Collette Vacations Offers FREE COMPANION AIR On Select Tours

February 11, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Collette Vacations, the oldest tour operator in the US with escorted vacations to all 7 continents, announced today a 2 for 1 air offer on five of its most popular tours. Now, when two people book before March 15, 2009 for travel anytime in 2009 on one of 5 Collette Vacations air-inclusive tours, from select gateways, one will fly absolutely FREE. Tours include: The Canadian Rockies by Rail; Resorts of the Rockies; Best of China; Cruising the Yangtze River; and Italian Vistas.

In addition, Collette's "No Worries" trip cancellation waiver means there is no risk to consumers who reserve a vacation now. The waiver allows for cancellation for any reason right up to the day prior to departure and the customer receives a FULL CASH REFUND.

"The bottom line is that today's travelers still want to explore the world. And, we realize that now more than ever we need to make those dreams a reality. At Collette, we feel strongly about peace of mind. We want you to plan your travel without worries. That's where our 'No Worries' trip cancellation waiver comes in. You can plan it now- and change your mind later. Should your circumstances change, you will get a full cash refund right up to the day prior to departure. Life happens, and we understand your plans may change. But we also know that investing in your memories is one of the best investments you can make," says Cyndi Zesk, Collette Vacations' vice president of marketing. "Free companion airfare is very compelling and the tours themselves are destinations that people want to visit now. Collette's waiver means there's no reason for today's traveler to put their vacation on hold."

A total of 5 Collette tours are included in the Free Companion Air program, space is limited, and the promotion is valid during certain travel periods: 10-day Canadian Rockies by Rail, 4/1/09 12/31/09; 11-day Resorts of the Rockies, 4/1/09 12/31/09; 16-day Cruising the
Yangtze River, 5/1/09 5/28/09 & 8/17/09 12/10/09; 14-day Best of China, 5/1/09 5/28/09 & 8/17/09 12/10/09; and 13-day Italian Vistas, 4/1/09 5/14/09 & 9/1/09 12/31/09.

The offer is valid from the following gateways based on availability when one air ticket is purchased at full cost: ALB, ATL, BWI, BOS, BUF, ORD, DEN, DTW, DFW, IAH, JFK, LAX, MCO, MIA, MSP, PHL, PHX, ROC, SFO, SEA, STL, WAS, SLC, and EWR.

To learn more about this special 2 for 1 Companion Air offer, including terms and conditions, visit or call 1-800-528-0351.

Collette Vacations is a family-owned business headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and enjoys the distinction of being the oldest tour operator in the United States. For 91 years, our team of travel enthusiasts has fulfilled millions of vacation dreams. We offer over 150 programs to desired destinations on all 7 continents. Travelers can choose from small group tours, educational travel, train journeys, river cruises and vacations that feature a Collette Foundation site visit. And, with knowledgeable, professional tour managers and an industry-leading cancellation waiver, Collette Vacations makes seeing the world simple and hassle-free.