Major operators create packages combining air and land

BERMUDA -- At least four major tour operators are featuring air/land packages to this 21-square-mile island noted for its pink-sand beaches.

  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations offers a three-night package starting at $569 per person, double, for departures from Boston. Valid through Oct. 31, the plan also includes airport transfers. Gogo offers departures from other cites, including New York, with a rate of $645; Hartford, Conn., $665; Philadelphia, $699, and Washington, $745. Departure and local government tax- es are extra. Contact your local Gogo office.
  • US Airways Vacations offers a two-night plan available between June 1 and Sept. 8 starting at $567.50 per person, double, from Boston.
  • Highlights include airport transfers and admission to either the Crystal Caves or the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo. Also included are hotel taxes and service charges as well as departure taxes. Departures from six other cities are available: from New York (La Guardia or Newark) at $607.50; Philadelphia, $667.50; Baltimore or Charlotte, N.C., $712.50, and Pittsburgh, $767.50. US Airways Vacations, Phone: (800) 455-0123 or (800) 451-6767, Fax: (407) 857-9764

  • TNT offers a three-night package that is effective May 1 through Oct. 1.
  • From Boston, rates start at $581 per person, double, and cover airport transfers, all taxes, resort levy and gratuities. From other gateways: Hartford, $613; New York (LaGuardia), $645; New York (Newark), $677; Atlanta, $650; Baltimore, $722; Pittsburgh, $741; Philadelphia, Charlotte or Raleigh/Durham, N.C., $747. TNT, Phone: (800) 262-0123, Fax: (617) 638-3445

  • Friendly Holidays is targeting the romantic honeymoon/anniversary segment with a three-night plan starting at $1,035 per person, double. It includes airport transfers; all meals daily; unlimited bar drinks; manager's Monday rum reception; dinner at Harbourfront or Little Venice restaurant; daily afternoon tea; use of a scooter for a day; sightseeing boat cruise; nonmotorized water sports; souvenir watercolor of Grotto Bay Beach, and all taxes, gratuities and resort levy. The rate, effective through Oct. 31, is based on departure from New York (Newark). Friendly Holidays, Phone: (800) 221-9748, Web: www.ten10.com/friendly/, E-mail: [email protected]
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