Deerfield Beach, FL. January 30, 2019 – Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL), the only provider of two- night cruises to Grand Bahama Island from the Port of Palm Beach, makes it easier than ever for guests to getaway by partnering with Uplift to offer affordable financing plans for travelers. With this partnership, guests can take a spontaneous getaway, knowing an affordable monthly payment plan is in place.

With 74 percent of all Americans now prioritizing experiences over products, according to a recent study conducted by Expedia and the Center for Generational Kinetics, BPCL aims to make booking travel easier for everyone. As such, there is no better time to book a vacation with Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line.

“As travel experiences become increasingly important to everyone, we are excited to partner with Uplift to make it easier than ever for guests to book a cruise, without having to pay the cost all at once,” shares CEO of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Oneil Khosa. “With Uplift, guests don’t have to wait to take their well-deserved getaway.” 

Since 2014, Uplift has been making travel more accessible, affordable and rewarding for consumers while at the same time driving impressive financial results for the world’s leading travel brands. Uplift recently announced that they have expanded its lending capacity to $200M and closed financings of $123M as its “pay monthly” solution continues to gain rapid adoption across the travel industry. To date, Uplift has enabled more than 300,000 vacations to become a reality in over 105 countries. 

To book a quick, fun and easy cruise using Uplift is a simple four step process. First, guests must decide when they wish to travel and in what room type. Then they will choose “Pay Monthly” and complete an easy, commitment-free application to receive a loan decision and fixed monthly payment amount within seconds. Lastly guests will finish booking their trip with their first month’s payment. Travelers can take advantage of Uplift whether booking online or via phone. 

“We look forward to a successful partnership with Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line and are thrilled that they have decided to integrate Uplift into their offering,” said Tom Botts, Chief Commercial Officer at Uplift. “As true supporters of our travel brand partners, we are here to increase the service and value that Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line provides guests through streamlined pay-over-time financial technology.” 

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s four- and six-night Cruise & Stay packages with premier properties on Grand Bahama Island are also available with Uplift, with phone reservations required. Guests now have the option of combining a luxurious beach resort stay with their cruise, without having to worry about the upfront cost. In addition to Cruise & Stay options, BPCL also offers a variety of unique shore excursions including new fishing, diving and biking adventures, new elevated menus with Chinese, Indian and Vegan options, Vegas-style shows, full-service spas, interactive kids’ programs, sail away 

shows and more. For more information on Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line or to book a cruise with Uplift, please visit www.bahamasparadisecruise.com or call 800.995.3201. Two-night cruises start at $139 per person, based on double occupancy.

About Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is the only provider of two-night cruises and cruise & resort stays to Grand Bahama Island year-round from the Port of Palm Beach. Majority owned by the family of former Norwegian Cruise Line President and CEO Kevin Sheehan since December 2016, the company now operates Grand Celebration and Grand Classica as of April 2018. The addition of a second ship doubles the Line’s capacity and with both ships sailing to Grand Bahama Island, the company is projected to carry more than 500,000 passengers annually and be the largest contributor to tourism in Grand Bahama Island. For more information on the features and amenities of the cruise line or to book a cruise, visit the company’s website: www.BahamasParadiseCruise.com or call: 800-995-3201. Follow the company on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

CONTACT: Elsbeth Pratt/Charlotte Park Lou Hammond Group 843-647-6395/843-371-1362 elsbethp@louhammond.com/charlottep@louhammond.com