There’s no better time than now to get your summer vacation plans in order. And we think they should involve heading across the Atlantic and adding some stamps to your passport.
According to our data, airfare to many of Europe’s most popular destinations is the cheapest it’s been in 3 years for Canadian travellers. From Nova Scotia to British Columbia, we are seeing median airfare to Europe down around 10% from almost every province.
If you’re wondering what’s the cheapest European destination for you this summer, it’s likely between one of two cities: Reykjavik, Iceland, or Dublin, Ireland. Reykjavik takes the #1 spot for travellers from Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick; while Dublin is #1 for travellers in Manitoba, Sasaketwan, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island.
While we’re all-in for those famous Reykjavik hot dogs and Irish beer, we realize that if you’re making the journey across the pond, you’ll want to make the most of it. Because both Reykjavik and Dublin are excellent starting points, we looked at the cheapest destinations in Europe you can travel to by way of each capital. As a bonus, we also figured out the cheapest weeks to travel, based on your province.
So, make the most of your summer plans and find the information you need to kick off your Eurotrip. So that you can be confident you’re planning the perfect summer vacation.
Median airfares are for round-trip, economy class flights to Europe from Canada. KAYAK considered flight destinations in Europe with the greatest YoY decrease in median airfare, from each Canadian province. Travel dates 5/24/2019 to 9/2/2019 (compared to 5/25/2018 to 9/3/2018) and search dates 3/4/2018 – 3/3/2019 (compared with 3/4/2017 – 3/3/2018). Median airfare by week (defined as Saturday – Friday) was used to define cheapest week to travel and used above search and travel dates.