Fort Lauderdale ranked among this year’s top holiday destinations
Traveling by plane this holiday season? Make sure to stop in Fort Lauderdale, No. 6 out of 10 destinations for holiday travel by air this year, according to booking data from Expedia.
The top five destinations are: Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Denver and Phoenix. Rounding out the top 10 are San Francisco (No. 7), Seattle (No. 8) and Chicago (No. 9). Miami just makes the cut at the No. 10 spot.
Expedia said in a news release that these results reflect air tickets already booked. About half of all tickets for holiday travel are sold between October and November, making this period an expensive time to book with an increased average of $493, up from $483 in 2013.
As for Thanksgiving travel, South Florida destinations didn’t make the list. New York, Los Angeles, Orlando, Chicago, Phoenix, Washington, DC, San Francisco, Boston, Dallas and Denver took those spots, according to the Sun Sentinel.