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New nonstop flight takes off from Austin to Caribbean hot spot

New nonstop flight takes off from Austin to Caribbean hot spot

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The beach is calling your name. Vacation Express/Facebook

Dreaming of a tropical vacation? This new nonstop flight from Austin to the Dominican Republic is for you. Vacation Express will introduce direct service from Austin to Punta Cana in summer 2018.

The Austin-Punta Cana flight takes off May 28, 2018, and will be operated by Swift Air. The seasonal service runs through August 6. 

Flights depart Austin-Bergstrom International Airport at 7 am on Mondays, arriving at Punta Cana International Airport at 12:20 pm. Return flights depart Punta Cana at 2 pm on Sundays and land in Austin at 5:45 pm. The introductory round-trip price is listed at $616.

This is the first nonstop flight from ABIA to the Dominican Republic and the first deal for Austinites from Vacation Express. The Atlanta-based tour operator specializes in charters and vacation packages to the Caribbean, Costa Rica, and Mexico. 

If you can't wait until next summer to enjoy the beach, hop on one of these nonstop flights to Mexico.