USA Today - November 27, 2009 Caribbean resorts are baiting the hook to reel in visitors. Availability varies and taxes may be extra. A sampling (see island tourist board sites too):
Bolongo Bay Beach Resort on St. Thomas has ever-changing deals, from girls' getaways to wedding packages. 800-524-4746; bolongobay.com
CheapCaribbean.com has specials galore, including in the all-inclusive packed Dominican Republic. Five nights can start at under $400 a person, including air. Reservations come with a $100-off coupon if it rains at all during a visit. 800-915-2322.
St. Lucia has promos aplenty. Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort is offering 50% off in January, with suites starting at $199, plus "Sun dollars" resort credits. 877-522-0722; windjammer-landing.com. JetBlue, which just launched non-stops from JFK, offers Jet Blue Getaways 800-538-2583, option 3.
Wimco villas in the Virgin Islands and St. Martin come with a free night on most weekly rentals. 866-850-6140; Wimco.com
Marriott Caribbean resorts such as Aruba Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino are 40% off January-April if you book by November 30. 888-236-2427; gomarriottvacations.com
Ritz-Carlton Caribbean resorts have a book-four-nights, pay-for-three deal. The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan starts at $199 in December; $169 is possible at Jamaica's The Ritz-Carlton Golf and Spa Resort, Rose Hall. ritzcarlton.com
Funjet Vacations is launching a big Caribbean sale today through Monday. 888-558-6654; funjet.com
Source - Kitty Bean Yancey, USA Today
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