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Sunwing extends massive savings on popular vacation packages with Cyber Monday Sale – Press Release

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shoppers who may have missed out on Sunwing’s popular Orange Friday Sale are in luck. The tour operator is extending the savings by offering customers incredible deals during their Cyber Monday Sale, giving customers another opportunity to secure their dream getaway at a great price point. Available for one day only – until 11:59 p.m. (ET) tonight, November 30 – Canadians can save up to 50% on vacation packages to the most popular destinations and resorts in the tropics, including Canadian-owned brands.

“Our Orange Friday Sale was so popular that we unveiled even more deals for our Cyber Monday Sale,” said Samantha Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer of Sunwing Travel Group. “Whether Canadians are planning a solo getaway, a romantic retreat or a fun-filled adventure, they can secure their dream getaway at an amazing price and book with peace of mind under our wing.”

Packages during the Cyber Monday Sale start from as low as $975 per person (including taxes, based on double occupancy) for a 7-night stay in a Gardenview Room at Memories Jibacoa in Varadero, departing from Toronto on January 10, 2020. This adults only resort is located on the pristine shores of Jibacoa Beach and is the perfect spot for couples and friends planning a relaxing beach getaway.

Bargain hunters can score a luxury getaway for less at Royalton Punta Cana Resort and Casino in the Dominican Republic. For just $1,085 per person (including taxes, based on double occupancy), travellers can enjoy a 7-night stay in a Luxury Room departing from Toronto on January 10, 2021. Nestled on the world-famous shores of Bavaro Beach, vacationers can look forward to All-In Luxury™ amenities and world-class service, with the high standards they expect from a Canadian brand.

Canadians looking to soak up the sun on the shores of Riviera Maya can head to Riu Yucatan for just $1,285 per person (including taxes, based on double occupancy) for a 7-night stay in a Hotel Room departing from Toronto on January 9, 2021. Guests can spend their days lounging poolside with a margarita in hand or head into downtown Playa Del Carmen just a short walk away. Plus, vacationers can take their budget even further with exclusive RIU-topia inclusions for Sunwing guests.

Vacationers can make their return to travel safely and responsibly with the Safe with Sunwing commitment. Created under the advisement of global healthcare leader Medcan, the program ensures that the highest Canadian standards are in place every step of the way. Plus, travellers can book with peace of mind with the tour operator’s flexible booking options which include the ability to change or cancel their plans anytime with ease and complimentary COVID-19 coverage is included on select packages for departures until December 31, 2021.

About Sunwing

The largest integrated travel company in North America, Sunwing has more flights to the south than any other leisure carrier with convenient direct service from over 33 airports across Canada to more than 45 popular sun destinations

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Sunwing unveils massive Black Friday savings with up to 50% off popular vacation packages

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This Black Friday, Sunwing is offering some of the best deals in the history of the company with up to 50% off vacation packages during their popular Orange Friday Sale. The sale is on now through Sunday, November 29, with savings on vacation packages for every travel style, whether Canadians are planning a romantic getaway, a solo escape or an extended stay. Sun-seekers will want to act fast to secure some of the best travel deals ever seen to the most popular destinations including Cancun, Punta Cana and Varadero.

“We’re helping Canadians book the getaway of their dreams at an incredible price this Black Friday,” said Samantha Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer of Sunwing Travel Group. “With winter right around the corner, plenty of Canadians are eager to head back to paradise safely and responsibly, and we’re helping them get there under our wing. We secured savings on some of the most popular vacation packages; from luxurious adults only resorts to charming beachfront properties, there’s something for everyone.”

Packages start from as low as $665 per person (including taxes, based on double occupancy) for a 7-night stay at popular beachfront resort Starfish Varadero in a Gardenview Room departing from Toronto on January 10, 2021. This charming resort is perfect for vacationers planning a classic sun-and-sand getaway and is located on one of Varadero’s famous stretches of pristine white-sand shores.

Canadians can soak up the sun on Punta Cana’s famous white-sand shores at Riu Republica, home to the only water park exclusively for adults in the Caribbean. This property is an ideal choice for couples, friends or solo travellers, with no single supplement fees for a limited time. Packages to this adults only resort start at just $1,045 per person (including taxes, based on double occupancy) for a 7-night stay in a Hotel Room departing from Toronto on January 10, 2021. Plus, travellers can take their budget even further with exclusive RIU-topia inclusions for Sunwing guests.

Another popular resort included in the sale is Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun Resort and Spa, perfect for those planning an adults only getaway. Vacationers can head to Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun for just $1,095 per person (including taxes, based on double occupancy) for a 7-night stay in a Luxury Junior Suite departing from Toronto on January 9, 2021. Located just steps from the excitement of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, this 18+ oasis is home to the glamorous Level 18 Rooftop Cabana Lounge.

Vacationers can book with peace of mind knowing that the highest Canadian standards are in place throughout their entire vacation experience with the Safe with Sunwing commitment, created under the advisement of global healthcare leader Medcan. Travellers can choose from flexible booking options including the ability to change or cancel their plans anytime with ease, monthly payment options and complimentary Price Drop Cash Back. Packages booked during the sale for departures between October 16, 2020, and December 31, 2021, also include COVID-19 coverage at no additional cost.

