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you’ll enjoy a standard of inflight service that even other Singapore Airlines Holidays throughout the year offer
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airline, you’ll experience unprecedented levels of comfort combine 2 nights in vibrant Singapore with 2 or more
and World Gourmet Cuisine in every seat, in every class. nights in a selected range of exotic asian destinations
including amazing Thailand and fascinating Vietnam or
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PhoTo CourTesy oF Tourism AuThoriTy oF ThAilANd.
wELCOmE tO SINGApOrE AIrLINES HOLIDAYS
Travel Information 4
We're Number One when it comes to holidays in Asia,
Maldives and Europe!
Thailand Information 5
Thailand Touring 6 Singapore Airlines, our award winning airline partner,
Bangkok 7-1 has great ways to fly to Singapore and beyond, and
Pattaya 1-13 there's no better choice for your holidays than Singapore
Phuket 14-3 Airlines Holidays.
Thailand Islands 4-5
We've carefully chosen all of the hotels, resorts and tours
in this catalogue. It may be some time since you've visited
Koh Samui 8-31
these destinations, or perhaps it's your first time.
Hua Hin 3
quot;Our Viewquot; gives you an informed opinion to make your
Chiang Mai 33
holiday decisions easier.
Northern Thailand Tours 34
Our customer service is second to none. Our professional
Indochina Information 35 teams at your destination take care of your every holiday
Vietnam City Maps 36 need, from the moment you step off the aircraft.
Ho Chi Minh City 37
Enjoy our new 2008/09 catalogue.
It's full of great holiday ideas!
Resorts in Vietnam 39-41
Vietnam Touring 4-44
Cambodia Touring 46
Product Director, Singapore Airlines Holidays
Terms and Conditions 47
The prices in this brochure should be used as a guide only
despite being correct at the time of printing. Price variations may
occur from time to time throughout the year for various reasons.
Full payment is the only protection against price changes.
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Angkor WAt, CAmbodiA
Singapore Airlines Holidays provides a guide to assist you in choosing your holiday.
StAr rAtingS rOOM DePOSit widely accepted at most hotels and shops in
the ratings apply to hotels in general, however On check-in most hotels will require the both thailand and indochina.
individual room type ratings may differ in each establishment of credit for incidental charges via
hotel. the ratings are a guide only to assist with a credit card or cash deposit.
the electrical current in thailand/indochina
choosing your accommodation.
HOtel iMAgeS is 220 - 240 volts. An international adaptor is
** Moderate-class properties suitable for the the images used are indicative of the property advised covering all areas.
budget conscious traveller. and selected room types and may not
PASSPOrt AnD ViSA#
necessarily reflect the lead-in room type.
*** Provides comfortable rooms and basic Passport: a valid passport for at least six
facilities with an emphasis on value CliMAte months beyond the return date of travel and a
for money. thailand and indochina offer two main seasons ticket for onward or return travel, is required for
as a general rule: summer is from May-Oct both thailand or indochina.
**** Superior accommodation that provide well- and is humid and often brings afternoon rain
appointed rooms and facilities. thailand Visa: A visa is not required for stays
whilst winter is from nov – Mar and is generally
of less then 30 days. Vietnam Visa: Must be
mild and clear. Jan to May are seen as best
***** Deluxe properties offering the highest obtained prior to departure in Australia at a cost
travel times but summer rainy season has less
of standard in rooms, facilities and of AuD$70.00. Cambodia Visa: A visa is issued
crowds. in indochina the north of Vietnam can
service levels. on arrival and cost uSD$20.00 but can also be
get cold between Dec-feb.
obtained prior to departure. you will require one
CurrenCy passport photo.
Singapore Airlines Holidays provides a
the thai Baht (tHB), Vietnam Dong (VnD)
personal insight into each hotel as a guide HeAltH AnD trAVel inSurAnCe
and Cambodia riel (kHr) are the basic unit of
for your holiday choice. we strongly recommend that personal health
currency and are made up of both notes and
insurance be taken out prior to travel, preferably
BOnuS OfferS coins. the rate is approximately A$1 = tHB
at the time of booking. Please consult your local
A range of resorts and hotels provide bonus 26.9530, =VnD 13,750 = kHr 3,300. within
doctor for advice on required vaccinations or
offers to add value to your holiday including free main destinations in thailand AtM’s and banks
health related issues.
nights, meal plans and extra value such as late are readily available whilst most hotels will
check-outs, room upgrades or kids deals. Often exchange foreign notes and travellers cheques. #All visa details are based on single entry visa entry and relate
these Specials are not combinable. exclusive to Australian Passport Holders only. Please note that if you leave
we do not recommend AuD travellers cheques
either country and re-enter again later in your itinerary, you may
Honeymoon offers may also available. or cash but rather uSD travellers cheques or need to obtain a double-entry visa.
cash as the best option in indochina. AtM
CHeCk in/CHeCk Out tiMeS
machines operate in both Saigon and Hanoi
usually check-in is between 12-2pm and
(Vietnam) but not in Cambodia. Credit cards are
checkout is between 10-11am.
