ARLINGTON, Va., May 22, 2002—When Shirley Morton-Baucom traveled on a US Airways E-Savers ticket to visit her 82-year old aunt in Manchester, N.H., she became US Airways’ 1-millionth E-Savers customer and the recipient of a complimentary first-class Caribbean escape for two.
Morton-Baucom, a 52-year old administrative assistant from Norristown, Pa., plans to travel with her husband to Palm Island, The Grenadines, in the West Indies. They will receive beachfront accommodations for eight days and seven nights at the all-inclusive premier Palm Island resort.
“My husband and I were just married in March, so we are looking forward to spending an unforgettable week at Palm Island. US Airways has given us the opportunity to have a wonderful, once-in-a-lifetime vacation,” said Morton-Baucom.
“It gives me great pleasure to award this exciting Caribbean getaway to Shirley and her husband,” said B. Ben Baldanza, US Airways senior vice president of marketing and planning. “Our E-Savers fares have been hugely successful in providing our customers with incentives to fly.”
“Palm Island is an exclusive vacation paradise and we are looking forward to welcoming the Baucoms to our private 135-acre hideaway,” said Steven E. Heydt, president and chief operating officer, Antigua Resorts and Palm Island.
US Airways began the E-Savers program in July 1996 and today offers subscribers weekly special discounts for travel to select destinations in the U.S. More than 2.4 million customers have registered to receive US Airways’ weekly E-Savers discount fare notifications.
For E-Savers travel within the U.S., registrants receive a list of US Airways discount markets by electronic mail each Wednesday. Travel must begin the following Saturday, with a return on the next Sunday, Monday or Tuesday.
US Airways also frequently offers Europe, Canada and Caribbean E-Savers fares.
Upon receipt of the E-Savers notification, reservations can be made online at usairways.com, or by calling the special E-Savers toll free number—1-888-FLY-E-SAVERS (1-888-359-3728)—and asking for the specific E-Savers discount advertised in the electronic mail notification. There is a $20 charge for E-Savers bookings made by telephone.
US Airways’ E-Savers tickets must be purchased at the time the reservation is made. These limited special discounted fares require roundtrip travel and tickets become nonrefundable 24 hours after making an initial reservation. Other terms and conditions apply and are available at usairways.com.
US Airways, the US Airways Express carriers and US Airways Shuttle provide service to 203 destinations worldwide, including 38 states in the U.S., Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Cancun, Cozumel, Freeport, Grand Cayman, Montego Bay, Nassau, San Juan, Santo Domingo, St. Lucia, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, and St. Croix. US Airways Express also serves North Eleuthera, Governors Harbour, Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay from Florida. In Canada,
US Airways serves Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa. US Airways’ European destinations are Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Manchester, Munich, Paris and Rome.