Travel costs are dramatically lower this year because fewer people are willing to make their traditional journeys home or to be with loved ones because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Travel website Hopper, which tracks the best to time to book, says the lowest fares for the holidays come this month.
have noted the relatively low percentage of holiday travelers this year. AAA's survey found 67% are uncertain about taking a vacation and travel site Travelocity discovered 57% say they won't be taking a holiday trip at all.The advice to make reservations by Halloween is roughly in line with advice from some other major travel sites. Expedia, for instance,
will go to those who book 30 to 60 days ahead of Thanksgiving or the year-end holidays.More:Plan to travel for the holidays? Here are tips on staying safe from COVID-19Hopper says those who heed its advice to book by Halloween are less likely to be spooked by higher airfares. The site found that airfares will fall about 40% compared with last year to an average of $173 for Thanksgiving and $222 for the year-end holidays.
Those who opt to stay in hotels instead of with family or friends will also find bargains, Hopper says. Prices over the holidays typically are 8% to 10% lower than everyday rates.More:Southwest and Delta work to reassure hesitant travelers it's safe to fly
Hopper says the top Thanksgiving destinations are Dallas, Miami and Tampa, Florida, Nashville, Tennessee, and Philadelphia. For the year-end holidays, Dallas, Tampa and Miami are also on the list, along with Houston and Orlando, Florida.For those who hunt for vacation destinations to go for the holidays, Expedia says people typically gravitate to temperature extremes.
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