Booking.com Releases 2016 Spring Break Travel Trends

Feb 25, 2016, 08:32 ET from Booking.com

NEW YORK, February 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The leader in online travel bookings share top affordable Spring Break for U.S. travelers 

In just a few weeks Americans will begin embarking on Spring Break trips throughout the U.S. and Caribbean - headed for sun-soaked beaches and cities ripe with entertainment and culture. For those still looking to book a trip, but aren't sure where to go without breaking the bank, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, is here to help. Although it was uncovered that Spring Break (March 15th - April 30th) will be 4% more expensive than last year, there are still some well-known cities offering deals that even beat rates from 2015: Cancun (45% cheaper), Panama City Beach (11% cheaper) and San Diego (6% cheaper).

The following week-to-week recommendations highlight additional great savings for travelers, where they will discover a variety of accommodations to choose from-from hotels and B&Bs, apartments to vacation homes, and even more unique properties.

Week of March 15th - March 21st  

  • Playa del Carmen, Mexico: 13% cheaper
  • Santa Barbara: 10% cheaper

Week of March 22nd - March 28th  

  • Virginia Beach: 25% cheaper
  • Reno: 16% cheaper
  • San Antonio: 11% cheaper
  • Las Vegas: 4% cheaper

Week of March 29th - April 4th  

  • South Padre Island: 30% cheaper
  • Miami: 19% cheaper
  • Atlanta: 11% cheaper

Week of April 5th - April 11th  

  • Corpus Christi: 38% cheaper
  • Daytona Beach: 17% cheaper
  • Palm Springs: 14% cheaper
  • Key West: 3% cheaper

Week of April 12th - April 18th  

  • Ocean City: 19% cheaper
  • Clearwater Beach: 15% cheaper
  • Orlando: 4% cheaper

Week of April 19th - April 25th  

  • San Juan, Puerto Rico: 5% cheaper

Week of April 26th - May 1st  

  • Atlantic City: 36% cheaper
  • New Orleans: 25% cheaper
  • Monterey: 15% cheaper
  • Savannah: 4% cheaper

And for those looking to get in on where everyone else is already planning to go, Booking.com found that the top cities this year, based on current bookings, include:

  • Barcelona 
  • Big Bear Lake 
  • Charleston 
  • Kyoto 
  • Lisbon 
  • Moab 
  • Newport 
  • South Lake Tahoe 
  • Tulum 

No matter where travelers choose to go, Booking.com has the perfect accommodation to meet their preferences, size of their group and passion points.

About Booking.com:  

Booking.com's mission is to help leisure and business travelers, whatever their budgets, easily discover, book, and enjoy the world's best places to stay.

It guarantees the best prices for any type of property - from small independents to five-star luxury. Guests can access the Booking.com website anytime, anywhere from their desktops, mobile phones and tablet devices, and they don't pay booking fees - ever. The Booking.com website is available in 42 languages, offers over 855,000 hotels and accommodations including more than 390,000 vacation rental properties and covers over 85,000 destinations in 223 countries and territories worldwide.  It features over 78M verified reviews written by guests after their stay, and attracts online visitors from both leisure and business markets around the globe. With over 19 years of experience and a team of over 10,000 dedicated employees in 174 offices worldwide, Booking.com operates its own in-house customer service team, which is available 24/7 to assist guests in their native languages and ensure an exceptional customer experience.

Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. owns and operates Booking.com™, and is part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN). Follow us on Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest, like us on Facebook, or learn more at http://www.booking.com.

CONTACT DETAILS
Joseph Moscone,
Senior Manager Public Relations,
Americas
Booking.com
Joseph.Moscone@booking.com

SOURCE Booking.com