Wire, New York, NY (February 29, 2012) – True savings only come once every four years. This Leap Year, on February 29th only, visitors can save on their hotel stay when they book travel to Barbados at over 25 participating hotels and attractions. This one time Leap to Barbados special gives travelers a chance to leap away to the sun-drenched island to experience an unforgettable vacation retreat.
In celebration of Leap Day, those who book a minimum 5 night stay at any participating property pay only $29 for the first night. This fantastic cost savings is the perfect reason to escape to this lush Caribbean island – offering travelers a destination rich in history, culture, food, music, and a passion for living life to its fullest.
Additionally, travelers have the chance to complement their hotel stay in Barbados with an extraordinary underwater experience at Atlantis Submarines, offering $29 off the full price for the first person in each party. Moreover, Island Safari is offering $29 off per couple on the 4×4 Adventure Safari with Full Day Lunch Tour.
Planning a Leap to Barbados vacation is as easy as:
• HURRY: Reservation lines and online booking window opens at 12:01am and closes at 11:59pm on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
• SAVE: Book 5 nights at any participating Barbados at season rate with promo code “LEAP” and pay only $29 for first night (minimum 5 night stay)
• LEAP TO BARBADOS: Travel window is through December 20th, 2012
Book your stay on February 29th, 2012 for travel through December 20th, 2012 by visiting http://Bookings.BookBarbadosNow.com using promo code: LEAP and start saving. Early checkouts are not permitted.
Participating Hotels and Attractions Include:
• Ocean Two
• South Beach Barbados
• Tamarind Cove
• Colony Club
• Divi Southwinds Beach Resort
• Divi Heritage Beach Resort
• Atlantis Hotel
• Little Good Harbour Hotel
• All Seasons Resort
• Rostrevor Hotel
• Pirate’s Inn
• South Gap Hotel
• Bougainvillea Beach Resort
• Mango Bay
• Island Inn
• Sunswept Beach
• Plum Tree Club
• Sweetfield Manor Historical Bed & Breakfast
• Beach View
• Ocean15 Hotel
• Golden Sands Hotel
• Yellow Bird Hotel
• Angler Apartments
• Coconut Court
• The Crane
• Coral Mist Beach Hotel
• Blue Orchids Beach Hotel
• Atlantis Submarine
• Island Safari
Major US airlines offer easy and convenient services for travelers to Barbados from all major US gateways.
American Airlines offers a daily non-stop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and two daily from Miami International. Non-stop service is also available from Dallas Fort Worth International.
American Eagle also offers a non-stop from San Juan with connections from most US gateways. Visit www.aa.com for reservations.
JetBlue Airways offers a daily non-stop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown, Barbados with some connections from their key gateways. Visit www.jetblue.com for reservations.
US Airways offers weekly non-stop flights from Charlotte and offers travelers convenient connections from points within the U.S. to the island. Visit www.usairways.com for reservations.
The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable landscapes. Rated as one of the world’s sexiest beaches in 2008 by Concierge.com; Barbados’ Crane Beach in St. Philip stands as a premier destination for travelers. Barbados is also the first Zagat-rated Caribbean island with numerous internationally renowned chefs who masterfully put signature spins on local delicacies and traditions. Barbados is an ideal stage for world-class events and in collaboration with American Express Publishing Corporation, Barbados has hosted its first annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival in November 2010. The country has also hosted numerous athletic championships, including the 2006 PGA World Golf Championships-Barbados World Cup, the ICC Cricket World Cup Finals in 2007, the Sentebale Charity Polo match with Prince Harry of Wales in 2010, and the ICC Twenty20 Cricket Finals for 2010. Accommodations range from picturesque plantation houses and villas, to quaint bed and breakfasts and award-winning, five-star resorts. Grantley Adams International Airport offers even more non-stop and direct service from a growing number of U.S. cities via Jet Blue and American Airlines, making Barbados the true gateway to the Eastern Caribbean. Barbados was voted eighth in the World by Trip Advisor’s ‘2008 Travelers Choice Destination Awards’ in its Top 100 Destinations category. For more information on travel to Barbados, visit www.visitbarbados.org, follow on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VisitBarbados, via Twitter @Barbados or contact the Barbados Tourism Authority at 1.800.221.9831.