Daytona Beach hotels feature 'value season' packages

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Travel agents can offer their clients attractive two-night and longer packages during the area's fall-winter value season, currently in progress, according to the Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Among hotels with these deals are five properties represented by C&D Hospitality Marketing.

They are the Comfort Inn & Suites, the Daytona Inn Beach Resort, Castaways Beach Resort, the Fountain Beach Resort and the Pirate's Cove Beach Resort.

C&D pays 10% on all package components.

A sampling of packages follows. Rates shown are for two room occupants and include tax, except where noted. All package rates expire Jan. 31.

  • Honeymoon -- This plan includes an oceanfront room, daily continental breakfast and one bottle of champagne.
  • This program costs $130. Additional hotel nights are $49 each, plus tax.

  • Adventures in Paradise -- This plan covers the room, two one-day passes to Adventure Landing Waterpark and Entertainment Center, continental breakfast daily and two passes to Daytona USA -- the official attraction of Nascar.
  • The package cost is $165. Additional persons may be added for $40 each, while additional hotel nights are $49 each, plus tax.

  • Scenic Daytona Beach -- This package includes an oceanfront room, continental breakfast, two river cruise passes and two dinner passes at both the Inlet Harbor Marina and Sweetwaters restaurants.
  • This plan costs $193. Additional hotel nights are $49 per night, plus tax. Additional persons may be added to the package for $92 per person.

  • Safari River Tour and More. This package provides two passes for a two-and-half hour, narrated river cruise along the St. Johns River.
  • The package also includes an oceanfront room, continental breakfast and a choice of two passes to Daytona USA or an afternoon scenic cruise along the Halifax River.

    The cost of this program is $140. Additional room nights are $49 and additional guests cost $30 each.

    The 'A Day at the Races' package features tickets to Daytona International Speedway.

  • A Day at the Races. Guests for this package receive a VIP tour of Daytona USA and Daytona International Speedway, as well as lunch during the tour.
  • Also covered are admission to the Daytona Beach Kennel Club, dinner in the club's Pavilion Room, oceanfront room and daily continental breakfast.

    This plan costs $199. Additional hotel nights cost $49 each, plus tax.

    C&D Hospitality can be reached at (800) 498-3292.

    Oceans Resorts' five oceanfront hotels -- the Plaza Resort & Spa, Acapulco Hotel & Resort, the Beachcomer Inn, the Best Western La Playa Resort, and the Treasure Island Resort -- each offer a two-night Beach & Breakfast package that includes a full breakfast each day and two welcome cocktails.

    Beach & Breakfast rates start at $59. Oceans Resorts runs a courtesy shuttle between its hotels, allowing guests to participate in all activities its properties offer including the Plaza Resort's full-service, European-style spa and salon.

    The shuttle also provides transfers to and from Daytona Beach Airport.

    This package is valid through December, and agents earn 15% for most bookings through December, combined with the standard 24-hour commission turnaround.

    To reach Oceans Resorts, call (800) 874-7420.

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