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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Expedia Experts Reveal Top Labor Day Destinations

Expedia Experts Reveal Top Labor Day Destinations
Source: www.expedia.com

 

With the unofficial end of summer approaching, the Expedia team analyzed 2014 Labor Day holiday booking data and found that a mere 20% of eventual Labor Day travel accommodations had been booked in July 2014, making Labor Day a top last-minute booking holiday.

Still not sure where to go for Labor Day? Here are the top North America destinations for Labor Day 2015:

Rank      Destination                                 

1)           Las Vegas                   

2)           New York City – average flight prices down 7%       

3)           Cancun – average flight prices down more than 10%              

4)           Orlando – average flight prices down 5%                     

5)           Chicago        

6)           Los Angeles – average flight prices down 9%              

7)           San Francisco            

8)           Miami – average flight prices down more than 10%       

9)           Seattle        

10)         Washington, D.C. – average flight prices down 9%   

Internationally, Americans are taking advantage of favorable currency exchange rates by cashing in on hotel deals across Europe.

Foreign markets seeing a rise in demand include Barcelona, Spain, where average daily hotel rates in U.S. Dollars are down more than 20%, and Florence, Italy, where average daily rates are down more than 5%. Other popular international destinations for Labor Day 2015 include Paris, London and Rome.

Here are the top International destinations for Labor Day 2015:

Rank      Destination                       

1)           Toronto                              -27%

2)           Mexico City                        -25%

3)           Cleveland                           -22%

4)           Houston                              

5)           Paris                                        

To help travelers secure top deals on last-minute Labor Day plans, Expedia is launching a limited time End of Summer Flash Coupon, for 24 hours on August 21 only, offering deep discounts on accommodations.

In six featured destinations, Visitors to Expedia.com will be offered a limited quantity of coupons for an additional 50% off on the Expedia mobile app on select 4 and 5 stars hotels in Las Vegas, Cancun, New York City, Chicago, Paris and Orlando.

 

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Posted By Jacquelyn McMullen @ceifx at 12:00 PM
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