Looking for a Leap Day story for tomorrow? ALL passengers traveling via Melbourne International Airport will be receiving a FREE cup of coffee to help them through the extra work day on the calendar. All they need to do is present a boarding pass showing they are traveling on Feb. 29. And if it’s their birthday? Free lunch or dessert!

FREE Cup O’ Joe for Leap Day Travelers!

To help our passengers get through that extra work day that Leap Year brings, Melbourne International Airport is offering FREE COFFEE at the Runway Grille to all passengers who personally present a boarding pass dated Feb. 29, 2012. It’s our way of thanking you for flying from your hometown airport.

Is your birthday on Feb. 29? We’ll help you celebrate with a free lunch or dessert, following the same conditions below. Happy Birthday!

Here’s how you can get your (1) FREE cup of coffee (or birthday lunch/dessert):

  1. Visit the Runway Grille in the airport terminal between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  2. Show the cashier your official boarding pass dated Feb. 29, 2012 (and valid ID if it’s your birthday).
  3. Enjoy your FREE java (or fountain beverage) and happy travels!