Swiss International Air Lines has partnered with the UAE’s leading tour operators, International Travel Services, Dnata Holidays, Al Rostamani Travel and Al Tayer Travel to offer holiday-goers attractive comprehensive summer packages to Switzerland.
By combining exclusive flight fares on Swiss with favourable land arrangements, travel agents are able to offer customers value for money packages starting from Dh3310 ($901.2).
Felix Rodel, Swiss’ director and head of sales for Africa and the Middle East, said: “We have partnered with our key tour operators early this year to give customers enough time to see the value in visiting Switzlerland this summer. Our special offers consider all the necessaries for travellers on the ground and in the air, making the holiday planning process much easier.”
Some of the packages on offer include the eight days/seven nights ‘Swiss Highlights’ deal, inclusive of return Economy class tickets to Zurich, a Swiss card with five transfers on second class, two overnight stays in Geneva, Interlaken and Lucerne and one overnight stay in Zermatt, all including breakfast. An excursion to Jungfraujoch, the ‘top of Europe’ and Pilatus have also been woven into the itinerary.
The ‘Tops of Switzlerland’ offering captures the different faces of Switzerland. The five days/four nights package is inclusive of return Economy class tickets to Zurich, a Swiss transfer ticket including excursions to Jungfraujoch and Pilatus and two overnight stays in Interlaken and Lucerne with breakfast.
The ‘Glacier Experience’ package was designed with the more adventurous in mind; the seven days/six nights package includes return Economy class tickets to Zurich, a Swiss Card with five transfers in second class, two overnight stays in Interlaken and Lucerne and one overnight stay in Zermatt and Chur, all including breakfast. Excursions to Schilthorn and Titlis are also part of the itinerary, as is the opportunity to experience an ice flyer chairlift.
The seven days/six nights ‘Tops of Europe’ deal has been created to include other European destinations and includes two overnight stays in Paris, Berne and Rome, rail tickets between destinations, transfers and excursions.
Swiss will serve 70 destinations in 42 countries through its summer timetable, which operates until October 28. Summer packages in other European destinations are also available at www.swiss.com