December 15th, 2015

How to Save on Spring Break Travel

SEATTLE, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nothing puts a spring in our step like a great deal on travel! The® Spring Savings event, running February 24 through March 1, offers sitewide savings on hotels, flights, packages and activities just in time for travelers to book a spring getaway.

Time to plan a spring getaway

Spring can be a busy time to travel, especially to the warm-weather and family-friendly destinations popular with the spring break crowd. Luckily, there are still a few ways to ensure your ideal spring break trip meets your ideal budget, and a lot of it comes down to timing.

  • According to Expedia data, the sweet spot for booking spring break airfare is 21-30 days in advance of your trip. Travelers who booked during this window saved more than 25% compared to last-minute bookers, and more than 20% more than those who booked 90+ days out.
  • Based on 2019 data, the cheapest spring month to travel is May. These are the cheapest weeks to travel during spring:
    • 3rd week of May
    • 2nd week of March
    • 3rd week of April
  • Shop the Expedia Spring Savings event between February 24 and March 1 and save up to 40% off on select hotels and activities.
  • Book more, save more – Expedia offers discounts and savings when travelers book multiple items on the site. Travelers can save hundreds of dollars just by bundling.

Need a little travel inspiration? According to Expedia flight data, these are a few of the top warm-weather destinations trending for spring 2020:

  1. Los Angeles, California
  2. Santiago, Dominican Republic
  3. Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  4. Liberia, Costa Rica
  5. San Antonio, Texas
  6. San Juan, Puerto Rico
  7. St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
  8. Mexico City, Mexico
  9. Tucson, Arizona
  10. Daytona Beach, Florida

For travelers on a budget, these are among the cheapest places for a spring getaway – with average ticket prices under $350:

  1. Charlotte, North Carolina - $314
  2. Atlanta, Georgia - $335
  3. West Palm Beach, Florida - $337
  4. Tampa, Florida - $337
  5. Orlando, Florida - $337
  6. Santiago, Dominican Republic - $339
  7. Fort Lauderdale, Florida - $340
  8. Denver, Colorado - $344
  9. Nashville, Tennessee - $347
  10. Dallas, Texas - $347

To find a great deal on your spring getaway, visit beginning 12:01am February 24, 2020 through 11:59pm March 1, 2020.

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