Here is a nice travel deal for those who want to cry at current flight and fuel charges for trips south of the Equator.
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LOS ANGELES, CA, June 2, 2008 – An attractive option for sticker-shocked travelers, Air Tahiti Nui has teamed up with online vacation specialist Travelscene to launch a three-country Pacific PassTM from $999. The transpacific air pass provides easy, flexible access to three South Pacific gems: Australia, New Zealand and Tahiti.

A remarkable value, the $999 Pacific Pass is available to travelers who book a total of six nights at any combination of Starwood hotels and resorts in the South Pacific; a $1,099 version is available for travelers who book the airfare only. A special $99 add-on fare from New York is also available, as Air Tahiti Nui flies nonstop thrice weekly from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Faa’a International Airport in Papeete, Tahiti. This limited time offer must be ticketed by June 30, 2008, for travel through October 31, 2008. A seven-day minimum stay is required; government taxes are additional.

“Value is such an important consideration when choosing a travel destination. The Pacific Pass opens up access to three dream destinations for the price of just one airfare,” said Ruth Daly, vice president of marketing for Travelscene.

Appealing to travelers of all types, families might enjoy an active trip with surfing lessons in Sydney, sailing in Auckland and snorkeling in Moorea. A girlfriend getaway might include a pampering spa stay in Tahiti, laneway shopping in the Aussie fashion capital of Melbourne and wine tasting in Marlborough, while honeymooners may take pleasure in the remote beauty of Bora Bora, diving in the Great Barrier Reef, and tandem skydiving in Queensland, New Zealand’s adventure capital.

Air Tahiti Nui offers nonstop service from Los Angeles and New York (starting June 2) to Papeete, Tahiti with continuing service to Sydney, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand. Air Tahiti Nui won the Skytrax 2007 World Airline Awards for “Best Airline” and “Best Cabin Staff” in the Pacific region.

For more information on the Travelscene’s Pacific Pass and to book, visit www.travelscene.com or call 1-866-914-4465. For more information on Air Tahiti Nui visit www.airtahitinui-usa.com call 1-877-824-4846.

About TRAVELSCENE

Travelscene is a global innovative travel specialist whose website, Travelscene.com, allows visitors to explore vacation options online and then get personalized advice from a live, LA-based travel expert, filling the customer-service gap often found on traditional travel websites. The company specializes in travel to Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti, Fiji, South Pacific Islands and Asia.

For more information on Travelscene call 866-459-6145 or visit www.travelscene.com.

About AIR TAHITI NUI

Air Tahiti Nui, the leading carrier to French Polynesia, has headquarters in Papeete and operates from Faa’a International Airport on the island of Tahiti. The company was founded in 1996 and commenced flight operations in 1998. Air Tahiti Nui won the Skytrax 2007 World Airline Awards for “Best Airline” and “Best Cabin Staff” in the Pacific region. Global Traveler’s “Best of 2005” reader poll ranked Air Tahiti Nui the number two “Best Airline in the South Pacific, Australia, and New Zealand,” and sixth for “Best Onboard Service” in the worldwide category.

For information on schedules and fares call toll-free 1-877-824-4846, or visit your local travel agent, or Air Tahiti Nui online at www.airtahitinui-usa.com.