The Caribbean island of Jamaica just got a little closer to Vancouverites with the announcement that Sunwing will be offering a new direct flight service from Vancouver to Montego Bay. The tour operator already offers vacation packages from the city to Jamaica, however, this winter will be the first time that the island has been accessible via a direct flight service that will operate weekly between December 19, 2017 and April 17, 2018. Once the service commences, the carrier is expected to be the only airline offering the route direct from Vancouver.

President of Tour Operations, Andrew Dawson, welcomed the news. “We have been offering vacation packages from Vancouver to Montego Bay for three years and are certain that the introduction of a direct flight service will be well received by vacationers in search of a tropical escape this winter.”

As the #1 for adult, family and luxury vacations, Sunwing offers travellers plenty of options to explore this beautiful island of contrasts. One of Jamaica’s newest resorts, Royalton Negril Resort & Spa features a host of luxurious amenities including unlimited reservation-free dining, stylish outdoor lounges and nightly entertainment together with a wide range of complimentary sports and children’s activity programs. Couples and honeymooners can enjoy the Hideaway at Royalton Negril which boasts a dedicated beach area, adults only infinity pool, and exclusive bar and restaurant.

Travellers can also opt for the recently opened Sensatori Azul Beach Resort Jamaica, which combines an enviable location on the legendary Seven Mile Beach with varied à la carte dining experiences, extensive pool complex and a fully-equipped fitness centre. Younger guests will love the excellent daily kids programs including Silly Science Lab, Arts & Crafts and My Gym programs plus Mommy and Baby play sessions for tots.

All Sunwing packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can sit back and relax while on board, with award-winning inflight service that includes a sparkling wine toast, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and buy on board selection of light meals and snacks, including menu choices inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Passengers also benefit from a generous complimentary 23kg checked luggage allowance.

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