Why you should check out Rustan's summer travel fair
MANILA, Philippines – Summer, for many, means time to slow down, explore new places, and find time away from the crazy grind of daily life. Sometimes though, it can be hard to calm down when there are bookings to manage and tiny details to fuss over.
Enter: Rustan’s "Your Summer Escape" Travel Fairs.
From March 16 to 18 in Rustan’s Makati and March 27 to 29 at Rustan’s Shangri-la, explore curated options for summer destinations and all other essentials – including the ones you didn’t think you’d need.
Here’s why we’re looking forward to this year’s fair:
Discounts for airfares, voyages, hotels. This is, undoubtedly, both the most exciting and stress-inducing part of travel-planning – why not make it easier through packages (and discounts)?
Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Qatar Airways are both offering slashed prices for the travel fair. Qatar offers flights (both economy and business class) to select destinations from Manila and Clark in Pampanga. PAL, the country’s flag carrier, is also giving low rates for its business, premium economy, and economy class tickets. You can also apply for a Mabuhay Miles account during the fair.
Adventures International Tours, Inc., is offering Crystal Cruise Voyages beginning $1,615 (Php 83,852). You’ll also be able to enjoy up to $250 (Php 12,980) in shipboard credit for certain cruises. If you’re part of Rustan’s Frequent Shoppers Program, there’s also a 2 for 1 promo for a 3-day, 2-night stay at Club Med Resorts for $649 (Php 33,696).
Crimson Resort & Spa in Boracay (they’re compliant, don’t worry) also offers packages, including a P13,800 per night accommodation for two in a deluxe suite.
PAL, Adventures International Tours, Inc, Qatar, and Crimson Boracay are part of the Rustan’s Makati fair while PAL, AITI, and Turkish Airways are part of the Rustan’s Shangri-la Plaza fair.
Travel bags at a discount. A sturdy set of luggage is never a bad idea. Get up to 50 percent off select items from American Tourister, High Sierra, and Samsonite.
Bags from LeSportsac, MZ Wallace and Rebecca Minkoff are also available at 20 percent off.
Summer fashion at your fingertips. What’s a Rustan’s haul without a bag (or two) of its select fashion pieces? The fair offers discounts on select items from Hackett and Ricardo Preto Man, Adolfo Dominguez, Bluemint, ad Psycho Bunny.
There’s a buy one, get 25 percent promo for Adolfo Dominguez Woman, American Vintage, Charli, Eileen Fisher, Joie, Karen Kane, Lafayette and Ricardo Preto Woman. For Pedro del Hierro Woman, Natori, N Natori and Natori Undergarments, there’s a get two, get 20 percent discount promotion.
Swimwear brand Seafolly is 20 percent on regular items for every purchase of a Clarins UV plus/White plus.
Other discounts are also available for Buxton, Guasch, Gas Bijoux, Mundi, Majorica, Orelia London, Chicco, Clevamama, Diono, Ergo Baby and Mustela.
Skin care is life. You can run around the sun (or the cold, if that’s your thing) all you want but please – don’t forget the skincare and suncare!
Find special gifts and promotions from Acca Kappa, Areum, Clarins, Diptyque, Dermalogica, La Prairie, Laura Mercier, Murad, Phyto over at the fair. Stila’s Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow is to die for – provided you’re willing to keep away from the water to stay on fleek.
There are also raffle prizes, including a vacation to Boracay, for every P3,000 purchase. The fair is in partnership with HSBC so you’ll triple chances of winning if you use their credit or debit cards.
Is the Rustan’s Travel Fair your cup of tea for summer? Or are you roughing it up for your vacation plans? Let us know in the comments section below! – Rappler.com