Increased fall getaways boost demand in the United States

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Expedia revealed that searches for fall getaways are up 40% compared to the same period last year, indicating that many Americans are preparing to spend the season away from home. The leading travel company also found that travelers are increasingly setting their sights on international destinations such as Barbados, Ho Chi Minh City, London and Munich.

As flight prices tend to drop after the busy summer travel season, savvy travelers can take advantage of the savings that fall brings.

Highlights:

American travelers are increasingly setting their sights on international destinations.
Traveling during the week of September 26 or October 10 can result in the best savings for fall experiences.
Searches for fall getaways are up 40% compared to the same time last year.

Fall travelers have plenty to choose from when it comes to saving on a mid-season getaway. Here are some of the destinations that offer the best value for money compared to the summer: 

Seattle – ATPs are down over 45%
Los Angeles – ATPs are down over 35%
Portland – ATPs are down over 35%
Barcelona – ATPs are down over 30%
San Francisco – ATPs are down over 25%
London – ATPs are down over 25% ATPs are down about 20%
San Diego – ATPs are down 20%
Chicago – ATPs are down about 20%
Rome – ATPs are down 15%
Paris: ATPs are down 15%
Cancun – ATPs are down more than 10%
City of Mexico – ATP fell more than 10%

Top Fall Destinations
Boosted by favorable exchange rates and relaxation of travel restrictions compared to last year, European destinations are top of mind for fall travelers. Expedia data also shows that interest in Asian getaways is picking up.