United Vacations offers early booking bonus to Mexico and Caribbean

September 10, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
MILWAUKEE, September 10, 2006 – Make your plans now for a 2007 vacation to Mexico or the Caribbean, and you’ll save $50 per adult with United Vacations when you pay in full at time of booking. Travelers must use promotional code MEXCAR50 when booking to receive savings. This special offer is valid for a limited time for travel January 1 through December 13, 2007, excluding select blackout dates.

When planning their 2007 vacation, travelers are reminded that as of January 1, 2007, passports will be required for all U.S. travelers returning from Mexico and the Caribbean. Customers are encouraged to apply for their passports early.

Travelers can also protect their travel investment by purchasing the United Vacations Trip Cancellation Waiver with Bonus Values. With the Bonus Values, if a customer’s vacation is affected for 24 hours or more due to a Category One or higher hurricane, the customer will receive a money back refund (in the original form of payment) for unused or interrupted vacation days/nights; future vacation vouchers of $100 per adult and $50 per child to be used on a future United Vacations air/hotel vacation package and 1,000 Mileage Plus Bonus Miles per adult. These benefits are in addition to those already offered by the Trip Cancellation Waiver, which allows customers to cancel their vacation for any reason up to 24 hours before departure and receive a money back refund in the original form of payment.

Sample Mexico and Caribbean Vacation Packages

Sample vacations include roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, and roundtrip airport/hotel transfers.

Cancun vacation packages with three-night all-inclusive accommodations at Dos Playas All-Inclusive in a standard room begin at $469 from Denver, $494 from Washington, D.C., $499 from Chicago and $529 from San Francisco. Denver and San Francisco prices are valid for Thursday departures, January 11-February 8, 2007. Chicago and Washington D.C. prices are valid for Monday-Thursday departures, January 8-February 8, 2007.

Every flying passenger is responsible for the following charges, which are not included in the prices shown and which vary by itinerary: International fees and taxes of up to $90, passenger facility charges of up to $18, air segment fees of $3.30 per domestic segment and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $10. Prices shown are per person in H class of service, based on double occupancy and may include a fuel surcharge of up to $70 per person. Alternate origin cities, travel dates and hotel selections are available; prices will vary. Listed prices are only available when booked electronically on www.unitedvacations.com or through a travel agent via VAX VacationAccess, Amadeus AgentNet VAX, Sabre Vacations or Worldspan Vacation Select.

Savings is available on air and hotel vacations to Cancun, Riviera Maya, Los Cabos, Ixtapa, Puerto Vallarta, Vallarta Nayarit, Aruba, Jamaica, Nassau, Punta Cana, St. Maarten/St. Martin and St. Thomas for travel January 1 through December 13, 2007. Promotional code MEXCAR50 must be used at time of booking and is available for bookings until further notice. Full payment is required at time of booking.

Extra values, including free values, may require a qualifying purchase. All offers are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Additional restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Air segments may be serviced by United, Ted, United Express carriers Air Wisconsin, Chautauqua Airlines, Mesa, Republic Airlines, Shuttle America, SkyWest, and Trans States and/or code share partners including US Airways.

Purchase United Vacations online at www.unitedvacations.com, by calling 888-328-6877 or by contacting a local travel agent.

United Vacations’ America, Canada, Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii, Mexico and Ski programs are operated by The Mark Travel Corporation in Milwaukee, one of the largest vacation companies and operators of private-label brands in the United States.