Founder of Travel Helobn and Director of Continental Tours and Travel Haji Mohamad Fawzi bin Haji Zainal Abidin (2nd from right) and Corporate Relationship Executive, Corporate and Processing Department Takaful Brunei AM Sdn Bhd (TBA) Haji Mohd Asyraf bin Haji Isa (right) during the launch on Friday.
BY Lyna Mohamad
To mark the first collaboration between Helobn and Continental Tours and Travel, Travel Helobn was launched on Friday with the introduction of special travel packages.
Founder of Travel Helobn and Director of Continental Tours and Travel Haji Mohamad Fawzi bin Haji Zainal Abidin at the launch said Helobn was honoured to partner with Continental Tours and Travel. The travel agent, known for the Haj and Umrah travel package services since 2016, has continuously improved their Umrah packages over the years, he said.
He also thanked Continental Tours and Travel for the collaboration and hopes the partnership will be a success with more collaborations in the future.
Travel insurance is also included in the travel packages with Takaful Brunei Am Sdn Bhd (TBA) Musafir (Travel) Insurance as the insurance agent.
Speaking on behalf of TBA, Corporate Relationship Executive, Corporate and Processing Department TBA Haji Mohd Asyraf bin Haji Isa said the insurance covers medical (non COVID-19 or COVID-19 related), repatriation expenses.
He said although the travel insurance for COVID-19 requirement has been reduced to BND20,000 from the initial BND50,000, it is advisable for passengers travelling by air to opt for the BND50,000 as it covers more compared to the BND20,000.
The packages launched on Friday was the Dubai 5-Days Package offering a return air ticket, four nights stay at Citymax Hotel Al-Barsha at the Mall, full day tour trip to Abu Dhabi City, dessert safari and Dubai Miracle Garden and Dubai Mall Shopping and Dhow Cruise Dubai with travel validity from August to October 2022 and minimum of 20 pax for a group fair. Other packages offered are the Umrah Travel Package for September to December 2022 and Umrah Dubai Plus Travel Package.
The Umrah package covers 13 days travel and is a direct flight to Jeddah while the Umrah Dubai Plus Travel covers a 12 day package for September 24 to October 2, October 22 to November and December 3 to December 14.
The package is inclusive of stay in Madinah at Rove Hotel or similar, stay in Makkah at Swissotel or similar, one way trip from Makkah to Madinah while in Dubai the accomodation will be Naif Hotel or similar and travel insurance included for those below 69 years.
-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin