Emirates unveils special Family Fares in Colombo

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Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines is promoting family travel with attractive savings for groups of two to eight people flying together from Colombo.

The special Economy class and Business class ‘Family Fares’ announced offer between Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 25,000 in incremental savings per ticket through price reductions that apply for groups of two, three or four up to eight, travelling together to numerous popular destinations.

In Economy class, the ‘Family Fares’ are applicable for travel from Colombo to Singapore, Dubai and Malé, till 31 May 2013.

The Business class ‘Family Fares’ are for travel to 20 popular destinations including Singapore, Dubai, London, Rome and New York. These fares will be on sale until 31 March, and outward travel should be completed by the end of May 2013.

“Travel experiences are all the more interesting when they are shared with loved ones,” Emirates Sales Manager Sri Lanka Devika Ellepola said. “As an airline that is focussed on enabling global connectivity across cultures and continents, Emirates constantly looks for opportunities to turn more people in to ‘globalistas’ through international travel.”

Members of Skywards, the award-winning frequent flyer program of Emirates Airline, earn Miles on all fares, even discounted fares. To take advantage of the benefits on top of the ‘Family Fares’ promotional offer, travellers can join Emirates Skywards free at www.emirates.com/skywards.

‘Family Fares’ start from Rs. 22,178 per passenger inclusive of taxes and surcharges, for a group of four to eight travelling from Colombo to Malé. The fare to Dubai on the same basis is Rs. 41,184. To be eligible for these fares, the passenger must be accompanied in the same cabin by at least three adults.

All-inclusive ‘Family Fares’ on Business class start at Rs. 88,301 per passenger for a Colombo–Singapore return for a group of four to eight people. The Business class fare for a similar group travelling to Dubai is Rs. 108,876.

These fares may be purchased online via www.emirates.com/lk, at the Emirates office in Colombo or through leading travel agents. For more information or bookings, please call 4704070.