SOUTHLAKE, Texas--(Travelocity’s Fall Trusted Guide to Savings, which analyzes Travelocity booking data from September 11, 2012 to November 30, 2012, domestic airfare is up 2 percent and down 3 percent internationally for fall.)--According to
“This could be because travelers who are shopping smart have found that destinations in these regions are offering great deals. On average, fares have decreased by 5 and 20 percent, respectively.”
Price to Beat and When to Book for Fall
Knowing the Price to Beat and when to book is essential to snagging a good deal. For fall trips, travelers should look for flights under the average ticket price, $327, for domestic airfare and, $738, for international airfare - as these are the season’s Price to Beat. This fall, Travelocity travel experts found travelers are booking at the same time as last year, 72 days in advance of departure for domestic airfare, and 96 days in advance for international.
Average Daily Rate (ADR) for hotels is up both internationally and domestically compared to last year. Travelers planning fall getaways should keep in mind the Price to Beat is $135 for domestic hotels and $175 for international.
Fall’s Affordable Hotspots
The most popular domestic and international destinations that offer travelers a great value include:
- Las Vegas – Price to Beat: airfare $325, ADR $115
- Orlando – Price to Beat: airfare $283, ADR $113
- New York – Price to Beat: airfare $282, ADR $263
- South Florida – Price to Beat: airfare $293, ADR $126
- Los Angeles – Price to Beat: airfare $301, ADR $130
- Cancun – Price to Beat: airfare $505, ADR $208
- San Jose Cabo – Price to Beat: airfare $570, ADR $269
- Dominican Republic – Price to Beat: airfare $551, ADR $157
- Jamaica – Price to Beat: airfare $497, ADR $181
- Aruba – Price to Beat: airfare $554, ADR $214
“We also found that South America and Central America have increased dramatically in popularity this fall,” said Courtney Scott, senior editor for Travelocity. “This could be because travelers who are shopping smart have found that destinations in these regions are offering great deals. On average, fares have decreased by 5 and 20 percent, respectively.”
For more tips and advice about fall travel visit Travelocity’s Window Seat blog.
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