjoy conversations over complimentary canapés and cocktails.

Economy Class passengers can enjoy can enjoy more than 3,500 channels of love, laughter and thrills on Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice, including over 1,000 movie channels, as well as TV programmes, music choices, video games and news from around the world.

Those travelling with children can take advantage of Emirates’ extensive family offerings, from priority boarding across all airports to special kid’s meals, dedicated children’s entertainment on ice, exclusive toys and Lonely Planet Kids activity bags on board.

Dreaming of a winter wonderland already? Beat the heat and consider travelling to these five winter destinations for a truly extraordinary seasonal escapade.

Paris, France

Paris might be the city of love, but did you know it is also the city of scents? While the city offers plenty of cultural charm, from museums to monuments, it is also central to the art of perfume-making. This winter, capture the spirit and magic of Paris in a bottle by attending a perfumer’s apprentice workshop at the Musée du Parfum. Learn how to create your own personal Eau de Cologne with a perfumery expert, and enjoy a complimentary guided tour on the history of perfumes while you’re at it!

Zurich, Switzerland

Families with little kids can hop aboard the St. Bernhard Express in Zurich, Switzerland, for a truly unforgettable winter break. Popular with children of all ages, the Saint Bernard makes for an ideal sled dog to transport your little one through the snow and view the Swiss Alps from a different angle.

Manchester, England

For a true taste of British life, enjoy a sumptuous high tea spread at The Dearden Tea Rooms. Located less than an hour’s drive from Manchester, the tea rooms also transform into themed setups during the colder months. Visitors travelling in November will be enchanted by the Harry Potter themed afternoon tea sets, while those travelling in March can release their inner child with an interactive high tea experience featuring themed games, magic workshops and a musical singalong to popular show tunes.

New York, USA

Temperatures in New York City might hit sub-zero during the winter, but there are plenty of hot Broadway shows to sizzle up the holiday experience. In addition to timeless classics like Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera and The Lion King, don’t forget to check out the stage version of Disney’s megahit, Frozen, as well as the London transfer of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Barcelona, Spain

As the first and major gateway of chocolate to Europe, Barcelona is a city closely associated with all things sweet. Warm up your belly with some of the best local pastries and candies in Barcelona on a Sweets Lover Tour. From hot chocolate to churros, travellers can indulge their sweet tooth this winter with this Barcelona sweet tour, and discover quirky facts and secrets behind traditional Catalan sweets.

For more information on Emirates, including how to book flights and a complete list of terms and conditions, contact your travel agent or visit www.emirates.com/sg.

Emirates connects people and places around the globe, inspiring travel and facilitating trade across 161 destinations in 86 countries and territories. On-board its modern and efficient fleet of 268 aircraft, Emirates offers award-winning comfort and service, delivered by friendly cabin crew representing over 130 nationalities. Today, Emirates operates the world’s largest and one of the youngest fleets of the iconic A380 and popular Boeing 777s. In 2018, Emirates won the prestigious accolade of ‘Airline of the Year’ at the annual Air Transport Awards.

Emirates operates 49 flights a week out of Singapore: 35 flights a week to Dubai (28 non-stop, seven via Colombo), as well as seven flights a week to both Brisbane and Melbourne. Since 1 December 2012, flights departing from Singapore are operated by the latest state-of-the-art A380 and B777-300ER aircraft, which feature Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment and the highest level of comfort in all three cabins.

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