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Vacation Express

May 27, 2015 07:52 ET

Vacation Express Celebrates Inaugural Flight From Baltimore to Grand Bahama Island

New Exclusive, Non-Stop Flights to Punta Cana Will Begin June 30

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - Today, Vacation Express, one of the country's largest tour operators, celebrates the start of the summer travel season with exclusive, non-stop flights from Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) to Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO). This flight will continue through the summer and fall, until October 24th.

"We welcome the return of Vacation Express and the service to Grand Bahama Island, a charming leisure destination that offers culture and miles of pristine beaches," said Paul J. Wiedefeld, Chief Executive Officer for BWI Airport. "With the start of the peak summer travel season, this is a convenient tropical vacation option for our travelers."

Quality, affordable vacation packages to Grand Bahama Island on Vacation Express' exclusive, non-stop flights for four-night stays are available with various departure days through October 24th, one of Vacation Express' longest seasonal programs. These Sunwing Airlines operated flights offer early morning departures and late afternoon returns, allowing passengers to enjoy maximum beach time. Perfect for a quick, affordable escape, these all-inclusive packages feature non-stop flights, accommodations at an all-inclusive resort, all meals and unlimited drinks, a local representative and taxes, and start at $699 pp.*

"Vacation Express is excited to return to Baltimore after such a successful season last year," said Kevin Hernandez, Vice President of Sales and Digital Strategy. "It's because of that success we decided to add flights to Punta Cana from Baltimore in addition to the Grand Bahama Island program."

Non-stop flights to Punta Cana, also operated by Sunwing Airlines, begin taking to the skies on June 30th for six-night stays departing on Tuesday mornings and returning on Monday evenings, allowing almost a full week of endless beaches and crystalline, tropical waters. Starting September 8th, vacation packages from Baltimore will shift to five-night stays with flights departing on various days until October 26th. These all-inclusive packages featuring Vacation Express' exclusive, non-stop flights, accommodations at an all-inclusive resort, all meals and unlimited drinks, a local representative and taxes start at $799 pp.*

Packages to both Grand Bahama Island and Punta Cana can be found at or by contacting your local travel agent.

About Vacation Express:
Based in Atlanta, Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group Inc., is a tour operator specializing in great, affordable vacation packages to over 35 destinations with an emphasis to the Caribbean, Mexico, and Costa Rica for over 25 years making it one of the country's largest, and most trusted tour operators. Travelers looking for the most affordable, all-inclusive vacations may book Vacation Express' exclusive, non-stop packages through their travel agent, directly by phone seven days a week at 1-800-309-4717 or online at Exclusive charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines, Aeromexico, Swift Air, LLC, Interjet, Xtra Airways and Volaris. See operator / participant agreement for details.

Additional Notes: *Price reflects hotel that features All-Inclusive Plans. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Advertised prices available for bookings made electronically or through your travel agent; small service fee of $10 applies when booking through Vacation Express Call Center. For full terms and conditions, hotel and description of all services, please refer to the Vacation Express 2015 Brochure, or call 1.800.486.9777. Vacation Express now accepts debit cards that offer the same consumer protection as credit cards. See operator/participant agreement for details. Flights operated by Sunwing Airlines. Packages are limited and subject to change without prior notice. Not responsible for errors or omissions.

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