Access America and US Airways Vacations Partner to Protect Customers’ Travel Investments and Vacation Memories

Post-Departure Travel Insurance Benefits Will Complement Existing Waiver Program

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ — Access America, a leading provider of travel insurance and assistance, and US Airways Vacations today announced a partnership to offer travel protection to travelers booking vacations on http://www.usairwaysvacations.com/ and through the company’s reservation center. Beginning this month, US Airways Vacations customers can purchase the Travel Protection Plan, which combines US Airways Vacations’ existing cancellation waiver with new Access America post-departure insurance benefits and 24-hour emergency assistance services.

“Our customers have enjoyed the peace of mind that our waiver program provides,” says Travis Christ, vice president, sales and marketing for US Airways. “By including Access America post-departure benefits, our customers will save time and money by one-stop-shopping for all their travel protection needs.”

“Buying the Travel Protection Plan through US Airways Vacations is a great way for travelers to easily protect their trip investment and their vacation memories,” said Beth Godlin, Senior Vice President of Travel Markets for Access America. “This insurance gives their customers convenience, affordability and peace of mind.”

The Travel Protection Plan will be offered to US Airways Vacations customers as part of the cancellation waiver for only $49.00 per person for domestic travel and $69.00 per person for international travel. It must be purchased at the time that travel arrangements are booked and paid for.

About US Airways Vacations

US Airways Vacations is one of the largest vacation package companies in the U.S., with packages available to Las Vegas, Caribbean, Florida, Reno – Lake Tahoe, Bermuda, Europe, Arizona, California, Mexico, New York City, Boston, Hawaii and Costa Rica. Packages include roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations and other options such as tours and rental cars. Packages may be reserved through a travel agent or by calling 800-455-0123 or by visiting http://www.usairwaysvacations.com/.

About US Airways

US Airways and America West’s recent merger creates the fifth largest domestic airline employing 35,000 aviation professionals. US Airways, US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express operate approximately 4,000 flights per day and serve more than 225 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. This press release and additional information on US Airways can be found at http://www.usairways.com/ or http://www.americawest.com/.

About Access America

Access America provides travel insurance and assistance to millions of travelers each year. As the travel division of World Access Service Corp., a global leader in insurance products and emergency assistance services, Access America uses cutting-edge technology to deliver customized solutions that increase revenue and enhance value for travel agents, travel suppliers, credit card companies and more. World Access Service Corp. is a member of the Mondial Assistance Group, an international leader in travel insurance and assistance with 37 operations centers spanning 29 countries. Visit http://www.accessamerica.com/.

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