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Just the Tax, Ma'am: JetBlue Getaways to Cover the Base Airfare For Up to Two Children Traveling on Getaways Vacation Packages

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Just the Tax, Ma'am: JetBlue Getaways to Cover the Base Airfare For Up to Two Children Traveling on Getaways Vacation Packages11:04 EDT Tuesday, August 28, 2012-- Book today through Wed., Aug. 29 at for travel September 4 through October 3, 2012 (a) --NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Getaways (NASDAQ: JBLU), the airline's comprehensive, service-oriented vacation package program, today announced a special two-day offer to pick up the tab on 100 percent of the base airfare (that's everything but the government taxes/fees) for up to two children per room, ages two to 11, traveling on a Getaways vacation package with at least one adult in the room. The offer is valid for packages booked today through Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 for travel taking place September 4 through October 3, 2012. (a). (Logo:"JetBlue Getaways is providing the perfect opportunity for families to take that last minute weekend getaway or visit family during the last days of summer by picking up the base airfare for up to two children per room," said Grant McCarthy, director JetBlue Getaways and ancillary travel. "Families only cover the taxes and fees for kids' airfare. This leaves additional cash available for more fun during your get away and you earn TrueBlue points for future travel at the same time."JetBlue Getaways provides customers with added convenience by bundling flights and hotels with car rentals and other amenities and activities.  With vacation packages available across 71 destinations throughout the U.S., Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean, you'll be sure to find the perfect vacation for your family. With most costs covered upfront, once you are at your dream locale, all you have to worry about is relaxing. Packages also include JetBlue Getaways Best Price Guarantee (b), TrueBlue customer loyalty points on every eligible dollar spent (c), and an exclusive 24-hour support desk dedicated to Getaways customers before, during and after their trip. To take advantage of this special Getaways offer and pay JetBlue "Just the Tax", check out the additional offer details at and book your Getaways vacation online at or by calling 1-800-JETBLUE, option 3. Customers that book a JetBlue Getaways vacation package will also enjoy the airline's award-winning customer service and product, including a live in-flight entertainment system with more than 140 channels of free programming on personal seatback TVs and reasonably priced first-run JetBlue Features movies from major Hollywood studios for only $6.00 (d). Customers also enjoy comfy leather seats with the most legroom in coach of any U.S. carrier (e) and unlimited complimentary snacks and drinks for the ride. About JetBlue Getaways     JetBlue Getaways offers vacation packages across 71 destinations throughout the U.S., Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean. JetBlue Getaways offers a Best Price Guarantee (b) with exclusive rates and savings on vacation packages including air, hotel and more. Customers enjoy access to Concierge On Call, the airline's complimentary around-the-clock vacation assistance line to answer questions, resolve issues and make recommendations, dinner reservations, tee times and more. The airline also maintains an exclusive 24-hour support desk dedicated to assisting Getaways customers with flight, hotel, or car reservation questions before, during and after their trip by calling 1-800-JET-BLUE (538-2583), option 3.  More information can be found at JetBlue Airways JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline(TM) with other focus cities in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Orlando and San Juan. Known for its award-winning service and free TV as much as its low fares, JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch) as well as super-spacious Even More Space seats. JetBlue is also America's first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with meaningful and specific compensation for customers inconvenienced by service disruptions within JetBlue's control. Visit for details. JetBlue serves 71 cities with 800 daily flights and plans to launch service to Providence, Rhode Island, as well as Cartagena, Colombia; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; and Samana, Dominican Republic this November, subject to receipt of government approval. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information call +1 800-538-2583 (TTY/TDD +1 800-336-5530) from the USA, or visit (a)  Restrictions: Offer valid for JetBlue Getaways vacation packages purchased by 8/29/12 (11:59 PM ET) for travel 9/4-10/3/12. Up to 2 children (ages 2-11) per hotel room on the Getaways booking will receive $0 base airfare; minimum 1 adult at least 18 years of age per room; hotel room capacity rules apply. Offer not valid in connection with government taxes/fees applicable to airfare, hotel charges, hotel taxes, flights, cruises, oversized/overweight/extra baggage or any other products, services, fees, expenses or charges. For discount to apply, both departing and returning flight and hotel stay must be within the eligible travel period. Offer valid for new Getaways purchases only; not valid for previously booked travel or travel booked using TrueBlue points, in whole or in part. Offer cannot be combined with other offers, cannot be partially redeemed, has no cash value, and is not redeemable for cash. In the event you change or cancel your Getaways booking, this offer will only apply to any modified or new reservation if it is booked by 11:59 PM ET on 8/29/12, is for travel within the eligible travel period, and otherwise satisfies all terms and conditions for this offer. Changes/cancellations after 11:59 PM ET on 8/29/12 will result in the discount being forfeited; you will be responsible for any increase in package price. Cancellations are for Getaways credit only, valid for 1 year. JetBlue reserves the right to modify or cancel this offer at any time for any reason without notice or liability. Proper documentation required for boarding. Other restrictions apply. See full Getaways Terms & Conditions for details. (b)  If you find your exact vacation package (same JetBlue flights, hotel, hotel room category, dates, number of travelers, etc.) available for sale online from another website within 48 hours of your JetBlue Getaways purchase, JetBlue will provide you with a refund in the amount of the price difference.  Guarantee does not apply with respect to prices reduced due to special offers or discounts (e.g., promo codes, group bookings, corporate travel bookings, etc.)  Lower price must be located and verified by JetBlue.  Additional restrictions apply.  See Best Price Guarantee Best Price Guarantee description and terms for details.  (c)  TrueBlue Members earn six (6) TrueBlue points per dollar spent on their individual per-person portion of a JetBlue Getaways vacation package. Points will be earned on the base price (air + hotel) of the package and on the base price of any car rental and activities purchased at the time of booking. Points will not be earned on government taxes/fees, travel insurance, or other fees or charges (e.g., change/cancel fees, activities added after booking, food, airport transfers, etc.) Additional restrictions apply. See TrueBlue Program Terms and Conditions for details.  (d) Live satellite TV and radio programming is not available on flights outside the continental U.S. (e) JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.  SOURCE JetBlue GetawaysFor further information: Media: JetBlue Corporate Communications, +1-718-709-3089,, Reservations: +1-800-JETBLUE (538 2583), TTY/TDD: +1-800-336-5530