March 14, 2007 09:07 ET Members Say "Tanks a Lot" With Free Gas for B&B Travelers

For the Fourth Year, B&Bs Offer Relief at the Pumps

AUSTIN, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 14, 2007 -- The cost of a gallon of gas has risen over 50 cents in the past two weeks, and prices are again approaching $3 per gallon in parts of the country. For the fourth year in a row, members are putting money where guests need it most -- in their gas tanks. Guests who fill up on hearty breakfasts at participating B&Bs will find themselves treated to their own fill-up through the "Tanks a Lot!" promotion, in which inns offer free gas to B&B travelers.

For a complete list of participating inns, go to, and click on Free Gas Promotion in the lower left corner of the screen. Be sure to mention the Tanks a Lot promotion when booking. Here are a few examples of Tanks a Lot promotions for 2007, listed alphabetically by state.

Arsenic and Old Lace B&B, Eureka Springs, AR: Stay two or more nights Sunday through Thursday through August, and your stay will be discounted by $25 to offset fuel costs.

Melitta Station Inn, Santa Rosa, CA: Arrive in a pre-1970 vehicle, and $50 off the cost of your stay will be refunded to pay for gas to tour Sonoma Country; just show a gas bill dated during your stay.

3 Liberty Green B&B, Clinton, CT: Stay two nights Sunday through Thursday in an elegant room with double Jacuzzi and canopy bed, and take $25 off midweek rates of $120-$130 for gas costs.

1851 Historic Maple Hill Manor B&B, Springfield, KY: Through December 15, receive a $25 gas gift card for a three-night stay, $50 card for a four-night stay, or $100 for five nights.

Historic Inns of Rockland, Rockland, ME: Three Rockland inns say cAARPooling is two cool! Two AARP member couples staying two weekday nights from June 16 through October 15 will not only drive green, but receive a $50 gas card. Package prices start at $550 for two rooms for two nights, daily breakfast and a $50 gas card at departure. Offer valid at LimeRock Inn, Berry Manor Inn, and Captain Lindsey House.

The Queen, a Victorian B&B, Bellafonte, PA: Once here, use foot power and pocket $30 toward gas for the trip home. Stay two nights and enjoy nearby fishing creeks, or the Victorian village all within an easy stroll.

For more "Tanks a Lot" offers, visit Learn more about 6,300 inns on, the leading online B&B Internet directory and reservation network. Travelers can make reservations online, purchase gift certificates welcomed at 3,500 U.S. inns, subscribe to free newsletters, read and write independent reviews, and post questions on expert-hosted message boards. is the exclusive B&B aggregator for Expedia, Inc. and Expedia serves as's exclusive online travel agent.

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