TORONTO, Aug. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Good news for those who never quite got around to planning their summer escape. Sunwing is giving Canadians a chance to enjoy that summer feeling long after Labour Day. Vacationers who book by August 17th can take advantage of generous savings of up to 50% on vacation packages to a wide range of the tour operator’s favourite resorts across the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America.

What’s more, with convenient weekend departures available from airports coast to coast – including Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, Edmonton, Vancouver and Calgary – enjoying a late summer escape has never been easier.

Included in the Extend Your Summer Sale is Vista Sol Punta Cana resort in the Dominican Republic. Set in luxuriant tropical gardens, this laid back resort boasts an upscale spa, three refreshing pools and a host of included activities such as kayaking, snorkelling and boogie boarding on top of plenty of evening entertainment.

Another choice could be Viva Wyndham Azteca in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Also a Sunwing favourite resort, guests can enjoy an array of activities including the Viva Fit program that features yoga, volleyball, soccer, windsurfing, trapeze and even rock climbing. Plus, guests can easily walk to Playa del Carmen’s 5th Avenue to enjoy the shops and entertainment, and get even more out of their stay with exchange privileges at neighbouring resort, Viva Wyndham Maya.

In Jamaica, vacationers can enjoy free and unlimited access to the thrilling water park at Sunscape Splash Montego Bay, which features a full-size pirate ship and fort, a lazy river and thrilling 250ft waterslides. Plus, this winner of the TripAdvisor® Traveller’s Choice Award for 2018 also includes numerous activities like weekly camp adventures as part of the action-packed kids club.

All vacation packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can look forward to starting their vacation off in style with award-winning inflight service that includes a welcome sparkling wine toast, buy on board Sunwing Café menu with selections inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford and backpacks for children filled with games and toys.

To book your next all inclusive vacation visit or contact your travel agent.

*savings are per person and based on two people sharing a room

About Sunwing
As the #1 to the sun, Sunwing offers more direct flights to the south than any other national leisure carrier and operates one of Canada’s youngest and most fuel-efficient fleets made up exclusively of Boeing 737-800 aircraft, including two brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes. Customers enjoy convenient access to 45 of the most popular sun destinations across the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America from 33 departure airports from coast to coast. Once on board, travellers can get their vacation off to the right start with the airline’s award-winning in flight service that includes a complimentary sparkling wine toast and non-alcoholic beverage service together with an extensive buy on board menu of light meals and snacks with dishes inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. When travellers book a package with Sunwing, they also benefit from in-flight entertainment, knapsacks filled with toys and games for children and a generous 23kg free luggage allowance.

* service may be unavailable on select flights

For all media enquiries, please contact:
Rachel Goldrick
Senior Corporate Communications Manager
Sunwing Vacations
1-800-387-5602 |

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