The first step is to complete the reservation form and mail it to the address provided at the bottom of the form. If you have not chosen a destination, you may certainly do so in the future, so please check the appropriate box with that information. You must also send in a $50 deposit.

The reservation form must be mailed and postmarked within 30 days of issue date for this offer to be valid. This deposit is refundable on request less a $10 processing fee. The request must be made in writing (can email request) any time prior to the expiration date before confirming reservations or within 30 days of completion of travel.

Your arrival date must be a minimum of 30 (we suggest at least 45) and a maximum of 60 days in advance. The more advance time you provide us, the better the hotel availability. There may be certain times that no hotels are available at your destination on your desired dates of travel. Getaway always prefers at least 2 choices of dates and destinations.

If you have further questions, please e-mail: with your specific question(s).


Q: What should I do after receiving the certificate?
A: You have to send in the activation with a $50 refundable deposit. Then you will receive a letter back with your activation date and phone number to call and book. You must call us a minimum of 30 days before you want to travel.
You will receive a return call within 1 or 2 business days.

Q: Is this a timeshare?
A: We have availability with and without a timeshare presentation. We will advise you of current availability when you call for reservations.

Q: Can I bring children?
A: Yes, but the room will accommodate 2 adults and 2 children only.

Q: What do I have to pay?
A: You have to pay the taxes on the hotel room and the refundable deposit.

Q: How much are the taxes?
A: The minimum is 10% of the hotel rate.

Q: What hotel is it?
A: It is anywhere from a Holiday Inn to a Choice Hotel or within that price range.

Q: Is airfare included?
A: No, you have to provide your own transportation to the chosen destination.

Q: Can I stay extra nights?
A: You can and that is approximately $99 a night.

Q: What is the $50 for?
A: It is a deposit for the hotel.

Q: When will I get the deposit back?
A: After you have completed travel you may send an email to  The deposit is returned within 30 to 45 days, in the form of a check.  The only time that you do not get it back is if you book and do not check into the hotel or if the certificate has expired. Refunds need to be requested in writing after the hotel stay or at any time during the 1 year period.  A $10 processing fee is deducted from the $50 deposit when refunded.

Q: Will I know what hotel I am going to when I book it?
A: When you book the hotel you will be sent a package with the information on the hotel and where to check in.

Q: How long do I have to use it?
A: You have a year to use it from the date on the activation letter you will be receiving from us.

Q: How long do I have to send in the deposit?
A: 30 days from the issue date.

Q: What do I do if I donít know my dates or destination?
A: Just send in your form with your deposit.  When you are ready to reserve your hotel stay, just give us a minimum of 30 days before you want to travel.

Q: Where are the hotels located in relation to the destinations offered?
A: The hotels are in the city you choose or in the surrounding area.  We cannot guarantee that the hotels are in city centers.

Current Getaway Destinations
(Subject to change at any time)

Arizona: Scottsdale, Sedona
Hot Springs
Lake Tahoe, Long Beach, San Diego Area
Florida: Daytona Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, New Smyrna Beach and Orlando
Massachusetts: Cape Cod
Kennebunk, Portland
Nevada: Las Vegas
New York:  Amsterdam, Buffalo and Painted Post
North Carolina: Atlantic Beach, Banner Elk and Kitty Hawk
South Carolina:
Charleston, Hilton Head, Murrell's Inlet and Myrtle Beach
Tennessee: Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge
Texas:  South Padre Island
Utah: Park City
Virginia: Williamsburg, Virginia Beach


Destinations with Limited Availability

Lake Havasu, Mesa, Phoenix and Tucson
Anaheim and Sacramento
: Avon (seasonal)
: Cocoa Beach, Miami, Ormond Beach, St. Augustine, St. Petersburg
Louisiana: New Orleans
: Rockland
Ocean City 
Michigan: Boyne Falls

: Breezy Point Area
Nevada: Genoa

New Hampshire:
Francestown, Salem and Wolfeboro
North Carolina: Outer Banks
: Port Clinton
Hershey and Pocono Mountains (seasonal)
Texas: New Ulm, Dallas, San Antonio

: Bolton Valley and Killington (seasonal)
Virginia: Shenandoah Valley
Wisconsin: Wisconsin Dells


1. This offer provides accommodations for two (2) adults, one of which must be 21 years of age. If married, you must travel together. Driver's license required for verification of age and major credit card required as a matter of hotel policy--no debit cards. Arrival date must be a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 60 days from receipt of your request.

2. When your reservations are confirmed, you will be mailed a written confirmation with your directions and check-in times. This written confirmation and two forms of ID (driver's license and major credit card) must be presented upon check-in.

3. This offer is valid for one year from issue date. Refunds may be requested in writing at any time prior to expiration date, prior to confirming reservations or within 30 days of completion of travel with a hotel receipt showing no balance due. Mail refund requests to Getaway Department, 13014 N Dale Mabry Hwy #2, Tampa, FL  33618 or email to Refunds will be mailed approximately three to four weeks after request is received, minus a $10 processing fee.

4. All reservations are based on Getaway availability and are subject to change. Availability is limited during peak season, holidays and weekends. Surcharges may apply during these times and in some locations. We also reserve the right to change the destinations at any time.

5. This certificate is for hotel accommodations only and does not include transportation, room taxes and surcharges, meals, etc. Sorry, no pets.

6. This offer is valid for two adults and up to two children up to 12 years of age.

7. This offer is not valid for groups or for attending a convention.

8. Only one vacation certificate per household can be used per year.

9. While on vacation, you may be offered exciting vacation opportunities in the resort area by the Host Resort in the hopes that you will vacation with the Host Resort in the future.

10. Notice of cancellation or changes to a confirmed reservation must be received at least 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival date. Failure to cancel or reschedule at least 14 days prior to arrival or hotel 'no shows' will result in a forfeiture of your refundable deposit. In some cases, hotels will charge a cancellation fee if terms of agreement are not met.

11. Getaway, it's agents or assignees, act only as an agent for the hotel and will not assume any responsibility for any loss, delay, accident, act of terrorism, injury or damage to persons, property, or any liability whatsoever arising from or in conjunction with services provided.

12. This offer is void where prohibited by law.

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