USVI slates 'Bucket of Savings' plan

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas -- The U.S. Virgin Islands launched its off-season promotion, the "USVI Summer Bucket of Savings."

The deal offers a fifth night free on a four-night booking, a $100 American Express Gift Cheque per booking and coupon savings worth more than $1,000 at restaurants, attractions and shops.

USVI Summer Bucket of Savings is valid for travel June 15 to Sept. 30 on new bookings made by July 15 through 12 participating tour operators.

Room rates start at $89 per night, double; up to two children under 18 also stay free in the same room.

Participating properties include 15 on St. Thomas, 11 on St. Croix and two resorts and a villa rental company on St. John.

For details, call (800) 372-USVI or visit

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