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Khao Lak •
PHoto CoUrtESy of toUriSm AUtHority of tHAiLAnd
known as the “land of smiles” thailand’s natural vast beauty is complimented by the
stylish charm of its people, once you visit you’ll always want to return.
thailand is split into 4 main regions of north, east Coast, Central and South and
within each regions are areas that delight the traveller, historian and tourist in all of us.
nortH PHAng–ngA Above Phuket to the north this bay offers solitude and
CHiAng MAi Hilltribes villages, lush green valleys, rice paddies and local sensational scenery of natural beauty, a great escape from the buzz of Phuket.
working elephants are all highlights of the delightful Northern Thailand. krABi Rock climbing, sea kayaking, snorkelling or just relaxing, this
MAe HOng SOn The remotest area of West Chiang Mai bordering picturesque area offers variety amongst a dramatic scenery backdrop.
Myanmar this area provides an insight into hilltribes, ancient temples and kOH SAMui A charming island hideaway offering beaches, bars and
soft adventure excitement. entertainment or escape to the other side of the island for secluded
CHiAng rAi The rugged scenery and fertile valleys make this country natural wonders.
popular with the Royal Family and their projects to redevelop the scenery of tHAilAnD iSlAnDS For a true island holiday, explore Thailand’s exotic
Northern Thailand. islands full of amazing marine life, striking scenery, white secluded beaches
and crystal clear waters, Phi Phi Island, Lanta Yai, Khao Lak and Trang offers
EASt CoASt this and much more!
PAttAyA Two hours from Bangkok city, this resort area offers
PuBliC HOliDAyS Thailand’s many religious/public holidays offer the
entertainment, watersports and lots of enjoyment under the Thai sun.
chance to view unique festivals, celebrations and rituals. It can also close
trAt The far end of East Coast this area borders with Cambodia and shops, restaurants and resort facilities at certain times or dates. Some
is accessible to the new island of Koh Chang with its idyllic beaches and major Public Holidays are below but we recommend checking with local
untouched national parks. tourism boards or your travel agent at time of booking.
BAngkOk Busy, vibrant and exciting this city offers the grandeur of Thai 06 April 08 Chakri Day
history with value-packed shopping and entertainment.
13-15 April 08 Songkran (thai new year) festival
AyuttHAyA Extending to the north of Bangkok and an easy day visit
05 May 08 Coronation Day
is this historical sight of the nation’s previous capital. It is also the historical
significance of the River Kwai and Death Railway. 19 May 08 Visakha Bucha Day
HuA Hin , CHA AM , PHetCHABuri Set on the beaches of Gulf end Of July 08 Buddhist lent
of Thailand this area is a favourite destination for family beach holidays and
12 August 08 HM Queen’s Birthday
spas or golfing activities.
23 October 08 Chulalongkorn Day
SoUtH 05 December 08 HM king’s Birthday
PHuket Thai’s premier destination, this resort area offers shopping,
10 December 08 Constitution Day
entertainment, culture and relaxation for all to enjoy.
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thailand touring thailand koh samui hotels
BriDge over tHe river Kwai
Singapore airlineS HoliDayS SaleS Manager Sue langDon experiencing tHe joyS
of KHao SoK elepHant treKKing aS part of 2 Day jungle Safari river rafting experience
singapore airlines holidays touring shows you the variety
and excitement of thailand.
Cultural touring Forest treK and river raFting tour (2 day/1 night treKKing tour)
ex Chiang mai adult $179* Child n/a
anCient ayutthaya tour (Fd)
ex Bangkok adult $224* Child 181* Commence your 3-hour trek from the foot of the tropical evergreen
forests of mae sae, before an elephant ride to a northern thailand
the World heritage site of ayutthaya holds both historical and cultural
hilltribe for your overnight stay. next morning rest your feet and float
feeling for the thai people, which our excellent local guides will advise
through the jungle on a 3-hour raft trip before returning to Chiang mai.
while you explore the ruins of Phra maha that Wat Chaiwatthanaram
on this informative day tour. disCover eXtended touring
3 day/2 nights river Kwai and Jungle raFt Floatel
tiger temple, river Kwai and war museum (Fd)
ex Bangkok adult $251* Child $188*
ex Bangkok adult $189* Child $19*
Day 1: Depart via kanchanaburi with visits to WW2 museum and
the highlight for many is the visit to the Wat Pha luangtabua where
Bridge over river kwai then transfer to the river kwai Jungle raft
Buddhist monks live with ten exotic tigers, before this spend the
Floatel and in the afternoon visit hellfire train Pass. that evening rest
morning viewing the “Bridge over river kwai” and the new museum
onboard the simple Jungle raft floatel moored on the river.
dedicated to this prominent time in history.
