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Continental offer new service to Barbados

Continental Airlines’ new non-stop service from Newark Liberty International to Barbados will deliver passengers directly from the Northeast to the Caribbean tropics in just under five hours.Operated on a 124-seater Boeing 737-700, Continental offers four weekly non-stop flights on Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday that depart Newark at 8:45 a.m. and arrive at Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados at 2:30 p.m. (1:30 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time). Return service, available on the same days, departs Barbados at 3:15 p.m. (2:15 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time) and arrives in Newark at 7:18 p.m.

In conjunction with the new service, Continental Airlines Vacations and Apple Vacations are offering new three and seven-night air-hotel packages, respectively, to the island. Plus, Continental OnePass members can earn 2,500 Bonus Miles when booking a Continental Airlines Vacation Barbados trip by March 31 and completing travel by April 30. All package details are listed below.

“We are so pleased to offer the New Jersey area, home to travelers with a strong interest in Barbados, non-stop service to the island,” commented Bill Silvermintz, Vice President of Marketing for the Americas of the Barbados Tourism Authority. “We are also confident the Continental Airlines service will open up tourism to Barbados through Continental’s Newark feeder markets.”