Bahamas 'Getaway' promotion makes return September 11, 2001 Share 1 -- NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Bahamas launched the third annual Bahamas Getaway promotion offering a savings on packages of up to $270 per couple. Agents earn full commission on Bahamas Getaway packages prior to the discounts. Plans must be booked through participating wholesalers and operators.Clients who book packages through Oct. 31 and pay with American Express cards save $75 on stays of three nights, or $150 on stays of four nights or longer. Travel must be completed by Dec. 16.In addition, to accommodate a growing pattern of frequent short trips, clients from South Florida can save $25 on one- or two-night quick getaway packages.Travelers who buy packages that include air on American Eagle, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, TWA or US Airways will save an additional $60 per person. This offer cannot be booked directly through the airlines.Participating operators are Apple Vacations, Discovery Vacation Packages, Driftwood Vacations, Grand Bahama Vacations, Gogo Worldwide Vacations, Nassau/Paradise Island Express, Paradise Island Vacations and Travel Impressions.For more information, call (800) 4-BAHAMAS or visit the Web site at www.bahamas.com/getaway.