For Immediate Release: September 09, 2010
Escape to Atlantic City with Special Airfares on AirTran Airways
For the ACCVA:
Elaine Zamansky, 609-449-7166
Michael Bruckler, 609-449-7125
Karen Martin, 609-449-7126
For Lou Hammond & Associates:
Emily Santos or Amelie Smith, 212-308-8880
Atlantic City provides endless opportunities to escape the daily grind, and AirTran Airways makes it easy and inexpensive to get here with a “Book a Skyline You’ve Never Seen” promotion.
Travelers must book their tickets by September 16, 2010 at www.airtran.com to get the special rates, with travel valid through January 26, 2011.
“Any time of year is a great time to visit Atlantic City,” said Jeff Vasser, president of the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority. “We have excellent mid-week and weekend hotel packages available year-round, our casinos never close and you’ll be able to shop, relax at luxurious spas, enjoy top entertainment and world-class golf, and dine at a variety of great restaurants. Our visitors enjoy the Boardwalk in all seasons, and many of our attractions are open all year.” Visitors can find detailed information at www.atlanticcitynj.com or 1-888-AC-VISIT (1-888- 228-4748).
Sale fares start as low as $79 one way from Atlanta to Atlantic City, to just $154 one-way from Seattle for travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with additional peak fares available for Friday and Sunday travel. Sale prices are available from 43 cities.*
Visitors who travel through the Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) on AirTran have another way to save, too. By logging on to www.ACairport.com and joining “I FLY ACY,” they will be registered to receive information and offers throughout the year. One of the offers is a voucher for $10 off any AirTran flight booked to or from Atlantic City on www.airtran.com by October 15, 2010, for travel through December 15, 2010. Vouchers will be sent by mail upon joining I FLY ACY.
AirTran flies from the Atlantic City International Airport to Atlanta, where the airline operates a hub and connects to many cities. The Atlantic City International Airport is just 20 minutes from the heart of Atlantic City’s action.
*All fares are one-way. All fares are non-refundable and a $75 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase, plus any applicable increase in airfare. Ten-day advance purchase required. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Tickets must be purchased by September 16, 2010. Sale fares are valid for travel through January 26, 2011. Off-peak sale fares are valid for travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and peak sale fares are valid for travel on Fridays and Sundays. Blackout dates are as follows: November 23-24, 2010, November 27-29, 2010, and December 17, 2010 through January 4, 2011. Service on some itineraries may be provided by our partner SkyWest Airlines. A first bag may be checked for a fee of $20 each way and a second bag may be checked for a fee of $25 each way. Reservations may be made via AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for a fee of $15. Reservations may also be changed via AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for a $15 fee plus any applicable change fees and fare differences. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares shown do not include Airport Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18. The September 11th security fee of up to $10 is not included. Fares do not include segment taxes of $3.70 per segment. A segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Fares to/from Puerto Rico do not include additional government taxes of up to $32.20. Fares to/from Mexico and the Caribbean do not include additional government taxes of up to $100.
The Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority serves as the destination's principal marketing arm, stimulating economic growth through convention, business and leisure tourism development. The Authority oversees the management of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall. The Authority is the first destination marketing organization in New Jersey to achieve prestigious Destination Marketing Accreditation by the Destination Marketing Association International. For complete Atlantic City information, visit www.atlanticcitynj.com.
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