MIAMI -- Clients who need to get to Sandals and Beaches resorts in
Jamaica can take advantage of Champagne Express charter flights
from six U.S. cities.
Operated by Miami Air, the flights to Jamaica depart Saturdays
from Boston and Chicago to Montego Bay.
The flights are aboard a 727 with room for 172 passengers in
The service includes free champagne, meals and beverages.
The Champagne Express charter flights also operate from Chicago
and Los Angeles to the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Antigua and St.
Seats on the charter flights can only be purchased in
conjunction with bookings at Sandals or Beaches resorts.
Tickets on the charter flights are priced from $289 per adult
and $180 for children ages 2 to 15.
Taxes and a fuel surcharge of $62 per person are extra.
In addition to free champagne service, the charter flights
include the services of a "flying concierge" to answer questions
put to them by passengers.
Guests are given hotel registration forms during the flight to
Sandals said its charter flights to Jamaica offer another choice
for getting clients to its two newest resorts on the island:
Beaches Grande Sport at Ciboney in Ocho Rios, which is scheduled to
open Dec. 15, and Beaches Royal Plantation Golf Resort and Spa,
also in Ocho Rios, which is scheduled to open Feb. 1.
As reported, both resorts, formerly Ciboney Ocho Rios and
Plantation Inn, were acquired by Sandals and infused with $10
million worth of renovations and improvements each.