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New York State Offers Travelers Gas-Saving Getaways


Statewide Packages and Rebates Encourage Travelers to get Back on the Road


NEW YORK, May 21, 2008 New York State is offering packages and incentives that conserve gas, giving travelers the opportunity to get away without worrying about the cost of fuel. With predictions of gas prices reaching as high as $4 per gallon, travelers are becoming increasingly conscientious of how often they use their cars. New York State’s gas-saving getaways provide value-minded ways to experience the diverse beauty of The Empire State this summer. Gas-saving incentives include:


  • The Inn at Lake Joseph, Forestburgh, NY offers a “Spending Spree” getaway. The package reimburses visitors on all transportation and fuel purchases within Sullivan County including rental cars, public transportation and gas purchases. At checkout, visitors present their receipts and are reimbursed for up to half the cost of their stay. The package requires a two-night minimum stay and is valid Sunday-Thursday. Not valid July, August, weekends or holidays. Rates start at $145 a night.

For more information call 845-791-9506 or visit


  • Greenwoods Bed and Breakfast, Honeoye, NY invites visitors to stay any two consecutive weeknights and receive a $25 gas card with the “Tanks a Lot” package. Guests staying any three weekdays will receive an additional 10 percent off the cost of accommodations. Rates start at $109 per night.

For more information call 800-914-3559 or visit


  • Paradise Pines, North Hudson, NY offers a “Gas Guzzler” special. This package cuts the cost of transporting trailers to and from the park by encouraging travelers to reserve an on-site spot for a minimum of three weekends throughout the summer. Upon the guests’ arrival, the park will bring the trailer to the reserved site. Rates start at $324.

For more information call 800-232-5349 or visit


  • Thyme in the Country B & B, Columbia County, NY offers a 10 percent discount to those who travel by train or in a hybrid car. Room rates start at $125 per night.

For more information call 518-672-6166 or visit


  • The Main Street Café in Tioga County, NY offers $2-off any meal for guests arriving on a bicycle. For more information call 607-589-7400 or visit


  • By signing up for the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection’s monthly e-newsletter visitors to the site can enter to win a $50 gas card.

Enter at


About New York State

New York State features 11 beautiful vacation regions.  New York’s attractions span from landmarks such as Niagara Falls, the Empire State Building and Allegany State Park to treasures like the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and the Museum of Glass in Corning.  Whether it’s wide-ranging outdoor activities like fishing, hiking and boating, culinary wonders and farm-to-table fresh foods, or the rich history and culture of one of the 13 original colonies, New York State offers diverse activities for all travelers.  For more information visit  Media can find press releases and more at


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