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RFD Announces New International Destination – Apple Vacations Returns!

ROCKFORD, Ill. (June 5, 2024) – The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) is pleased to announce the return of passenger service to popular international vacation destinations, including Cancun/Riviera Maya, Mexico; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; and Costa Rica.

The Exclusive Nonstop Vacation Flights on GlobalX Airlines will begin on January 24, 2025. The flights will be offered by Apple Vacations and its sister companies, Funjet Vacations and Travel Impressions, all part of ALG Vacations®. Air-only and complete vacation packages including hotel, transfers, and more are available.  Follow this link to book your tickets:

“Ever since the pandemic drastically changed passenger travel, we’ve been working with ALG Vacations to bring their Exclusive Nonstop Vacation Flights back to our airport so we can further serve people in our region,” said RFD Executive Director Zack Oakley. “The Rockford market is enthusiastic about travel – that’s something we’re listening to, advocating for, and working tirelessly on so RFD can provide more great travel opportunities to our community.  We hope to continue offering more destinations in the years to come,” he added.

The flight schedules for this seasonal service are as follows:
Costa Rica:


Starting January 24, 2025

Cancun, Riviera Maya, Mexico:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays

Starting January 25, 2025

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic:
Thursdays and Sundays
Starting January 26, 2025

“Rockford has been a successful market for vacation companies like our Apple Vacations, Funjet Vacations, and Travel Impressions brands for many years, and we’re excited to bring this service back to RFD for 2025,” said Ray Snisky, group president at ALG Vacations.

“We are grateful that both vacationers and travel advisors alike have helped make RFD a significant winter gateway to popular vacation destinations like Cancun/Riviera Maya, Punta Cana, and Costa Rica,” Snisky continued.

Apple Vacations® was a seasonal fixture at RFD until the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic stalled international travel. In its 15 prior seasons with the airport, more than 100,000 passengers took advantage of the services and specials offered by Apple Vacations and RFD. The collaboration led to better fares, more destinations, and amazing vacations for travelers within a 200-mile radius of the Rockford region.

RFD offers fast and hassle-free check-in; free WiFi; free luggage carts; fewer crowds, shorter security lines, affordable parking/valet service, and many other amenities for passengers.  Contact your travel advisor to book an Apple Vacation, Funjet Vacation, or Travel Impressions vacation with nonstop service from RFD, or visit

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About ALG Vacations

ALG Vacations®, part of the Hyatt family (, is a collection of powerful and growing vacation brands widely recognized for providing the industry’s leading leisure travel experience across the world. ALG Vacations is a member of the USTOA $1 Million Traveler’s Assistance Program. With more than three million passengers annually, ALG Vacations features well-established vacation brands including Apple Vacations®Funjet Vacations®, Travel Impressions®, Southwest Vacations®, Blue Sky Tours®, and United Vacations®.

About Chicago Rockford International Airport

The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) is ranked as the 13th largest airport in the United States for air cargo with more than three billion pounds of landed weight in 2023. The Airport is home to the second-largest UPS hub in North America and a major base of operations for Amazon Air. The Airport campus encompasses an aviation maintenance repair facility (AAR) as well as other aircraft maintenance operations capable of servicing next-generation aircraft.  There is also an aviation education maintenance program (Rock Valley College) on airport grounds that is turning out a highly trained and skilled workforce.

RFD and its tenants are home to more than 8,000 jobs and contribute millions of dollars of economic impact to the region annually. More than 15 international airlines service RFD as a freighter network serving destinations to and from countries from around the world, including international tier one freight forwarders such as DB Schenker, DSV and SENATOR.

Additionally, RFD has several direct domestic and international passenger flights which further strengthens the airport as a key transportation hub to the region. RFD offers direct passenger flights through Allegiant Airlines to Nashville, TN; Los Angeles, CA; Ft. Myers/Punta Gorda, Sarasota, Orlando, and Tampa, FL; Phoenix, AZ; and Las Vegas, NV.

Beginning January 2025, RFD will provide Exclusive Nonstop Vacation Flights from Apple Vacations, , Funjet Vacations, and Travel Impressions, part of ALG Vacations, to popular international vacation destinations including Cancun/Riviera Maya, Mexico; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; and Costa Rica.

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