Canada: Don’t Miss the Best Week to Travel This Summer

With the Great North gearing up for summer’s last long weekend (Labour Day on September 4th), we have some great news. The week leading up to Labour Day is the least expensive week of the summer for Canadians to travel.

What’s so special about this week? Savvy travellers know that Labour Day weekend is a notoriously expensive travel weekend. With so many people working through the week so they can take advantage of a Monday off, the week of August 28th is prime vacation time. Our data confirms that the week of August 28th tracks median airfare that’s approximately 17% cheaper than any other week of summer.

Wondering where you should go? Here are the top 10 wallet-friendly destinations to travel to for the week of August 28th.

10 Destinations Under $215

  1. Washington, DC (WAS) Median airfare: $173
  2. Victoria, BC (YYJ) Median airfare: $188
  3. New York City (NYC) Median airfare: $191
  4. Chicago (CHI) Median airfare: $191
  5. Boston (BOS) Median airfare: $197
  6. Montreal, QC (YMQ & YUL) Median airfare: $199
  7. Philadelphia (PHL) Median airfare: $201
  8. Dallas (DFW) Median airfare: $201
  9. Toronto (YTO) Median airfare: $209
  10. Calgary (YYC) Median airfare: $213

Book now to be sure you don’t miss out on this excellent travel week.

Methodology: KAYAK pulled internal data based on coach, round trip flights with Canadian origin cities. Searches were pulled between January 1, 2017 and July 18, 2017 for travel dates between August 26, 2017 and September 3, 2017. To compare YOY search findings, KAYAK also pulled data for those searching for travel between January 1, 2016 and July 18, 2016 for travel between August 26, 2016 and September 3, 2016. All searches were pulled from KAYAK’s internal database.
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