FALL IS THE BAHAMAS’ BEST-KEPT SECRET: HERE ARE DEALS AND INCENTIVES TO BOOK NOW

NASSAU, Bahamas, September 30, 2019 – The Islands Of The Bahamas are open for business, and fall is one of the islands’ best-kept secrets. A variety of seasonal deals, packages and incentives make it easy to book a trip this time of year, whether it is a couple’s getaway after the kids are back to school or a holiday vacation with family in tow.

For travelers looking for extra motivation, visiting one of The Bahamas’ 14 islands that were unharmed by Hurricane Dorian, including Nassau and Paradise Island and the Out Islands, is the best way to help the two islands that were impacted, Grand Bahama Island and Abaco, to rebuild. Those looking to go the extra mile can participate in a variety of voluntourism programs, from packing goods to donating to hotel collection points to chipping in to prepare meals for residents who were displaced.

CHECK INTO NASSAU AND PARADISE ISLAND

Nassau and Paradise Island are the tourism hub of The Bahamas and boast delicious island cuisine, jaw-dropping resorts, endless family activities and are welcoming visitors with open arms and great deals.

Atlantis, Paradise Island – Beginning October 1, the popular Atlantis, Paradise Island’s “Stay More, Save More” deal kicks off. Guests can book three nights, get 10% savings; book four nights, get 15% savings; book five nights, get 20% savings; book six nights, get 30% savings; and book seven nights, get 35% savings. Booking dates will run October 1, 2019 through November 11, 2019. Travel is valid between October 1, 2019 and May 21, 2020.

Baha Mar – This luxury oceanfront resort is offering guests three different deals from three of its unique resorts. At Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, guests can save 20% with rates from $180, along with a $200 food and beverage credit and a $50 casino voucher. Guests booking a three-night stay at SLS Baha Mar can receive the fourth night free. Visitors arriving on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday will receive 20% off their stay, though conditions apply. Visit bahamar.com/offers for more information.

Breezes Resort & Spa Bahamas Breezes – This tropical resort is encouraging travelers to visit The Bahamas with a “Fall Sale” that is up to 53% off its rooms. The deal includes all meals, drinks, land and water sports, daily activities and nightly entertainment. Book until September 30 for select travel dates which range between now through December 18. For more information visit www.breezes.com/fall-sale-201.

Four Seasons Ocean Club – Book Ocean Club’s “Stay Longer” offer to receive a complimentary fourth night at this luxurious, oceanfront property. The offer is valid starting November 22, 2019.

ESCAPE TO THE OUT ISLANDS

The Out Islands offer travelers a one-of-a-kind experience with the Caribbean’s best fishing, unspoiled beaches, island hopping and laid-back island culture. Check out these deals for your next Bahamian vacation. From the under-the-radar gems of Long Island, Cat Island and Andros to the popular islands of Exuma, Bimini, Eleuthera and Harbour Island, a trip to the Out Islands is a trip to blissful paradise.

Bahama Out Islands Promotion Board (BOIPB) – Travelers looking to book a trip to the Out Islands can receive a $250 resort credit by booking a stay at a participating BOIPB property. Travelers must book between October 21 and November 18, 2019 and travel between October 22, 2019 and June 30, 2020. Blackout dates apply. To view a list of participating properties, please visit myoutislands.com/bahamas-resorts/resorts and contact the property directly to book.

Valentines Residences Resort and Marina – Couples interested in taking a trip to the charming destination of Harbour Island should jump on this resort’s romance deal. The “Heartbeat of Harbour Island" package includes a luxury one bedroom suite, daily breakfast, dinner for two and a bottle of wine for a three-night stay for $1,925. Visitors must travel by December 20, 2019. Offers are non-retroactive and apply to new reservations only. All packages must be booked through the U.S. Reservations Office: 1-866-389-6864 or beth@valentinesresort.com

GIVE BACK WHILE VACATIONING

From Nassau and Paradise Island to the Out Islands, hotels and partners are banding together to support Grand Bahama Island and The Abacos through several initiatives, including Baha Mar’s Pack with love program, Atlantis Paradise Island’s Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund, Grand Isle Resort’s Bahamas Strong Package for travelers to give back while on vacation. Visit Bahamas.com/relief for more information.

Additionally, Travel Leaders Group and Royal Caribbean International have teamed up to encourage cruisers to book a vacation to The Bahamas. Passengers sailing to Nassau and/or Perfect Day at Coco-Cay can receive an exclusive offer of up to $100 in onboard spending money. Bonus spending money of $100 per stateroom will be offered for suite reservations; $50 per stateroom for balcony accommodations; and $25 per stateroom for interior and ocean view rooms. Travelers must book between October 1-7 for departures October 18 and beyond. Travelers must book through a travel advisor affiliated Travel Leaders Group.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

U.S. currency is accepted and is interchangeable with the Bahamian dollar.

Temperatures, year-round, range from 68 to 86 degrees during the day and 62-70 degrees at night. 

Ocean temperature ranges from 73 degrees (February) to 82 degrees (August). 

The entry requirement for U.S. and Canadian residents is proof of citizenship, in the form of a passport.  All U.S. citizens and foreign nationals traveling to the United States from The Bahamasare required to present a valid passport or another secure document accepted by United States Customs and Border Protection.

ABOUT THE BAHAMAS

With over 700 islands and cays, and 14 of the 16 unique island destinations currently open for business, The Bahamas lies just 55 miles off the coast of Florida, offering an easy fly away escape that transports travelers away from their everyday. The Islands Of The Bahamas have world-class fishing, diving, boating and thousands of miles of the earth’s most spectacular water and beaches waiting for families, couples and adventurers. Explore all the islands have to offer at www.bahamas.com or on Facebook, YouTube or Instagram to see why It’s Better in The Bahamas.

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PRESS INQUIRIES

Anita Johnson-Patty
General Manager, Global Communications
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation
ajohnson@bahamas.com

Weber Shandwick
Public Relations
bahamas@webershandwick.com