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Thursday’s Travel Special – 10/29/09 October 29, 2009

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island 

INCLUDES round-trip airfare, 4 nights, Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island, The Luxury Included® Vacation & hotel transfers. BONUS save 60%. 

Combining Old-World Caribbean charm with British traditions of a bygone era, such as afternoon tea and breakfast in bed, this resort provides a romantic escape in a Georgian-style Great House setting. Spend the day lounging at Sandals Cay, the resorts’ private island or indulge in a treatment at the full-service Red Lane® Spa. Dine at your choice of 5 gourmet restaurants, enjoy unlimited land and watersports and experience unparalleled luxury with Butler Service and 24-hour room service. Sandals exchange program allows guests to enjoy all the amenities and services at 2 nearby resorts (transfers included).

Package Includes:

Round-trip midweek air to Jamaica (except for land only packages)
Round-trip transfers between airport and hotel
Accommodations for number of nights selected
All meals, snacks, beverages
Activities & non-motorized watersports
Hotel tax & service charges 
Save 60%

Book by December 22, 2009

Pricing Samples:

01 Sep 09  –  26 Dec 09 Boston from $959.00
01 Sep 09  –  26 Dec 09 Chicago from $1079.00
01 Sep 09  –  26 Dec 09 Los Angeles from $1065.00
01 Sep 09  –  26 Dec 09 Miami from $985.00
01 Sep 09  –  26 Dec 09 Philadelphia from $999.00

We have pricing from other gateways, so give us a call today at 310-722-3099 to book your vacation!

Terms and Conditions:

Prices are per person (unless otherwise noted), based on double occupancy accommodations (subject to change). Air-inclusive packages are based on round-trip midweek coach air (unless otherwise noted). Cruise rates are per person (unless otherwise noted), double occupancy, cruise only in US Dollars. Government fees/taxes are additional. Single, triple, and children’s rates, if available, on request. Prices are valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, may change without notice, and are not retroactive. Blackouts, peak period surcharges, cancellation charges, and other restrictions may apply. Air fuel surcharge is included in pricing. September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 is additional. U.S. departure taxes for international travel of up to $96 and PFCs of up to $135 may be additional and payable prior to departure. Foreign departure taxes of up to $41 may also be additional and payable directly to the appropriate foreign airport authority or prior to departure depending on destination. Advertised prices already reflect savings and free nights when applicable. Some package prices are based on the lowest available airfare at the time of pricing and may be subject to availability and change. Not responsible for errors or omissions in the content of the offers displayed here. Prices valid from U.S. departure cities only.

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Carter Elite Travel – 310-722-3099 – Email: Info@carterelitetravel.comwww.carterelitetravel.com

Vacation Code#MB-22637

 

 

Recipe: Jerk Chicken with Mango Topper October 26, 2009

Filed under: Jamaica,Recipes — carter8613 @ 6:30 am
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Jerk Chicken with Mango Topper

Jerk Chicken with Mango Topper

Ingredients: 

For Spicy Mango Topper

2 ripe mangos, peeled, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch dice

1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
 
For Jerk Chicken
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, flattened slightly (about 1 1/2 pounds)
2 tablespoon Jamaican jerk seasoning blend
1 lime, halved
 
Directions: 

1) Stir together mango, lime juice, brown sugar, red pepper, garlic powder, cinnamon and allspice in a medium bowl; set aside.

2) Rinse chicken and pat dry.
 
3) Sprinkle on both sides with jerk seasoning and let stand for 10 minutes.
 
4) Cook on a well oiled grill over medium heat for about 5 to 7 minutes on each side, or until chicken is cooked through.
5) Remove from grill and squeeze lime halves over chicken.
 
6) Serve with mango topper.
 

Thursday’s Travel Special – 10/22/09 October 22, 2009

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa
Beaches Negril Resort & Spa

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa 

INCLUDES round-trip airfare, 4 nights, Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, The Luxury Included® Family Vacation. BONUS save up to 55%.

Situated on the widest stretch of Seven-Mile Beach, this 210-room beachfront resort offers a range of amenities from a water park with slides and a lazy river to gourmet dining at 5 restaurants; from unlimited land and watersports including water-skiing and scuba diving to themed character activities with the Caribbean Adventure with Sesame Street®; from a full service Red Lane® spa to 6 bars serving premium brand drinks including Beringer house wines. Top-tier suites include Butler Service. Beaches exclusive exchange program allows guests to experience all the amenities and services at nearby Beaches Sandy Bay. 

