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Visitor Arrivals Up For Easter

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Spring break may be over but the Easter weekend is looking to bring some high numbers of air passengers in the coming days.

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Spring break may be over but the Easter weekend is looking to bring some high numbers of air passengers in the coming days.

This as tourism Minister Chester Cooper says The Bahamas is expected to surpass it’s record setting cruise ship arrivals this year beating out the more than five million cruise ship visitors in 2019 and 2022.

Lynden Pindling International Airport is expecting potentially record breaking pre-pandemic numbers of passengers this weekend, estimating up to 80,000 travelers between Thursday and next Monday.

The Smiths came in from North Carolina, and while they won’t be here for Easter, they say they’ll be recommending the destination to friends in the future.

Rebecca came from France and has been here for a week.

As for this weekend, LPIA advises that where possible, to avoid peak travel hours of 11am and 3pm.

They also say due to the high numbers, passengers should aim to arrive three hours before any U.S.- bound flights, and two hours ahead of international and domestic flights.

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