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July 17, 2003 – The territory's mainland publicity agency, Martin Public Relations, has put out the word that the booking deadline for visitors to take advantage of the "USVI Summer Bucket of Savings" tourism promotion has been extended to Aug. 30.
Bookings must be made through a participating tour operator.
The original booking deadline was July 15. Vacations must be taken by Sept. 30.
Sixteen hotels and resorts on St. Thomas, 12 on St. Croix, and three entities on St. John are taking part in the promotion, which features an additional free night's lodging when travelers book a minimum four-night stay at a participating resort, hotel or villa. Room rates start as low as $89 per night, and up to two children under age 18 may stay in the same room for free.
Upon check-in, visitors receive a bucket containing a $100 American Express travelers cheque and a booklet of coupons collectively worth more than $1,000 at local restaurants, visitor attractions, shops and other venues. Blackout dates may apply at selected properties, and the offer cannot be combined with other promotions or applied to pre-existing reservations.
The properties participating in the promotion are:
St. Thomas — The Anchorage Beach Resort, Best Western Carib Beach Resort, Best Western Emerald Beach Resort, Bolongo Bay Beach Club, Crystal Cove Beach Resort, The Green Iguana Hotel, Holiday Inn Windward Passage, Mafolie Hotel, Marriott Frenchman's Reef Beach Resort, Point Pleasant Resort, Renaissance Grand Beach Resort, The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas, Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina, Sapphire Village, Secret Harbour Beach Resort, and Wyndham Sugar Bay Beach Resort and Spa.
St. Croix — Cane Bay Reef Club, Carambola Beach Resort, Carrington's Inn St. Croix, Chenay Bay Beach Resort, Club St. Croix, Colony Cove Beach Resort, Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort, Frederiksted Hotel, Hibiscus Beach Hotel, Hotel Caravelle, Sand Castle on the Beach, and The Waves at Cane Bay
St. John — Book-It-VI (a villa rental company), The Inn at Tamarind Court, and the Westin St. John Resort and Villas.

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