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PR Newswire

U.S. Travelers 'Fly Free' To Beautiful Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Tourism Company Offers Free Airfare Promotion For an Exotic Fall Vacation in the Caribbean

August 9, 2002
Copyright © 2002 PR Newswire. All rights reserved.

SAN JUAN -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) is offering U.S. travelers the fabulous opportunity to receive free airfare for travel to Puerto Rico from September 1 to November 1, 2002.

The "Fly Free" promotion includes free round-trip airline tickets to San Juan, Puerto Rico when travelers book a minimum five-night hotel stay, through a participating tour operator. Maximum of two airlines tickets per double room occupancy booking; single accommodations will have one ticket. All travel must be booked between August 18 and August 25, 2002.??

"Puerto Rico is an excellent vacation choice for travelers from the U.S. We offer the comfort and convenience of home with the appeal of an exotic Caribbean location," said Milton Segarra, executive director of the PRTC. "Free airline tickets are an attractive incentive to experience our island, but once here, visitors are enchanted by the diverse activities and attractions found throughout the island."

To obtain free airline tickets, travel must originate from one of the following airports offering service to Puerto Rico:

    * John F. Kennedy Airport (New York) * Fort Lauderdale International Airport

    * La Guardia Airport (New York) * Orlando International Airport

    * Newark Airport (New Jersey) * Dallas-Fort Worth Airport

    * O'Hare International Airport (Chicago) * Logan International Airport (Boston)

    * Miami International Airport * Philadelphia International Airport

This promotion was created as a joint effort with American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. Wholesalers offering the "Fly Free" promotion include:

    * American Airlines Vacations * Travel Impressions

    * GoGo Worldwide Vacations * United Vacations

    * Inter Island Tours * US Airways Vacations

    * Spirit Vacations

Taxes, surcharges, upgrades and add-on flights are the responsibility of the passenger, and the non-refundable package must be fully paid at the time of booking. Travel dates restrictions apply: American Airlines (Monday - Friday); US Airways (Monday - Thursday); Spirit Airlines (Monday - Friday); and United Airlines (Monday - Thursday).

For additional information, call toll free (800) 866-7827 or contact the Puerto Rico Tourism Company: in New York, 666 Fifth Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10017, (212) 586-6262 or (800) 223-6530; in Miami, 901 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 101, Coral Gables, FL 33134, (305) 445-9112 or (800) 815-7391; in Los Angeles, 3575 W. Cahuenga Blvd., Suite 560, Los Angeles, CA 90068, (213) 874-5991 or (800) 874-7257; in Canada, (416) 368-2680; or visit the Puerto Rico Tourism Company's website at

The Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), created in 1970, is a public corporation responsible for stimulating, promoting and regulating the development of the tourism industry. It markets Puerto Rico as a tourism destination through advertising, public relations and promotional activities; promotes tourism among local residents; provides visitor orientation and technical assistance to investors; evaluates tourism facilities and establishes standards of quality; and regulates and oversees gaming operations. PRTC has offices and representatives in the U.S. mainland, Canada, Europe and Latin America.

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