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Vacation Express Announces New Direct Flights to Grand Bahama Island From Pittsburgh

Flights Begin August 12 With Four Night Packages to Grand Bahama Island From Vacation Express.com

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - June 25, 2014) - Vacation Express is proud to announce a new service to Grand Bahama Island from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). Departures to Grand Bahama Island (FPO) begin on August 12 and will run through October 26. 

Vacation packages and all-inclusive deals to Grand Bahama Island include direct (one stop) flight, luxe all-inclusive resort, local representative and taxes starting at $699.* When you book an all-inclusive package with Vacation Express, you will enjoy all meals, unlimited drinks, exciting entertainment and much more. Travelers looking for the perfect getaway to beautiful beaches with great duty-free shopping will discover a Caribbean paradise in Grand Bahama Island. Flights and vacation packages are offered through vacationexpress.com or by calling 800.309.4717.

Kevin Hernandez, VP Marketing and Sales, Vacation Express USA said, "We are excited about adding flights from Pittsburgh; we know this will become a popular departure city for us as we have had requests from many passengers and travel agents who are generally looking for a great deal on a shorter getaway. From luxury hotels and amazing all-inclusive resorts to budget friendly getaways, Grand Bahama Island offers everyone a piece of Caribbean paradise close to home at an affordable price."

To inaugurate the addition of the Pittsburgh flights, Vacation Express is offering a special at Memories Grand Bahama Beach and Casino Resort starting at $699. Included in the $699 price is the beautiful all-inclusive resort with first-rate room amenities, meals at four luxurious restaurants, drinks at six bars as well as a fun Splash Pad for the kids and great entertainment for the whole family PLUS a direct flight to Grand Bahama Island!

Packages are available at six resorts on the beautiful island: the five-star Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour, the four and a half star all-inclusive Memories Grand Bahama Beach and Casino Resort and the four star Grand Lucayan Resort Bahamas and Pelican Bay Hotel to the affordable Flamingo Bay Hotel & Marina at Taino Beach or the all-inclusive Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, families and couples will find an amazing escape that will fit into their busy schedule at the perfect price range.

These direct (one stop) flights on Bahamasair will be operated by Xtra Airways using a 737-400 that seats 150 passengers.** All passengers will get a free first checked bag, snack and open bar. 

U.S. Customs pre-clearance takes place in Grand Bahama Island so passengers arrive just like a domestic flight. The flights depart on a back to back basis allowing for four night packages that leave on various days of the week throughout the Fall. If passengers are interested, eight night packages can also be arranged.

About Vacation Express: Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group Inc., has been in existence for 25 years and offers quality vacation packages to over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America with a focus on value and client satisfaction. Plus, they provide exclusive non-stop flights from 14 top US cities to sun-drenched beach getaways. VACATIONEXPRESS.com prides itself on originality offering customers a fun, exciting, adventurous or relaxing approach to vacation packaging.

Additional Notes: **Subject to DOT Approval. *Prices reflect hotels that feature All-Inclusive Plans, Breakfast Plans and European Plans. Advertised prices available for bookings made electronically through your travel agent or on vacationexpress.com; small service fee of $10 applies when booking through Vacation Express Call Center. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. For full terms and conditions, hotel and description of all services, please refer to the Vacation Express 2014 Brochure or call for details. Vacation Express now accepts debit cards that offer the same consumer protection as credit cards. Some upgrades are subject to availability upon check-in. Packages are limited and subject to change without prior notice. Airfares are per person, reflect lowest available airfare at time of printing, are subject to change and based upon availability of class of service. Not responsible for errors or omissions.

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Mavian Arocha-Rowe
Marketing and Media Relations Consultant
Vacation Express USA
3495 Piedmont Road
Bldg 11, Ste 400
Atlanta GA  30305
Office: (+1) 404.321.7742 x3024

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