Here are the latest travel deals for two good Leveler destinations, Amelia Island, Florida, and the U. S. Virgin Islands. Family packages, couples' escapes, even a scrapbooking getaway are up for grabs.
Book a stay at Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort by May 31 for travel any time through August 22 and save up to 48 percent. Call 888-582-9104.
Spring and summer specials are also being posted for Amelia Island, consistently voted one of the Top 10 North American Islands by readers of Conde Nast Traveler.
Another family package is available at the naturally spectacular AAA Four-Diamond Amelia Island Plantation. Accommodations, family recreation, youth programs on-property Nature Tours and bicycles start at $130 per person per night (based on four people). Kids under 13 eat free and kids under 15 play golf and tennis free with a paying adult. The "Couples' Playcation" starts at $289 for a deluxe ocean view room, daily breakfast buffet, half off golf and tennis and free nature tours and bicycle rentals.www.aipfl.com
Memories are on the itinerary August 5-8 at the Amelia Island Williams House bed and breakfast "Scrapbooking Retreat" package - a three-night stay, breakfast and lunch daily, a goodie bag filled with Close to My Heart products and a company consultant sharing ideas and prizes all for $350 per person, double occupancy. www.williamshouse.com.
Almost every accommodation on the island is giving away rooms during the "Free Night, Any Night" promotion, www.ameliaisland.com/free.
Even if the recession isn't over at your house it's hard to pass up such good deals.