CheapOair Announces Top Destinations for Thanksgiving 2013 Travel

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Leading Online Travel Agency Notes Increase in International Travel for Upcoming Holiday

CheapOair announced today the most popular destinations for this year’s Thanksgiving holiday. Utilizing booking data for travel between 11/4/2013 and 11/30/2013, CheapOair has found that roundtrip flights to domestic destinations had an average cost of $354, with average roundtrip airfare to international destinations averaging $670.

The most booked destinations have remained relatively the same year over year, including major cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Two destinations, San Francisco and Seattle, are new to the list this year. Las Vegas, which is always a popular domestic destination, saw a 17 percent decrease in the cost of average roundtrip airfare, perfect for travelers looking to get away for the holiday.

Top U.S. Destinations and Average roundtrip airfare    

1 -- New York -- $380                
2 -- Orlando -- $384            
3 -- Las Vegas -- $300            
4 -- Denver -- $297                
5 -- Los Angeles -- $397                
6 -- Dallas    -- $319                
7 -- Phoenix -- $359                
8 -- Chicago -- $332            
9 -- San Francisco -- $402    
10 -- Seattle -- $375                

“Thanksgiving isn’t just for domestic travel anymore,” said Drusch. “CheapOair has seen a five percent increase in international travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, with trips to Caribbean destinations like San Juan, Saint Thomas, Nassau, Punta Cana and Saint Maarten, and to Central American destinations like Costa Rica, up between 10 and 30 percent.”

Drusch also commented, “Travelers are discovering great fares and deals to celebrate Thanksgiving with their loved ones at beaches and resorts. Given the appeal and cost effectiveness, I expect this trend will grow over the next few years.”

Top International Destinations and Average roundtrip airfare

1 -- Cancun -- $708
2 -- San Juan -- $468    
3 -- Nassau -- $541
4 -- San Jose -- $686
5 -- Saint Thomas -- $815
6 -- Punta Cana    -- $848
7 -- San Jose Cabo -- $708
8 -- Puerto Vallarta -- $781
9 -- Saint Maarten -- $704
10 -- Guadalajara -- $441

With mobile solutions like the free CheapOair app, CheapOair customers can now to find the cheapest fares that fit their travel needs for the holiday, with the ability to book quickly and easily on the go.

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