February 25, 2011

44th Diplomatic Bazaar at Siam Paragon

The 44th Annual Diplomatic Red Cross Bazar is on during the weekend of February 26 - 27, 2011 at the Royal Paragon Hall on the 5th floor of Siam Paragon. Co-organized by the wives of diplomatic corps members and the Thai Red Cross Society, the fair will feature signature products from over 50 embassies in Thailand, stage shows including mini concerts from KPN and AF artists, raffle tickets with big prizes (air tickets, hotel stay vouchers, etc), fun games and activities, etc. Proceeds will be used for charitable projects run by the Thai Red Cross Society.

This event is a wonderful chance to find a wide range of specialties of many countries at bargain prices, such as French perfumes and wines, Norwegian salmon, Swiss watches, Indonesian batik textiles, Indian traditional clothes and accessories, Korean ginseng and other foodstuffs, and of course, not-to-mention several quality products from the US of A. New members Mongolia and Ukraine will also present their native products.

The opening ceremony on Saturday is at 9 am with HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presiding over. The fair is open to the public from 12 noon to 8 pm on Saturday, and 10 am - 8 pm on Sunday. The entrance ticket is priced at 50 Baht and includes an entry for the raffle lucky draw.

February 24, 2011

Doi Tung Handicrafts Clearance Sale

Doi Tung is having a Handicrafts Clearance Sale of their Home Decor products and Ready-to-wear fashion clothing and accessories at the parking lot of the Mae Fah Luang Foundation building on Rama 4 Road (at the intersection with Wireless Rd, near Lumpini Park). The Home Decor sale (which includes lifestyle products for home decoration, textiles and other decorative ceramics) is on from February 25th to 28th; and the Fashionable Clothes and Accessories (bags, neckties, scarves & hats) sale is during May 6th to 8th. For more info, visit their website http://www.doitung.org/

February 22, 2011

AirAsia BIG SALE - 1,000,000 seats up for grabs!

AirAsia has once again come out with some mind-blowing deals for air tickets to several countries around Asia. The promotion is named BIG SALE: with exactly 1,000,000 seats up for grabs. The cut-price all-in-fares (quoted for one-way) are available for a limited Booking Period from 22 February 2011 - 27 February 2011; and the Travel Period is fixed between 13 September 2011 - 29 February 2012

AirAsia Big Sale Promotion

The Price List for a one-way All-in-fare from Bangkok to various destinations are as follows:

Singapore - THB 950

Kuala Lumpur - THB 950
Penang - THB 950

Kolkata - THB 1,290
New Delhi - THB 1,450

Medan - THB 1,250
Bali - THB 1,250
Surabaya - THB 1,450
Jakarta - THB 1,450 

Phnom Penh - THB 750

Ho Chi Minh City - THB 950
Hanoi - THB 950

Yangon - THB 750 

Shenzhen - THB 950
Guangzhou - THB 1,250
Hong Kong  - THB 1,650
Macau  - THB 1,450

As always, traveling with AirAsia always carries the burdens of their Terms & Conditions that apply, mainly:
• Only available for online booking at www.airasia.com
• All fares are quoted for single journey (one-way)
• Full payment shall be made upon booking
• All taxes must be paid at the time of purchase 
• No refunds are permitted after payment has been made  
• Fare includes taxes except for select airports where it's collected at departure 
• A non-refundable convenience fee applied for payments via credit, debit or charge card
• Seats are limited, subject to availability, may not be available on all flights, & not available during embargo period 
• Changes to name are not permitted
• Changes to flights and dates are permitted subject to change fees 

February 4, 2011

Luxury Brands Auction

Union Auction - known for their regular auctions of second-hand cars and other automobiles - are slowly diversifying into other products by organizing their second round of "Luxury Brands Auction" for used expensive fashion goods such as handbags, totes, purses, wallets, wristwatches, jewelry, etc. from popular luxury brand names such as Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Coach, Gucci, Hermes, Christian Dior, YSL, Dunhill, Fendi, Cartier, Tag Hauer, Bvlgari, and more.  The auction is being held on Saturday, 5th February 2011 from 10am-1pm at the Union Auction centre. For more info, visit their website: www.union-auction.com. There is also a detailed picture catalogue of items on sale and their starting prices here: www.union-auction.com/newsletter/luxury-brand2nd/product110205_01.htm