Day 2-3: experience via the thai longtail boats the saiyoke Waterfall
meo hilltribe village tour (hd)
and in the afternoon explore the stalagmites of the kaeng lava Cave
ex Chiang mai adult $1* Child $4*
and on the final day experience local mon tribal Villagers before a ride
leave Chiang mai city and wind your way through the northern
on the Death railway before returning to Bangkok.
mountains to the unspoilt meo hilltribe Village where the hill tribe
villages live in authentic surroundings and show the true combined 6 day/5 night old Kingdoms oF thailand tour†
culture of Burma and thailand. ex Bangkok adult $985† Child $738†
Day 1-2: From the historical former thai capital of ayutthaya, which
dinner and show at siam niramit (evening)
was ransacked by the Burmese to the graceful Buddha statue at Wat
ex Bangkok adult $72* Child $4*
Phra si rattana, day one is busy. on Day two explore the proud history
learn the true meaning of thailand glorious past with this evening of sukhothai and then visit the magnificent reclining Buddha at Phrae.
historical show, the children will enjoy the music and costumes while
Day 3-5: Begin your tour on the mae kok river in a longtail boat
the adults will be amazed at the spectacular quality of the production.
before seeing the vibrant karen and muser hilltribe villages. Proceed
adventure touring onwards to the golden triangle where the borders of thailand, Burma
elephant ride and bamboo raFting (Fd) and laos met. Day four offers picturesque mountainous scenery and a
ex Bangkok^ adult $85^ Child $49^ hot spring stop, while day five looks at thai culture with local fauna and
cottage crafting in Chiang mai.
in the rainforest of kanchanaburi in West Bangkok, relax on the
simple bamboo rafts and delight in the rivers charm then delight in
Day 6: the final day allows time to obtain souvenirs and experience
the experience of riding the beautiful elephants of thailand, on this
local food to truly understand the thai culture before flying back from
Chiang mai to Bangkok.
Jungle saFari - Khao soK national parK (2 day/1 night)
FOR DAILY SIGHTSEEING TOURS SEE EACH INDIVIDUAL CITY PAGE.
ex Phuket adult $312* Child $200#
FOR MORE EXTENDED NORTHERN THAILAND TOURING SEE PAGE 34.
this 2-day adventure will take you to the hills of khao sok national
Park. experience the amazing jungle trek in khao sok, then paddle *Conditions: all tours operate on a seat-in-coach basis. surcharge applies for private tours,
details and prices on application. all tour prices are based on minimum 2 adults. Child prices
down the sok river before trekking into the jungle. Fall asleep in a
based on 1 child travelling with 2 adults. For single passengers surcharges apply. extended
beautiful jungle style resort, while the jungle wakes up right outside
tours include accommodation and selected meals, details on application. ^elephant ride and
your window. Bamboo rafting is only available on tuesday/thursday and saturday departures. #2D/1n
Jungle safari and khao sok tour children will be accommodated in a second room and no
children unDer 7 years are permitted on this tour. †Domestic flight Chiang mai – Bangkok is
included in the price, tour departs Wednesday’s only. all tours, itineraries and prices are subject
to change, deletion or withdrawal at anytime without prior notice.
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Larn Luang Rd
Siam Square tbur
Wat Phra rung
Pahurat / Chinatown ang
15 Upper Sukhumvit Road
Chareon Krung Rd Siam
8 12Chit Lom 6
Phaya Thai Rd
TrANsfers* The journey from the new suvarnabhumi
Soi Ruam Rudi
Soi 21 (Soi Asok)
Bangkok Airport to the city centre is approximately 50
Rd it R longkor
n Soi 12
Soi 4 (Soi Nan
minutes depending on traffic conditions.
Bangrak District - an Rd
Price per person $A Adult Child (2-11yrs)
Surawong andhadamnoen Klang RdRoads
Larn Luang Rd
Bangkok Airport to Hotel v.v. $19 $10
Bangrak District - Riverside
Wat Phra ts rung
Pahurat pong M
R g Rd
the Grand ae
9 Khlong Toey 12
Palace Rd Upper Sukhumvit Road
on Krung Rd
Price per person $A Adult Child 14
(2-11yrs) Chareon Krung RdChong Rd Siam
n Neue Rama I
14 Rama I
Paddington Station mR
7 Phloen Chi
City Temples Tour (HD) $28 $14 Sathor
3 R ama
Phaya Thai Rd