TORONTO, March 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While much of the country has been enjoying above seasonal temperatures this past week, weather reports suggest that a stormy and cold March may be in store. The launch today therefore of Sunwing’s March Madness Sale should come as good news to many. From now until March 9th, the tour operator is offering select  vacation packages - including both March and April departures - at up to half the regular price.  Space is limited and filling up fast, so winter weary Canadians in search of some sunshine will need to act quickly to take advantage of this last chance opportunity to enjoy a tropical beach escape and save.  

As the #1 to the sun, Sunwing offers a wide range of resorts that are perfect for family, adult and luxury vacations. During the March Madness Sale, families can take advantage of generous savings on their stay at Viva Wyndham Maya resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico. A Sunwing Favourite, this all inclusive resort combines a convenient location close to Playa Del Carmen with numerous family-friendly amenities such as the action-packed Viva Kids Club, rock climbing wall and trapeze.

Groups of friends or larger families can take advantage of generous savings at the perennially popular Tropical Princess Beach Resort and Spa in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic which enjoys a high number of repeat guests. Set on picture-perfect Bavaro Beach, this resort offers spacious rooms that can accommodate up to five guests, two refreshing pools, free shuttle service to the nearby nightclub and casino, plentiful complimentary water sports and more.

Another consistently popular beachfront resort included in this promotion is Riu Montego Bay which offers a host of complimentary activities and amenities from water sports and evening entertainment to a large pool featuring a swim-up bar.  Sunwing vacationers also enjoy varied RIUtopia® benefits that include reservation free dining at all restaurants (which includes a Jamaican Jerk BBQ), in-room liquor dispensers, regularly re-stocked mini bars and spa discounts.

When vacationers have selected their preferred resort during the March Madness sale, they can make their travel budget go even further as the tour operator is offering discounts up to 30% on pre-booked excursions*. A full range of all the applicable tours is available here.

In addition, concurrent to this promotion, the tour operator is also offering savings of up to $160 per couple on Florida flights and vacation packages so travellers can enjoy the sunshine state’s premier theme parks and stunning beaches for less. But hurry, this promotion also expires March 9th.  

To book your next vacation visit  or contact your travel agent.

*Cost saving of up to 30% refers to current Spring Sale on excursions available until March 15th where travellers can save of up to 30% on select excursions departing between March 25th May 31st.  

About Sunwing

As the #1 to the sun and North America’s largest vertically integrated travel company, Sunwing has more flights to the south than any other leisure carrier with convenient direct service from over 35 airports across Canada to over 50 popular sun destinations. This scale enables Sunwing to negotiate the best deals and exclusive offers at all of the top-rated resorts across the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America. Renowned for its award-winning service, Sunwing is consistently voted the #1 leisure airline by travel agents and is the perennial winner of the Consumer Choice Award. Customers can look forward to starting their vacation off in style with award-winning inflight service, which features a complimentary glass of sparkling wine*, tea and coffee and non-alcoholic beverage service; together with a buy on board menu of light meals and snacks (including kids’ choices) inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Sunwing customers also benefit from the assistance of the company’s own knowledgeable destination representatives, who greet them upon arrival and support them throughout their vacation journey.

For all media enquiries, please contact:

Rachel Goldrick
Senior Corporate Communications Manager
Sunwing Vacations
1-800-387-5602 | 

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