(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Emirates is launching seasonal fares that enable aspiring globetrotters to plan exciting adventures around the world as well as for students preparing to travel overseas. With Emirates’ generous booking policies, customers have the option to lock in these special fares and extend ticket validity for up to three years, enjoying greater flexibility and confidence when planning travel during unprecedented times.
Travellers in Sri Lanka can look forward to flight deals on all routes in Emirates’ global network, with return fares starting at only Rs 68,700 in Economy Class or Rs 257,500 in Business Class. These special seasonal fares are available for bookings made from 13 to 26 April 2021, and are valid for travel between 16 April and 30 September 2021*.
Featured destinations and starting Economy Class fares include: US$ 342 (about Rs 68,700 at current exchange rates) to Dubai, US$ 654 (about Rs 131,300) to Milan, US$ 644 (about Rs 129,300) to Paris, US$ 1,117 (about Rs 224,200) to New York, US$ 1,303 (about Rs 261,500) to Toronto and US$ 966 (about Rs 193,900) to Nairobi.
Special Business Class fares start at US$ 1,283 (approximately Rs 257,500) to Dubai, from US$ 3,127 (about Rs 627,600) to Milan, US$ 2,860 (about Rs 574,000) to Paris, US$ 3,618 (about Rs 726,100) to New York, US$ 3,654 (about Rs 733,300) to Toronto and US$ 2,179 (about Rs 437,300) to Nairobi. All fares in Rupees are subject to the rate of exchange on the day of purchase.
These special fares are coupled with an extra baggage allowance of 5kg to selected destinations. Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, is also making sure members get the best out of their travels with a special Cash+Miles payment option. Skywards members can pay for part of their ticket’s cost with accumulated Skywards Miles.
Having participated actively in the UAE’s vaccination programme, Emirates is confident that travel will resume in a safe manner as we gradually restart operations across our global network. To date, over 35,000 Emirates employees have received their COVID-19 vaccine shot from one of the Emirates’ vaccination centres, with over 85% of airline pilots and cabin crew already completing two vaccine doses. Customers can look forward to a safe and stress-free travel experience as Emirates has placed a heavy emphasis on health and safety with new comprehensive measures at every step of the journey. For more information on these measures and the services available on each flight, visit www.emirates.com/yoursafety.
Flexibility and assurance
Emirates’ booking policies offer customers flexibility and confidence when planning their travel. Customers who purchase an Emirates ticket for travel on or before 30 September 2021 can enjoy generous rebooking terms and options in case of any travel plan changes. Customers have the option to change travel dates or extend ticket validity for up to three years. More information can be found here on Emirates’ website
Travel with confidence
All Emirates customers can travel with confidence and peace of mind with the airline industry’s first, multi-risk travel insurance and COVID-19 cover. This cover is offered by Emirates on all tickets purchased on or from 1 December 2020, at no cost to customers. In addition to the COVID-19 medical cover, the airline also provides provisions for personal accidents during travel, winter sports cover, loss of personal belongings, and trip disruptions due to unexpected air space closure, travel recommendations or advisories, similar to other multi-risk travel insurance products. Some limitations and exclusions apply. Policy details and more information can be found here on Emirates’ website.
Customers are encouraged to check the latest government travel restrictions in their country of origin and ensure they meet the travel requirements of their final destination. For more information on entry requirements for international visitors to Dubai, visit www.emirates.com/flytoDubai.
My Emirates Pass
The exclusive offer that turns an Emirates boarding pass into a membership card is also back with a special extension this year, giving customers even more chances to explore the UAE for less. Emirates’ customers flying to and through Dubai from now to 30 September 2021 can enjoy My Emirates Pass benefits by simply presenting their Emirates boarding pass and a valid form of identification at any of the participating outlets. Offers include discounts in over 300 restaurants across the country and in over 35 spas in world-class hotels. The pass also unlocks offers at many tourist attractions including Atlantis Aquaventure and At the Top Burj Khalifa. The full list of participating outlets can be found here: www.emirates.com/lk/myemiratespass.**
*Blackout dates apply
**Local terms and conditions apply
For more information, including how to book flights and a complete list of terms and conditions, customers are advised to contact their travel agent or visit www.emirates.com/lk/english.