Cathay Pacific Holidays is selling a two-night package to Penang starting at HK$1,799 per person, twin share, and including round-trip, economy-class flights and accommodation at the mid-range Bayview Beach Resort in Batu Ferringhi (bayviewhotels.com/beach) on the island's north coast.
More upmarket resorts include the Shangri-La's Golden Sands and Rasa Sayang resorts nearby, which are priced at HK$2,379 and HK$3,129 respectively. Breakfast and insurance are also included in these rates. Flights will be available for departure throughout November (bookings must be made on or before November 14). For details and reservations call 2747 6070, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to cxholidays.com.