Early booking deals for the Memorial Day Weekend available now
ATLANTA, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Vacation Express is ready to begin their seasonal, non-stop flights from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to Jamaica and Punta Cana. Weekly service to Jamaica runs from Saturday, May 27 to July 1, 2017, and flights to Punta Cana will depart every Monday starting May 15 through July 31, 2017.
"Winter is the best time to start thinking about sunshine and Vacation Express' charters make it easy to plan a getaway," said Airport Director Robert Kennedy. "And for the first time in over a decade, Clevelanders can easily get to Jamaica using a Vacation Express charter."
"We're pleased to welcome this new charter service from Vacation Express, offering travelers from the Cleveland area interested in visiting Jamaica, nonstop service," noted Paul Pennicook, Jamaica's Director of Tourism. "In the past few months, we have noticed increased interest in visitors from the Ohio area and are confident that this new weekly service will boost our arrivals from the Midwest."
Special Early Booking Deals are available now to Clevelanders for one of Vacation Express' 6-night all-inclusive vacation packages bundling air and resort. These flights begin just in time for Memorial Day Weekend, giving families and couples alike the opportunity to celebrate the beginning of summer by relaxing in the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean.
Flights to Jamaica and Punta Cana will be operated by Swift Air, LLC. on a 737 series aircraft. The value-packed flights will enable travelers to sit back and relax while enjoying a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage and snack. Each traveler will be permitted one free carry-on bag and the option to purchase add-ons like Preferred Seating starting at $20 or Elite Plus starting at $39 each way and can bundle options which include checked luggage for the best value.
Travelers can purchase roundtrip airfare, but most are booking 6-night packages with air and staying at all-inclusive resorts starting at $849* in Jamaica and $899* in Punta Cana, with kids under 12 staying free at some resorts.† Packages to both destinations can be booked on line at VACATIONEXPRESS.com, by calling 1-800-309-4717 or through a local travel agent.
About Jamaica Tourist Board
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica's national tourism agency based in the capital city of Kingston. The JTB was declared the Caribbean's Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards (WTA) from 2006 to 2016. Also in 2016, Jamaica earned the WTA's vote for the Caribbean's Leading Destination and the Caribbean's Leading Cruise Destination for the tenth consecutive year. Jamaica was named the top three island in the world by TripAdvisor® in 2016. Additionally, Ocho Rios was named the Caribbean's Leading Cruise Port; Sangster International Airport was voted the Caribbean's Leading Airport; Club Mobay was named the Caribbean's Leading Airport Lounge; Dolphin Cove was voted the Caribbean's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction; the Montego Bay Convention Center was named the Caribbean's Leading Meeting & Conventions Center; and GO! Jamaica Travel was named the Caribbean's Leading Tour Operator.
JTB offices are located in Kingston, Montego Bay, Miami, Toronto and London. Representative offices are located in Berlin, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Mumbai and Tokyo.
For details on upcoming special events, attractions and accommodations in Jamaica go to the JTB's Web site at www.visitjamaica.com or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422). Follow the JTB on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. View the JTB blog at www.islandbuzzjamaica.com.
About Vacation Express:
Based in Atlanta, Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group, is a tour operator specializing in quality, affordable vacation packages to over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica and most recently, Cuba! Now in business for over 25 years, Vacation Express is 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 vacationexpress.com. Exclusive charter flights are operated by Swift Air, LLC. See operator/participant agreement for details.
Additional Notes: †Kid's offer based on one child per full paying guest and offered on select departures only; qualifying ages and maximum number of kids vary by resort and apply to hotel cost only. Airfare, transfers & booking fees not included.*Flight only price based on lowest season travel. Package price reflects hotels that feature 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 2017 Brochure, www.vacationexpress.com or call 1.800.309.4717. Vacation Express now accepts debit cards that offer the same consumer protection as credit cards. See operator/participant agreement for details. Public charter flights are operated by Swift Air, LLC. All flights subject to DOT approval. 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. Mandatory $10 Tourist Card must be purchased upon arrival to Punta Cana and is not included in above airfare or package prices. Book by 5/8/17. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Registered Florida seller of travel no. St 38441. State of California Seller of Travel Certificate of Registration #2107538-40.
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