Classic Travel, a subsidiary of Expolanka Holdings PLC, will be the first travel agency to partner with SriLankan Airlines. The company will join a large network of international and local partners that offer the airlines’ passengers benefits and rewards on their FlySmiLes membership.
Under the offer, FlySmilLes members will earn one FlySmiLes mile for every Rs. 100 spent on hotel bookings through Classic Travel. FlySmiLes is the frequent flyer programme of SriLankan Airlines. FlySmiLes Miles earned through this offer can be redeemed for flights and upgrades on SriLankan Airlines.
Commenting on this partnership Classic Travel Director/General Manager Sabry Bahaudeen, in a media release, said: “We are pleased to partner with SriLankan and join their FlySmiLes programme. The promotion is a simple yet revolutionary way to earn miles whilst booking overseas hotels. Given that travel is a priority for our customers, we have tailored the solution to their lifestyles so that they can earn FlySmiLes miles faster and more easily through Classic Travel.”
SriLankan Airlines, Head of Worldwide Sales & Distribution Dimuthu Tennakoon, said: “This is yet another initiative towards our service enhancement where we strive to make the entire SriLankan Airlines experience both enjoyable and rewarding. I would like to take this opportunity to thank our partner, Classic Travel, and valued customers for their patronage and invite them to discover the rewards of traveling as a ‘FlySmiLes member.”
Members must provide the FlySmiLes membership number to earn benefits. Miles will be granted for hotel bookings with a star rating of three and above. Miles will be added within a month of the transaction.