Photo of the bahamas flagQuench Your Tropical Thirst With Nonstop Flights to The Bahamas, Mexico

Are you longing for a day with your toes covered by powder-white sand while taking in the beauty of crystal clear waters? With new non-stop flights from RDU to The Bahamas and Mexico you can quench your thirst for the tropics with easy trips from the Research Triangle Region.

The Bahamas
Vacation Express, a seasoned tour operator, begins non-stop service from RDU to Freeport on Grand Bahama Island on Tuesday, August 12. Flights will operate every fifth day between RDU and Grand Bahama International Airport. While you can book just your airfare, Vacation Express specializes in providing complete vacation packages with lodging and/or tours.

Flights depart RDU at 10 a.m. and arrive at 11:55 a.m. on the island. Return flights depart FPO at 4:00 p.m. and arrive back at RDU at 6:10 p.m. Vacation Express uses B-737 aircraft operated by BahamasAir and Xtra Airways.

Grand Bahama Island is the fourth largest in The Bahamas and is home to Freeport. Enjoy city life with tax-free shopping at the International Bazaar and an array of local dining options. Or, retreat to a tropical oasis on the island, which is filled with natural beauty and wildlife.

Learn more about Vacation Express and book your trip.


Delta Air Lines will offer daily nonstop service from RDU to Nassau for the peak year-end holiday travel season. The flight will be offered December 20, 2014 through January 20, 2015.

The flight from RDU to Nassau departs RDU at 3:15 p.m. and arrives at 5:54 p.m. local time. The return flight departs the Bahamian capital at 11:52 a.m. and arrives at RDU at 2:25 p.m. local time.

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Mexico
Delta Air Lines offers non-stop service from RDU to Cancun each Saturday. Flights depart RDU at 12:47 p.m. and arrive in Cancun at 2:45 p.m. local time. The return flight leaves Cancun at 12:25 p.m. local time and arrives at RDU at 4:08 p.m.

Delta uses B-737 aircraft. Book your Cancun trip now via Delta.