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May 01, 2017    Featured Story

Priceline.com’s Most Trending Destinations to Help You Coast into Summer 2017 this Memorial Day

Each year, some Americans flock to the Hamptons while others enjoy the beaches of Miami to unofficially kick off summer on Memorial Day weekend. According to priceline.com’s list of top trending Memorial Day destinations, travelers are itching to sip margaritas this Memorial Day.

The data crunchers at priceline.com took a look at numbers to see which destinations are seeing a big spike in bookings from last year. Cancun, Mexico tops the Most Trending Destinations list at #1 for Memorial Day weekend with Jacksonville, Florida coming in at number two.

“Memorial Day weekend typically kicks off summer travel for many Americans. This year, more Americans are taking advantage of the long weekend and traveling to Cancun, Mexico according to priceline.com Most Trending Destinations list,” said priceline.com’s SVP of Hotels, Mark  Koehler

For those unsure of their Memorial Day plans and hoping to plan a last-minute trip, priceline.com has you covered with unbeatable deals and hot destinations to check out. What are you waiting for?! The time to book is now!

Memorial Day Weekend Most Trending Destinations

Based on percentage increase in year over year bookings for Memorial Day weekend from 2016

Cancun, Mexico

  • Lowest fare can be found via the app for $91 per night for a 4-star hotel using Express Deals (lowest deal on desktop $131 for 4-star hotel)
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York – $467
    • Los Angeles – $601
    • Chicago – $517
    • Philadelphia – $575
    • Dallas-Fort Worth – $442

Jacksonville, FL

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $67 for a 3.5-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York – $333
    • Los Angeles – $690
    • Chicago – $392
    • Philadelphia – $393
    • Dallas-Fort Worth – $402

Tampa, FL

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $74 for a 4-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York – $362
    • Los Angeles – $488
    • Chicago – $289
    • Philadelphia – $361
    • Dallas-Fort Worth – $344

Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Average daily rate is $103 per night
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York – $317
    • Los Angeles – $749
    • Chicago – $463
    • Philadelphia – $318
    • Dallas-Fort Worth – $425

Memphis, TN

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $90 for a 2.5-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York – $448
    • Los Angeles – $492
    • Chicago – $296
    • Philadelphia – $356
    • Dallas-Fort Worth – $230

New Orleans, LA

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $116 for a 3.5-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York – $441
    • Los Angeles – $438
    • Chicago – $295
    • Philadelphia – $445
    • Dallas-Fort Worth – $227

Denver, CO

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $94 for a 4-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York – $483
    • Los Angeles – $205
    • Chicago – $441
    • Philadelphia – $396
    • Dallas-Fort Worth – $335

Orlando, FL

  • Lowest fare can be found on both the app and desktop for $60 for a 3.5-star hotel using Express Deals
  • Roundtrip airfare from these origin cities:
    • New York – $275
    • Los Angeles – $341
    • Chicago – $251
    • Philadelphia – $297
    • Dallas-Fort Worth – $336

 

*Hotel deals shown are recent fare searches made on 5/8 via priceline.com and priceline.com app. Airfare rates were sourced on 5/12. Note, online prices may vary. Due to constantly changing availability, fares may no longer be available.

 

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