The Washington Times - September 5, 2008, 03:05PM

The folks at got their number-crunchers going and found out some things about fall travel. According to the firm, which is offering a bargain travel report online …

The report – a detailed hotel pricing analysis – is available at  Key findings include:


  • Savings upwards of 40 percent in Florida, where Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Orlando claim three of the top 10 best beach spots.
  • Significant savings in popular Western states, including California and Hawaii.
  • Deep hotel discounts for those exploring Caribbean hotspots such as Puerto Rico and Mexico.  Travelers can expect to pay up to 28 percent less than during the high-season.


Making a fall beach getaway further affordable, CheapTickets has introduced its Fall Beach Sale, offering $100-off qualifying flight + hotel packages of four or more nights using the promotional code FALLBEACH100.  Travelers must book by Nov. 23, 2008, for travel through March 31, 2009. [Note: there are restrictions detailed on the site]


A seasonal guide for the budget-smart traveler, CheapTickets’ Fall 2008 Off-Season Deals Report reviewed the average price for all hotel bookings to destinations included in the report, which were booked on [the firm’s Web site] for travel from Aug. 18, 2008, through Dec. 17, 2008.  The pricing was then compared to the highest average monthly rate for all hotel bookings to those same destinations booked on [that same Web site].



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