DFS Changi discounts booze

December 12, 2017 by  
Filed under Travel Deals

SINGAPORE, 12 December 2017: From now until January 31 2018, DFS Group, is offering travellers at Singapore Changi Airport a 10% discount on all full allowance purchases.

The company claims it is a “never-before” offer on duty free saving as much as 70% when compared with high street retail prices.

Available at all DFS Wines and Spirits stores at the airport’s arrival halls, across all four terminals, travellers who maximise their duty-free full allowance can take advantage of the offer. Read more

Flower festival in Dalat

August 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Festivals, News, Vietnam

LAM DONG, 1 August 2017: Vietnam Lam Dong People’s Committee plans to organise the seventh edition of the Dalat Flower Festival, 23 to 27 December, this year.

Local media reported the event would feature 15 major programmes.

They include a Dalat wine festival, a flower and ornamental exhibition, and a vegetables fair and tea culture festival. Read more

Cost of a tipple to rise

April 4, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 4 April 2017: Thailand’s Excise Department says a new Excise Tax Act will come into effect this September.

It is likely to increase the cost of a bottle of beer by around 4% to 5% according to wholesale distributors.

The department general director, Somchai Poolsavasdi, said the recently-drafted Excise Tax Act is a combination of seven excise duty regulations (excise tax, excise tax tariff, liquor, tobacco, playing cards including allocations of excise tax and liquor) which were publicised in the Royal Gazette 20 March. Read more

PB Valley celebrates wine harvest

February 19, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Travel Deals

KHAO YAI, 19 February 2015: PB Valley is hosting its annual Harvest Festival 7 March.

The event theme this year is “Rhythm in the Vineyard” with festivities starting at 1530 and a band performances in the evening.

To kick off the visit, the host offers a tour of the vineyards with an opportunity to see grape harvesting; a great photo opportunity even for a selfie lovers.

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