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Travelocity Reveals Top 10 Most Popular Destinations for Labor Day Weekend

Travelocity Booking Data Finds the Most Popular and Up-and-Coming Destinations for Summer’s Last Holiday Weekend

Aug 15, 2012

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – August 15, 2012 – Labor Day weekend is quickly approaching and many travelers are looking to get away one final time before summer ends. Travelocity analyzed its Labor Day booking data to find the price to beat as well as the most popular Labor Day destinations, and some spots that are gaining in popularity this year.

"This Labor Day the most popular destinations offer something for every type of traveler, from the city slicker to beach lover." said Courtney Scott, senior editor, Travelocity. "Most of the Labor Day hotspots have average hotel rates of $150 per night or lower and average airfare under the price the beat ($327), which is great news for budget-conscious travelers."

Top 10 Most Popular Labor Day Destinations:
Las Vegas, Average Daily Rate (ADR) $150; average domestic airfare $336
New York City, ADR $249; airfare $287
Orlando, ADR $99; airfare $262
Denver, ADR $95; airfare $261
Seattle, ADR $126; airfare $364
South Florida, ADR $138; airfare $283
Los Angeles, ADR $123; airfare $292
Chicago, ADR $147; airfare $280
Dallas / Fort Worth, ADR $125; airfare $345
San Francisco, ADR $168; airfare $330
Top 10 Up-and-Coming Labor Day Destinations:
Bahamas, ADR $226, airfare $379
Vancouver, British Columbia, ADR $141; airfare $517
Madrid, Spain, ADR $200; airfare $951
Dominican Republic, ADR $189; airfare $551
Dublin, Ireland, ADR $227; airfare $927
Toronto, Canada, ADR $131; airfare $380
Raleigh-Durham, NC, ADR $86, airfare $258
Madison, WI, ADR $124; airfare $328
Savannah, GA, ADR $107; airfare $357
Burlington, VT, ADR $95; airfare $386
"Many travelers leverage the extra day off of work to take an extended vacation, making international trips possible," said Scott. "For those people looking for a new destination here at home, small cities and towns are becoming more popular. With their great hotels, restaurants and sights it's not surprising that more Americans are finding their way to these local secrets."

To end summer with a bang, Travelocity is offering travelers great travel deals with its Labor Day sale to everywhere from beaches to cities to international destinations. If you book a three- night or more stay with a participating hotel you’ll receive an American Express®- branded Gas Card worth $50.

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