Still haven’t gotten those passports? Starting January 23, American air travelers will need them for trips to the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada, and many other places they formerly just traveled to using a birth certificate.
Sandals Resorts is participating in the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board’s “Free Passport Promotion” for guests staying at Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island.
The Offer: To qualify for a free passport, you’ll need to book a two-night minimum stay between January 17 and March 31, 2007 at Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island. The promotion is valid for new passports issued from now through March 24, 2007. The passport reimbursement includes passport application and execution fees of $97 for adults. Expediting fees are non-refundable and the offer is only valid for a maximum of 4 rebates per room.
How to Get Reimbursed:
1. Go to: http://www.sandals.com/files/passport-rebate.pdf?WT.mc_id=PI_passport
2. Print and fill out passport rebate form
3. Attach photocopy of paid hotel receipt
4. Attach photocopy of the passport identification page for each traveler
5. Attach photocopy of airline boarding pass or printed itinerary for each traveler (with name, date and Nassau as the final destination)
6. Submit documentation to:
Passport Rebate Offer
PO Box 1214
Grand Rapids, MN 55745-1214
After the rebate form and accompanying documentation is received, the traveler can expect a rebate check in 6 to 8 weeks.