All Eyes On Summer Travel 2018

All Eyes On Summer Travel 2018

Skyscanner has identified the best time to book summer travel deals and top trending destinations for flights and hotels for your long-awaited summer vacation.


MIAMI, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ —, the global travel search engine, is helping travelers shift gears and start thinking about their well-deserved summer vacation. Skyscanner collated and analyzed data from its more than 60 million monthly users to determine the domestic and international destinations that are getting the most attention this year, the top destinations with price drops, the cities boasting some of the best hotel deals, and the best day of the week to book your travel.


Cheapest day of the week (on average)

to book your summer vacation



Top trending domestic destinations 

  • New York (average price: $409)
  • Las Vegas (average price: $391)
  • Miami (average price: $286)
  • Los Angeles (average price: $343)
  • Chicago (average price: $376)

Top trending international destinations 

  • London (average price: $1,051)
  • Paris (average price: $962)
  • Cancun (average price: $522)
  • Barcelona (average price: $993)
  • Dublin (average price: $986)

Top trending destinations with

greatest YoY flight price drops 

  • Reykjavik – 27% ↓  (average price: $631)
  • Denver – 19% ↓ (average price: $385)
  • Tampa – 16% ↓ (average price: $363)
  • Las Vegas – 14% ↓ (average price: $391)
  • Hong Kong – 11% ↓ (average price: $1,362)

Popular destinations to book a hotel
stay this upcoming summer


  • Barcelona (average price/night: $247)
  • Oahu (average price/night: $303)
  • Rome (average price/night: $151)
  • Bali (average price/night: $91)
  • Dubai (average price/night: $180)


Skyscanner will be regularly sending out travel deals for flights, hotels, and car rentals throughout the Summer season. To get all the latest updates and access to the best deals, you can download the Skyscanner Mobile App and sign up for the weekly newsletter.

*Data Methodology: Destinations were chosen based on historical searches and bookings data (between June 21 and September 22, 2017, as well 2018 to-date). The hotel data specifically analyzed hotels with 3 to 5-star ratings. All data was pulled in real-time and subject to change.

About Skyscanner
Skyscanner is a leading global travel search company providing free search of flights, hotels and car rental. Founded in 2003 Skyscanner helps to meet the travel planning needs of over 60 million people each month. Skyscanner is available in over 30 languages. Skyscanner’s highly-rated free mobile app has been downloaded over 70 million times. The privately-owned company employs over 900 staff and has ten global offices in Edinburgh, Singapore, Beijing, Shenzhen, Miami, Barcelona, Glasgow, Sofia, Budapest and London. For more information, please visit and our travel news site.

SOURCE Skyscanner

All Eyes On Summer Travel 2018