Atlanta – February 6, 2014 – Today Vacation Express announces new service to Grand Bahama Island from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Service to Grand Bahama Island (FPO) starts on May 1, 2014 and runs through October. The flights will be operated by Bahamasair using a 737- 400 that seats 150 passengers. The plane has both main and first class cabins. All passengers will get a free first checked bag, snack and open bar.
”This new service offered by Vacation Express adds an exciting new international destination for BWI Marshall travelers,” said Paul J. Wiedefeld, Chief Executive Officer of BWI Marshall Airport. “Grand Bahama Island is a premier island paradise and a true jewel of the Caribbean. After a long winter, our customers will have convenient, affordable access to some of the world’s best beaches.”
Vacation packages and all-inclusive deals to Grand Bahama Island including non-stop flight, hotel, local representative and taxes start at $699. When you book an all-inclusive package with Vacation Express, you will also enjoy all meals, unlimited drinks and much more. Travelers looking for the perfect getaway to beautiful beaches with great duty free shopping will find Grand
Bahama Island to be a paradise in the Caribbean. For a Limited Time, passengers will receive a $250 Air Instant Air Credit* per room on stays of 3 consecutive nights or longer when booking an air-inclusive vacation package by March 3rd! Valid for travel through August 31, 2014. 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 BWI; we know this will become a popular gateway for us as we have had requests from many passengers who are generally looking for a great deal on a shorter getaway. Jetting to Grand Bahama Island from the Baltimore-Washington region takes just over 2 hours!”
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 be arranged.