Launches First-Ever “Travel for Teachers” Program with Discounted B&B Stays Launches First-Ever “Travel for Teachers” Program with
  Discounted B&B Stays

Leading Bed and Breakfast Website Invites Teachers to Get Out of the Classroom
           and Enjoy a Weekend of Rest and Rejuvenation this Summer

Business Wire

AUSTIN, Texas -- May 02, 2013

Celebrating National Teachers Day on Tuesday, May 7,®
announces its first-ever “Travel for Teachers” program to recognize and reward
teachers who give so much every day to children across America. With the
launch of this new teacher appreciation program, is
offering discounted getaways at more than 100 participating bed and breakfasts
to teachers to thank them for their dedication and to help provide them with a
well-earned vacation.

Participating bed and breakfasts in the “Travel for Teachers” program are
offering a range of getaway specials for teachers – from highly discounted
rates starting at 25 percent off to free nights to teacher appreciation
packages that include free massages, wine and other amenities.

Here are some examples of the special getaway deals for teachers:

  *Inns offering 40 percent off regular rates, including: Pine Lodge Bed &
    Breakfast in Inglis, FL, The Inn of the Patriots in Grover, NC, and The
    Garden Gables Inn in Lenox, MA
  *Mount Victoria Bed & Breakfast Inn in Eureka Springs, AR: Two-night
    romantic getaway in luxury suite, two couples massages, and two all-day
    Eureka Springs trolley passes for only $475 (normally $630)
  *Jasones B&B and Restaurant in Marion, IL: Teachers Appreciation Girls
    Night Away package for four to six women, including complimentary bottle
    of sparkling wine with dinner for $399 (normally $649). One-hour massages
    specially priced at $75.
  *Farmers Guest House in Galena, IL: $100 off a two-night stay and a gift
    certificate for a wine tasting for two (a $300 value for only $188+ tax)
  *The Coquina Inn Bed & Breakfast in Daytona Beach, FL: Two-night stay with
    complimentary chocolate-covered strawberries for $189 (rates normally are
    $119-$139 a night)
  *The Twelve Oaks Bed & Breakfast in Covington, GA: Free in-room hot stone
    massage ($100 value) with stay

For a complete list of participating “Travel for Teachers” B&B deals, click

In addition, family and friends can give the gift of travel to their favorite
teachers by giving them a Getaway Gift Card®. With no
expiration dates or blackout dates, teachers can use them for summer break,
winter holidays and spring break. From now until the end of July, is offering a special “buy one, get one” promotion on its Getaway Gift Cards. For every $50 gift card purchase,
buyers will get another free $10 gift card when they use the promo code
TEACHERS10* at check out.

“We are honored to organize and offer this special promotion for teachers who
give so much commitment and hard-earned time to our nation’s youth,” says
Gregory Sion, general manager of “We can’t think of
anyone better who deserves a weekend of rest and rejuvenation than teachers,
and we hope they will enjoy these special travel offers.”

* Getaway Gift Cards cannot be used with other promotions
and discounts.

NOTE TO EDITOR: Artwork of a Travel for Teachers gift card is available.

About, based in Austin, Texas, is the most comprehensive global
site for finding bed and breakfast properties, with more than 13,000
properties worldwide, representing nearly 80,000 rooms. It is owned by
HomeAway, Inc., the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. helps travelers find and book the ideal B&B or small inn
through informative descriptions, photos, and more than 210,000 consumer
reviews. offers convenient gift cards welcomed at more
than 4,000 B&Bs in the United States and Canada, with no restrictions or
blackout dates.


Denise Clarke, 512-899-0004
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