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Sunwing returns to responsible travel, first flights since March take off

Dr. Nord On Board

Sunwing's acting Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Nord, on board a Sunwing Airlines flight to Cancun.
Sunwing’s acting Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Nord, on board a Sunwing Airlines flight to Cancun.
Sunwing’s acting Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Nord, on board a Sunwing Airlines flight to Cancun.

Sunwing Crew

Sunwing flight crew on board Sunwing Airline's first returning flight to Punta Cana since March.
Sunwing flight crew on board Sunwing Airline’s first returning flight to Punta Cana since March.
Sunwing flight crew on board Sunwing Airline’s first returning flight to Punta Cana since March.

Sunwing Pilots

Sunwing pilots in the cockpit of Sunwing Airline's first returning flight to Punta Cana since March.
Sunwing pilots in the cockpit of Sunwing Airline’s first returning flight to Punta Cana since March.
Sunwing pilots in the cockpit of Sunwing Airline’s first returning flight to Punta Cana since March.

Sunwing Travel Group’s acting Chief Medical Advisor on board first Sunwing Airlines flight to Cancun and documenting Safe with Sunwing commitment throughout journey

TORONTO, Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunwing Airlines has returned to the skies, with the first flight since March taking off from Toronto Pearson International Airport and landing in Punta Cana International Airport on Friday, November 6. The flight marked Sunwing’s return to responsible travel, after grounding its aircraft for over 230 days in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are thrilled to be bringing Canadians back to paradise on board Sunwing Airlines,” said Mark Williams, President of Sunwing Airlines. “After months of staying home and with colder weather just around the corner, many Canadians are eager to return to the tropics. We are excited to be back in the skies, helping sun-seekers travel safely and responsibly.”

Although the operator has been sending Canadians to the tropics since August with the help of third-party carriers, Friday’s flight marked the official return to service for Sunwing Airlines. Travellers can look forward to departures from Toronto to Punta Cana on Fridays and Sundays, to Montego Bay on Fridays and Saturdays, and to Cancun on Saturdays and Sundays. All customers will enjoy a seamless travel experience with flights either on board Sunwing Airlines or a third-party carrier.

In September, Sunwing partnered with global healthcare leader Medcan to advise on the Safe with Sunwing program, and to provide ongoing support for customer and employee health and safety. Dr. Peter Nord, Chief Medical Officer at Medcan, was appointed as Sunwing Travel Group’s acting Chief Medical Advisor and was on board the inaugural Sunwing flight from Toronto to Cancun on Saturday, November 7.

“I had the pleasure of travelling with Sunwing from Toronto to Cancun this weekend,” commented Dr. Peter Nord. “The journey was seamless from check-in and boarding to the flight and resort arrival. The high Canadian standards that Sunwing has implemented are evident through every step of the vacation journey. I can confidently say that, with the Safe with Sunwing commitment in place, Canadians can travel with peace of mind.”

Dr. Nord recently took the time to answer some of the most frequently asked questions that Canadians have about travelling safely with Sunwing. You can view the first of his of his three-part “Ask Me Anything” video series on Sunwing’s YouTube channel and website.

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Vacation Express Returns with Non-Stop Flights to Cancun on Sunwing Airlines

Seasonal service from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to resume in 2021

Vacation Express Returns with Non-Stop Flights to Cancun on Sunwing Airlines

Seasonal service from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to resume in 2021
Seasonal service from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to resume in 2021
Seasonal service from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to resume in 2021

ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vacation Express is happy to announce the return of seasonal, non-stop flights on Sunwing Airlines from Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) to Cancun International Airport (CUN) for select, peak winter dates in early 2021. These exclusive flights are limited and scheduled to depart on February 13, March 27 and April 3, 2021 for seven-night programs to give Buffalonians reprieve from the cold.

“We are excited that Vacation Express will continue to provide these options for travelers next year,” said Kim Minkel, NFTA Executive Director. “And while air travel has changed over the past few months, you can count on the Buffalo Airport and our partners like Vacation Express to put safety and cleanliness at the forefront of your travel experience.”

Flights to Cancun will be operated by Sunwing Airlines on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft which seats 180 passengers. The value-packed flights will enable travelers to sit back and relax while enjoying in-flight entertainment with a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage and light snack. Each traveler will be permitted one free carry-on bag and the opportunity to purchase add-ons like the Preferred Plus option starting at $45 each way, which includes seating in the front rows of coach, two free alcoholic beverages, a complimentary snack box and a free checked bag weighing up to 50 pounds.

Travelers can purchase airfare starting at $449* to Cancun round-trip, but most travelers book 7-night packages with air and an all-inclusive resort stay starting at $1199* with kids under 12 staying free at some resortsT. Packages to this destination can be booked online at VACATIONEXPRESS.com, by calling 1-800-309-4717 or through your 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. Now in business for over 30 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 Sunwing Airlines, Allegiant Air, Swift Air, LLC., VivaAerobus and Volaris. See Operator/Participant Agreement for details.

Additional Notes: TRestrictions apply. Call for details. *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

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