Department Of Tourism Brings Back Fantastic Flight Promo

St. Croix visitors enjoy airfare credits up to $500

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, January 14, 2008 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is bringing back its successful St. Croix Fantastic Flight promotion for travel to St. Croix this winter. From January 21 through March 16, 2008, the Department of Tourism is offering each visitor a $250 airfare credit, based on double occupancy at participating hotels. And now, the stay requirement is reduced to just five nights from seven, making it an even greater value. The St. Croix Fantastic Flight promotion is valid for travel between February 19 and April 2, 2008, and travel days must start on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

Setting it apart from other Caribbean destinations, St. Croix is rich in diverse history that remains alive in the architecture, national parks, historic landmarks, botanical attractions, food, music and traditions that are an integral part of island life. Along with this distinct cultural heritage, guests will also enjoy accommodations at some of St. Croix’s finest hotels and resorts: The Buccaneer, Carambola Beach Resort, Chenay Bay Beach Resort, Club St. Croix Beach Resort, Colony Cove Beach Resort, Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort & Casino, the Hotel Caravelle, King Christian Hotel, the Palms at Pelican Cove and Sand Castle on the Beach.

“There are still many cold months ahead for travelers,” says Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty. “Our $500 airline credit gives couples another chance to book that last minute getaway and escape the cold in America’s Caribbean.”

The St. Croix Fantastic Flight promotion applies to new bookings only. Reservations for this promotion can be made through a number of tour operators, including American Airlines Vacations, Apple Vacations,, Classic Vacations, Delta Vacations,, Festa Holidays, GoGo Worldwide Vacations, Island Resort Tours, The Mark Travel, Total Vacations, Travel Impressions and US Airways Vacations.

For information about the United States Virgin Islands, visit When traveling to the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. citizens enjoy all the conveniences of domestic travel—including on-line check-in—making travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands easier than ever. As a United States Territory, travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands does not require a passport from U.S. citizens arriving from Puerto Rico or the U.S. mainland. Entry requirements for non-U.S. citizens are the same as for entering the United States from any foreign destination. Upon departure, a passport is required for all but U.S. citizens.