NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — With spring just around the corner, college kids and working millennials alike are planning their end of winter getaways. Leading online travel agency CheapOair has compared data and analyzed trends on where millennials are heading this year, how much they are spending, and how these destinations have changed year over year.  

While millennials are still traveling to popular spring break destinations such as Mexico and Jamaica, booking data shows that travelers ages 21-30 are also getting more adventurous this year and heading to overseas destinations like Thailand, Vietnam, New Zealand, and Bali.

Top 20 Most Popular Spring Destinations for Millennials in 20181

Domestic Destinations

Average Airfare2

International Destinations

Average Airfare2

Orlando, FL

$276

Bangkok, Thailand

$826

Chicago, IL

$240

Cancun, Mexico

$443

Los Angeles, CA

$271

Tokyo, Japan

$900

Las Vegas, NV

$276

London, England

$748

New York, NY

$265

Mexico City, Mexico

$357

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

$265

Dublin, Ireland

$741

Miami, FL

$305

Phuket, Thailand

$762

Houston, TX

$289

San Jose, Costa Rica

$517

Denver, CO

$256

Montego Bay, Jamaica

$502

Phoenix, AZ

$330

Barcelona, Spain

$703

San Francisco, CA

$300

Lima, Peru

$652

New Orleans, LA

$337

Guadalajara, Mexico

$356

Tampa, FL

$288

Guatemala City, Guatemala

$488

San Diego, CA

$307

Amsterdam, Netherlands

$759

Honolulu, HI

$694

Auckland, New Zealand

$1,183

Boston, MA

$262

Madrid, Spain

$739

Dallas, TX

$262

Paris, France

$665

Seattle, WA

$304

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

$822

Atlanta, GA

$252

Denpasar, Bali

$808

San Juan, Puerto Rico

$335

Tel Aviv, Israel

$1,034

Though most European destinations have been outside of the top destinations for spring travel in past years, London, Dublin, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Paris, and Madrid are all near the top of this year’s list.  Additionally, the percentage of international travel for millennials during the months of March and April is trending upwards with a 12% increase in international bookings since 2016.3

Domestic travel is very affordable for spring travel this year. Average roundtrip airfare to all of the top domestic destinations, with the exception of Hawaii, are all under $3402 and more than half of the destinations have an average airfare under $3002.

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About CheapOair
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1 Based on passengers ages 21 – 30 booked for travel from 3/1/18 – 4/30/18.
2 Based on average roundtrip airfare for tickets booked before 2/19/18 for travel 3/1/18 – 4/30/18. Average airfare rounded to the nearest dollar.  
3 Based on passengers ages 21 – 30 booked for travel from 3/1/184/30/18 compared to the number of passengers who traveled during the same time period in 2016.

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