Special festive fare to London from Emirates

Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:01 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Experiencing London’s magical festive transformation in December has become more affordable to travellers from Sri Lanka thanks to a special air fare announced by Emirates in Colombo.

Valid for travel throughout December, the special Economy Class fares of Rs. 97,900 inclusive of taxes to Gatwick and Rs. 100,000 to Heathrow represent a saving of more than 11 per cent and also enable travellers to beat the seasonal spike in airfares, the award-winning airline said.

Available for purchase up to 30 December 2010, the special fares are applicable on Emirates operated services to the two points in London with the exception of certain flights.

“London is one of the most popular destinations the year round, but travel in December is particularly exciting because there is so much more to do and see,” said Devika Ellepola, Emirates Sales Manager in Sri Lanka. “London does shine brighter than before at Christmas.”

She said early booking is advised, as vacation travel picks up significantly in December every year.

Emirates operates 21 flights a week from Colombo to Dubai, providing convenient connections with 56 flights a week to Heathrow and Gatwick in London.

All travel on Emirates earns passengers Skywards Miles from the airline’s frequent flyer programme. Emirates also offers passengers a generous baggage allowance of 30kg, 40kg and 50 kg respectively on Economy, Business and First Class.

For more information on the special fares to London or for booking, please call 4704070 or visit the Emirates website www.emirates.com/lk.