This week Fly.com announced the results of a study that analyzed more than 3 million user searches to discover which travel destinations people are looking to visit over the Thanksgiving holiday. And the results are in.
Top 10 Thanksgiving Travel Destinations on Fly.com
This year New York City is the favorite destination. But it seems that savvy travelers are also using their time off to take advantage of airfare deals to popular vacation hot spots, such as Hawaii and Mexico. Here are the top ten results and the airfare deals that will get you there. Click on the links below to find the cheapest dates to fly from 20+ major U.S. cities:
|Top Destinations for Thanksgiving
||Current Fares (R/T incl. Tax)
|1. New York City||As low as $98|
|2. Honolulu||As low as $297|
|3. Las Vegas||As low as $72|
|4. Orlando||As low as $72|
|5. Fort Lauderdale||As low as $72|
|6. Los Angeles||As low as $98|
|7. Cancun||As low as $195|
|8. Chicago||As low as $72|
|9. San Francisco||As low as $90|
|10. Dallas||As low as $72|
Thanksgiving Travel Tips
Cheap flights are hard to come by over holidays, that’s why we recommend being flexible with your travel dates (if possible). Other than selecting destinations that provide value like the ones named above, flexibility is the other key to saving money on holiday travel. Our colleagues at Travelzoo devised this helpful calendar to illustrate the cheapest days to travel over the holiday:
The above is a great general guide, but remember each route will be different. If you are looking for inspiration, visit our Thanksgiving deals page for some ideas. All of these routes have Low Fare Calendar links to help you find the cheapest dates to travel. As always, you can find deals from the closest major airport using Today’s Best Fares or generate your own custom Low Fare Calendar (just scroll to the bottom of the Today’s Best Fares page).
Happy travels! What will you be doing this Thanksgiving: vacation, family reunion or both?