The Best of Barbados package is back with even bigger savings and more hotel partners
PRESS RELEASE - 2009
New York, NY (March 5, 2009) - The Best of Barbados package is back with even bigger savings and more hotel partners, making 2009 the perfect year for travel to Barbados.
From March 1 to April 1, 2009 and June 8 to July 3, 2009, Barbados is offering the chance to book an authentic Caribbean experience for travel during either Spring (May 1 - July 15, 2009) or Fall (September 1 - December 18, 2009).
The 2009 Best of Barbados package is guaranteed to leave memories that last a lifetime at a rate that won't break the bank.
The special Best of Barbados program invites visitors to customize vacations directly with their travel agent, selecting options from a full range of the very best hotels, attractions and activities available on island. Best of Barbados offers a truly unforgettable Caribbean experience at an exceptionally low rate, proving there has never been a better time to visit Barbados.
Visitors on the Best of Barbados program can take advantage of the following:
* Air credit of up to US $300 per person
* First night free
* Complimentary breakfast daily
* Buy one ground activity and receive second at half price for participating ground activities
* 7 night minimum stay at European Plan hotels
* 5 night minimum stay at all-inclusive hotels
* One US$25 Oistins Fish Fry voucher per booking
* One Barbados Gourmet Card, which offers 25 percent off at participating restaurants per booking
* One US$100 pre-loaded debit card for spending in Barbados per booking
For those that book September 2009 travel dates during the March 1 - April 1 reservation period, a September Special will be applied to their package, adding one additional free night of accommodation to stays of seven nights or more.
Further information on the 2009 Best of Barbados package and a list of participating hotels, restaurants and attractions can be found by calling the Barbados Tourism Authority at 1(800) 221-9831.
For reservations and package prices, consumers should contact their preferred travel agent.
Barbados hotel and vacation deals
The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable landscapes, including The Crane beach, St. Philips, voted one of the world's sexiest beaches for 2008 by Concierge.com.
Barbados is the first and only Zagat-rated Caribbean island with numerous internationally renowned chefs who masterfully put signature spins on local delicacies and traditions. Barbados is also an ideal stage for world-class events and has hosted numerous athletic championships, including the ICC Cricket World Cup Final 2007 and the 2006 PGA World Golf Championship-The Barbados World Cup.
Accommodations range from picturesque plantation houses and villas to quaint bed and breakfasts to award-winning five-star resorts.
The newly renovated Grantley Adams International Airport offers non-stop and direct service from a growing number of U.S. cities via Air Jamaica, American Airlines, Delta and US Airways, making Barbados the true gateway to the Eastern Caribbean.
Barbados was voted #8 in the World by Trip Advisor's 2008 Travelers Choice Destination Awards in its Top 100 Destinations category.
For more information on travel to Barbados contact the Barbados Tourism Authority at 1.800.221.9831.