America West Big Savings on Las Vegas

PHOENIX, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—America West Vacations, known as the “Vegas Experts,” announced today that it is offering vacation packages up to 30 percent off its already low-priced Las Vegas packages. From now through Aug. 7, customers can take advantage of promotional prices starting as low as $71 for two-night hotel and air-inclusive packages.

America West Vacations customers can choose from 34 popular hotels and resorts in Las Vegas including Fitzgeralds Casino located at the start of the Fremont Street experience or the elegant Monte Carlo resort with a prime location on the strip. Air service is provided by America West Airlines (NYSE: AWA) which offers frequent and convenient flights with 90 daily departures between Las Vegas and 39 markets in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Unlike other low-fare airlines, America West Airlines provides amenities such as first-class cabins on all mainline jets and advance seat assignments.

The following Las Vegas vacation package sample prices include roundtrip airfare and a two-night hotel stay. Packages must be booked by Aug. 7, 2003, with travel between Aug. 18, 2003 and Oct. 21, 2003.

For reservations or additional information, contact a travel agent or America West Vacations at 1-800-356-6611 or 1-800-843-9971 for group bookings. Reservations also may be made online at .

America West Vacations is a brand of The Leisure Company and one of the largest tour packagers in the U.S. The Leisure Company creates and sells vacation packages to 500,000 customers annually. Vacation packages are available to Arizona, California, Hawaii, Mexico and Nevada. Vacation packages may consist of air transportation on America West Airlines, America West Express, which is operated by subsidiary airlines of Mesa Air Group, or Hawaiian Airlines, hotel accommodations, ground transportation and other services.


The Leisure Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of America West Holdings Corporation, an aviation and travel services company with 2002 sales of $2.1 billion. The Leisure Company is a member of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) participating in the $1 million Consumer Protection Plan and is a registered State of California Seller of Travel, Number 2043556-50.

*Sample prices are valid for select Sunday through Tuesday departures Aug. 18 through Oct. 21, 2003 and include airfare, a two-night hotel stay and a value coupon book. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and are subject to change at any time. Prices do not include Passenger Facility Charges and federal segment fees of up to $40 per person. Connecting service may be provided by America West Airlines or America West Express, which is operated by subsidiary airlines of Mesa Air Group. Prices may not apply to group travel or during holiday and convention travel periods as specified by individual hotels. Fees of $25 will apply on bookings made less than eight days prior to departure. All package prices and offers are capacity controlled.