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Deals and Packages for Families Traveling to Tahiti





Great Deals and Packages for Families Traveling

to the Islands of Tahiti

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (April 1, 2008)  - Usually thought of as the ultimate honeymoon destination, the islands of Tahiti are saying a big warm “ia ora na” to families this spring. In conjunction with partners, including Air Tahiti Nui, hotels, resorts and cruise lines, special packages and amenities are now more accessible than ever to make this paradise fun and affordable for families.

Easier to travel than often imagined, Tahiti is about eight hours by air from Los Angeles with daily nonstop flights and two direct flights per week from New York’s JFK. Tahiti is halfway between California and Australia, on the same side of the International Date Line as North America and in the same time zone as Hawaii.


Amazing family packages and amenity highlights:
Kids Fly Free to Tahiti on Air Tahiti Nui

*Two paying adults receive two free child tickets on flights from JFK, and one free child ticket on flights from LAX. 

*Moana (economy) class air for mom and dad starts from $1,423 per person from New York (JFK) and $1,161 per person from Los Angeles (LAX.) 

*All tickets must be booked by May 1, 2008.

*Air Tahiti Nui keeps kids busy with personal in-flight entertainment systems featuring cool interactive games and six new release movies, while parents relax with the hospitable services of an award-winning cabin crew.


Package Deals

*Families can reap additional savings by booking specially tailored packages by May 1, 2008, which include free meals and activities for children. For example, Tahiti Legends’ six-day “Moorea Family Special” for two adults and two children (up to age 11) features four roundtrip economy class tickets on Air Tahiti Nui from New York, five nights at the InterContinental Moorea Resort in a garden suite bungalow, inter-island ferry transfers, free kid’s menu meals throughout the stay and a free dolphin encounter program for two kids.  Priced from $5,400 ($4,170 from LAX), the package for four costs just $225 per person per day for travel now through May 31, 2008.
*Another carefree six-day vacation choice is Swain Tahiti Tours’ “FamilyGetaway to Tahiti.”  The package for two adults and two children (up to age 11) includes four roundtrip economy class tickets on Air Tahiti Nui from New York, five nights at Moorea’s Hotel Les Tipaniers in a standard bungalow, a half-day Moorea circle island tour with Belvedere Lookout and airport transfers.  Priced from $4,985, the package for four costs just $207 per person per day for travel now through May 31, 2008 and November 1 - December 10, 2008.  Departures from Los Angeles start at $5,475 and include an overnight stay in Papeete.

Kids Creativity Club at St. Regis Resort, Bora Bora 

*The Kids Creativity Club has its own separate building, dedicated only to the resort’s young guests.   
*The club programs provide a day of fun in the sun, offering a variety of activities including tennis, games, arts and crafts, pare painting workshops, field trips, lagoon swimming and snorkeling, scavenger hunts, hermit crab races, sand sculptures and beach exploration.    
*Known for its unparalleled culinary offerings, at Jean George’s Lagoon, St. Regis Resort, Bora Bora has created fun filled cookie and pizza making lessons with its chefs, to ensure that children come away with an unforgettable gastronomic experience.  
*Parents are able to relax at Spa Miri Miri or enjoy a private cruise on the lagoon while their children learn traditional Polynesia dances and paint coconuts. Parents are welcome to join in the excitement and participate with their children.   

Le Méridien Tahiti and Bora Bora

Le Méridien Bora Bora recently opened a new outdoor playground and offers complementary kid-sized snorkeling equipment and special-sized children’s kayaks and sailboats. The resort’s renowned Turtle Sanctuary offers educational feeding sessions and an “adoption” program that lets kids keep track of their turtle’s progress after they return home.

At Le Méridien Tahiti, there are many complementary resort activities that great for families including snorkeling, kayaking, a sandy bottom swimming pool, floats, free access to L’Atelier (the resort’s new artists' space), moonlight movies, table tennis, and tennis. The resort also provides one free transfer per person to downtown
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