Grand Bahama Island sunset with Palm Trees

Posted by: gaurikibler | September 28th, 2011

Offer Valid with a Three-Night Land-Air Package for Two Booked Through Nov. 2

GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND, The Bahamas – Sept. 28, 2011 – In celebration of its new, non-stop service to Grand Bahama Island, Vision Airlines, the nation’s newest big jet, low-cost carrier is offering vacation seekers in five U.S. cities the perfect excuse to hop, skip and jump over to The Bahamas for not-to-be-missed low fares.  Travelers from airports in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. can be in The Bahamas for just $1* per person, each way (plus taxes and fees), while those from Louisville, Ky., Richmond, Va., Raleigh/Durham, N.C., and Baltimore/Washington can take advantage of the same convenient, non-stop service for $29* per person, each way (plus taxes and fees).

The offer is valid for travelers booking a three-night, land-air package for two at one of 10 participating Grand Bahama Island hotels.  Packages must be booked by Nov. 2, 2011 with travel completed from Nov. 3 – Dec. 19, 2011.  Fares are limited, subject to availability and exclude restrictions, taxes and fees.  Participating hotels include:

•    Flamingo Bay Hotel & Marina
•    Grand Lucayan, Bahamas
•    Island Seas Resort
•    Ocean Reef Resort & Yacht Club
•    Old Bahama Bay
•    Pelican Bay Hotel
•    Sunrise Resort & Marina
•    Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach

Grand Bahama Island is rich with options for vacations of all kinds, from family adventures or girlfriend getaways, to destination weddings, honeymoons and more.  The island boasts the perfect mix of relaxation and soft adventure, with miles of beautiful beaches, world-class resorts that fit every budget, unparalleled water-based activities and mouthwatering cuisine.

Vision Airlines service from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Louisville, Ky. and Baltimore/Washington begins on Nov. 3, 2011, with service from Richmond, Va. and Raleigh/Durham, N.C. launching on Nov. 4, 2011.  To book, please visit or call 1-877-FLY-A-JET.  For more information on Grand Bahama Island, visit or view the “Welcome to Grand Bahama Island” video on The Islands of the Bahamas You Tube page.

Located just 55 miles east of Florida, Grand Bahama Island is an easily accessible tropical getaway with a variety of cultural experiences, ecological wonders and nature-based activities, including kayaking, dolphin experiences, airboat eco-adventures, jeep safaris, scuba diving and bike tours. The destination provides convenience for travelers with preclearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar at par with the U.S. dollar.  Do everything or do nothing, just remember It’s Better in The Bahamas. For more information call 1-800-Bahamas or visit Look for VisittheBahamas on the web on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


*Restrictions, taxes and fees on $1* and $29* Fares–Fares do not include September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per U.S. enplanement, Airport passenger facility charges (PFCs) of up to $18 roundtrip, other government taxes and fees (including foreign taxes based on itinerary or billing address) of up to $190 USD may apply; total may vary slightly based upon currency exchange rate at time of purchase. All fares are per person, each-way based on round-trip purchase, require a minimum 3-night stay at a qualified resort purchased in a land-air package, and non-refundable. Fares must be purchased by November 2, 2011. Fares offered only valid for travel beginning November 3, 2011 and travel must be complete by December 19, 2011. The $29* and $1* Fares are limited, not available on all flights, and are subject to availability at the time of purchase. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Standard size bags may be checked for a fee of $15 each way.

Media Contacts:
Lauren                                              Anita Johnson-Patty
Weber Shandwick                         Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
(212) 445-8303                                (954) 236-9292
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