Emirates Holidays partners with Visa for a year of exclusive travel offers

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Published March 8th, 2012 - 10:37 GMT

Emirates Holidays and Visa announce a new partnership which allows Visa cardholders in the region to experience a host of global destinations for less, effective through March 2013.

Visa debit and credit cardholders can now take advantage of two exciting offers including a 15 per cent discount on select Emirates Holidays destinations over certain travel periods.

During March and April, Visa cardholders are invited to discover the beauty and culture of Czech Republic or the historic legacy of Hong Kong. Future destinations on offer include Egypt and France from 1 April to 31 May, and Brazil and South Africa from 1 May to 30 June.

In addition, Visa cardholders are also entitled to a five per cent discount on all Emirates Holidays destinations for a whole year until 31 March 2013. With over 35 countries on offer, travellers can choose from a wide variety of regions to explore. Whether they are looking for an adventurous safari excursion for the whole family in South Africa, an exotic Southeast Asia break in Singapore, or a romantic getaway to Italy, Emirates Holidays offers diverse tailor made packages to suit all tastes.

“This exclusive new partnership with Visa gives our customers even more opportunities to discover the many wonders of the world,” said Saeed Khalifa Bin Suleiman, Egypt Country Manager for Emirates Airlines. “With such a wide variety of destinations on offer throughout the year, Emirates Holidays has something to suit each and every taste. We hope that our customers take full advantage of this exclusive opportunity and choose their dream destination from over 35 countries on offer worldwide.”

“We know that Visa cardholders here in the Middle East are avid travelers, which is why Visa is delighted to join Emirates Holidays to offer all Visa debit and credit cardholders outstanding discounts on a wide selection of travel destinations,” said Karim Beg, Head of Regional Marketing for Visa in the MENA region. “Visa continuously aims to reward and offer additional lifestyle benefits to all our cardholders in areas which benefit the most, and this is certainly the case here”. 

The discounts are available from now for bookings on Visa debit or credit cards at the Emirates Holidays offices in the UAE and Emirates offices in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt or Lebanon, and apply to all destinations until 31 March 2013.

Travel packages include flight and accommodation (excluding taxes).

Skywards members will receive up to 20 per cent bonus miles when they book these packages. They can also redeem their miles for Skywards Gift Vouchers, which can be used towards payment of exclusive packages from Emirates Holidays. Terms and conditions apply. 

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Emirates Holidays

Emirates Holidays is the tour operating arm of Dubai-based Emirates Airline. Extending the Emirates quality experience from air to the ground, Emirates Holidays offers a wide array of holiday options based around the airline's network.


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