Package Includes:

Round-trip midweek air to Jamaica (except for land only packages)
Accommodations for number of nights selected
All meals, snacks, beverages
Activities & non-motorized watersports
Hotel tax & service charges 
Save up to 55%

Book by December 14, 2009

Pricing Samples:

01 Jul 09  –  18 Dec 09 Baltimore from $1129.00
01 Jul 09  –  18 Dec 09 Denver from $1145.00
01 Jul 09  –  18 Dec 09 Kansas City from $1169.00
01 Jul 09  –  18 Dec 09 Los Angeles from $1225.00
01 Jul 09  –  18 Dec 09 Pittsburgh from $939.00

We have pricing from other gateways as well, give us a call at 310-722-3099 to book your winter getaway!

Terms and Conditions:

Prices are per person (unless otherwise noted), based on double occupancy accommodations (subject to change). Air-inclusive packages are based on round-trip midweek coach air (unless otherwise noted). Cruise rates are per person (unless otherwise noted), double occupancy, cruise only in US Dollars. Government fees/taxes are additional. Single, triple, and children’s rates, if available, on request. Prices are valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, may change without notice, and are not retroactive. Blackouts, peak period surcharges, cancellation charges, and other restrictions may apply. Air fuel surcharge is included in pricing. September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 is additional. U.S. departure taxes for international travel of up to $96 and PFCs of up to $135 may be additional and payable prior to departure. Foreign departure taxes of up to $41 may also be additional and payable directly to the appropriate foreign airport authority or prior to departure depending on destination. Advertised prices already reflect savings and free nights when applicable. Some package prices are based on the lowest available airfare at the time of pricing and may be subject to availability and change. Not responsible for errors or omissions in the content of the offers displayed here. Prices valid from U.S. departure cities only.

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Carter Elite Travel – 310-722-3099 – Email: Info@carterelitetravel.comwww.carterelitetravel.com

 Vacation Code#MB-75082

 

Recipe: Bread Pudding October 21, 2009

Filed under: Jamaica,Recipes — carter8613 @ 6:30 am
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Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb day-old white bread (preferable hard  bread)                                 
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar                                   
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon               
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg                    
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 5 eggs (beaten well)

Directions:

 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 

  1. Grease a 9-inch square baking dish with butter.
  2. Line the baking dish with wax paper
  3. Remove the crust from the bread
  4. Break up the bread into small portions. 
  5. Combine the bread, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, rum, raisins, and melted butter in a mixing bowl. 
  6. Pour into the baking dish.
  7. Mix the condensed milk, eggs and whole milk
  8. Pour this over the bread mixture in the baking dish. 
  9. Place the oven
  10. Bake for 1¼ hours. You can test if it is baked by inserting a small knife in the middle until it comes out clean. 
    erve warm or cool.
  11. Best served with Ice cream or whipped cream.
  12. Serves 6 to 8
 

Recipe: Red Stripe Chicken October 16, 2009

Filed under: Information,Jamaica,Recipes — carter8613 @ 6:30 am
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Red Stripe Chicken

Red Stripe Chicken

Ingredients :

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 pounds  chicken
  • 2 cups canned coconut milk/cream
  • 1 cup Red Stripe beer 
  • 1 Large onion (chopped)
  • 1 large green bell pepper
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

  1. Cut the chicken into serving pieces
  2. De-deseed green bell pepper and chop up onion
  3. Heat vegetable oil in Dutch pot
  4. Brown the chicken in oil (both sides)
  5. Remove the chicken
  6. Pour off some of the oil.
  7. Leave 2 table spoon of oil in the pot
  8. Return the chicken to the pot
  9. Add the coconut milk and red strip beer
  10. Once the pot is boiling reduce to heat to a simmer
  11. Cook for 30 minutes
  12. Add  onion, bell pepper
  13. Add salt and pepper to taste
  14. Let simmer for 15-20 minutes as the liquid reduces and thickens.
  15. If the liquid evaporates before the chicken is done replenish more Red Stripe beer.
  16. Serve while hot
  17. Serving size 4-6
 

Thursday’s Travel Special – 10/15/09 October 15, 2009

 

Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa
Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa

Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa 

INCLUDES round-trip airfare, 4 nights, Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa, The Luxury Included® Vacation & hotel transfers. BONUS save up to 55%.

