Stats: Orlando, London Top Fourth of July Destinations

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CheapOair, a flight-focused hybrid travel agency, announced its top 10 domestic and international destinations for 2018's Fourth of July holiday. According to CheapOair, the Fourth of July is dominated by domestic travel. Of the top 25 most booked cities over the holiday week, 19 are within the United States. Additionally, some of the most popular destinations also host some of the nation's biggest Fourth of July celebrations.

CheapOair's Top 10 U.S. Domestic Destinations for Fourth of July 2018 (listed with its average roundtrip airfare):

  • Orlando, Florida – $327
  • Los Angeles, California – $352
  • Las Vegas, Nevada – $316
  • Seattle, Washington – $441
  • Denver, Colorado – $338
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – $323
  • San Francisco, California – $427
  • Boston, Massachusetts – $394
  • Dallas, Texas – $303
  • Miami, Florida – $331

Orlando tops this year's list of most-booked destinations followed by Los Angeles and Las Vegas. The data also revealed that Dallas is the most affordable of the top ten with an average roundtrip price of $303.


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For those who are opting to spend the week outside the U.S., London is the most-booked international destination for the first week of July, followed by Paris and Mexico City. International prices are spiking as the demand for summer holidays increases.

CheapOair's Top 10 International Destinations for Fourth of July 2018 (listed with its average roundtrip airfare):

  • London, England – $1,136
  • Paris, France – $950
  • Mexico City, Mexico – $420
  • Cancun, Mexico – $516
  • Guadalajara, Mexico – $428
  • Rome, Italy – $1,602
  • Madrid, Spain – $1,109
  • Lisbon, Portugal – $1,120
  • Barcelona, Spain – $1,204
  • Bangkok, Thailand – $1,245

"As we move into the peak travel season, travelers should expect to see prices at the highest levels so far this year," said Sam S. Jain, Founder and CEO at CheapOair. "Internationally, prices to Bangkok, Barcelona, and London are up between 35-42 percent while prices to Rome are up over 57 percent since the Memorial Day booking period in March and April. For domestic travel, prices to San Francisco, Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, and Seattle are all up over 17 percent since the Memorial Day booking period."

By monitoring travel trends, CheapOair's mission is to educate and aid consumers and travel professionals in both planning their travel accommodations and staying current on the most popular destinations. CheapOair's portfolio of products includes rate and schedule information from 450 global airlines.

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