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LONG WEEKEND, QUICK ESCAPES!JET OFF TO NEARBY TRAVEL HOTSPOTS TO CELEBRATE THE LONG WEEKEND WITH FLIGHT CENTRE’S FOUR PACKAGES

With the 5th May being announced as a public holiday in the UAE to mark the ‘Al Israa Wal Miraaj’ holiday, a weekend trip to Salalah, Istanbul, Sri Lanka or Paris sounds like just the perfect plan! Flight Centre is your short cut to booking your ultimate weekend getaway with its irresistible Leilat al Meiraj packages well designed to be visited over a long weekend!

 

SALALAH
nly a short two-hour flight from Dubai and nestled in the southern region of Oman, Salalah is easily Oman’s coolest destination to visit during the summer with its crisp unpolluted air, cool misty clime, high rolling seas and leafy ambiance. Spend two nights at the beautiful 5-star Salalah Rotana Resort and enjoy lazing on the white sandy beaches with crystal clear waters, a relaxing massage or facial at the hotel spa or admiring the Omani-inspired architecture.

 

Inclusions Return economy class airfare; 2 nights accommodation at Salalah Rotana Resort in a classic room (5-star or similar); daily breakfast; taxes and surcharges. Rates start at AED 1,999 and are valid until 31 May 2016.

 

ISTANBUL
Superbly situated either side of the blue ribbon of the Bosphorus Strait separating Europe from Asia it is, unlike any other city in the world, split between two continents. To the south, the blue waters of the Sea of Marmara glitter invitingly. North, across the graceful curve of the Golden Horn, flicker the bright lights of the pulsating entertainment quarter of Beyoğlu. Of course, a weekend trip to Istanbul is not complete without a classic tour of the city and a trip to the Grand Bazaar, boasting over 4,000 shops; it’s an eclectic marketplace to pick up souvenirs.

 

Inclusions Return economy class airfare; return airport transfer; 3 nights accommodation at Celal Sultan Hotel in a double standard room (4-star or similar); Classic Tour of Istanbul; daily breakfast; taxes and surcharges. Rates start at AED 1,999 and are valid until 30 June 2016.

 

SRI LANKA
Whether you’re an animal lover or simply love admiring the country’s heritage, this tailor-made package is perfect for you! The tiny island nestled in the Bay of Bengal is where two worlds collide, boasting some of the most stunning beaches in the world, just a four hour drive from the capital you will find yourself amongst lush tea plantations and stunning nature reserves.

 

Inclusions Return economy class airfare; return airport transfers; 2 nights accommodation in Ozo Hotel Kandy (3 – 5-star or similar); 1 night accommodation in Ozo Hotel Colombo (4-star or similar); daily breakfast; taxes & surcharges. Rates start at AED 2,345 and are valid until 30 June 2016.

 

PARIS
Paris is one of the most beautiful cities on earth, a truth easily appreciated on a stroll that could yield one stunning vista after another, from the epic Eiffel Tower to the regal Jardin des Tuileries to the petite cafés bursting onto the sidewalks. Beyond the city’s visual appeal, the cultural riches of the French capital are unsurpassed. Whether you opt to explore the historic, fashion-conscious, or bohemian and arty sides of Paris, one thing is certain: the City of Light will always enthrall.

 

This package has everything from a scenic cruise along the River Seine discovering hidden boulangerie’s to observing the magic of Paris with panoramic views of the city from the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower.

 

Inclusions Return economy class airfare; return transfers; 3 nights accommodation at Hotel Pavillon Montmarte in a twin room (3-star or similar); scenic cruise down the River Seine; panoramic night bus tour of the city; observe the magic of Paris with a panoramic view of the city on the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower; taxes & surcharges. Rates start at AED 3,755 and are valid until 8 May 2016.