With several destinations seeing significant drops in airfare since last summer, we’ve compiled the perfect list of cities to check out while prices are lower (and savings are higher) than last summer. We’ve even included trip recommendations for each to help you save time once you touch down – just be sure to check out the full Summer Travel Hacker for all of the information you need to make the right travel decisions.
Top 10 Summer Deal Destinations:
- Tel Aviv, Israel (22% decrease in airfare vs. last summer)
This young and rising metropolis is sure to satisfy any vacation craving – from beach bumming to bar hopping. Stroll down Old Jaffa’s boardwalk for a taste of thriving culture and cool off in the beautiful Mediterranean when the sun’s at its peak.
- Hyderabad, India (17% decrease in airfare vs. last summer)
With cultural charm and incredible culinary options, Hyderabad is an exceptional destination for the worldly traveler. Worried about the infamous India heat? Check out Snow World – with artificial snowfall and chilly winter temperatures, this snow-themed amusement park will quickly become something you can’t believe you lived without (and don’t worry about extra baggage fees – winter gear is provided on site).
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong (16% decrease in airfare vs. last summer)
Hong Kong’s also got some unexpectedly cool thrills to test this summer. Take a dip in Tai Po at the clusters of waterfalls and natural pools that occupy the Pin Nam stream, or try your luck on the open water with wakeboarding and windsurfing lessons.
- Bangkok, Thailand (16% decrease in airfare vs. last summer)
The summer is Bangkok’s slow season, which means you’ll avoid typical tourist crowds and swarms of selfie-sticks as you peruse the gorgeous temples and palaces that litter the city.
- Johannesburg, South Africa (15% decrease in airfare vs. last summer)
While you can enjoy an abundance of museums, sightseeing, and galleries on your visit to Johannesburg, you don’t have to bake in the heat when you finally make it outside. The city boasts moderate, sunny temperatures all summer long.
Don’t forget to check out the full Top 10 Summer Deal Destinations list for recommendations on when to go, where to stay, and what to do. Happy Travels!