Amidst 500 acres of a nature preserve, sits 50 acres of pristine and gorgeous landscape, replete with two beaches spanning over two miles. Choose from a variety of luxurious accommodations, all feature direct ocean views while some feature the ultimate in personal pampering: Butler service and 24-hour room service. With seven gourmet restaurants to choose from, you may dine in a different corner of the globe each night without leaving the resort. Enjoy unlimited premium-brand drinks including Beringer house wines at 6 bars and indulge in a Caribbean-inspired treatment at the full service Red Lane® Spa.

Package Includes:

Round-trip midweek air to Jamaica (except for land only packages)
Round-trip transfers between airport and hotel
Accommodations for number of nights selected
All meals, snacks, beverages
Activities & non-motorized watersports
Hotel tax & service charges 
Save up to 55%

Pricing Samples:

01 Jul 09  –  26 Dec 09 Boston from $989.00
01 Jul 09  –  26 Dec 09 Buffalo from $1129.00
01 Jul 09  –  26 Dec 09 Chicago from $1115.00
01 Jul 09  –  26 Dec 09 Los Angeles from $1239.00
01 Jul 09  –  26 Dec 09 Miami from $925.00
01 Jul 09  –  26 Dec 09 Philadelphia from $1029.00

We have pricing from other gateways as well, so give us a call at 310-722-3099 to book your wondeful vacation at one of the most luxurious resorts in Jamaica!

Terms and Conditions:

Prices are per person (unless otherwise noted), based on double occupancy accommodations (subject to change). Air-inclusive packages are based on round-trip midweek coach air (unless otherwise noted). Cruise rates are per person (unless otherwise noted), double occupancy, cruise only in US Dollars. Government fees/taxes are additional. Single, triple, and children’s rates, if available, on request. Prices are valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, may change without notice, and are not retroactive. Blackouts, peak period surcharges, cancellation charges, and other restrictions may apply. Air fuel surcharge is included in pricing. September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 is additional. U.S. departure taxes for international travel of up to $96 and PFCs of up to $135 may be additional and payable prior to departure. Foreign departure taxes of up to $41 may also be additional and payable directly to the appropriate foreign airport authority or prior to departure depending on destination. Advertised prices already reflect savings and free nights when applicable. Some package prices are based on the lowest available airfare at the time of pricing and may be subject to availability and change. Not responsible for errors or omissions in the content of the offers displayed here. Prices valid from U.S. departure cities only

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Carter Elite Travel – 310-722-3099 – Email: Info@carterelitetravel.comwww.carterelitetravel.com

Vacation Code#MB-20415

 

 

Book by December 22, 2009

 

Recipe: Curry Goat October 12, 2009

Jamaican Curry Goat

Jamaican Curry Goat

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 lbs of goat, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 lime
  • 1 large onion
  • 6 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of black pepper
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 1/4 tsp finely chopped scotch bonnet pepper
  • 2 tbsp canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes

 

Directions:

  • Squeeze the lime juice over the goat, let it sit for a couple of minutes and then rinse with cold water
  • Drain off excess water
  • Place the goat in a seal-able container and add the onion, garlic, salt, black pepper, thyme and scotch bonnet pepper
  • Wearing rubber gloves, rub teh spices into the goat with your hands
  • Marinate, covered and refrigerated for 1 to 2 hours
  • In a large pot over medium heat, heat the oil and sugar, stirring until the sugar is brown
  • Add the goat with marinade, green onions and curry, stir thoroughly
  • Cover the pot, reduce the heat to low and simmer the goat slowly in its own juices, stirring occasionally, until the goat is nearly tender (about 30 minutes)
  • If the meat is tough, pur 1/4 cu of water at a time down the sides of the pot, not directly on the goat (or you will toughen the meat
  • Add the potatoes and 1/4 cup of water, stir thoroughly
  • Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked but not too soft
  • Crush some of the potatoes to thicken the sauce, if desired
  • If there is not enough sauce, add 1/4 cup of water and simmer for another 5 to 10 minutes

Serve with rice and a salad