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 www.ameliaisland.com/freebags.

"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, www.addisononamelia.com 

Amelia Hotel at the Beach, (877) 263-5428, www.Ameliahotel.com

Amelia Island Williams House, (800) 414-9258, www.Williamshouse.com

Fairbanks House, (888) 891-9881, www.Fairbankshouse.com

Hampton Inn at the Beach, (904) 321-1111, www.ameliaislandhamptoninn.com

Harbor Front Hampton Inn & Suites, (904) 491-4911, www.hamptoninnandsuitesameliaisland.com

Hoyt House, (904) 277-4300, www.hoythouse.com

Residence Inn, Amelia Island, (866) 245-6099, www.ResidenceInnAmeliaIsland.com

Summer Beach Resort, (800) 862-9297, www.summerbeach.com

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 www.ameliaisland.com

-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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