ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - May 27, 2016) - Vacation Express is happy to announce the return of non-stop flights to Grand Bahama Island from Pittsburgh International Airport just in time for Memorial Day! Travelers can say "so long" to the Steel City and "hello there" to steel drums by hopping on one of Vacation Express' flights departing weekly beginning May 30 through June 29, 2016 for fun and relaxing four-night escapes.

These flights that begin on Memorial Day are the perfect way for couples and families alike to welcome the summer season with open arms and celebrate the warm weather along with the end of the school year. Several flights are already sold out with travelers eager to play in the sand and dip their toes in the beautiful waters. Kevin Hernandez, VP of Marketing and Sales at Vacation Express USA said, "We are excited about resuming service to Grand Bahama Island as we have received excellent feedback from many passengers and travel agents about our great deals on this shorter getaway. It's no wonder; from luxury hotels and amazing all-inclusive resorts to budget friendly vacations, Grand Bahama Island offers everyone a piece of Caribbean paradise close to home at an affordable price."

Vacation Express' non-stop flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines on state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 series aircraft which seat 189 passengers. These value-packed flights enable travelers to start off their vacation in style with a complimentary welcome glass of sparkling wine. They will also be able to sit back and relax while enjoying award winning onboard service plus complimentary in-flight entertainment and children's activity kits. Those who upgrade to Elite Plus for only $39 each way will receive extra leg room, advanced seat selection, separate check-in, priority boarding and baggage handling as well as a free checked bag up to 66lbs.

Travelers can purchase airfare starting at $249* roundtrip, but most travelers are booking the four-night quick escapes with air and hotel bundles starting at $449* with kids under 12 staying free1 at some resorts. Packages to this gorgeous destination can be booked on line at, by calling 1-800-309-4717 or through a local travel agent.

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 26 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 Exclusive charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines. See operator / participant agreement for details.

Additional Notes: 1Kid'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 2016 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. Public charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines. 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. Book by 5/30/16. 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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Elma Dieppa
Senior Marketing Manager