OCHO RIOS, Jamaica -- What's out there for agents selling Jamaica?
What's hot for clients visiting Jamaica? Turns out, there's lots.
The island and its hotels have more seasonal packages and
special offers than Marley has music.
Here is a sampling of what is out there, mon.
Sandals and Beaches
• Through Dec. 31, Sandals and Beaches is running a chainwide
25% sale on published rack rates, single supplements and extra
adult and children's rates.
The sale requires a minimum three-night stay and is valid
through Dec. 19 at Beaches Sandy Bay and Beaches Negril, both in
• An even better deal is available at the new Beaches Boscobel
Resort & Golf Club, Ocho Rios, opening in July. For booking
through June 4 and travel through Dec. 20, the resort is
discounting published rack rates 35%.
Introductory rates at Beaches Boscobel are $175 per person, per
night, through Aug. 22, and $144 from Aug. 23 through Dec. 19, with
a two-night minimum stay required.
•For travel from May 15 until further notice, a 'Fly Free'
promotion for stays of at least six nights provides complimentary
connecting flights to and from Montego Bay on Air Jamaica
The promotion is applicable to all suites and concierge
categories at Sandals Negril Beach Resort & Spa, Beaches
Negril, Sandals Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club and Sandals Dunn's
River Golf Resort & Spa.
It's also applicable to all published categories at Beaches
Royal Plantation, luxury family suites and higher categories at
Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club and published suite
categories, not including classic or ultra suites, at Beaches
Contact (888) SANDALS or visit www.sandals.com.
• For travel through June 30, Breezes Runaway Bay and Breezes
Montego Bay have respective nightly rates $163 and $119 per person,
double, on new bookings of at least three nights.
Guests at Breezes Runaway Bay receive a voucher toward a
free-night stay on their next Breezes vacation of three nights or
more through December.
• Grand Lido Sans Souci in Ocho Rios has a Presidential Perks
plan that features six daily spa treatments, a private concierge
and a chef for one dinner in the oceanfront penthouse suite. No
tipping is allowed.
The packages start at $2,500 per person, double, for a minimum
five-night stay for travel through Dec. 19. Agents receive a $500
cash bonus on top of their commission.
• Hedonism III in Runaway Bay offers a nightly rate of $223 per
person, double, on stays of three or more nights through June 30
and an upgrade to an oceanfront room, if available. The rate
represents savings of 40%.
Contact: (800) GO-SUPER or log onto www.superclubs.com.
Elegant Resorts International
• At ERI Resorts of Jamaica, a Feel Free promotion gives the
fourth night free when three are booked and the seventh night free
when six are booked, through Dec. 14. Also, for the four-night and
seven-night stays, credits of $50 and $100, respectively, are given
for food and beverages.
Properties are Jamaica Inn, Ocho Rios; and Coyaba Beach Resort
& Club, Half Moon Golf, Tennis & Beach Club and Round Hill
Hotel & Villas, all in Montego Bay.
• Coyaba Beach Resort & Club's Quick Escape promotion offers
a four-night stay in an oceanview junior suite for $1,370 per
couple through Dec.15 and $1,850 from Dec.16 through April 15.
Transfers, champagne upon arrival, daily breakfast in bed, a
massage, a candlelight dinner and unlimited tennis are
Contact (800) 237-3237.
• At the inclusive, family-oriented Franklyn D. Resort in
Runaway Bay and FDR Pebbles in nearby Trelawny, the single
supplement charge will be waived between June 15 and Dec. 19.
• A Summer Fly Free promotion, valid at both properties from
June 15 through Aug. 30 and Oct. 18 through Dec. 19, offers a $500
discount per adult for stays of five nights or longer and a $300
discount for four-night stays.
Contact: (888) FDR-KIDS.
Sunset Beach Resort & Spa
• At this independent inclusive in Montego Bay, families (two
adults and at least one child under 12 years) get a nine-night stay
for the price of seven on travel through Dec. 15.
Inclusive rates start at $230 per couple, per night, plus $35
per night per child under age 12 and $75 above age 12.
Contact: (800) 888-1199.