The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has launched its ‘Grand Getaway’ summer travel promotion, saving vacationers more than $1,000. This offer is only available through bookings made on www.VisitUSVI.com through June 15, 2013, for travel between June 1 and September 30, 2013.
Use special code GG13 to receive the following savings with participating destination partners, available on all three islands – St Croix, St. John and St. Thomas:
$250 instant credit per booking of five nights or more
Fifth-night free at a participating hotel or resort, with a minimum five-night stay
$250 in dining certificates
$250 in shopping certificate
$250 in activities certificates
“The Grand Getaway is an extraordinary opportunity to experience the U.S. Virgin Islands and save more than $1,000 in the process. We want to provide great value and incentives to attract repeat and prospective travelers,” said Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty. “And with no passport required for U.S. citizens, escaping to the USVI this summer is easy.”
Hotels participating in the promotion include:
Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino
Hibiscus Beach Resort
Hotel on the Cay
Sand Castle on the Beach
Tamarind Reef Resort
Caneel Bay Resort
Gallows Point Resort
Westin St. John Resort & Villas
Bolongo Bay Beach Resort
Secret Harbour Resort
Virgin Islands Campground
Windward Passage Hotel
Sugar Bay Resort & Spa
St. Croix is perfect for visitors who prefer a laidback Caribbean experience and want to become immersed in the island’s distinct Danish heritage. Wander the streets of historic Frederiksted and Christiansted to take in arts and craft boutiques, restaurants serving Danish/Caribbean infused cuisine and the historic architecture that dates back hundreds of years. Activities are in abundance too – horseback ride past 18th century sugar mills, take a swing on one of the island’s three scenic golf courses, dive the island’s renowned ‘wall’ or sail and snorkel the coral-filled waters that surround Buck Island.
On St. John, two thirds of the island is protected national park. Its comfortable pace is perfect for enjoying its world-renowned beaches such as Cinnamon Bay and Trunk Bay. A nature lover’s favorite, St. John offers hiking, watersports, camping as well as specialty boutique shopping.
St. Thomas boasts one of the most beautiful harbors in the world and is the U.S. Virgin Islands’ buzzing urban center. As the most visited port in the Caribbean, St. Thomas offers elegant dining, exciting nightlife, duty free shopping and a great variety of activities and attractions. The island also possesses sublime natural splendors. Discover dreamy white sand beaches and a mountainous terrain that offers views over azure Caribbean waters 1,500 feet above sea level.
The promotion applies to new bookings only and is based on double occupancy. The offer does not include airfare and associated taxes or destination charges.. Blackout dates and other
restrictions may apply.
U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, www.visitusvi.com