This Summer, Families Play & Stay For Less In The U.S. Virgin Islands

“Family Fun” package offers 50% off kids’ room plus free activities, attractions and meals

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, March 1, 2010 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is making summer affordable and fun for families with its newly launched Family Fun promotion. Families who reserve one two-person room receive 50 percent off the price of a second room for the kids. They also receive $200 in certificates to enjoy free dining and activities such as shopping, golf, spa and sailing. The Family Fun package is bookable through May 31, 2010 for travel between June 1 and August 31, 2010.

“As one of the most family-friendly destinations in the Caribbean, we want to offer parents the opportunity to give their kids an exciting summer vacation without breaking the bank,” said Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty. “From sea lion encounters and 4×4 jeep tours to hiking trails in the VI National Park and kid-friendly restaurants, the opportunities to create lasting memories in St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas are endless.”

Hotels participating in the Family Fun promotion include: Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, Marriott Frenchman’s Reef, Point Pleasant Resort, Sapphire Beach Resort, Secret Harbour Beach Resort, The Ritz-Carlton and Windward Passage Hotel on St. Thomas; The Buccaneer, Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, Chenay Bay Beach Resort, Club St. Croix, Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino, Hibiscus Beach Resort, Hotel Caravelle, The Palms at Pelican Cove, Sand Castle on the Beach and Tamarind Reef Hotel on St. Croix; Concordia Eco-Tents, Maho Bay Camps and The Westin St. John Resort & Villas on St. John.

The Family Fun package is based on a five-night minimum stay with double occupancy per room, applies to new bookings only and cannot be combined with other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. This package can be booked by contacting any travel agent.
For more information about the United States Virgin Islands, go to VisitUSVI.com. 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.