With Domestic Airfare on the Rise, CheapOair Reveals Better Value for International Travel this Summer

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Leading Online Travel Agency Encourages Customers to Travel the World for Less

Leading online travel agency CheapOair.com today revealed its most booked summer destinations. Noting a year over year price increase for roundtrip airfare to several American cities, CheapOair is helping customers maximize their vacations by sharing data illustrating lower prices to popular destinations abroad, providing them with the opportunity to plan trips that will offer stronger value for their money.

The data shows roundtrip tickets under $1,000 to cosmopolitan cities including London and Paris, the beaches of San Juan and Cancun, and the culture, cuisine and Chianti of Rome, making this summer and ideal time to take an aspirational trip abroad.

With roundtrip airfare to New York averaging nearly $500, travelers may instead wish to upgrade their getaway by visiting Paris instead, with roundtrip airfare to the City of Lights having decreased by five percent to around $900. Customers seeking a vacation in Orlando will pay ten percent more than last summer, and could instead spent $50 more for a ticket to the beaches in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Top U.S. Destinations (Average Roundtrip Airfare) YoY Price Change in %

1. New York ($490) + 10%
2. Orlando ($329) + 10%
3. Los Angeles ($487) + 6%
4. Las Vegas ($341) + 6%
5. Seattle ($429) + 4%

“Rising domestic airfare is a great reason for customers to visit new countries abroad,” said Mark Drusch, Chief Supplier Relations Officer at CheapOair. “The U.S. dollar has strengthened against many currencies including the Euro, the Australian dollar and the Brazilian real, meaning budgets for summer travelers will go furthers for hotels, dining and sightseeing.”

Top International Destinations (Average Roundtrip Airfare) YoY Price Change in %

1. Paris ($908) - 5%
2. London ($955) - 9%
3. San Juan ($369) + 5%
4. Cancun ($517) + 1%
5. Rome ($921) - 5%

For more information, please visit http://www.cheapoair.com/travel/travel_trends/ and sign up for CheapOair’s monthly Travel Trends eBook.

About CheapOair
CheapOair.com is a top travel website for millions of travelers who expect more for less. CheapOair scans over 450 airlines in seconds to return guaranteed low prices on flights, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages, making planning and booking trips easy and hassle-free. With 24-hour support by phone and live chat, award-winning apps for iPhone and Android, and travel tips on Facebook and Twitter, CheapOair makes affordable travel possible anytime, anywhere. Book travel on http://www.cheapoair.com or call 1-800-566-2345.

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