Trending Spring Break Destinations for 2019

The early numbers are in…here are the trending spring break destinations for 2019 so far this year.

We created a ranking of most booked destinations for March (booked in January) for 2018 and compared that same ranking to spring break trips booked over the same time period in 2019.  These are the spring break destinations that have been moving up in the rankings for 2019 compared to last year.

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It’s Not All Sun & Sand: How the $320B Student Travel Market Does Spring Break

Spring Break dates back to 1935, when 300 collegiate swimmers descended on Fort Lauderdale to participate in a competition. Since then, roughly 1.5 million students have been taking a break each March to explore, volunteer or unwind — and they spend over $1 billion each year doing so. When we took a look at our booking data, some interesting trends emerged about when students leave for Spring Break, how they research and book their travel, the types of trips they are going on and where they are headed. (more…)