Edmonton residents can get more sun this winter as Sunwing brings back multiple weekly flights to the tropics

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Starting this November, vacationers from Alberta’s capital city of Edmonton can trade below freezing temperatures for sunshine when they head to some of the most popular vacation spots in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America this snowy season. With returning Sunwing flights to eight sought-after destinations, customers can explore, celebrate and do more in paradise this winter.

“We are thrilled to bring more southern routes to Edmonton International Airport this winter with multiple weekly direct flights on board Sunwing Airlines,” said Andrew Dawson, President of Tour Operations for Sunwing. “As a key market for us that has provided consistent support throughout the years, we’re committed to continue bringing our Edmonton customers more opportunities to travel under our wing with convenient vacation packages and easy access to some of our most beloved vacation destinations.”

“Edmontonians love to go on vacation, especially to somewhere warm, so having direct access to sun destinations is important to the communities we serve,” said Myron Keehn, Vice President of Air Service, Business Development, ESG and Stakeholder Relations, Edmonton International Airport (YEG). “Sunwing offers a unique and convenient experience for travellers and connects Edmonton and our region with new and beloved destinations. Sunwing has always been a great partner for YEG, and we are excited to see these flights resuming and the travel industry rebounding.”

The flight schedule for Edmonton will be as follows:

DestinationPeak FrequencyFromTo
Cancun5x weekly02-Nov-202228-Apr-2023
Liberia1x weekly18-Dec-202216-Apr-2023
Los Cabos3x weekly03-Nov-202229-Apr-2023
Mazatlán1x weekly04-Nov-202214-Apr-2023
Montego Bay1x weekly07-Nov-202210-Apr-2023
Puerto Vallarta2x weekly06-Nov-202230-Apr-2023
Punta Cana2x weekly07-Nov-202224-Apr-2023
Varadero1x weekly08-Nov-202225-Apr-2023

The tropics are flush with exciting new properties bringing more vacation fun this winter, including Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun An Autograph Collection All Inclusive Resort with an expansive on-site water park and the upscale Riu Latino designed for epic adults only getaways. Edmonton families can also get their all-ages fix at the award-winning Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana or visit the action-packed kids club at Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa on the shores of Montego Bay.

Plus, with the holiday season kicking into high gear, Edmontonians can get ahead of the rush or find freedom in spontaneity this winter when booking one of the many all inclusive resorts that suit their festive style, including great options available on Varadero packages during the tour operator’s limited-time Black Friday Early Access Sale. Plus, customers can travel with more peace of mind when they purchase one of Sunwing’s comprehensive travel insurance options, offering more flexibility and protection on their winter getaways.

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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 airports across Canada to popular sun destinations across the U.S.A., Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. This scale enables Sunwing to offer customers exclusive deals at top-rated resorts in the most popular vacation destinations as well as cruise packages and seasonal domestic flight service. Sunwing customers benefit from the assistance of the company’s own knowledgeable destination representatives, who greet them upon arrival and support them throughout their vacation journey. The company supports the communities where it operates through the Sunwing Foundation, a charitable initiative focused on the support and development of youth and humanitarian aid.