Operator booking Barbados 2003

ORLANDO -- US Airways Vacations began accepting 2003 bookings for Barbados for stays from Jan. 6 through March 25.

Barbados is among 20 selected destinations that can be booked up to 331 days before departure.

A sample three-night package for 2003 at the Coconut Court Beach Hotel, with a Monday or Tuesday departure from New York (LaGuardia) and Philadelphia, is priced from $889 per person. The price from Charlotte, N.C. starts at $1,060. Additional vacation rates are available from more than 100 US Airways origin cities.

Hotel rooms and air seats are limited at the lead rate and may not be available throughout the entire travel period. Also, holiday surcharges may apply.

Rates do not include hotel surcharges typically paid directly to the hotel, airport passenger facility charges of up to $18 per person or the Sept. 11 security fee of up to $10 per person.

Depending on travel needs, alternative routings may be available at the same fares with one or more flight segments on regional aircraft operated by US Airways Express carriers.

Agents can book by calling US Airways Vacations at (800) 455-0123, on the Web at VAX Vacation Access or through the major GDSs under vendor code USV.

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