FAQ's

  1. What is bring a friend home to Sri Lanka by Cinnamon?

    It is a promotional campaign where Sri Lankan origins are able to invite one or more of their foreign friends to visit Sri Lanka under discounted packages introduced by Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts and be made eligible to win many prizes!

  2. What benefits do I receive?

    You will have 3 kinds of benefits

    • Be a part of this initiative to revive the tourism in country
    • Be eligible to the raffle draw and win amazing prizes
    • For every three paid rooms, 4rd room on the same package which the other two rooms were purchased will be complimentary for the referee. However, the entrance fees are not included.
  3. What is the booking period?

    If you are to be eligible for this promotion you must book your packages between 1st Aug 2019 – 15th Dec 2019 & travel to Sri Lanka within the period of 1st Aug 2019 – 15th December 2019.

  4. What are the packages available and what are the package inclusions?

    Package

    4 Nights Stay in Colombo Discover City - Cinnamon Lakeside

    2 Nights Stay in Colombo Discover City Weekend Package - Cinnamon Lakeside

    7 Nights Beach Stay in Hikkaduwa - Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon

    Inclusions

    Accommodation on B&B basis from Night 1 to Night 2/Night 4
    Arrival and departure transfers in a Sedan car
    Chauffer Batta
    Highway charges
    Parking tickets
    Paging boards
    Prevailing government taxes

    Accommodation on B&B basis from Night 1 to Night 2/Night 4
    Arrival and departure transfers in a Sedan car
    Chauffer Batta
    Highway charges
    Parking tickets
    Paging boards
    Prevailing government taxes

    Accommodation on Half Board Basis from Night 1 to Night 7
    Arrival and departure transfers in a Sedan car
    Chauffer Batta
    Highway charges
    Parking tickets
    Paging boards
    Prevailing government taxes

    Exclusions

    Airfare and travel insurance
    Lunches and dinners
    Early check-in and late check-out
    Airport taxes
    Video camera permits
    Tips
    Entrance Fees to any sites
    Any other services not specified

    Airfare and travel insurance
    Lunches and dinners
    Early check-in and late check-out
    Airport taxes
    Video camera permits
    Tips
    Entrance Fees to any sites
    Any other services not specified

    Airfare and travel insurance
    Lunches and dinners
    Early check-in and late check-out
    Airport taxes
    Video camera permits
    Tips
    Entrance Fees to any sites
    Any other services not specified

    Cost

    Price per person sharing DBL room on BB basis = USD 225

    Price per person in SGL room on BB basis = USD 440

    Price per person sharing DBL room on BB basis = USD 136

    Price per person in SGL room on BB basis = USD 261

    Price per person sharing DBL room on HB basis = USD 364

    Price per person in SGL room on HB basis = USD 720

    Package

    7 Nights Beach Stay in Trincomalee - Trinco Blu by Cinnamon

    9 Nights Stay Discover Sri Lanka Adventure Package

    9 Nights Stay Discover Sri Lanka Beach & Nature Package

    Inclusions

    Accommodation on Half Board Basis from Night 1 to Night 7
    Arrival and departure transfers in a Sedan car
    Chauffer Batta
    Highway charges
    Parking tickets
    Paging boards
    Prevailing government taxes

    Accommodation on Half Board Basis with Dinner on day 1 to breakfast on Day 10
    Transport in a luxury car
    Transport to Pinnawala, Botanical gardens, cultural show, Temple of the tooth, Yala National park, Water Sports, Maduganga, Turtle hatchery, Sigiriya, Dambulla caves
    City tour of Colombo
    Gov taxes as at now

    Accommodation on Half Board Basis with Dinner on day 1 to breakfast on Day 10
    Transport in a luxury car with the service of an English speaking chauffeur
    Transport to Pinnawala, Botanical gardens, cultural show, Temple of the tooth, Water Sports, Maduganga, Turtle hatchery, Minneriya National Park, Sigiriya, Dambulla caves
    City tour of Colombo, Kandy, Bentota
    Gov taxes as at now

    Exclusions

    Airfare and travel insurance
    Lunches and dinners
    Early check-in and late check-out
    Airport taxes
    Video camera permits
    Tips
    Entrance Fees to any sites
    Any other services not specified

    Airfare and travel insurance
    Lunches
    Early check-in and late check-out
    Airport taxes
    Video camera permits
    Entrance Fees to any sites
    Any other services not specified
    Add On
    SIM Card (On request)
    2 x 500ml water bottle per person per day

    Airfare and travel insurance
    Lunches
    Early check-in and late check-out
    Airport taxes
    Video camera permits
    Entrance Fees to any sites
    Any other services not specified
    Add On
    SIM Card (On request)
    2 x 500ml water bottle per person per day

