When to book March Break Flights
Knowing when to book March Break flights is just as important as picking your final destination. And we’ve got the best deals for you right here! Search our March break vacation deals page for the best March break flight deals for major cities in Canada. Obviously, you want to save as much money as possible so you can spend that money during the vacation period. Based on our historical data, we’ve come up with the best time to book your flights for this March break 2019.
Best Time to Book March Break Trips 2019
Top March Break Destinations Best Time to Book
*Based on average prices from March 1st – April 30 2017
Cancun 12 weeks in advance (38% savings)
Honolulu 12 weeks in advance (36% savings)
Bangkok 12 weeks in advance (30% savings)
Orlando 12 weeks in advance (25% savings)
Montreal 10 weeks in advance (30% savings)
Las Vegas 10 weeks in advance (36% savings)
Miami 9 weeks in advance (21% savings)
Punta Cana 9 weeks in advance (63% savings)
Seoul 9 weeks in advance (12% savings)
San Francisco 9 weeks in advance (34% savings)
Los Angeles 9 weeks in advance (26% savings)
Puerto Vallarta 8 weeks in advance (21% savings)
San Diego 8 weeks in advance (32% savings)
Banff/Calgary 5 weeks in advance (29% savings)
Toronto 5 weeks in advance (27% savings)
Reykjavik 4 weeks in advance (26% savings)
New York 4 weeks in advance (20% savings)
Top March Break Destinations for 2019
Our top March Break destinations are based on the trends we’ve been seeing in our search traffic. We’ve included domestic and international spots to help you narrow down your March Break locations. Some of the top March Break destinations for 2019 include New York City, Cancun, Havana, London, Cartagena, and more below.
Where to go this March Break
Looking for March break ideas? Here are our top picks for March break destinations to enjoy your holiday in 2019.
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Get out of the resort this March break and into the sunny streets of Cuba’s capital city of Havana. Stay in a casa particulares and explore the streets of Havana Vieja, taking in the colourful architecture, museums and galleries, before relaxing in one of the many bars and cafés that offer live music. Head to the neighbourhood of Centro Havana to one of Havana’s best jazz clubs and take a stroll along the Malecon by sunset. If you are needing some beach time, some excellent spots are only a short bus ride away. Pay 5 CUC (6 CAD) for the bus that leaves from Jose Marti Square to Playa Santa Maria and you’ll be at the beach in half an hour.
Some of the best flight deals to Europe for March break are to London. This city comes alive in the spring and there’s a lot to explore. Head just south of the London Bridge to Borough Market for some of London’s best street food. Hyde Park and London’s many parks have plenty to keep the entire family entertained for the day. For free things to do in London, head to the National Science Museum and the Natural History Museum, located right next door. The Science Museum has plenty of activities if you’re travelling with kids. If you have the week in England, consider renting a car and heading for an adventure to the English countryside.
london street view. March break vacations.
London street view
Looking for March break vacation ideas to the U.S.? Head to the American Midwest and consider visiting Chicago. Go to an improv show at the iO Theater or the Second City. Walk the Millenium Mile by Lake Michigan and take pictures of the city’s most beautiful architecture, followed by a boat ride along the Chicago River. Chicago is home to world-class museums like the Art Institute, the Field Museum and the Chicago History Museum. Take the family to the Shedd Aquarium and pay a visit to the Bean in Millenium Park. Make sure to indulge in some of the city’s best foods like deep dish pizza, Greek-style chicken and fries at the Athenian Room, and of course, some Chicago hot dogs (no ketchup).
With the weather starting to heat up after the colder winter months, March is a great time to explore Vancouver and the surrounding area. Take the sea bus and explore North Van. Consider spending a few days in Victoria if you have time in your March break itinerary. Make sure to save some time for a day at Vancouver’s Stanley Park, which has something for the whole family. If the weather permits, lucky travellers will get to see the cherry blossoms in bloom!
Visitors to Cancun can spend the week relaxing by the beach and staying in a villa or bungalow, or travellers can opt for an all-inclusive resort, appropriate for families or couples. Take an island getaway to Isla Mujeres just off the coast of Cancun and go snorkelling. Further down the coast is the uninhabited island called Isla Contoy. It’s a protected national park and known for being a popular nesting site for birds and sea turtles. It’s possible to take a day trip here with a local guide to experience some of nature’s wonders! Be sure to pack eco-friendly sunscreen, because many nature reserve’s prohibit chemical (and coral reef damaging) sunscreens and other products.
Beach in Cancun. March break vacations
With more flight deals popping up every week, destinations throughout South America are becoming more accessible. The Caribbean city of Cartagena in Colombia is the gateway to South America. It’s home to a picturesque and charming old town, filled with museums, markets, and culture. Day trips to nearby islands are possible and local travel agencies have something to suit any style of traveller. Looking to explore more of Colombia for your March break vacation? We have a travel guide for you here.
Whether you’ve never been or it’s your favourite getaway, Las Vegas has so much to offer. Beyond the casinos are nightly world-class entertainment from music to comedy in venues all along the famous Vegas strip. Spend the day by the pool in 30-degree weather and indulge in some much-needed rest and relaxation. Any March break vacation in Las Vegas is bound to be an adventure! Find your perfect Las Vegas hotel deal below.
Explore Canada’s east coast for your next March break. Beat the crowds that flock to Peggy’s Cove and other sights in the summer and have a peaceful getaway in the capital city of Halifax. Rent a car and explore the beauty of Canada’s Maritimes, and eat all the lobster you possibly can. Nova Scotia’s official website has a great list of things to do for your March break vacation.
white stupa in Beijing.
Major Canadian cities now have direct flights to Beijing, and the spring is one of the best times to visit China’s cultural capital. With sights galore from the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall, Beijing is ideal for a romantic March break getaway, a vacation with kids, or even a solo trip. With the Great Wall being the city’s main draw, not many visitors realize that there are so many parts to this site located about 90 minutes from Beijing. Consider booking a tour with a local boutique travel agency if you want to explore some of the lesser-known parts of China’s Great Wall.
New York City
Every season in New York is perfect in its own way, and springtime is no exception. With so many cheap flights available to one of the city’s major airports, New York is consistently a top destination for best places to go on March break. The city also offers a number of free things to do (not to mention some of the best $1 slices of pizza in the world), making it a good choice if you’re looking for a cheap March break vacation. There are low season hotel deals available, so book your accommodation now and enjoy a fun-filled spring break in New York City!
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