• VANCOUVER ISLAND GOLF CONSORTIUM IS PAYING ATTENTION TO RISING FUEL COSTS!

    For immediate release
    July 17, 2008

    Soaring fuel costs may be affecting tourism around the province, however, a pro-active golf consortium on Vancouver Island says you don’t have to stay home this summer!

    Golf Vancouver Island is the first and only golf consortium in the province to offer a gas subsidy to their golfing customers.  Golfing couples will receive a $50 gas card; foursomes will receive a $100 gas card; and larger groups are eligible for gas cards up to $250 with the purchase of a Golf Vancouver Island Golf Package.

    Golf Vancouver Island Representative Patrick Meagher encourages BC, Alberta, and Washington residents to look at the multiple golf getaway options on Vancouver Island.  With ten courses and over twenty hotels to choose from, golf getaway options abound. Packages including 2 nights & 2 rounds of golf start at just $275 CAD per person!

    About Golf Vancouver Island: 
    Golf Vancouver Island is a one-stop-shop for booking golf vacations on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.  Owned and operated by the golf courses on Vancouver Island, consumers save time and money, while choosing from almost endless options on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail.  Golf Vancouver Island provides everything for golf vacations on Vancouver Island – from airfares and ferry reservations to tee times, accommodations and even après golf activities, and they take care of it all.  For more information on Golf Vancouver Island and available golf packages, visit www.golfvancouverisland.ca or call 1-888-465-3239.

     

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    Trisha Larsen
    Marketing Coordinator
    Golf Vancouver Island
    Phone: 250.748.5950
    Email: [email protected]

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