SOURCE: Pentagon Federal Credit Union

Pentagon Federal Credit Union

April 19, 2010 15:02 ET

Amazing Escapes: Travel Deals Worth up to $12,400 Available for $500 With the PenFed Premium Travel Rewards American Express® Card

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2010) -  The travel season is upon us and everyone is looking for the best vacation package deal. This season, Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) announces "Amazing Escapes"; a premium travel online campaign (www.penfed.org/amazingescapes) that takes "getting that vacation deal" to a new level. From a 7-day Golfer's Dream package in Dublin, Ireland to a behind-the-scene culinary experience package in Sydney, Australia. There is something for everyone. From April 30 through May 28, anyone who has a PenFed Premium Travel Rewards American Express® Card can be the first to click in at scheduled times for the opportunity to purchase exquisite destination experiences, at amazingly low prices. Inventory is limited!

"The PenFed Premium Travel Rewards Card is one of the most exciting travel rewards cards available, and we knew that Amazing Escapes had to be just as exciting," stated Nicole Butler, Vice President of Card Services and Business Development, PenFed. "Whether it's an Anniversary celebration, a Birthday surprise, a Honeymoon or simply an 'I deserve it' vacation, we've just made taking that 'Dream Vacation' a lot easier at prices you never thought you'd see."

The Amazing Escapes program offers PenFed Cardmembers access to unique travel experiences that they want this year, including:

1. Amazing Escapes

Every Thursday, at the assigned time during the 4 week campaign, one new Amazing Escapes package will be made available for purchase at $500 (retail values up to $12,400). The Amazing Escapes packages consist of:

  • 7-Day Golfer's Dream package in Dublin, Ireland
  • 7-Day Exotic Hong Kong package
  • 6-Day South African Safari package
  • 7-Day Culinary Adventures package in Sydney, Australia

2. Great Escapes

Every Tuesday at the assigned time during the 4 week campaign, one new Great Escapes package will be made available for purchase at 50% off the listed retail value (retail values up to $4,700). PenFed Cardmembers can select from great trips including: Magnificent Maui, Beach It in South Beach, Shop It and Show It in Chicago, and Savor It in Seattle.

3. Quick Escapes

Quick Escapes are packages that let PenFed Cardmembers get away for a few days of fun at prices that redefine the term "travel deal." Different destinations will be available daily, between April 30 and May 28. 

Additional details for PenFed's Amazing Escapes campaign will become available on April 30 at www.penfed.org/amazingescapes.

About the Card

The PenFed Premium Travel Rewards American Express® Card earns rewards at the best rate within PenFed's credit card portfolio, and is one of the most rewarding products in the marketplace today. The Card offers a combination of earn rates across air, hotel and dining categories, with no caps or limits on the amount of points a Cardmember can earn. Cardmembers can earn 5 points for every $1 spent on Airfare, 1 point for every $1 spent on all other purchases. And, until December 31, 2010, Cardmembers earn 3 points for every $1 spent on hotels and dining.

For more information about Pentagon Federal Credit Union and to apply for the PenFed Premium Travel Rewards American Express Card, visit www.penfed.org/amex or call 800-732-8268.

About Pentagon Federal Credit Union

Pentagon Federal Credit Union, established in 1935, has more than 950,000 members and assets in excess of $14.5 billion.

Contact Information

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