Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from November, 2009

Save Big in Barbados With US Airways Vacations Extension

AUTO-MOBI.info Vacationers looking for tropical weather and beautiful beaches this winter can enjoy a non-stop hop from Philadelphia to Barbados and save BIGGER with an extended US Airways Vacations package deal. Bookable now until Dec. 12, Barbados vacation packages are $150 off for bookings of five nights or more and the vacation package has added the fifth night free and bonus miles. Travel must be completed by April 7, 2010."

Rihanna Gone JetBlue For Barbados Launch Contest

Singersroom Celebs: "Popular air carrier JetBlue is kicking off service to Barbados with Rihanna !

According to JetBlue, you can take part in the upcoming launch by entering to win tickets to an exclusive show prior the airline’s first flight from New York to Barbados.

“In celebration of its new nonstop service to Barbados, JetBlue Airways, the airline that gives customers more free live entertainment, and the Barbados Tourism Authority will proudly present a private concert by Rihanna on Dec. 3, 2009 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City,” a release from the airline read Tuesday. “This event will be the only live performance by the pop sensation in celebration of her new album release, “Rated R.”"

Barbados: Where sand meets kitchen

Sfgate.com "I went to Barbados for the flying fish sandwiches.

Not that this island at the easternmost edge of the Caribbean doesn't offer other attractions. Like perfect weather. And beaches that come in two flavors: Caribbean, where the sea is turquoise and tranquil; and Atlantic, where the sand is the color and consistency of cake flour. Then there are the Bajans, who define friendly. And the fact that 300 years of British rule has left the island with some Anglo-Caribbean quirks, like cricket players with dreadlocks.

Still for me, it was the flying fish sandwiches. And the macaroni pie. And the pepper sauce. Definitely, the pepper sauce.

Because in my mind, the most compelling reason to travel anyplace is food. And Zagat (Holy Book of the foodie traveler), has proclaimed Barbados the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean. What's more, on Barbados, a healthy curiosity about sweet potato mash, coconut water and pig intestines is enough to gain entry into all the island's c…

Package sale to Barbados

Special This Week: "I did find a pretty good deal but it ends on November 4 - before the next installment of Airfare Specials this Week, so thought I'd start the week off by sharing the special. Barbados is one of those expensive islands in the Caribbean - it's farther away and the airfares tend to be higher than many other Caribbean destinations. This is what makes the package deal to Barbados particularly sweet - for what would normally be the price of airfare, you get some hotel accommodations thrown in for good measure."