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Peoria Kids Get Their Day In The Sun: “Kids Fly FREE” to ORLANDO with ALLEGIANT AIR

(PEORIA, Ill.) — Low-cost airline Allegiant is giving Peoria, Ill. kids their day in the sun and making them FREE in Orlando. For a limited time children twelve and under can FLY FREE to Orlando when an adult buys an Allegiant Vacation air and hotel package. Kids also can STAY FREE at any of Allegiant’s 18 Orlando hotel partners and even EAT FREE at select Allegiant hotel properties.

Through its Allegiant Vacations division, the company offers complete vacation packages including air, hotel, Alamo car rental and amusement park tickets to Walt Disney World, SeaWorld and Universal Studios. Low-cost packages are available with 18 of Orlando’s most exciting hotel properties including The Swan, The Dolphin, The Hilton in Lake Buena Vista and the Radisson Parkway.

Allegiant launched new, nonstop jet service to Orlando from Peoria May, 26, 2005. The new flights operate four times weekly, with service Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Flights depart Greater Peoria Regional Airport at 11:45 a.m. arriving in Orlando Sanford International Airport at 3:10 p.m. Flights leaving Orlando depart at 9:40 a.m. arriving in Peoria at 11:10 a.m. (all flight times are local and schedule subject to seasonal adjustments.) Allegiant utilizes full-size, 130-seat, MD-87 jet aircraft on the route.

Located midway between Orlando’s world-class attractions and the world’s most famous beach - Daytona Beach, Orlando Sanford International Airport offers visitors the “best of both worlds.” Both destinations are only minutes away, ideally situated for those hoping to take a break at the beach or to experience the fun of Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld and the rest of the excitement Florida has to offer.

The new Orlando service, in addition to its current nonstop Vegas flights, offers Peoria yet another low-cost alternative to spending vacations in airports, waiting for connecting flights or long drives to other airports.

Reservations may be made through the company’s website at, the airline’s Reservations Center at 800-432-3810 or professional travel agents.


Offer based on a buy one (1) air/hotel package (1-2 adults), get one (1) round-trip kid’s airfare for free for each adult purchase (limit 2 free kids per itinerary). Kids must be 2-12 years old. Minimum two (2) night air/hotel package required. Kids travel must be on same itinerary as adult passenger. Must be purchased by July 31, 2005 for travel to be completed by Nov. 16, 2005. Prices do not include PFC, segment tax or September 11 security fee of up to $10.20 per segment. Travel purchased at an Allegiant Air airport or through Allegiant Air call centers will cost an additional $4.00 per segment. A segment is defined as one take-off and one landing. Fares are non-refundable. Seats are limited and subject to availability. Restrictions apply.

About the Company

Allegiant Air, LLC is an all-jet, low-fare, low-cost passenger airline dedicated to providing a new way to fly. At Allegiant, all travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way and a Saturday night stay is never required. With a focus on leisure travel, the company emphasizes low-costs, innovation and leisure traffic to world-class destinations — currently Las Vegas, Nev. and Orlando, Fla. The company provides its customers additional value through its Allegiant Vacations division, which maintains significant hotel partnerships in both Las Vegas and Orlando. Allegiant currently provides nonstop scheduled service from 21 U.S. markets to the Las Vegas destination and to the Orlando destination from four U.S. markets. In addition to its scheduled service, the airline also operates charter service throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The carrier’s charter customers include Harrah’s Entertainment, U.S. Forest Service, collegiate athletic organizations, film production companies and corporations. Allegiant’s fleet includes 14 MD80 series jet aircraft, all fitted with comfortable leather seats and spacious overhead luggage bins. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., Allegiant is a privately owned airline founded in 1997.

Tyri Squyres, Allegiant Air
phone: 702-851-7370