Keep an eye out for travel deals and promotions to land some really cheap flights. Budget airlines like AirAsia – who already offer cheap fares – always have promotions that offer even cheaper flights. Just remember the first point – plan early! Another way to save on airfare is to claim the latest promotion offered by Standard Chartered WorldMiles Card, where you can get the second ticket for 50 per cent – with FireFly, Malindo Air and Qatar Airways (limited time only). You can also collect WorldMiles to exchange for flight tickets. Every RM2 that you spend overseas will get you three WorldMiles, while every RM3 spent locally will earn one WorldMile. These WorldMiles can be converted into air miles of your frequent flyer programme of choice at the rate of two WorldMiles for every air mile. You can use these bonus points to pay for your tickets without actually having to fork out a single cent. homestays, you have so much potential to save more money.
An average four-star hotel located in Sukhumvit can cost about RM453 per night. If you’re travelling in a group, this amount might double or triple. In comparison, for RM464 a night, you can book a two-bedroom apartment in Sukhumvit which accommodates up to six people. Split that six ways and it’s RM77 a person!