Make the most of these flexible offers.

Revenge trips are in full swing this year. Travelers are going all out for bucket list destinations and splurging on dream vacations to make up for lost time. Luxury travel, first class tickets, unique cruises– nothing is on the table. If you’re also planning to turn a dream into a reality this summer, we’ve got two great five-star hotel deals that will make you want to travel despite rising inflation.

The Maldives

The Indian Ocean archipelago is one of the best places on Earth to visit. Azure waters, clear skies, swaying palm trees and white sandy beaches are a given in the Maldives, whichever island you choose. The islands also offer exclusive resorts, which epitomize luxury.

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Fushifaru Maldives, a 35-minute flight from the airport, is a hotel complex of 49 villas. The Indian Ocean is right outside your villa and the milky white beach is a main draw. At the moment the property is offering 50% off – you can spend five nights for $1,499. You will get a Sunset Beach Villa with a private garden and outdoor bathtub. For $2,099, your hosting will be a Villa with overwater jacuzzi and outdoor hot tubs; and for $2,999, the Villa on stilts with swimming pool.

What’s also included in the offer is daily breakfast, lunch on the water for two, use of snorkeling gear and non-motorized activities, and free access to the kids’ club for ages 4 to 11.

All-inclusive packages are also discounted. You can book it now and travel until December 23, 2023 (blackout dates apply).


Thailand is an exhilarating experience for travellers. The Southeast Asian country is blessed with pristine beaches and beautiful islands. The food never disappoints, and there are opulent temples and royal palaces so beautiful the photographs don’t do them justice. And in addition, luxury hotels and resorts have raised the bar with their location and services.

One such impressive resort is on the secluded south side where the Andaman hugs the shore.

The Haven Khao Lak is an adults-only resort, just 80 kilometers (50 miles) from phuket. Currently it offers 70% off regular prices. For $399, two guests can stay at The Haven Khao Lak for seven nights. The hotel has Deluxe Rooms with private balconies ($399); Deluxe Pool Access Rooms with direct pool access ($699); and Beachfront Jacuzzi Villas ($999). It also has Thailand’s largest saltwater pool, four restaurants and bars, and a host of free activities, including yoga, biking, and kayaking on the Andaman Sea.

This offer also includes a daily buffet breakfast, welcome cocktail, massage, late check-out, as well as 10% discount in the restaurants of the resort and 20% discount on the spa. If you like what you read, hurry up…this deal ends on wednesday. Book now and travel anytime before October 2023 (surcharge applies on select dates). If you change your mind, it is refundable for 14 days.

Thailand further eased entry restrictions for travelers this month after experimenting with a series of programs since the pandemic. You can find the latest information on travel requirements here.

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