No matter the season, travelers love to save money! If similar airlines offer a $10 difference in fare, you know you’re picking the cheaper one for extra coffee money.
As this is the time of year when cold temperatures have travelers dreaming of sunny escapes, it’s an added bonus to find awesome getaways on the cheap.
Fortunately, the latest data from Priceline outlining average round trip airfares from the U.S. for January 2024 has 10 amazing places all very affordable to reach with sunny weather for you to enjoy.
These are the top 10 international cities with cheap airfare:
Los Cabos, Mexico
One of the premiere luxury destinations for the ultimate beach getaway, Los Cabos has sky-rocketed in popularity to the point of breaking all-time tourism records this year.
With an expected tally of 4 million visitors by year’s end, Los Cabos is expected to have even more travelers make their way to paradise next year.
One reason might be the high level of connectivity where you can fly from just about anywhere to get here on a nonstop flight or easy connection.
Travelers will need to seek out affordable flights to save money since they may have sticker shock booking their stay, as some upscale resorts are topping the $1000 threshold per night.
Average round-trip flights from the U.S. are $436 for trips in January.
Beaches are one of the top attractions people seek out when booking a sunny escape, but some are craving a bustling city full of culture with no beach in sight.
For those who don’t pack swimwear, one of the best countries to visit major cities on the cheap is Colombia.
Bogota, a massive city full of life and cultural experiences, also serves as an excellent gateway not only into Colombia, but all of South America.
Surrounded by stunning scenery, visitors can choose to spend their days sipping heavenly Colombian coffee in the city or venture out into the great outdoors.
Bogota’s average round-trips flights are totaling $418.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is one of the hottest destinations for U.S. vacationers. You can take that both literally and figuratively, as it’s a sunny getaway with hordes of travelers year-round.
The Caribbean has long been a dreamy place for travelers to escape for beach trips of a lifetime, and the D.R. is just the spot to fulfill those visions.
Punta Cana may be the most popular vacation destination in the country, but the capital city of Santo Domingo offers the most affordable flights.
A trendy destination in its own right, Santo Domingo is a great gateway into the country for those on a budget.
Round-trip flights are averaging $399.
Another Colombian gem is the vast city of Medellin. Set in a bowl-like setting surrounded by scenic mountains, travelers love taking in the views of this lively, affordable city.
In fact, when comparing apples to apples between Medellin and Bogota, Medellin is a major hub for digital nomads.
This city’s welcoming community to foreigners, easy access, and cheap long-term stays have made Medellin a hotspot for remote workers.
Finding wallet-friendly flights is an added bonus to this warm-weather city known as the City of the Eternal Spring.
Round-trip flights are averaging $392.
Cancun may be the most popular international getaway for U.S. travelers already, but it’s getting even better!
Many stay in Cancun for their vacation, but the surrounding area offers endless options to top off your trip.
Otherworldly cenotes, secluded beaches, and trendy beach towns like Tulum are just a stone’s throw away.
Of course, we all know Cancun’s world-class resorts and beaches, but the new Maya Train will shine a new light on this region of Mexico.
Round-trip flights average $378.
Along with the D.R., the Bahamas is always a reliable vacation choice.
With stunning islands, such as Great Exuma, along with luxe resorts along the picture-perfect coastline, it just doesn’t get much better.
The Bahamas is a super safe destination for tourists where you can feel comfortable coming solo or bringing the whole family.
Travelers love flocking to this Caribbean paradise for a blissful time where you enjoy great food, laid-back vibes, and incredible beaches.
The average round-trip flight costs $370.
Rounding Out The Top 10
There are 4 more noteworthy locations for American travelers to save some serious cash. All have warm weather, welcoming locals, and access to gorgeous beaches.
- Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – $437
- San Salvador, El Salvador – $446
- Montego Bay, Jamaica – $446
- Guatemala City, Guatemala – $447
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