WIN a five-night vacation in the Philippines – Closed

Vacations & Travel, in conjunction with Philippines Tourism, Philippine Airlines, Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa and Shangri-La at the Fort is giving Vacations & Travel magazine subscribers the chance to win a wonderful trip to Boracay, including two return economy flights and five nights’ accommodation — including one night in Manila.


About Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa
Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa is a 12-hectare natural sanctuary that encompasses 219 rooms and suites, including 36 lavishly appointed villas. Guests are free to enjoy the resort’s comprehensive leisure and family-friendly facilities, access to 350 metres of secluded beach front, seven restaurants and bars, a spa village and a thriving ecosystem of diverse, even rare, flora and fauna.

Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa lies on the peaceful shores of northern Boracay in the Philippines, famed for its powdery white sand beaches, clear ocean waters and majestic sunsets. Upon arrival at Boracay airport, a private van takes guests to the resort’s exclusive lounge, where they can freshen up before making their way to Shangri-La Boracay’s jetty via speedboat.

Shangri-La Boracay has a number of restaurants with a diverse range of culinary tastes, as well as bars located across the resort. Lobby Lounge has breathtaking ocean views from the balcony; Vintana Café serves local, Asian and continental fare all day; Cielo and Alon is poolside, Sirena seafood restaurant and Solana bar are on the clifftop with views of the sunset; and Rima is a Mediterranean treetop restaurant.

Those looking to soothe weary senses can make their way to CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, dedicated entirely to wellness. At the core of the spa lies the spa’s own tranquil lap pool, with private treatment villas around it.

Whether a family holiday, a romantic retreat or simply to recharge, Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa is the tropical getaway that marries the luxury of exclusivity and the best of nature within reach.

Shangri-La at the fort

Shangri-La at the Fort is in the heart of Manila’s Bonifacio Global City district with its 576 guestrooms offering incredible city and bay views. There are seven dining concepts to choose from, including Canton Road with Cantonese and Huaiyang cuisine, and Raging Bull Burgers, who serve some of the finest burgers in town. Located on levels five and six is Kerry Sports Manila, a dedicated fitness centre and spa. With shopping within walking distance, Shangri-La at the Fort ensures a memorable Manila stay.

Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines has a rich history spanning 76 years, being Asia’s first airline and the country’s flag carrier. The airline operates an extensive route network spanning Asia, Australia, Oceania, the Middle East, Europe and North America. They fly to over 40 international destinations and 32 domestic, including Caticlan Airport, which services Boracay.

The airline is aiming to be the first five-star full service carrier in the Philippines, by 2020 and has introduced a new philosophy embodying the nation’s culture of care, warmth and its trademark hospitality.

Philippine Airlines has a fleet of 83 aircraft with Sydney and Melbourne routes currently use the newly reconfigured Airbus A330-300, with the airline also intending to use its brand new long range A321-neo aircraft to launch four weekly non-stop flights from Manila to Brisbane.


• Two return economy flights from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane to Manila, Caticlan and return with Philippine Airlines.
• Four nights’ accommodation in a Deluxe Room at Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa
• One night in a Deluxe Room at the Shangri-La at the Fort in Manila
• Breakfast daily for two
• Round-trip transfers to both properties

Entry is open to all Vacations & Travel subscribers, existing and new, in Australia. To subscribe and go in the draw, fill out the iSubscribe subscription form and tell us in 25 words or less why you would love to go to Boracay. Entries must be received by 31 March, 2018. The lucky winner will be notified by phone and will be published on the website — on 3 April, 2018.


The accommodation prize at the Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa and Shangri-La at The Fort in Manila is subject to availability at the time of booking and blackout dates apply. Accommodation at the Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort is in a Deluxe Room and must be taken on consecutive nights. The prize includes round trip transfers via speedboat from Caticlan Airport to Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, breakfast buffet for two people, complimentary use of non- motorised water sports facilities such as Hobie Cat, Kayak and Paddle board – all subject to availability, and unlimited use of snorkelling gear throughout the stay.  Blackout dates apply including, but not limited to, December 26, 2018-January 4, 2019, February 15-21, 2019.
Accommodation at the Shangri-La at The Fort is in a Deluxe Room and the one night can only be taken on weekends, between Friday and Sunday. Blackout dates apply. Inclusions include complimentary breakfast at the High Street Café for two people, access to Kerry Sports Manila and outdoor pools, complimentary round trip transfers via BMW X3, complimentary in-room wired Internet and WiFi access. The winner must present the prize voucher on check-in along with two government issued IDs.
The prize includes two return economy tickets from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane to Caticlan Airport, via Manila with Philippine Airlines. The tickets are not transferable for cash. Blackout dates during the month of December 2018 and January 2019 apply. The tickets do not include other applicable taxes and fees.
All other expenses, not specifically stipulated in the prize package as an inclusion, remain the responsibility of the prize winner and their nominated travel companion(s) as incurred, including but not limited to: spending money; additional meals (other than those included); airline taxes; additional travel and transfers; items of a personal nature; in-room charges; gratuities; optional activities and any other ancillary costs, including but not limited to insurance and any applicable insurance excesses. Prizes or any unused portion of a prize are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash. Vacations & Travel magazine will not be held liable for any loss or harm to prize winners. Travel insurance is the responsibility of all prize winners and we strongly recommend comprehensive cover. Staff of Where Australia or their extended families and friends, are ineligible to enter. The prize will be drawn at 12pm on 3 April, 2018 and the winner notified via email and announced at The prize, valued at AUD $7,920 has been organised by Where Australia, ABN 44 167 255 254.


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,