The Jakarta Post
If you're looking for discounted airfares and accommodation, three travel fairs held this weekend might be worth visiting. (Shutterstock/Jacob Lund)
Three travel fairs will be held this weekend, offering discounted airline tickets and accommodation.
For travel enthusiasts, below is a list of travel fairs that you might consider attending, as compiled by kompas.com:
1. Singapore Airlines - BCA Travel Fair 2018
Private lender Bank Central Asia (BCA) and carrier Singapore Airlines will host a joint travel fair from Aug. 10-12 at the Main Atrium of Gandaria City Mall, Jakarta.
The fair offers discounted airfares, extra KrisFlyer Miles as well as shopping vouchers.
The fair will also be held at Lippo Mall in Kuta, Bali, on the same days and at Pakuwon Mall, Surabaya, East Java, from Aug. 9-12.
2. Club Med Travel Fair with HSBC
Held at the Promenade of Central Park Mall in Jakarta from Aug. 9-12, the Club Med travel fair will present offers from several airlines, including Cathay Pacific, Garuda Indonesia and Japan Airlines.
Partnering with HSBC, Club Med provides special promotions for HSBC credit card holders that include cashback offers up to Rp 1.2 million and shopping vouchers worth up to Rp 2 million.
In Indonesia, Club Med resorts are available in Bali and Bintan.
3. SilkAir Travel Fair and Virtual Fair
Singapore Airline’s regional carrier SilkAir is hosting its fair both offline and online.
Customers that prefer the offline approach can visit the following venues in five cities:
• Medan: Center Point Mall, Aug. 8-12
• Bandung: 23 Paskal Mall, Aug. 9-12
• Semarang: Paragon Mall, Aug. 9-12
• Jogja: Jogja City Mall, Aug.10-12
• Makassar: PIPO Mall, Aug. 10-12
BCA cards are required for transactions, as SilkAir is partnered with the bank. Customers can benefit from cashback up to Rp 2 million, interest-rate free installments and additional miles for SQ-BCA cardholders.
The virtual fair is only for travelers who will depart from Balikpapan, Manado or Lombok. They can apply for their specially discounted package trips by booking tickets on this website or contacting a travel agent. The offer stands from Aug. 8-12. (saz/wng)