SOURCE: Amelia Island CVB

Amelia Island CVB

October 04, 2010 10:00 ET

Popular "Pack Your Bags" Program Provides Room Credit for Air Travelers

AMELIA ISLAND, FL--(Marketwire - October 4, 2010) - The Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau is once again extending its popular "Pack Your Bags for Amelia Island" program, offering air travelers up to an $80 room credit for checked baggage fees on stays of three or more nights. Valid through the end of December 2010, the program is valid at nine of the island's award-winning participating hotels and inns. Visitors traveling by air can find a list of hotels and more information on the "Pack Your Bags" program at

"For the past three years, Amelia Island accommodators have come together to offer this program to visitors," said Gil Langley, President and CEO of the Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau. "We want visitors to experience Amelia Island without being penalized for bringing a suitcase or two."

Voted among of the Top 5 North American Island's in Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Awards in 2009, Amelia Island is a long-time favorite for beach vacations. Offering an irresistible mix of quiet beaches, natural beauty, luxury spas, unique history and charming Victorian-era character, Amelia is unlike any other Florida destination. 

Accommodators participating in the "Pack Your Bags" program include:

Addison on Amelia, (800) 943-1604, 

Amelia Hotel at the Beach, (877) 263-5428,

Amelia Island Williams House, (800) 414-9258,

Fairbanks House, (888) 891-9881,

Hampton Inn at the Beach, (904) 321-1111,

Harbor Front Hampton Inn & Suites, (904) 491-4911,

Hoyt House, (904) 277-4300,

Residence Inn, Amelia Island, (866) 245-6099,

Summer Beach Resort, (800) 862-9297,

About Amelia Island
Amelia Island Florida is a barrier island rich in colorful history and breath-taking natural beauty. Its long, beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife and pristine waters have made the island a favorite destination for travelers. Forget the everyday getaway; Come make memories on Amelia Island. For visitor information and online planning, visit

-Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau-

* Restrictions apply. Requires minimum three-night stay, double occupancy. Upon check-in, guests must present an original receipt showing checked baggage fees from the airline. Room credit will not exceed $80 and applies to checked baggage fees only; charges for oversize or overweight baggage do not apply. Cannot be combined with other promotions, packages or special convention/meeting rates. Valid for new reservations through December 31, 2010. Contact individual hotels for more information.

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