Travel shorts: Hotel room deals, free flights


Posted at Apr 04 2019 02:58 PM

Pool at Summit Ridge Tagaytay. Handout

MANILA – Here are some of the travel promos you can check out for your next trip or staycation.

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Low-cost airline AirAsia is expanding its offering beyond just flights with the launch of its new one-stop travel shop.

The new has access to more than 500,000 hotels and accommodation providers and more than 15,000 unique experiences in over 80 destinations across Asia-Pacific.

Guests who book deals at the website will earn AirAsia BIG points for every transaction. Points can then be put towards payment at


Summit Hotels and Resorts is currently offering summer deals on Deluxe Rooms in all its branches nationwide.

Head to Summit Ridge Tagaytay and avail of an overnight stay for P3,500 net from Sunday to Wednesday, and P4,000 net from Thursday to Saturday. Avail two nights for P6,800 net from Sunday to Wednesday, and P7,800 net from Thursday to Saturday. 

At Summit Hotel Magnolia and Summit Hotel Tacloban, enjoy an overnight stay at P3,200 net and P6,200 net for a two-night stay. 

Rates at Summit Galleria Cebu are at P3,500 net (overnight) and P6,800 (two nights), while Summit Circle Cebu has even lower deals at P2,400 (overnight) and P4,600 (two nights).

Booking period is until April 29 and stay period is until April 30. Blackout dates may apply, and cancellations are allowed within 72 hours prior to stay date. 

Book at the Summit Hotels website or call the reservations team at (02) 398-8788 or (0998) 840-7356.


To further promote Taiwan travel in the Philippines, the Taiwan Tourism Board launched an online game called “Lucky Slot Machine.”

Available online until May 31, Filipinos can play up to five times a day to get a chance to win prizes.

A total of 101 winners will receive prizes worth more than TWD 150,000 (around P253,465 as of writing), including a Manila-Taiwan round-trip ticket, ten free Taiwan Host accommodation vouchers, 20 tickets to Taiwan theme parks, 20 tickets to Taiwan tour bus, and 50 Taiwan Passes. 


Philippine budget hotel chain Zen Rooms is holding its big summer sale this Thursday, April 4. 

More than 150 properties in Metro Manila, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Hong Kong are on sale via and the Zen Rooms mobile app.

Those who signed up early on Zen Rooms’ Facebook page get first dibs on over 15,000 rooms across Southeast Asia until 3 p.m., when the public sale kicks off. 

A 15% discount will also be available sitewide for all properties.