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Summer Flight Deals ☀️

Ready to start planning your summer vacation? Skyscanner has compiled a list of the best summer travel deals for 2019 in the U.S. and around the world. These destinations are not only popular among travelers, they're also still very affordable.

Current International Flight Deals for Summer 2019

Departure CityDestination
Round-Trip Fare
BostonSan Juan$277
Los AngelesHong Kong$496
Los AngelesRome$528
New York CityMadrid$223
New York CitySingapore$710

*Prices are valid as of July 14, 2019, and may not always be available.

Cheapest International Destinations Deals for Your Summer Vacation

From Reykjavik to Santiago: These are some of the top trending international destinations for summer vacations, based on Skyscanner’s 2018 data! They don’t have to break the bank, either, because they also tend to be the cheapest international destinations. Check out the below for potential future and current deals.

Trending Destinations% Savings During Summer*
Santiago, Chile-4.4%
Cuzco, Peru -4.2%
Shanghai, China -3.7%
Mumbai, India -3.4%
Cancun, Mexico -3.2%
Guangzhou, China -2.5%
Reykjavik, Iceland-2.1%
Havana, Cuba-1.5%
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico -1.1%
Seoul, South Korea -0.2%

*Compared to yearly 2018 data

Current Domestic Flight Deals for Summer 2019

Departure CityDestination
Round-Trip Fare
BostonLas Vegas$239
Los AngelesHonolulu$357
Los AngelesPhoenix$157
MiamiLos Angeles$252
New York CityMiami$228
New York CitySan Francisco$267

*Prices are valid as of July 14, 2019, and may not always be available.

Cheapest Domestic Destinations for Your Summer Vacation

Skyscanner has analyzed last year’s data to compile the best summer deals for 2019 that historically show price drops in fares! Keep an eye on the below domestic cities for cheap flights in June, July, and August 2019. Don’t forget to set your Price Alerts so you can keep track of when these deals happen.

Trending Destinations% Savings During Summer*
New Orleans -7.2%
Austin -7.0%
San Juan, Puerto Rico -3.8%
Fort Lauderdale -2.8%
Orlando -2.1%
Honolulu -2.1%
Dallas -1.4%
San Diego -1.3%
Phoenix -0.3%
Las Vegas-0.1%

*Compared to yearly 2018 data

When is the Best Time to Book Summer Flights?

We’ve analyzed our booking data from 2018 to predict the cheapest months to book your summer flights in 2019. For domestic travel, our data suggests booking in July for an average savings of 17% compared to the yearly average flight price. The most expensive month was August, where prices were 7% more expensive than the average flight price. For international travel, booking flights in August yielded an average savings of 4%.

What is the Cheapest Summer Month to Travel in?

Wondering which summer month to get away for the best savings? If you’re flying domestically, our historical data suggests traveling in May, followed by August. Flights booked for the month of May were on average 5% cheaper than the other summer months. Traveling in August can save you an estimated 2% on flights.

For international travel, data suggests May & August are also the cheapest months to travel if you’re going to be flying in the summer. If you can afford to wait until after the summer months when flights are typically a bit more expensive, we recommend flying in October where flights can be as much as 11% cheaper than the average yearly flight price.

Best Summer Destinations

If you’re looking to score one of the best summer travel deals for 2019, the following destinations have seen flight prices drop by up to 10% during the summer months. If you want to stay notified whenever a flight price drops, set up a Price Alert on Skyscanner and you’ll know immediately when a flight price has gone down.

Mumbai, India

The streets of Mumbai are constantly buzzing, which is why this summer destination is such a popular choice. It’s impossible to be bored when there’s gorgeous boutiques at Kala Ghoda. There’s also Marine Drive, a palm tree–lined beachfront promenade for endless strolling.

Cancun, Mexico

This Mexican resort area is the perfect destination for a mini vacation. It boasts numerous beaches, resorts, and nightlife. If you’re looking for more than just a beach vacation, the area has archaeological adventures in store for those who are interested in exploring the Tulum and Coba Ruins, as well as a variety of corals and tropical fish for underwater enthusiasts.

Seoul, South Korea

Beyond the skyscrapers and shopping, Seoul offers a unique kind of summer vacation destination thanks to a thriving culture that’s been popularized around the world. Not only that, this is the city where you’ll find mouthwatering BBQ, relaxing day spas, and the Gyeongbokgung Palace which is a sight to behold.

Orlando, Florida

It’s hard not to think of Disney World when you think of Orlando. This city is home to the magical theme park that welcomes millions of people every year, from toddlers to teenagers to grown-ups. Outside of Disney, Orlando has charm of its own with alligator tours, beautiful gardens, and shopping malls to fill up your days.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas is a no-brainer for anyone that is looking for a tried-and-true getaway. The city’s entertainment is unbeatable, the nightlife is out of this world, and the city is uniquely situated a car ride away from must-see wonders such as the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon.

Download the Skyscanner App Today!

Still not sure which summer vacation destination to pick? Use the Skyscanner app to explore cheap flights from hundreds of partners. All you have to do is plug in your preferred dates or select the cheapest month to fly, and the app will find the best deals for you.