New Hilton offer – 30% off in Hilton India and South East Asia

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Hilton is coming out with a new sale! You can a discount of up to 30% on hotel stays in India, Singapore, Thailand, Maldives, Malaysia and more. Hilton India – 25% to 30% off You get a 25% discount on select Hilton hotels in India when you book a Hilton Hotel through October 27, 2019, […]

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Deal alert: Flights to Southeast Asia from $478 round-trip

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

For more TPG news and deals delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter here: https://thepointsguy.com/mailing-list/ Have you been dreaming of visiting Southeast Asia, but the prices just haven’t been quite right? Well, now’s your time to book travel because flights to the region have dropped as low as $478 round-trip. …

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Deal Alert: 2-For-1 Flights to Qatar and Africa or Southeast Asia From $674 R/T

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

Flights from multiple cities across the US to Doha, Johannesburg, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Maputo, Mozambique, are available from just $304 one-way or $674 round-trip. The following deals are 2-for-1 flight deals. All itineraries must include a stopover in Doha, while travelers are free to choose the second city in their itinerary. This deal was …

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You Can Now Go Glamping Using 35k Marriott Points

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Slide over, Bali — there’s a pretty cool looking points property in Indonesia, but it’s not on the island that first comes to mind for most tourists. Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio has recently taken over what was known as The Canopi on Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago. If ever you’ve dreamed of glamping in a safari-themed (points-friendly) tent, …

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These Are the Best Times to Visit Vietnam

Written by Josh Laskin @ The Points Guy

Vietnam has over 2,000 miles of coastline, densely forested mountains, rapidly growing cities and surrounding limestone islands, and its popularity as a travel destination has grown immensely in recent years — from five million visitors in 2010 to 15 million in 2018. Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi bustle with mopeds and motorcycles, while street …

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Deal Alert: Flights to Thailand Have Dropped to $466+ Round-Trip

Written by Jane Frye @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such …

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When Airbnb Is Better Than a Hotel for Families

Written by Juan Ruiz @ The Points Guy

Love them or loathe them, strict hotel occupancy limits (as in the number of people bookable per room) are a real nuisance for families and groups looking to travel outside of the US. Hotels in Europe, Southeast Asia and Latin America are notorious for restricting the number of guests one can include in a hotel booking …

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Is Southeast Asia Safe for Travelers?

Written by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Posted: 6/22/2019 | June 22nd, 2019 Southeast Asia is one of the most popular regions in the world for backpackers and budget travelers. It’s home to a well-worn travel trail that dates back to the 1960s and ’70s, stretching across Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Singapore. I’ve been visiting the […]

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Luxury Is Local: A Review of Amanjiwo in Indonesia

Written by Ravi Ghelani @ The Points Guy

Borobudur, Indonesia, has been high on my list of sites to visit for some years — and so has the Amanjiwo hotel. Even if you haven’t heard of the Aman brand, you’ve probably seen it on social media, as everyone from the Kardashians to Diane Kruger has stayed at their properties and raved about it. …

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Backpacking Cambodia: 3 Suggested Itineraries for Your Trip

Written by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Posted: 5/1/2019 | May 1st, 2019 Cambodia: it’s full of warm and friendly people, beautiful coastlines, a lively nightlife, and it has a growing foodie scene. It’s also one of the cheapest countries in the world. I didn’t have high expectations when I first visited in 2006. Back then, all I knew about Cambodia was […]

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Is Indonesia a Family-Friendly Destination?

Written by Elen Turner @ The Points Guy

When considering Indonesia as a family vacation destination, you probably think of Bali. This is a great option, but only one of Indonesia’s 17,508 islands. While only around 6,000 of these are inhabited, this still leaves you with enormous travel possibilities. It’s hardly possible to “do” Indonesia in a single trip, even if you’re a …

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Thailand Wants to Pay Its Own Citizens to Get Out of Bangkok to Boost Domestic Tourism

Written by Jordan Allen @ The Points Guy

International tourists keep pouring into Thailand — 38.27 million in 2018 — with over 20 million of them stopping in Bangkok, the country’s bustling capital city. The beaches of Phuket continue to attract visitors and influencers. And there’s Ko Phi Phi, which had to close itself to tourism following Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2000 film, “The Beach.” …

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The Best Ways to Get to Thailand Using Points and Miles

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Thailand is a traveler’s paradise, offering ancient history, delicious street food, warm hospitality and bustling city life all rolled into one. From the picturesque islands in the south to Chang Mai in the north, it’s an absolute must-see for almost every serious traveler out there. Thankfully, Thailand is also one of the most frequent targets …

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A Guide to Family Travel in Vietnam

Written by Elen Turner @ The Points Guy

In the minds of many Americans, Vietnam is still connected with the war of the 1960s and ’70s. But in 2019, Vietnam is vibrant, thriving, safe, welcoming and endlessly fascinating. It is also the 15th-largest nation in the world by population (95 million and counting), despite its relatively small land area. With crowded cities, traffic …

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Hotels Targeted in Deadly Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

Sri Lankan officials have confirmed that 207 people were killed and hundreds more were injured in a series of bombings that targeted hotels and places of worship popular with foreigners. Sri Lankan Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardena described the bombings as a terrorist attack. Wijewardena confirmed that seven suspects have been arrested. On the morning of …

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