Vacation Express Announces Opening of Riu Palace Baja California in Los Cabos

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Plus New, Non-Stop Flights from Cincinnati to San Jose del Cabo

ATLANTA, Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vacation Express is excited to announce the opening of Riu Palace Baja California in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The all-inclusive, adults-only resort opened its doors to guests on December 1, 2018. The resort is RIU Hotels & Resorts’ first adults-only property in Los Cabos and offers ocean views from as many rooms, bars, restaurants and other common areas as possible. In addition, Vacation Express is thrilled to announce the only non-stop flights from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) during the spring and summer of 2019. These exclusive flights depart every Sunday beginning May 26 for six-night trips through July 28, 2019.

Kevin Hernandez, Vice President of Sales & Digital Strategy said, “Los Cabos is a very trendy area growing in popularity among travelers in the Midwest and East, and we’re excited to offer the first non-stop flights to Los Cabos from Cincinnati. The opening of beautiful, new properties like Riu Palace Baja California only increases the draw for vacationers to come explore Los Cabos.”

Riu Palace Baja California offers all the RIU®-topia perks, including welcome cocktails, unlimited reservation-free dining, spa credits and more, in addition to RIU Palace inclusions such as 24-hour room service, daily champagne breakfasts and poolside wait service. Riu Palace Baja California boasts a beautiful beachfront location, sophisticated suites, four pools with two swim-up bars and a full-service spa. Guests can enjoy reservation-free dining at five specialty restaurants that offer a range of cuisines from authentic Indian food to Italian specialties and more.

The facilities at the resort’s sister properties in Los Cabos, Riu Santa Fe and Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas, are also accessible to travelers staying at Riu Palace Baja California. Riu Santa Fe offers unlimited access to its Splash Water World water park and complimentary admission to the themed, adults-only pool parties featuring the best local DJs. Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas gives guests a chance to relax at the swim-up bars and whirlpools located right by the ocean.

Flights to Los Cabos will be operated by VivaAerobus on an Airbus A320 aircraft. On these affordable flights, passengers can relax and enjoy a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage and snack. Travelers can upgrade to Preferred Plus Seating for only $45 each way, which includes a free checked bag weighing up to 50lbs and seating in the front rows of the coach cabin for quick boarding and deplaning. Additional upgrade options are also available for purchase.

While travelers may purchase airfare only for non-stop, roundtrip flights most travelers are booking vacation packages with air and staying at all-inclusive resorts such as the new Riu Palace Baja California. Packages can be booked online at, by calling 1-800-309-4717 or through a local travel agent.

About Vacation Express:
Based in Atlanta, Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group, is a tour operator specializing in quality, affordable vacation packages to over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica. Now in business for over 25 years, Vacation Express is one of the country’s largest and most trusted tour operators. Travelers looking for the most affordable, all-inclusive vacations may book Vacation Express’ exclusive, non-stop packages through their travel agent, directly by phone seven days a week at 1-800-309-4717 or online at Exclusive charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines, Allegiant Air, Swift Air, LLC., VivaAerobus, Miami Air International and Volaris. See Operator/Participant Agreement for details.

Additional Notes: *Small service fee of $10 applies when booking through Vacation Express Call Center. For full terms and conditions, hotel and description of all services, please refer to the Vacation Express 2018 Brochure, or call 1.800.309.4717. Vacation Express now accepts debit cards that offer the same consumer protection as credit cards. See Operator/Participant Agreement for details. Public charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines, Allegiant Air, Swift Air, LLC., VivaAerobus, Miami Air International and Volaris. All flights subject to DOT approval. Packages are limited and subject to change without prior notice. Airfares are per person, reflect lowest available airfare at time of printing, are subject to change and based upon availability of class of service. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Registered Florida seller of travel no. St 38441. State of California Seller of Travel Certificate of Registration #2107538-40.


Pamela Caltabiano | Public Relations Manager | 800.309.4717 x3098

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