'Compliments' plan offers free air ticket


NEW YORK -- Clients entertaining the idea of a summer vacation in Bermuda might be swayed by the offer of a free companion air ticket, part of the Compliments of Bermuda tour operator promotion.

The free ticket is provided on trips of five nights or longer booked by June 30 for travel completed by Oct. 31. Discounts on sightseeing and other visitor services also are included in the promotion.

Participating tour operators are American Airlines Vacations, Apple Vacations, Classic Custom Vacations, Continental Vacations, Delta Vacations, Future Vacations, Gogo Worldwide Vacations, Magic Carpet Vacations, Travel Impressions, US Airways Vacations, TNT and Air Canada Vacations.

Island properties participating in the promotion are: Ariel Sands, Elbow Beach, Fairmont Hamilton Princess, Fairmont Southampton Princess, Grotto Bay Beach Resort, Harmony Club, Newstead, Pompano Beach Club, Rosedon, Sonesta, Stonington Beach Hotel and Surfside.

A sample five-night package from US Airways Vacations starts at $1,133 per person through Aug. 1 from Boston, Charlotte, N.C., or Philadelphia. The companion would pay $933. The plan includes air, accommodations, taxes and service charges.

Clients can travel with US Airways Vacations from Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, N.Y.; Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Charlotte; Hartford, Conn.; Newark; New York (LaGuardia); Philadelphia; Providence, R.I.; and Washington.

Clients leaving from other US Airways origin cities will receive a $400 companion air credit per couple.

US Airways Vacations packages can be booked through VAX Vacation Access, the major GDSs or by calling (800) 455-0123.

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