AirAsia launches 2010 fare promo

Posted at 10/19/2009 7:50 PM | Updated as of 10/19/2009 8:41 PM

MANILA - "Plan your holiday ahead."

Low-cost Malaysian carrier AirAsia made this statement as it launched its latest discounted fares promotion to those who wish to spend their holidays abroad next year.

AirAsia is now offering P499 and P1,099 one-way fares from Clark to Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur, respectively. At present, AirAsia only has direct flights from Clark to these 2 areas in Malaysia.

From Kuala Lumpur, AirAsia is offering the following minimum rates:
- Thailand: Bangkok, Phuket, and Krabi (P848)
- Indonesia: Bandung, Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and Surabaya (P849); Bali (P1,135)
- Cambodia: Siem Reap and Phnom Penh (P1,135)
- Vietnam: Hanoi (P1,423); Ho Chi Minh (P1,135)
- Hong Kong: (P1,425)
- Australia: Melbourne and Perth (P2,859)

Tickets should be bought from October 19 to October 25, 2009.

The promotion is good for travel from January 11 to April 30 next year. Interested travelers may book online for more details.

Holiday packages

Aside from discounted flights, AirAsia said it is also offering the following 3-day, 2-night holiday packages at starting prices:
- Siem Reap (P2,965)
- Hanoi (P3,725)
- Yogyakarta (P3,755)
- Bandung (P3,546)
- Bangkok (P3,740)
- Singapore (P5,126)

AirAsia also has 4-day, 3-night holiday packages in some areas at the following starting prices:
- Guilin (P6,415)
- Hangzhou (P7,869)
- Hong Kong (P10,482)
- Taipei (P10,083)
- Dhaka (P10,952)
- Tianjin (P12,248)
- Perth (P15,087)
- Melbourne (P15,901)
- Abu Dhabi (P18,290)

Customers should be make arrangements from October 19 to November 1, 2009. The promotion is good for travel from January 11 to April 30 next year. Interested travelers may book online for more details.

Recently, local carriers Philippine Airlines and its budget arm, PAL Express, also offered promotional fares for domestic destinations.