Heading into high season for winter getaways, and with spring and summer vacations on the horizon, Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions are well-timed for the travel industry.
ST. THOMAS — The U.S. Virgin Islands is paying travellers to visit the destination – sounds too good to be true, right?
In honour of its 100th year as a U.S. territory, the destination is offering US$300 in Virgin Islands spending credits to travellers who spend a minimum three consecutive nights on St. Thomas. St. John and/or St. Croix. Credits can be redeemed for cultural tours and activities.
In addition, to commemorate the actual day Denmark sold the islands to the United States on March 31, any visitor who arrives during the month of March will receive a commemorative souvenir.
The booking window runs from Oct. 1, 2016 to Oct. 1, 2017, for travel before Dec. 31, 2017. Booking code is CP17.
Participating hotels in St. Croix include: The Buccaneer; Caravelle Hotel & Casino; Chenay Bay Beach Resort; Club Comanche Hotel; Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino; Holger Danske Hotel; Mt. Victory Camp; Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort; The Palms at Pelican Cove; Tamarind Reef Resort; and Sand Castle on the Beach.
In St. John, hotels include: Caneel Bay Resort; Coconut Coast Villas; Concordia Eco-Resort; Star Villas; and The Westin St. John Resort;
In St. Thomas, hotels include: At Home in the Tropics; Bellavista Bed & Breakfast; Bolongo Bay Beach Resort; Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort; Galleon House; The Green Iguana Hotel; Lindbergh Bay Hotel & Villas; Secret Harbour Beach Resort; Two Sandals Bed & Breakfast; VI Campgrounds; and Windward Passage Hotel.
For more information go to visitusvi.com/package_and_promotions.