    Cost

    Price per person sharing DBL room on HB basis = USD 408

    Price per person in SGL room on HB basis = USD 805

    Price per person sharing DBL room on HB basis = USD 592

    Price per person in SGL room on HB basis = USD 1148
    * Perehera supplement at Kandy      ( 5th - 15th Aug - USD 62 per room per night)

    Price per person sharing DBL room on HB basis = USD 625

    Price per person in SGL room on HB basis = USD 1218
    * Perehera supplement at Kandy ( 5th - 15th Aug - USD 62 per room per night)

    Package

    2 Nights Stay In Colombo - Discover City - Cinnamon Red

    4 Nights Stay In Colombo - Discover City - Cinnamon Red

    Inclusions

    Accommodation on B&B Basis
    Arrival and departures
    Transfers in a Sedan car
    Chauffeur
    Highway charges
    Prevailing government taxes

    Accommodation on B&B Basis
    Arrival and departures Transfers in a Sedan car
    Chauffeur
    Highway charges
    Prevailing government taxes

    Exclusions

    Airfare and travel insurance
    Lunches and dinners
    Early check-in and late checkout
    Airport taxes
    Video camera permits
    Tips
    Entrance Fees to any sites
    Any other services not specified

    Airfare and travel insurance
    Lunches and dinners
    Early check-in and late check-out
    Airport taxes
    Video camera permits
    Tips
    Entrance Fees to any sites
    Any other services not specified

    Cost

    Price per person sharing DBL room on BB basis = USD 120

    Price per person in SGL room on BB basis = USD 232

    Price per person sharing DBL room on BB basis = USD 196

    Price per person in SGL room on BB basis = USD 380

  5. How to become a "Referee"?

    If you’re a Sri Lankan origin or a expat living in Sri Lanka with valid resident visa, you can visit www.bringafriendhome.com and invite one or multiple friends living abroad. Click on the invite button and you may invite your friends via email, whatsapp, facebook or twitter.

  6. Who is an "invitee"?

    An invitee is a foreign passport holder or a Sri Lankan expatriate who is not a resident of Sri Lanka who accepts the invitation of a Referee/sponsor & make a purchase under Bring a Friend Home program.

  7. Can a dual citizen of Sri Lanka be a Referee?

    Yes

  8. Can a dual citizen of Sri Lanka be a Invitee?

    Yes

  9. How can I enroll myself for the raffle draw?

    Once you purchase the packages, you will be automatically registered for the raffle draw.

  10. What are the prizes available?

    Prizes for You - Referee - Sri Lankan

    1st Prize

    1 year stay at Cinnamon Life apartment

     

    or

     

    7 nights stay at Cinnamon Hotels for 3 consecutive years with 2 air tickets to Colombo from SriLankan Airlines

     

    and

     

    Rs. 499,999 worth voucher from Colombo Jewellery Stores

    2nd Prize

    7 nights stay at Cinnamon Hotels for 2 consecutive years with 2 domestic flight tickets from Cinnamon Air

    3rd Prize

    5 Nights Stay at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives with 2 air tickets from SriLankan Airlines

    Prizes for the Friend - Invitee

    1st Prize

    5 Nights Stay at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives with 2 air tickets from SriLankan Airlines

     

    and

     

    Rs. 1,000,000 worth sapphire stone ring by Colombo Jewellery Stores

    2nd Prize

    5 Nights Stay at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives

  11. How can I book the packages?

    You can easily book the packages by visiting our website at www. bringafriendhome.com/packages

  12. How do I ensure the transparency of the raffle?

    The process will be audited by a reputed audit company and will be done in public.

  13. What are the payment methods available?

    You can make your payment online prior to arrival.

  14. What debit/credit cards are accepted?

    We accept both Visa, MasterCard & AMEX Credit and Debit cards for your convenience.

  15. What is not included in the package?

    The Air fare/Flight ticket is not included in the package All other personal expenses are not included

  16. How do I know that my booking is confirmed?

    You will receive a confirmation email on the email address you enter when purchasing your package with a booking reference number.

  17. When would the raffle draw take place?

    The raffle draw will take place in January 2020.

  18. When would the winners will be announced?

    The lucky winners will be announced end of January 2020.

  19. Why should I become a part of this campaign?

    By becoming a part of this campaign you will not only spread the word about the beauty of your island home, you will also help it recover from the consequences of the recent unfortunate events that it has faced. Help Sri Lanka Tourism recover by bringing a friend home and show them what Sri Lanka is all about!