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Experience More Of Barbados With 'Free Spending Money' Using The Barbados Island Inclusive Offer

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ever-popular Barbados Island Inclusive offer is making its return starting today for travelers to book an idyllic Caribbean getaway. Those planning a classic island escape can now supplement exciting on-island elements by using free spending money for a variety of island adventures! With more hotels to visit, attractions to explore, activities to experience and restaurants to try, this exciting offer is available for travel through December 19, 2014 inclusive for trips booked from August 15September 30, 2014.

Barbados Island Inclusive

With the Barbados Island Inclusive, guests receive "free spending money" based on their length of stay for use at participating attractions and restaurants while on-island. With a minimum stay of five-nights guests will receive $150.00 per person and on stays seven-nights or longer guests will receive $200.00 per person based on a maximum of two (2) persons per room. Vouchers will be distributed to guests upon hotel check-in.  This added value promotion invites back the island's loyal travelers and the first-time visitors to discover the rich culture, the spirited festivals and unforgettable cuisine that make Barbados a Caribbean favorite.

Particularly useful for those wanting to participate in the island's most exciting events and attractions, travelers are encouraged to grab a front row seat and use the Barbados Island Inclusive for some of the following island favorites:

  • September 13-14: Catch the competitive action of an island favorite sport at the International Sevens Rugby Tournament.
  • November 1-2: Be a part of the two-day clinic with tennis champion Venus Williams at the exclusive Sandy Lane Hotel.
  • November 13-16: Witness the world renowned surfers compete at the Barbados International PRO SURF FEST 2014 for the largest grand prize yet!
  • November 20-23: Join the international epicurean event of the season to see the star-studded line-up of culinary masters at the 5th annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival.
  • December 5-7: The Powerade Run Barbados Festival comprises of a 3k, 5k, 10k, Fun mile Run and Walk, a Half-Marathon, and a Marathon.
  • December 11-14: Gather to hear conductors, adventurous soloists, and an all-star orchestra from world leading symphonies, collaborate with pop stars in unique mixes at the Classical Pops Festival.

With most island properties participating in this exciting campaign boasting over 30 attractions and restaurants, guests will have the opportunity to experience Barbados through dining and adventure! Go to VisitBarbados.org/islandinclusive or www.Bookbarbadosnow.com/island-inclusive for a list of preferred partners and participating attractions and restaurants. To book at any participating hotel partner use booking code: BII2014. Upon check-in, guests will receive vouchers in denominations of $50.00 in Barbadian increments and will be provided a list of all participating service providers.

Getting to Barbados

American Airlines offers connecting service from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and two nonstop flights from Miami International.

JetBlue Airways continues to offer twice daily nonstop flights between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown, Barbados. Those traveling from Boston can also easily connect through New York to arrive in sunny Barbados.

US Airways continues to offer nonstop service once a week each Saturday out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown, Barbados.

Delta Air Lines will launch twice weekly service twice weekly between Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown and both New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, beginning on December 4, 2014.

About Barbados
The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable landscapes.  Rated as one of the world's sexiest beaches in 2008 by Concierge.com; Barbados' Crane Beach in St. Philip stands as a premier destination for travelers.  Barbados is also the first Zagat-rated Caribbean island with numerous internationally renowned chefs who masterfully put signature spins on local delicacies and traditions. Barbados is an ideal stage for world-class events and in collaboration with American Express Publishing Corporation, Barbados has hosted its first annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival in November 2010.  The country has also hosted numerous athletic championships, including the 2006 PGA World Golf Championships-Barbados World Cup, the ICC Cricket World Cup Finals in 2007, the Sentebale Charity Polo match with Prince Harry of Wales in 2010, and the ICC Twenty20 Cricket Finals for 2010. Accommodations range from picturesque plantation houses and villas, to quaint bed and breakfasts and award-winning, five-star resorts. Grantley Adams International Airport offers even more non-stop and direct service from a growing number of U.S. cities via Jet Blue and American Airlines, making Barbados the true gateway to the Eastern Caribbean.  Barbados was voted eighth in the World by Trip Advisor's '2008 Travelers Choice Destination Awards' in its Top 100 Destinations category.  For more information on travel to Barbados, visit www.visitbarbados.org, follow on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VisitBarbados, via Twitter @Barbados or contact the Barbados Tourism Authority at 1.800.221.9831.

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