Suppliers jump aboard U.S. Airways' Philly-Barbados service

PHILADELPHIA -- US Airways launched daily nonstop service from Philadelphia to Barbados last month.

The year-round flights operate aboard A320 aircraft Fridays through Mondays.

In conjunction with the new service, US Airways Vacations created a selection of Barbados packages for its product lineup.

Packages are discounted by $100 per reservation, not per person, if booked by Dec. 31.

Sample rates, based on travel Jan. 14 to 21, start at $1,059 per person, double, with roundtrip air from Philadelphia, seven nights' accommodations at Coconut Court Beach Hotel, airport transfers and taxes and service charges.

Air also can be arranged from New York (LaGuardia) and Baltimore/Washington.

To book, access the CRSs using code USV or call (800) 455-0123.

Meanwhile, Gogo Worldwide Vacations also created plans using the US Airways flights.

Seven-night packages, valid through Jan. 31, are priced from $865 per person, double.

The cost covers roundtrip air from Philadelphia, accommodations at Time Out at the Gap, airport transfers and taxes and service charges.

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The above packages offered by US Airways Vacations and Gogo Worldwide Vacations are valid during Barbados' Jazz Festival.

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