Two nights in Penang at Shangri-La's Golden Sands Resort (www.shangri-la.com) or the Mutiara Beach Resort (www.mutiarahotels.com) are on offer at Farrington American Express Travel for $2,290. Round-trip, economy-class flights via Kuala Lumpur are with Malaysia Airlines, and you can upgrade to business class on the Hong Kong-Kuala Lumpur leg for $1,300 each way. Breakfast and travel insurance are included. The Mutiara also offers free all-day use of the children's club and free non-motorised water sports. Contact Farrington American Express Travel on 3121 3000 (Hong Kong) or 3121 3900 (Kowloon), or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting package number L2005FSP0234.