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Amelia Island CVB

December 08, 2014 16:16 ET

Amelia Island Offering Fan-Tastic Discounts, Sweepstakes for Vols, Hawkeyes at 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl

AMELIA ISLAND, FL--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2014) - Amelia Island Florida is preparing for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl, which is scheduled for January 2, 2015 at Jacksonville EverBank Field. Football fans from around the country will gather to watch the Tennessee Volunteers face-off with the Iowa Hawkeyes in an exciting football showdown. With breathtaking natural beauty, world-class resorts, delectable dining and more -- and located just 45 minutes from the stadium -- Amelia Island is the perfect game day home base for players and fans of the TaxSlayer Bowl. This year, the Iowa Hawkeye football team is staying at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in preparation for the big game.

Amelia Island is rolling out an assortment of special deals and packages for visiting fans. The island's accommodators are offering special rates starting as low as $99 per night for Vols and Hawkeyes. With eleven Amelia Island resorts, hotels, inns and vacation home rentals participating, TaxSlayer Bowl deals include discounted rates, complimentary ribs and beer, fourth night free, welcome reception and much more. Visit for a full list of participating accommodators and packages offered.

As an added bonus, the Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau is giving one lucky fan a four-day, three-night trip to enjoy the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl. The trip includes two tickets to the TaxSlayer Bowl, accommodations at Omni Amelia Island Plantation, two passes to the TaxSlayer Bowl Touchdown Party, and a $500 travel voucher (in the form of an American Express or Visa gift card). To enter for a chance to win the trip, visit

Several other Amelia Island hotels and resorts still have availability for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl. Visit for a full list of accommodations.

* All packages and special offers are based on availability. Packages details and restrictions are based on individual property. Please contact individual properties for restrictions and to book a package.

About Amelia Island
Northeast Florida's coastal treasure, Amelia Island is a barrier island rich in colorful history and breath-taking natural beauty. The island is home to Fernandina Beach, once a vibrant Victorian seaport village, and now a charming downtown district of eclectic shops, attractions and eateries. Forget the everyday getaway; Come make memories on Amelia Island. For visitor information and online planning, visit

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